CRN Development is owned and managed by Thomas N. Ward. Mr. Ward has been developing multifamily properties for over 15 years, specializing in tax credit properties. Prior to developing commercial real estate, Mr. Ward was in the banking industry for over 25 years, where his primary focus was working with owners and developers to finance multifamily projects.

Mr. Ward last served as the President of Gateway Development Corporation where he was responsible for all aspects of the development activities. While at the Gateway Companies, He developed apartment communities in Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

CRN locates the property to be developed, coordinates with city and state officials and is responsible for submitting applications for financing for the projects, as well as finding partners and syndicators for the projects.  .

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Our Mission

Leadership and Management

"Our Mission is Simple: CRN helps match Investors, Developers, Equity Providers, Lenders, and Affordable programs to meet financial and tax goals."


Thomas N. Ward

Manager of CRN Development, LLC.


CRN Development, LLC