Greenville company partners with New York industry leader in commercial real estate finance

June 4, 2020

LyonJay announced its newest venture, Hudson Oak Development, headquartered in Greenville, SC with an office in New York, New York. Hudson Oak Development specializes in multifamily and for-rent single family developments and acquisitions. With the launch of it’s newest fund the JV is targeting build for rent, distressed, and value-add to core-plus properties in Southern and Mid-Atlantic markets with strong fundamentals that will support sustained occupancy and rent growth.

The executive team within Hudson Oak is comprised of industry leaders who represent over $10 billion dollars of experience across every aspect of the real estate industry. The seasoned Hudson Oak leadership has successfully financed, invested in, purchased, developed, constructed, and managed various commercial real estate asset classes and believe that their success is a direct result of their swift execution and long standing relationships.

LyonJay is an opportunistic real estate investment and development company that is comprised of talent spanning multiple disciplines. Representing more than 75 years of combined experience, the leadership has experience investing, developing, constructing, and managing in multifamily, hospitality and retail as well as traditional lot development for listed and regional Homebuilders.

“We are proud of the relationships we have cultivated, especially in the capital markets. It is imperative to have a business model that can maintain profit centers throughout varying market conditions. Our disciplined approach coupled with access to flexible capital, maximizes our opportunities in unique market conditions.” J.K. Jay, Partner of Hudson Oak Development.

“We see an unprecedented opportunity to be on the leading edge of a shift in the rental market by capitalizing on the changes in behavioral economics that have accelerated due to recent shock. Hudson Oak possesses the expertise necessary to create value and provide superior returns to our investors through our disciplined and focused approach to investments in each market cycle.  We will be in the forefront, developing and improving communities that meet the preferences and needs of residents in today’s rental market with it’s rapidly transitioning characteristics.– Jennings Lyon, Partner of Hudson Oak Development.



LyonJay is an opportunistic real estate investment, development, and management firm. The firm is comprised of talent spanning multiple disciplines, which represents more than 75 years of combined experience. The leadership has experience investing, developing, constructing, and managing assets in multifamily, traditional lot development, hospitality, and retail. LyonJay has been involved in over 40,000 multifamily units and a regional presence in 9 Southeastern states. The leadership believes in creating long lasting relationships that create tremendous value. The firm is focused on providing best in class results and experience.