Bridging the Gap Development, LLC ( BTG ), founded in 2006, is a socially responsible diversified real estate development firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. Mr. Derrick L. Tillman, Founder and President of BTG, leads the company’s mission to rebuild sustainable communities through residential & commercial development by bridging the [real estate and opportunity] gaps in a community. In order to achieve this goal, BTG develops a variety of projects including multifamily affordable housing, market rate rental and homeownership properties, as well as mixed-use and commercial development projects. A recent achievement of our firm includes the successful completion of the Miller Street Apartments which made national news via BlackPress USA, is a 36-unit new construction Affordable Housing project that has raised the bar and is the new face of Affordable housing. The firm has also been able to use their business acumen to innovatively train many unemployed and underemployed individuals with construction and/or weatherization skills. BTG, itself a Minority Business Enterprise, is committed to providing opportunities to other African American individuals and M/WBEs.