Who We Are
Common Bond Real Estate is a real estate development company founded on the principles of historic preservation, community and social empowerment, and environmental sustainability. We firmly believe that the creative and appropriate reuse of our historic structures will lead to a more culturally rich and economically sustainable future for our cities.
Jason Yots has been a tax credit and real estate development attorney since 1996, and currently is a partner in the firm of Borrelli & Yots PLLC. In 2008, he left corporate practice to co-found Preservation Studios, a Buffalo-based historic preservation consulting firm, with his father, Thomas. In 2011, Jason founded Common Bond Real Estate to pursue the development of adaptive reuse projects in Western New York. He has since co-developed two mixed-used historic rehabilitation projects in Buffalo, NY: The Mattress Factory in the Hamlin Park neighborhood and Black Rock Freight House in the Black Rock neighborhood.