Who We Are

About Us

The Nehemiah Company partners with local city and county governments in redevelopment of substantial, infill locations in the Arlington/DFW Metroplex, primarily focusing on housing. Principals Robert Kembel and Howard Porteus work in synergy with local municipalities, achieving both quality and long term sustainability.

The guiding philosophy for The Nehemiah Company in the real estate business is to achieve superior returns for our investors while mitigating the risk with bold high quality projects on development sites in partnership with the local municipalities. Among other achievements, they managed development of one of the largest infill projects in the United States, in Arlington, Texas, and the first transit-oriented, master planned development, in Denton County, Texas. The Nehemiah Company takes pride in reinvesting profits back into the Arlington community.

  • The Nehemiah Company aspires to build communities that:
    • Embody Artistry and Craftsmanship in our build.
    • Are lasting and timeless in beauty and design.
    • Create an personal connection and identity.
    • Provides inviting open spaces that promote activity and togetherness.
    • Redefine community by eliminating economic segmentation.
  • By maximizing public-private partnership opportunities

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Creating value to restore hope by knowing Him and making Him known.