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2021: A Year in Review

2021 marks the 70th year of this company which inspired the rebranding of Corcoran Management Company into John M. Corcoran & Company . The One Company Committee worked extremely hard this year in the effort to merge management and development into one entity. Employees across the company enjoyed the reveal of our new corporate identity by smashing chocolate bombs to discover a sweet surprise with the new company logo inside.  Although we are excited to see what the new year will bring, we are also happy to look back on all of our accomplishments in 2021.  The Transition to Online Training John M. Corcoran & Company launched the company-wide online training program from Edge2Learn which has been very effective for all of our new and existing employees. Edge2Learn has proven to be particularly helpful for new leasing consultants to learn some skills before they experience in-person training. The Edge2Learn platform is extremely engaging with interactive features that make le

Introducing Munroe Place Apartments in Quincy, MA

John M. Corcoran & Company recently acquired Munroe Place Apartments located in Quincy, MA. This property consists of 111 apartment homes and 10,000 square feet of retail space on the ground level. Munroe Place provides the ultimate living experience with the perfect blend of convenience and historic charm.    This community is located steps away from the MBTA Quincy Center Station with access to the Red Line and Commuter Lines . You can get to downtown Boston in minutes by train or jump on the highway as Munroe Place is conveniently located near Routes 1, 3, 128, and I-93.  Munroe Place offers the best of both worlds with convenient access not only to the big city, but also to the hub of Quincy Center. Step outside the doors of Munroe Place and you will find Starbucks right next door to grab that cup of coffee before you hit the train or take a stroll down to the beautiful water fountain at Quincy Square Park . Quincy has a quintessential New England feel that makes you fe

Making Spirits Bright This Season

The Corcoran Connections committee aims to connect employees across the company by providing them with new opportunities for greater engagement and participation. The committee recently challenged all of our properties to support a charity of their choice to contribute to this Holiday Season. Corcoran Connections is tracking the various types of charities that our properties are receiving collections for and donating to this year. Although the giving started in November with Thanksgiving, properties are continuing to give back throughout the duration of the Holiday Season.  One Wall Street located in Attleboro, MA chose to support One Warm Coat . One Wall Street is running a coat drive to collect lightly used coat donations so everyone can stay warm this winter. Although Village Green is in Littleton, MA, their residents' donations will be reaching a number of other communities in the surrounding area. Village Green chose to start a food and personal care item drive for the Wes

CMC's Holiday Kickoff

Corcoran Management Company began the holiday season with different acts of kindness across all of our properties. All of our staff and residents possess such a great sense of community and they conveyed their thanks through several outlets of giving throughout the last few weeks. Staff from the Residences on Broadway  Staff from Faxon Commons wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving Several of the properties collected Thanksgiving food donations for local food pantries so everyone could celebrate the day with their favorite traditional dishes. Staff and residents from Weymouth Commons and Stone Run East Apartments collected donations for Weymouth Food Pantry 's Thanksgiving food drive. Parkside Commons also collected several bags worth of food to donate to The Greater Boston Food Bank . Station Square residents filled bins with donations for the Mansfield Food Pantry and the Mansfield Animal Shelter as our furry friends deserve to indulge in their own Thanksgiving feast too

CMC Supports Caritas Communities' 36th Annual Gala

Corcoran Management Company has supported Caritas Communities since its founding by P. Leo Corcoran in 1985 who was also a partner in  Corcoran Management Company  at the time. The inception of Caritas Communities stems from Leo's concern for the increasing rate of homelessness in the Greater Boston in the 80s. The word caritas is a Latin word defined as, "Christian love of humankind; charity". This is the perfect word to describe not only this organization as it is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, but also Leo himself as he had a passion to help humankind.  P. Leo Corcoran started  Caritas Communities  in the effort to alleviate homelessness and to aid in the prevention of this issue in the future. According to the Caritas Communities website , " Mr. Corcoran organized a Board of Directors who shared his belief that homelessness could be prevented through affordable housing. The Board chose the Single Room Occupancy (SRO) as its housing model with a focus on low- and extrem

CMC's Momentous Manager's Meeting Marking 70 Years!

Corcoran Management Company just held it's annual Manager's Meeting last week at the Four Points by Sheraton in Norwood . However, this was no ordinary meeting because it marked a momentous occasion as the company celebrated it's seventieth year of business. The day began with a welcome introduction by Kevin Young , the President of Management, as well as Nancy Gaudet , the Vice President of Management.  Kevin Young , President of Management Nancy Gaudet , Vice President of Management Cynthia Buckley , the Director of Sales and Marketing, spoke about the history of Corcoran Management Company as it never fails to acknowledge the roots of its humble beginnings. The company was founded in 1951 by John M. Corcoran who quickly partnered with his brother P. Leo Corcoran and they became a dynamic duo as pioneers in the real estate industry. Although John and Leo have passed, they continue to be beacons of light that ignite our company's passion to succeed in this field. Cyn