Showing posts from March, 2022

Compliance Attends NAHMA Affordable Housing Conference

Fern Mullen, Program Compliance Manager,  recently traveled to Washington, D. C. to attend the NAHMA Top Issues in Affordable Housing Conference at the Fairmont Washington  hotel. NAHMA stands for National Affordable Housing Management Association. According to the NAHMA website , it, " is the leading voice for affordable housing management, advocating on behalf of multifamily property managers and owners whose mission is to provide quality affordable housing."  Fern learned about several crucial affordable housing topics throughout the three day conference. She heard about the Certification Review Board that oversees NAHMA programs and these speakers discussed the importance of professional ethics. Fern also heard from the Membership & Marketing Committee with speakers who recommended policies and procedures regarding NAHMA membership. Fern's favorite session was Pearl Meyer's presentation on "Hiring, Training, and Maintaining Staff During these Challenging

JMC Experts in Resident Engagement, Support, and Satisfaction

We are keeping the spirit of Employee Appreciation alive here at John M. Corcoran & Company ! This week we are highlighting some of the most important players in the field- our Leasing Consultants and Resident Services Coordinators! Everyone knows that these employees have an extremely meaningful impact on the resident experience. Our staff is invested from the initial contact with prospects, to the move-in process, and beyond. Our leasing consultants and resident coordinators bring our properties to life with their friendly faces, high energy, and creative ideas for resident events. Here is what our staff had to say about these JMC Rockstar Employees: "Gregg was hired in June with no experience in leasing. He was quick to catch on and has been a superstar at Union & West . He is eager to learn and always willing to help out. He has been training a new leasing consultant and taking on a larger role at the property. He is an asset to Union & West and JMC ."   Gre

JMC Celebrates Employee Appreciation for Maintenance

March 4th marked Employee Appreciation Day and John M. Corcoran & Company is celebrating company-wide. The Corcoran Connections Committee put together a variety of gift options for employees to choose from as a token of gratitude for our staff. Employees got to choose from a portable speaker, a backpack, a tumbler, or a water bottle which are all customized with the new company logo. We are all very excited to put in our orders and show off our new swag! Corcoran Connections has also collected a list of nominations for ' JMC Rockstars' to keep the spirit of employee appreciation alive beyond March 4th. The committee opened the floor to the company to submit nominations to shine the spotlight on our unsung heroes. We would like to introduce members of our maintenance teams nominated as JMC Rockstars! Andrew Fisher, a member of the maintenance crew at Redbrook Apartments , is all about attention to detail. "Andrew goes above and beyond for our property. Overtime is n

JMC Develops Union 346 in Somerville

John M. Corcoran and Company is developing the first phase of Union 346 located on Somerville Avenue in Union Square . This brand-new community will feature 94 studio and one-bedroom apartment homes with retail space on the ground floor, all coming available in late 2022. The retail space is a great opportunity for a local business to thrive in and be supported by our residents. Union 346 will have luxury amenity spaces including a fitness center, outdoor green space, resident lounges, bike storage, a rooftop lounge, and a dog washing station. However, the greatest amenity of all at Union 346 is the location.    Framing Progress on Phase I of Union 346 Union 346 is in the midst of the USQ Redevelopment project that aims to revitalize Somerville and provide greater accessibility to downtown Boston and Cambridge through smart growth . According to an article recently written in the Boston Globe , the new green line extension to  Union Square  will officially open on March 21, 2022.  T