Being a Great Place to Work
- Feb 05, 2020
Building a Strong and Healthy Workplace Culture
If you look at it narrowly, companies that own and manage apartment communities have a pretty obvious set of goals. They want to operate properties that attract and retain residents and maximize returns to investors.
To accomplish those goals, multifamily companies have to create world-class workplace cultures that emphasize taking great care of associates and giving back to the communities in which they operate. While creating such an environment has practical benefits—such as making it easier to attract and retain quality team members—more importantly it’s simply the right thing to do.
Below are some of the fundamental elements of a strong corporate culture.
• An emphasis on career development. Associates want to work for a company they believe is committed to their professional and personal growth. This is one reason it is crucial for multifamily companies to invest extensively in the training and development of team members.