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— June 02, 2009 Tios Moves to Liberty - The story behind an 11th-hour save
After twenty-three years on Huron Street next to City Hall, Tios Mexican Café got the boot when the city bought the building last year. Owner Tim Seaver was scrambling to find a new space before his lease ends June 30, and he found one at the eleventh hour—in a former Mexican restaurant, no less.
McKinley, Inc. is pleased to announce our expanded relationship with the Orlando, Florida chapter of The Salvation Army. Jim Boccher, Residential Sales Senior Vice President, along with Regional Sales Director Stephanie Anson and Leslie Haselden, Regional Property Manager, attended the May 15th Stone Soup Open House event. Those attending the event were able to tour The Salvation Army facilities and speak with the staff. The partnership with The Salvation Army also provides assistance to those who qualify for the program should residents fall upon hard times. The Salvation Army will provide temporary rent and assist with utility payments for individuals who meet their requirements to ensure residents do not lose their homes.
— May 18, 2009 Role of unions in Michigan during recession disputed
by Tom Gantert | The Ann Arbor News Saturday May 16, 2009, 12:15 PM An economist for a conservative think tank says Michigan could be headed for 20 percent unemployment by the end of the year - and he thinks the way out is for the state to get away from unions.
— May 18, 2009 Firms find new work serving troubled real estate
By Daniel Duggan Crain's Detroit Business May. 17, 2009 Realestate Just a few years ago, Dennis Bernard would hear about three or four local properties at any given time that had loans in trouble.
McKinley, Inc. has been appointed Receiver for a 20,216 square foot shopping center located at 2010-2016 August Drive and 68 Briggs Drive in Mansfield, Ohio. The property consists of two freestanding retail buildings. The appointment for the property was made by the Court of Common Pleas, Richland County, Ohio. “I’m confident that by applying our experience and expertise, our team will be able to create value for the stakeholders,” states Matt Mason, Vice President, Commercial Client Services.
An Ann Arbor-based real estate company with more than 6 million square feet of commercial and retail and 28,000 apartment units owned or under management will continue to look toward central Florida and the southeast as areas for acquisitions.
Gulfport | Brent Boyette admits he lucked into his current position as a regional senior sales associate with McKinley, an investment real estate company. The 22-year-old has spent the last two years as a sales associate with the company, leasing apartments to singles and couples in the LGBT and straight communities alike. His newest job is as a regional sales associate for Seaside Villas, a McKinley property overlooking Boca Ciega Bay. His goal is to turn the newly renovated apartment complex into a hassle-free LGBT friendly environment for singles and couples looking to enjoy Florida’s Waterfront. It’s a new experience for Boyette, who grew up in Lakeland and then moved to Orlando for several years. The former fl ight attendant says he’s found his niche and will stay in the apartment industry for the foreseeable future. For more information on Seaside Villas, visit McKinley.com, or contact Boyette at BBoyette@McKinley.com or at 727-341-0186. Boyette gave Watermark a tour of the 122-apartment, 3-building complex and answered some of our questions...
McKinley, Inc. has been appointed Receiver for a 22,480 square foot office building located in Canton, Ohio. The property, located at 4368 Dressler Road, consists of a mix of medical and general office users. The appointment for 4368 Dressler Road was made by the Court of Common Pleas in Stark County, Ohio.
— April 29, 2009 McKinley Announces Promotion of Thomas Gritter
Ann Arbor, MI – Thomas Gritter has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Client Services. In his new role, Tom will lead a talented group of Commercial Portfolio Managers as well as oversee third-party client service operations. His responsibilities include asset management and financial analysis as well as client relations. Thomas is a graduate with high distinction from the BBA program of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and has five years of real estate development and management experience. Tom is a CCIM Candidate and a member of the Urban Land Institute.
— April 29, 2009 The Gabber Features Seaside Villas: Seaside Living at its Best!
Nestled in the northwest corner of Gulfport you’ll find the newest addition to the Gulfport community: Seaside Villas. With panoramic views of Boca Ciega Bay and beachside patios, Seaside Villas offers not only the sole choice for waterfront apartment living in Gulfport but also a true waterfront living experience for those who choose to call Seaside Villas home.
— April 11, 2009 McKinley Appointed Property Manager of Apartment Home Community in Detroit, Michigan
McKinley, Inc. has been appointed property manager for a 27 unit apartment home community located at 13600 LaSalle in Detroit, Michigan. McKinley, Inc. was hired by the court appointed receiver. “We are pleased that we have been selected to assist with this community,” states Garrett Hain, Vice President, Residential Client Services. “I am confident that by applying our team’s passion and expertise, we will be able to enrich the quality of life for the residents and create value for the stakeholders.”
— April 10, 2009 McKinley Appointed Receiver of Timberfalls and Sunset Trace
McKinley, Inc. has been appointed as Receiver for Timberfalls at Blakely located in Olyphant, Pennsylvania and Sunset Trace Apartments located in Melbourne, Florida. Timberfalls is a 100 unit apartment home community conveniently located near Scranton and I81. Sunset Trace is a lovely apartment and townhouse complex consisting of 86 units located in Brevard County, near Melbourne’s Central Business District and within walking distance to Florida Tech University. Both properties are near many shopping areas and entertainment options. The appointment for Timberfalls was made by the Court of Common Pleas in Lackawanna County and the appointment for Sunset Trace was made by the Circuit Court of the 18th Judicial Court in Brevard County.
— April 10, 2009 McKinley Appointed Receiver of Largest Multiple Property Client Takeover -- Bethany Portfolio
On March 13, 2009, McKinley, Inc. was appointed Receiver for the largest multiple property client takeover in our history. We were asked by one of our clients to manage an eleven property portfolio located in Atlanta, Virginia and North Carolina – totaling 2,904 apartments.
— April 10, 2009 McKinley Appointed Receiver of Maple Heights, Ohio Shopping Center
On April 9, 2009, McKinley was appointed the Receiver for Southgate USA, a 795,000 square foot shopping center located in Maple Heights, Ohio. The shopping center consists of approximately 20 buildings with a mix of big-box and small suites. Major tenants of the shopping center include The Home Depot, Giant Eagle Supermarket, and Cuyahoga County government offices.
— April 10, 2009 McKinley’s Only Waterfront Community Grand Opening!
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, April 2, in conjunction with the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce welcoming McKinley’s only waterfront community – Seaside Villas located in beautiful Gulfport, Florida. The event was attended by a variety of Chamber ambassadors who were extremely impressed with the improvements and design of the property since purchased by McKinley.
Layoffs, pay cuts, production cutbacks, facility closures and even talk of government help — it sounds eerily like the grim news of the U.S. auto industry, but it's newspapers that are scrambling to survive these days.
Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer and Karen Andrews, SPHR, Chief Development Officer of McKinley are pleased to jointly announce today that McKinley has been named to the Honor Roll by The Center for Companies That Care for the fourth consecutive year.
— March 19, 2009 Creating a Greener, Healthier and More Socially Responsible Work Environment A Priority For 2009 Companies That Care Honor Roll Recipients
CHICAGO (MARCH 19, 2009) - Not all news from the business world is disturbing. At a time of declining profits and rising unemployment, companies around the country are being honored for making employee satisfaction and community service a priority. Chicago-based Center for Companies That Care has named 37 employers to its 2009 Honor Roll, announced Marci Koblenz, Co-founder and President of the organization.
— March 15, 2009 McKinley Appointed Receiver of Georgia Portfolio
On March 12, 2009 McKinley, Inc. was appointed as Receiver for a group of several Georgia properties. The properties include Lacota Apartments, a 266 unit community located in Doraville; Sinclair Apartments, a 352 unit apartment home community located in Norcross near I-285 and I-85; Alden Ridge, a 372 unit community in Clarkston with easy access to Stone Mountain Freeway, I-20, and I-285; Steeple Chase located in Norcross which includes 305 units and Somerset at the Crossing in Tucker which offers 264 units. The appointment was made in the Superior Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia.
— March 11, 2009 McKinley Appointed Receiver of Chelsea Point and Vacaro
McKinley, Inc. has been appointed as Receiver for Chelsea Point in Portsmouth, Virginia and Vacaro located in Chesapeake, Virginia. Chelsea Point is a 196 unit apartment home community located in historic Portsmouth, and Vacaro Apartments has 208 units. Both properties are near I-664 and I-64 while close to many shopping areas and entertainment options. The appointment was made by the Commonwealth of Virginia on March 10, 2009.