October 31, 2018

ANN ARBOR, MI. – McKinley is proud to announce that its own Health & Wellness Director, Meredith Mitchell-Rodriguez, has been recognized as 1 of 100 Top Wellness Champions in the nation for 2018.  The Corporate Health & Wellness Association (CHWA), in conjunction with the Corporate Wellness Magazine (CWM), recognize a select group of individuals each year whose achievements have enhanced and brought innovation to the corporate health and wellness industry.  The Well-being 100™ Awards honors HR, wellness or benefits professionals, consultants, agents & brokers who "make wellness happen" for an organization. These are the innovators, motivators, and "gamechangers" that have what it takes to engage their employee population to be healthier.

“It is so exciting to be recognized as one of the Top Wellness Champions in the nation, it’s truly an honor.  Making healthy lifestyle choices has become very infectious throughout our McKinley culture and it brings me great joy to be able to watch our team members and their families adopt healthy habits that physically make them feel amazing,” stated Meredith Mitchell-Rodriguez, Health and Wellness Director.  “We have incredible people who make up this great McKinley team of ours and we want to do everything we can to help them feel their absolute best, so they can work hard and more importantly, enjoy life,” added Mitchell-Rodriguez.

“Meredith’s passion and innovation in the field of wellness is second to none and I’m incredibly proud of her and fortunate that all of us at McKinley are able to benefit from her awesomeness. Our employees are our most valuable assets and to be able to not only make an investment in the health and well-being of all of our McKinley families, but to continue to be an industry leader in this area is very special to us,” shared David Peabody, Esq. Senior Vice President & Managing Director - HR Services & Risk Management. 

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October 10, 2018

McKinley Companies is excited to announce the award of a new real estate advisory services assignment in East Lansing, Michigan.  This student housing portfolio consists of three assets totaling 429 beds.  The locations are walkable to the main campus of Michigan State University and to all the redevelopment occurring on Grand River Avenue. 


The Tower at Campus View is a seven-story, 234 bed community offering on-site parking, heated outdoor pool and terrific fitness facility.  Unit styles are large formats and range from studios to 3 bedrooms.  The Manor at Campus View is a 56 bed community with various 4 bedroom floor plans.  The Gates at Campus View has 139 beds in two unit types – 2 bedroom and 4 bedroom – each with in-unit washers and dryers.


“These locations are phenomenal and in the middle of everything going on in East Lansing” remarked Royal Caswell, SVP and Managing Director of McKinley Companies.  “The owner is a California-based student housing investor who we know well.  McKinley continues to grow its third party management business with clients who appreciate our operating philosophies and in locations we know well“ offered Caswell. 


Since 2001, McKinley has operated 65,000 units of multi-family and 25 million square feet of commercial space for select clientele, including over 250 court ordered receiverships.  Residential asset classes range from traditional market-rate garden style apartment communities, to low/moderate income (Section 8 and Section 42 LIHTC) housing, to senior housing, and to student housing.  Commercial asset classes include retail, office, and industrial. 


For more information on real estate advisory services available with McKinley Companies, please contact Royal Caswell at or (734) 389-8387. 


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