Governance Principles

Transparent and ethical business practices are the foundation of our approach to governance and engagement with our employees, residents, and business partners.

ESG Core Values

Our vision, mission, goals, and core values guide all aspects of our work, helping us create positive outcomes for our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate.

Efficient Communities

We build and manage communities with the highest consideration for minimizing natural resource use while maximizing financial savings and operating performance.

Healthy People

We strive to improve the health and well-being of our employees and residents, while continually promoting inclusiveness and equality within our company and our apartment communities.

Resilient Communities

We implement sustainable strategies to create resilient communities. We work diligently to proactively identify potential risks so that we can create solutions to keep our people safe, healthy, and happy.

Transparent Operations

We conduct our business transparently and with accountability. By implementing these principles, we strive to ensure that our decisions and actions deliver quality, service, and value to our residents.

Our ESG Committee

The committee and its Environmental, Social, and Governance subcommittees include representatives from multiple departments who contribute their expertise to ESG efforts and integrate ESG initiatives into departmental practices. Our CEO Gregory Bates chairs the full ESG committee and leads the Social subcommittee, which directs our DEI initiatives.

Our Culture & Code of Professional Conduct

  • We believe our employees are the true source of our success.
  • We foster a professional, diverse, inclusive workplace that values the unique experiences and perspectives of our employees. We encourage growth through ongoing training, and we honor contributions by promoting from within.
  • Our Code of Professional Conduct details our expectations from employees and describes what they can expect as part of our organization.