MOORESTOWN, NJ (January 5, 2023) – Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development (MEND) earned the AMO® (Accredited Management Organization) accreditation from IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management). MEND joins an exclusive group of nearly 600 real estate management companies world-wide that have met the requirements to earn this distinction.
AMOs demonstrate strong financial performance, outstanding leadership, and adhere to a Code of Professional Ethics strictly enforced by IREM to maintain integrity beyond reproach. Accreditation as an AMO requires firms to follow best practices in real estate management, demonstrating that they meet standards and functions related to operations and service. Property owners can be assured that an AMO will put their interests first.
“We’re honored to receive this distinct accreditation which is the industry gold standard in terms of financial performance and following best practices,” said Eileen Wirth, MEND’s CEO & President.
“By earning the AMO accreditation, your business earns the respect of your peers, employees, future employees, and your clients,” says Barry Blanton, CPM®, 2022 IREM president and founding principal at Blanton Turner, an AMO real estate management and consulting firm based in Seattle, Washington. “You’re joining an elite group of companies operating at the top of their game, and the AMO designation puts you at the top of the industry for reputation, stability, and exceptional, ethical conduct. Congratulations to MEND for this achievement and relentless pursuit of excellence in real estate management.”
Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development, Inc. (MEND) is a private, nonprofit, housing development organization founded by several Moorestown churches in 1969. MEND is a national and state award-winning developer dedicated to providing safe and affordable rental housing to senior citizens, disabled persons, and families of low and moderate income. MEND has developed 770 residential units at 30 locations in the Burlington County region. Over the past 50 years, MEND’s affordable housing production efforts have represented a $150 million real estate investment in the region. Visit www.mendinc.org for more information.
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