Chasen Companies Selected as a GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum 2021 Best Place to Work
BALTIMORE, April 6, 2021 – Chasen Companies, a leading real estate development and property management firm, today announces it has been named a GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum 2021 Best Place to Work. The award recognizes CRE firms for their outstanding performance across many areas, such as leadership quality, diversity initiatives, community outreach and family-friendly environments.
“We are thrilled to be named a top workplace by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum,” said Brandon Chasen Sr., Founder and CEO of Chasen Companies. “Our brand is built on a foundation of trust and passion for our community. This has opened up our team’s unparalleled creativity, efficiency, and drive as we continue to hit our stride—landing #1 on the Inc. 5000 Series: DC Metro list for two consecutive years. We are excited to continue to build on this foundation, expanding not only our team but our impact as well.”
Brandon Chasen established Chasen Companies in 2016 and has grown the team cohesively over the last five years, from one founder to a team of 14. “We are self-starters who are at our best in a fast pace rapidly-growing environment,” Chasen shared. “This has enabled us to grow, trust each other, and make significant decisions fast, which has been extremely important this year as we worked to overcome the challenges brought on by COVID-19.”
Chasen Companies identifies charming historic properties in Baltimore that are falling down on the inside and together, the team builds the resources internally to turn them into boutique luxury apartments that offer the same amenity access as luxury high rises but more affordable rent.
In 2020, the firm invested in a new, modern headquarters where the team and its partners collaborate, have fun, get creative, and connect. The work/play atmosphere includes a putting green, large outdoor space with a rooftop deck, basketball court, pelotons, bar area, and more. Chasen provides a 401k with up to a 5% match and takes a progressive approach when it comes to nontraditional benefits such as gym membership compensation.
The top workplaces are highlighted in the March/April 2021 Leadership issue of Real Estate Forum, as well as recognized online at GlobeSt.com.