At Towne Properties, we love what we do. When we were still a young company back in the 1960’s, we realized that our residents wanted more than just a place to hang their hat. They want to enjoy a sense of community. To belong. To love where they live. So for us, it’s not just about building and managing apartments. With every project we build, and in every community we manage, our goal is to create a sense of community and become part of the bigger community, the neighborhood, the city, and the region. Becoming an integral part of the communities in which we operate is two-fold. The first element is giving back to the community to support others both on a corporate level and a grass roots level with our residents. The second ongoing initiative is giving back to the planet by incorporating green initiatives wherever we can.
Great Places to GiveGiving isn’t just about a company writing a fat check to a charity. Although we’re proud of the support we provide to ArtsWave, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (we were their first corporate team in 1998, and have been an active contributor and fund-raiser since then), and United Way on a corporate level, Towne Properties is most proud of the grass roots fundraising by our associates and our residents. From Beck’s Bakery bake sales to Crawl for a Cure our associates and residents have raised tens of thousands for charities throughout all the metropolitan areas in which we do business. And every year our residents help us give back through our annual Great Places to Give campaign. Here is how we give back at Kingston Square:
Green LivingTowne Properties is proud to have constructed Cincinnati’s first LEED certified apartment community at DeSales Flats in East Walnut Hills. But “being green” or “going green” encompasses so much more. Energy and water efficiency improvements can save our residents money while also having a positive impact on the environment. So from making our apartment homes more efficient with LED lighting and low flow shower heads and commodes, to community gardens and recycling, we encourage each community to choose its own path and invite participation among its residents. Here are some of the steps taken at Kingston Square:
Green• In an effort to become more energy efficient, all of our common hallway light bulbs have been replaced with LED bulbs.
• Residents are encouraged to participate in energy and water conservation via our bi-monthly newsletter.
Giving• We conduct a charitable clothing drive in support of the needs of our local Salvation Army.
My studio apartment is very spacious, I have a huge walk through closet and another huge coat closet. The storage room on the balcony is an added bonus. The maintenance staff is nice and they keep the grounds well manicured even though some of the residents don- Sharon E.
I’ve lived in Kingston Square for almost two years. Very quiet community, very friendly office staff that helps in anyway they can to ensure all tents are comfortable. I love this place I call home.- Ebony N.
I love my apartment. Every item in the kitchen, the bathroom, the bedroom, and living room is upgraded.- Alex M.