celebrating our second century

Strength in Community

With hotel accommodations and spacious furnished residences located in core urban markets including NYC, LA, MIA, PHL, D.C. and LDN, we strive to beautify neighborhoods and communities through our ongoing investment in and the maintenance of our properties as well as the creation of local jobs. We set clear goals to ensure we continuously focus on inclusionary development and fostering diversity. We encourage our team to do the same as we significantly value our people and strive to work as one team.

Environmental

We also understand the importance of corporate responsibility and encourage our team to focus on giving back through community, health and environmental initiatives.

  • Clean The World - AKA has partnered with Clean the World to encourage sustainability in our suites and prevent hygiene-related illnesses. By recycling soap and distributing to those in need, Clean the World saves lives and creates a sustainable future. Soap left behind by our residents is sanitized and redistributed to 127 different countries. Each year we have provided over 15,000 recycled bars of soap and diverted close to 5,000 pounds of waste from landfills.
  • Habitat For Humanity - AKA has proudly donated property furnishings including cabinetry, appliances, countertops, vanities and more to Habitat for Humanity's Philadelphia ReStore program helping local communities in need.
  • Property-Wide Initatives - Implementing a switch to high efficiency LED lighting in property garages and stairwells to reduce electric consumption, along with electric car charging stations at select locations.

Social

We aim to create workplaces that are collaborative with ongoing professional and personal development at the forefront of our core values. We promote genuineness, honesty and integrity to maintain a safe and healthy working environment.

  • a.films - Supporting filmmakers through a.films, a division of our brand contributing to the production of works that highlight the efforts of individuals going against the grain to help mankind.
  • Big Climb Philly - AKA has hosted and partnered with Philadelphia's annual celebratory event for Big Climb Philly -  The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s fund-raising and awareness-building event to help fight cancer. 

  • MANNA -  AKA is a dedicated supporter of MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) in Philadelphia. Steven H. Korman, founder of Korman Communities, has supported and been a champion for MANNA for nearly two decades including development of the Steven Korman Nutrition Center, a state-of-the-art facility, Our team annually joins in preparing and delivering meals to people in need through MANNA.

Governance

We are a trusted partner and continue to identify and implement strategies into our business to increase the value for our partners, investors, residents and surrounding communities.

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