SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Multifamily housing development and management company Mark-Taylor was recognized in the Phoenix Business Journal's Healthiest Employers list of small companies for its wellness program.
"Fostering a healthy workplace is a priority for our company," said Mark-Taylor Residential President John Carlson. "We care about our employees. We value their mental, physical, and emotional health, and aim to support our staff in creating and maintaining healthy behaviors and meeting their health goals."
Mark-Taylor's Wellness team, which includes President John Carlson, work tirelessly to develop an assortment of health-oriented freebies, resources, incentives, and activities to offer its 428 local employees. Team members can take advantage of free weekly boot camp classes and discounted program packages at a nearby training facility.
Group wellness events are also well attended, like the annual Pat's Run, a 4.2-mile run honoring the life and legacy of Pat Tillman. This past year, 80 employees signed up for the run. Company-wide initiatives like the Fit Bit Challenge, gives its competitive staff a fun way to measure and reach goals while reaping rewards. An internal blog features Wellness Wednesdays posts, which provide team members with healthy recipes, ideas, and exercise and training tips.
"Employers who focus on wellness not only promotes employee productivity, it also encourages comradery and boosts morale," said Carlson. "It's a win-win for everyone."
Mark-Taylor operates more than $2.5 billion in multifamily investment real estate, encompassing 40-plus communities in Arizona and Nevada. The company is ranked nationally as the #1 Best Place to Work in Multifamily by the Best Companies Group, the Top Multifamily Manager in Ranking Arizona, The Top Commercial Developer and one of Arizona's Healthiest Employers in the Phoenix Business Journal, and among Arizona's 100 Most Admired Companies. More information is at www.mark-taylor.com.