Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Metropolitan Holdings

January 11th, 2024

Member Spotlight by Metropolitan Holdings.

Provide us with a brief summary of your business’ services

Metropolitan Holdings is a full-service real estate firm located in Columbus, Ohio. The company focus is on the development, construction, and management of suburban and urban multifamily and mixed-use developments within a three-to-four-hour radius of Columbus. The company has successfully developed over US $400M+ worth of multifamily assets, including a total of 1,800+ units within the Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati markets.

Tell us about your company’s mission and values

Our mission is to enrich the lives of our employees and those we serve. Our vision is to develop quality multifamily real estate for the benefit of our residents, employees, partners, investors, vendors, and communities we serve.

We do this by following our core values which are:

  • Live With Integrity – The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles is paramount to the success of our organization.
  • Are Accountable – We are accountable to ourselves. Our success is a result of what we do.
  • Are Humble – We are humbled by the opportunity to serve each other in our organization with a low self-preoccupation. No egos and no jerks.
  • Bring Tremendous Effort Everyday – To be the best we can be, we have to enthusiastically bring passion, tenacity, and energy every day to what we do.
  • Look At Things Creatively – We challenge ourselves to break out of established patterns in order to look at things a different way.

What are the services you use the most (or are looking forward to using) from the Columbus Chamber?

As new members of the Columbus Chamber, we are looking forward to connecting with fellow movers and shakers in the Columbus business world and discovering opportunities to continue to make our community a great place to work, live, and grow.

How do you stay engaged with trends that you see in your industry?

We read all that we can about our industry, the markets we serve, and the world in general. Each of our leadership team members are involved in industry-specific associations, whether that be in construction, development, or property management. We find great value in regularly meeting and talking with colleagues and partners to spark new ideas and receive fresh perspectives on challenges. We are constantly looking at financial projections and modeling to successfully drive a disciplined process of controlling the things we can and planning for those we can’t.

What is your company culture like?

We live our Core Values in everything that we do and that starts with leading by example from the top down and only working with external partners who also share our Core Values. We strive to provide an outstanding, high-energy, and growth-focused environment for our employees, along with promotional, coaching, and mentoring opportunities available for every single employee in our Company.

What does it take to be a successful employee at your company?

A successful MHL employee acts, speaks, and lives by our Core Values.

What makes Columbus such a great place to do business?

Columbus is truly at the heart of it all! The region has seen growth for nearly 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down with new businesses and people moving into the region every day. Our business community is full of leaders who excel in anticipating trends and supporting new businesses and developments that will make our city an even better place to be.

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