• Bozzuto Beat Blog

    At Bozzuto, we've been creating extraordinary communities for more than two decades. We've come to know many of our cities' secrets. You could even say we're obsessed with the neighborhoods where we live. And we want to share this insider info with you - destinations such as that Zagat-rated restaurant where only the locals eat, the hidden bookstore gem or the bar with the world's best Bloody Mary. Tell us your city's secrets and let's explore together.

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Value Creation Through Experiential Design

Why We Bozzuto: Value Creation Through Experiential Design

On April 30th, Bozzuto President Toby Bozzuto joined Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate for its final Distinguished Speaker Series of the 2015 spring semester. The series invites leading figures from across the industry to share insights, discuss important issues and developments in their fields, and talk about current projects and the career paths… (Continue reading)

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Welcome to BozzutoListens.com

Earlier this month, J Turner Research announced Bozzuto as the #1 Multifamily Manager for Online Reputation making our residents the happiest residents in the entire country. When it comes to extraordinary service, we know it starts with the ability to listen, then thoughtfully respond. Day in and day out we’re aiming for great. We need… (Continue reading)

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Why We Bozzuto: Military Spouse Appreciation

May 8th was Military Spouse Appreciation Day and we were delighted to be invited to the 2015 Military Spouse of the Year Award event which took place at Fort Myer Officers’ Club at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. We were humbled by the moving stories, tremendous contributions, and heartfelt sacrifices each of the award winners and nominees… (Continue reading)

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Harvard Real Estate Journal Taps Toby Bozzuto as Guest Reviewer

If real estate follows a basis of standardization, and innovation is naturally disruptive, what is innovation in real estate? The 2015 Harvard Journal of Real Estate takes aim at those questions.  This year’s Journal features 11 authors from programs across Harvard University, each with distinct approaches to the various facets of the real estate industry…. (Continue reading)

Why We Bozzuto: Opening Doors of Opportunity

Why We Bozzuto: Opening Doors of Opportunity

After a year of planning and coordination with Montgomery County Community College, next week we are kicking off our first-ever BMC Maintenance Internship Program. Our six interns will start on Monday, May 11th. Bozzuto’s Recruiting team and Learning and Development team joined forces to present this highly anticipated opportunity to the spring students of the Certificate… (Continue reading)

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#BeTheGreen Recap and Winner Announced

In honor of Earth Month, we devoted the entire month of April to living a more sustainable lifestyle. We knew we couldn’t do it alone, so we asked our communities, our friends, our families, and our followers to help us out and share tips and tricks on ways that we can all contribute to living… (Continue reading)

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Why We Bozzuto: Just Lighten Up! [VIDEO]

We may be heavy hitters in the real estate industry but upwards of 40 Bozzuto corporate employees decided to lighten up by shedding over 300 pounds in our first corporate fitness challenge. The Challenge The “Bozzuto Fitness Challenge” encouraged employees to kick off the New Year by gaining healthy habits and losing some unwanted pounds…. (Continue reading)

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Support Local, Share Local, #BozzutoLocal

Local businesses are the heartbeat of our neighborhood, the spine of the local economy and the soul of our town. Which is exactly why, in honor of National Business Month, we’re spending the entire month of May celebrating all the local small businesses that contribute to making each of our communities a fun and thriving… (Continue reading)

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Why We Bozzuto: Beyond the Call of Duty [VIDEO]

Meet Bonnie S., Concierge Team Lead at Bozzuto… Be it colleagues or residents, Bonnie never thinks twice about going the extra mile for others. A true testament to Bonnie’s compassion is her eagerness to help coworkers advance in their careers; the reward of which is the sincere happiness she gleans from their success. It doesn’t… (Continue reading)

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Why We Bozzuto: Work. Live. Love. [VIDEO]

Meet Vikki S., Resident Concierge at Bozzuto… With an authentic passion for helping others, Vikki has never grown tired of her concierge role. Instead, she looks forward to each day and the unique opportunities to care for the amazing group of residents she has connected with in her community. A concierge, and a Bozzuto resident,… (Continue reading)

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“O Say Can You Sing” Anthem House Competition

So you think you can sing? Well, now’s your chance to prove it by entering the “Oh Say Can You Sing” singing competition! We’re looking for the best and most unique rendition of our National Anthem, sung by an undiscovered talent, to perform at the Anthem House Groundbreaking Ceremony in Locust Point on Monday, April… (Continue reading)

Whats Your Passion

Why We Bozzuto: Many People|One Bozzuto

We recently asked our employees to share what inspires them outside of work, and the response was amazing! We received hundreds of images capturing the essence of their unique personalities and individualism—from climbing mountains to fighting fires and serving our country on the weekends. We think this is quite special and a big contributor to… (Continue reading)

Why We Bozzuto: Women Who Influence At Bozzuto

On the heels of Women’s History Month, we would like to recognize a few of the tremendous female leaders and role models we have right here at Bozzuto. Julie Smith, Jamie Gorski, and Stephanie Williams are outstanding examples of the many women at Bozzuto, who influence—by way of passion, drive, and creativity (to name a… (Continue reading)

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Be The Change, Be The Green

At Bozzuto, we’re committed to leaving this planet better than we found it. Whether it’s a LEED-certified building, electric vehicle charging stations, community bike share or an awesome recycling program, sustainable business practices dictate our approach in every project we touch. We also know that if we want to make a difference, we can’t do… (Continue reading)

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Our Favorite Twitter Moments From #2015BMA

Last night was The 2015 Bozzuto Management Awards, and just like in years past, this years event didn’t disappoint. In case you couldn’t be there to help us celebrate, here are some of our favorite Tweets from the event. Enjoy! #2015BMA pre-game! @nancygoldsmith @StevenFretwell @Lynn_with_no_e @Bozzuto pic.twitter.com/RttOe3XqFD — Chad Cooley (@chadacooley) March 12, 2015 #2015BMA… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Boston Apartment Community of the Week: The Residences at Rivers Edge

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Philly: The Pub Crawler’s Guide to Happiness

It’s that time again, Philadelphians! Time to hold steadfast to traditional pastimes and pay tribute to the values of our ancestors; time to embrace culture whether you’re from Ireland or anywhere else around the globe. It’s time for a colorful celebration complete with shamrock shakes and minty green beer. In a nutshell, it’s time to… (Continue reading)

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Watch The Live Video Stream of The 2015 Bozzuto Management Awards with Meerkat

At last year’s Bozzuto Management Awards, all of us at Bozzuto came together to achieve something that no other company within our industry has ever done before. Last year, we became the first to ever trend on Twitter organically. This collective effort was a proud moment for all of us that resulted in being talked… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Washington, D.C. Apartment Community of the Week: The Kenmore Apartments

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Bozzuto’s Virginia Apartment Community of the Week: The Residences at The Market Common

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Bozzuto’s Maryland Apartment Community of the Week: Mariner Bay at Annapolis Towne Centre

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Chinatown vs. the Seaport: Finding an Apartment in Boston

March 9, 2015
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Boston, Bozzuto Guest Blog, Massachusetts

Boston has evolved greatly over the last several years, with old neighborhoods like Chinatown getting reinvigorated and new neighborhoods like the Seaport springing up. Boston’s Chinatown is full of small streets bursting with life and its proximity to the rest of downtown means you’re never far away from the action of the city. Likewise, the… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Boston Apartment Community of the Week: Watertown Mews

March 6, 2015
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When The Weather Gets Rough, We Don’t Just Snow Day – We #BozzutoSnowDay

At Bozzuto, whether it’s 6 inches, 12 inches, or even 105.7 inches of snow (we’re looking at you, Boston), we’re not going to let a little weather get in the way of giving our residents the best living experience we can. In fact, snow days are some of the most fun days we have each… (Continue reading)

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Quiz: What City in Maryland Should You Live In?

March 5, 2015
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Bozzuto Guest Blog, Maryland

If you already know that you know you love blue crabs and orioles, then you probably already know that Maryland is the place for you. However, figuring out which city in this amazing state that will best fit your glowing personality and unique lifestyle is never easy. Take this quiz to find out which part of… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Washington, D.C. Apartment Community of the Week: The Woodley

March 4, 2015
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Enhancing Lives One Lease at a Time

March 4, 2015
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Bozzuto Guest Blog, Bozzuto Living

When you’re searching for a rental, are you instinctively setting your expectations a little low? Are you simply checking boxes for the bare minimum, or are you really taking into consideration the life you want to be living? Even if you’re not in the market to buy, you still deserve to rest your weary bones… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Virginia Apartment Community of the Week: Concord Crystal City Apartments

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How To Find The Perfect New York Apartment

March 3, 2015
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Bozzuto Guest Blog, New York, New York City

Living in New York City isn’t something many people regret. It’s a city of hustle and high energy, with a million different ways to live a life. But whether you’re making a fresh start or just looking to upgrade your current digs, you know that where in the city you live will influence your lifestyle…. (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Maryland Apartment Community of the Week: Mallory Square

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How to Live Green (Without Spending a Lot of Green)

March 2, 2015
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If you want to be more eco-friendly at home it’s easier now than ever before. In fact, it’s a lot cheaper, too! Besides the usual additions of solar paneling, sustainable wood flooring, and nontoxic paints, experts say that simple changes in your everyday life are all it takes to make your home a healthier, safer,… (Continue reading)

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Show Your Spirit With The #BozzutoMadness Tournament Challenge!

To many, March is the time of year when things really start to get serious. It’s a special time of year when the finger foods are endless and 10 people to a couch is the minimum, because everyone should have a front row seat. It’s a time when you show up to watch the game… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Virginia Apartment Community of the Week: Arcadia Run

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Living a “Scandal”-ous Life in Washington, D.C.

February 26, 2015
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Bozzuto Guest Blog, Washington DC

High-powered publicist—the President is her client, after all—Olivia Pope of hit TV show Scandal and you each have just one thing in common: you both call Washington, D.C. home. If you’re a fan of the program or just need to experience your city through a different lens, may we suggest a Scandal-esque tour? We’ve imagined… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Maryland Apartment Community of the Week: The Whitney at Bethesda Theatre

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Bozzuto’s CMO Jamie Gorski Helps Ring Wall Street’s Opening Bell

Bozzuto’s very own Chief Marketing Officer Jamie Gorski, along with other members of Zillow’s 2015 Multifamily Rentals Advisory Board, gathered this week to help get the NASDAQ trading day started on Wall Street.   Zillow’s Multifamily Advisory Board is comprised of the top leaders in the multifamily industry. Along with members of Zillow’s executive and… (Continue reading)

Welcome to Chicago

Hello Chicago!

February 25, 2015
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Bozzuto Guest Blog, Chicago, Illinois

As a blue-eyed baby from Hoboken once said, “Bet your bottom dollar you’ll lose the blues in Chicago.” If a devoted New Yorker like Frank could be this proud to sing praises for the Windy City, there could be no better place for Bozzuto to plant some Midwestern roots. The Bozzuto Group is ecstatic to… (Continue reading)

Bozzuto’s Washington, D.C. Apartment Community of the Week: 7th Flats

February 24, 2015
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How To Maximize Space In Your Apartment

February 24, 2015
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Apartment dwelling has its perks: you have your own space without all the responsibilities (or expenses) of home ownership, and chances are you’re located in a hip part of town where you’re within walking distance of many great shops, restaurants and bars. Plus, if you’re living in a Bozzuto apartment, you also have access to… (Continue reading)

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Red Derby: Challenge Some Friends From Park Place at Petworth Metro to a Board Game at This Neighborhood Dive

May 22, 2015
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Sometimes you just want to chill out with a brewskie, a burger, and a couple of friends from Park Place at Petworth Metro, and at times like that, Red Derby might be just the spot. Regulars love the new roof deck, the efficient service, and the friendly vibe that invites strangers to mix and mingle… (Continue reading)

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The Institute of Contemporary Art: Enjoy a Cultural Outing Close to Park Lane Seaport

May 22, 2015
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South Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art shows that you don’t need to trek all the way to New York City to explore the arts. Though it was founded in 1936 to showcase the modern art that traditional museums were not yet exhibiting, its current location was constructed in 2006, making it the first major art… (Continue reading)

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Ford’s Theatre: Where Residents of Newseum Residences Can Step Back in Time

May 22, 2015
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When you step into the 19th-century Ford’s Theatre, you are overwhelmed with a sense of history. Everyone knows that the assassination of Abraham Lincoln changed the course of the United States, but when you actually step into the building where it happened, you realize that earth-shakingly important events can occur in humble, human-scale spaces. Since… (Continue reading)

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Sun & Earth Natural Foods Near Mariner Bay: An Annapolis Institution Since 1971

Locally owned and operated, Sun & Earth Natural Foods has served the Annapolis area for more than 40 years. Set into a small unassuming building on West Street, this independent health food store is stocked to the brim with sustainable, natural, and guilt-free products. Grocery offerings include bulk herbs and spices, as well as organic… (Continue reading)

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Arts ‘n Motion: Where Lodge at Seven Oaks’s Budding Talent Can Take the Stage

May 22, 2015
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Celebrating 10 years in Odenton, Arts ‘n Motion provides children with an outlet for self-expression and creativity. Here, you'll find dance classes for kids of every age, ranging from ballet, jazz, tap, and Broadway to contemporary hip hop. Sharing your home at Lodge at Seven Oaks with a pint-sized Picasso? Young artists can join a… (Continue reading)

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Calling All Vegetarians at Liberty Towers: Subia’s Organic Market Has the Groceries You Seek!

May 22, 2015
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A cozy little grocery and cafe in Jersey City, Subia’s Organic Market is an invaluable resource for Liberty Towers vegans, vegetarians, health food enthusiasts, and foodies alike. In the grocery area, you can pick up everything from organic fruits and vegetables to bulk beans and lentils, as well as a variety of quality vegan dairy… (Continue reading)

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Mi Cuba Cafe: Enjoy the Flavors of Cuban Fare Without Venturing Far From Highland Park

May 22, 2015
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Many Americans have tried and enjoyed a delicious Cuban sandwich, a refreshing mojito, or even an invigorating Cuban coffee. However, there is so much more to Cuban cuisine than the offerings that have made it into mainstream American life. Mi Cuba Cafe in Columbia Heights aims to showcase the rich culinary traditions of the island… (Continue reading)

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Bunny’s Sports Bar: A Neighborhood Favorite Close to Gaslight Commons

May 22, 2015
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It’s no exaggeration to say that Bunny’s Sports Bar is South Orange institution. The Pogany family has operated Bunny’s in South Orange for going on five generations now, and throughout that time, Bunny’s has operated as an authentic neighborhood bar — the kind of place where the bar and wait staff remember your name! At… (Continue reading)

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Bishop’s Collar: Meet Friends From Edgewater for Burgers and Brews

May 22, 2015
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Looking for a spot to kick off the holiday weekend near Edgewater? Instead of heading to the shore, why not enjoy a night out at the Bishop's Collar? This corner favorite in Fairmount serves upscale bar fare (steak sandwiches, goat cheese-topped salads, chicken fingers) within a casual environment replete with handsome wood. In fact, the… (Continue reading)

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Question for Residents of Capitol Yards DC: Have You Tried the Brioche French Toast at Station 4?

May 22, 2015
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Sumptuous decor and beautifully plated food make any meal at Station 4 a feast for all the senses. At least, that's according to regular diners of this popular DC restaurant, which specializes in modern American fare. Chef Orlando Amaro is at the helm at this eatery near Capitol Yards DC. He expertly combines the various… (Continue reading)