Edge Commercial, a regional full-service commercial real estate services firm, has announced the selection of Christina Martin as the firm’s new Director of Property Management. She was formerly President of Investment Properties, a local company involved with asset and construction management as well as development services, where she was associated since 2003.
In her new capacity, Ms. Martin will oversee comprehensive operations of the company’s property management function which will encompass marketing, direct day-to-day management of properties, supervision of activities of all property management professionals and vendors, and interfacing with property owners to ensure the long-term value of each asset. Her responsibilities will also include taking a proactive approach to asset management to provide high-quality environments for every tenant and their employees.
“Given her extensive asset management experience and successful track record in growing a portfolio, Christina represented the ideal professional to educate the real estate community about our synergistic approach to commercial real estate services and drive the business development function,” explained Joseph A. Sutton, Jr., Managing Partner – Edge Commercial. “We intend to invest the necessary resources to build this division to rival any in the Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia region, utilizing a model that emphasizes relationship building and value-add services. This market is consistently among the healthiest real estate sectors in the country, and we have demonstrated that our ears-to-the-ground and nimble approach to solving complex real estate challenges resonates with real estate owners and landlords.”
Martin is a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) and past-President and current Board Member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Shephard University.
“The EDGE platform provides property owners with an all-inclusive suite of commercial real estate services and I was attracted by the opportunity to apply my leadership skills to this division and work side-by-side with a highly respected commercial real estate team that places a high value on teamwork,” stated Christina Martin. “Given our size and local ownership, a major differentiation point will always be our pledge to work intimately with our clients and provide timely, insightful and pro-active asset management solutions.”