Larken Associates Bolsters Multi-Family Leasing Portfolio with Acquisition of York County, PA Pet-Friendly Apartment Community

The View at Mackenzi YORK, PA 05/01/2020

Larken Associates, a regional leader in real estate building, development and management, announces the acquisition of The View at Mackenzi, a 224-unit pet-friendly apartment community, located at 2035 Patriot Street in York, Pa.

Located less than ten miles from downtown York and less than fifteen miles from downtown Hanover, The View at Mackenzi provides residents with a modern living experience nestled into the bucolic Pennsylvania countryside. Made up of two-bedroom, garden-style affordable apartments, every unit features an in-home washer and dryer, oak cabinetry, central air conditioning and a built-in microwave. Select units also feature eat-in kitchens with breakfast bars, hardwood flooring, patios and balconies, and stainless-steel appliances. Additionally, the pet-friendly apartment community features a wide range of amenities including a fitness center, walking and biking trails, and a package concierge. The pet-friendly community also boasts an on-site bark park for residents to enjoy with their dogs.

The acquisition of The View at Mackenzi, marks the firm’s second acquisition in York County. Earlier last year, the firm acquired The Reserve at Copper Chase, a 132-unit apartment and townhome community at 3145 Honey Run Drive less than ten miles from The View at Mackenzi. With the growth of their York portfolio, Larken Associates continues to enhance their Larken Living portfolio comprised of approximately 2,000 owned and/or managed residential units across 22 unique communities. Through their hands-on management strategy and highly experienced residential team, Larken Associates provides tenants with great living spaces in vibrant residential communities across a range of locations and property types throughout the northeast.

Made up of a diverse mix of lively downtowns and sprawling farmland spread across the Susquehanna River Valley, York County is among one of Pennsylvania’s most dynamic regions. Home to a variety of well-known national brands such as Utz Quality Foods, Harley-Davidson, Starbucks, Snyder’s Lance, Voith Hydro, BAE Systems and Johnson Controls, York County has long been an integral piece of the state’s manufacturing fabric. Over the past several years, York has also sought to reinvent itself as a cultural and entertainment hub with a variety of shopping, dining, and living options found throughout the county. With a wide range of flexible living spaces, both The View at Mackenzi and The Reserve at Copper Chase provide residents with easy access to all that York County has to offer.

“At the heart of our time-tested residential management platform lies our focus on responsive, hands-on property management and a long-term ownership strategy that ensures we can create unique residential communities in each of the diverse properties making up the Larken Living portfolio,” said Jessica Heckman, Director of Residential Asset Management, Larken Associates. “We look forward to leveraging this platform at The View at Mackenzi to foster the creation of a truly one-of-a-kind community for our residents in one of Pennsylvania’s most exciting markets.”

About Larken Associates
Larken Associates is a regional leader in real estate building, development and management. Leveraging over 50 years of experience, they are dedicated to bringing great living and working spaces to life through a long-term ownership strategy and full suite of in-house capabilities. With a diverse commercial portfolio consisting of nearly three million square feet and 800 tenants across office, industrial, retail and mixed-use and approximately 2,000 owned and/or managed residential units across 22 unique communities, Larken Associates’ is deeply committed to the communities in which they work as well as the tenants and residents who call their buildings home. To learn more about Larken Associates, please visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.