ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept 08, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ — Thousands of New Mexicans who live and work in homeowner and condominium associations now have a statewide organization dedicated to issues and challenges faced by these common-interest communities.
Community association leaders in New Mexico have established a chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI), a national, nonprofit group that works on behalf of associations and their residents. The New Mexico chapter will be headquartered in Albuquerque. The national organization is headquartered in Alexandria, VA.
CAI estimates that 60 million Americans live in close to 300,000 associations nationwide.
Dozens of community association leaders in New Mexico have been involved in the effort to establish the new organization.
“The community association housing market in New Mexico has grown tremendously in recent years,” said Kimberly Corcoran, CMCA, AMS, vice president of operations for Canyon Gate Real Estate Services in Albuquerque and one of the industry leaders responsible for creation of the new CAI chapter. “The formation of a local CAI chapter is evidence of that growth and demonstrates the commitment of local companies to provide professional and reputable services to homeowners.
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