09 Oct

How Borrowers Can Get Flexibility from Lenders to Cope with the COVID-19 Crisis

At Flock DC, CEO Lisa Wise leads a family of three companies that manages more than 2,300 rental units scattered across a hundred apartment, condo and co-op buildings, in addition to another thousand single-family properties — all in the District.

06 Oct

Business of Pride: Lisa Wise

Check out our boss lady extraordinaire, Lisa Wise, who was recently recognized in the Washington Business Journal Business of Pride issue for being not only an incredible leader, but a leader that is unapologetically herself. Here at Flock, Lisa has created an environment for each of us to be our best selves, our truest selves, and for that we are not only grateful but PROUD.

30 Sep

“Cause-Driven” An Interview with Lisa Wise, CEO at Flock DC

On today’s podcast episode our guest is Lisa Wise, founder and CEO of FlocK DC, a property management company founded in 2009, based in Washington DC in the USA where I visited in 2015. Lisa describes her employee-owned company as cause-driven, entrepreneurial, and community focused.

Fly High, Justice, Ginsburg

Somewhere in the mid-1970s, I called Pocatello, Idaho my idahome. Around the same time, my somewhere-in-her-mid-to-late 20’s mother was a newly-minted divorcee and an enthusiastic ceramicist and printmaker. Together with a stained-glass artisan named Judy, she rented a gallery space in the (still) not thriving downtown. We’d pull up in her brown Pinto and proceed to shape some of my fondest memories.

23 Sep

See How Americans are Morning Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Nation's Capitol

Across the United States and at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., this past weekend, many people—especially women—echoed that sentiment as they reflected on the life of 87-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

04 Sep

Hatching An Anti-Racist Company

On the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, we continued the fight for equality and marched again. Flock DC is rooted in the belief that we must lead with empathy and fight for the equality of all. We are dedicated to taking the necessary steps to address social inequalities both within our industry and the community we serve.

12 Aug

Growing with Purpose Podcast: "Empathy Is My Engine" with Lise Wise

"On this episode of the Growing with Purpose podcast, host Paul Spiegelman talks with Lisa Wise, who leads Flock DC, a family of service companies with an innovative approach to real estate management and preservation."

Hatching An Anti-Racist Company

Our business isn’t new; it began 12 years ago when Lisa grew her side hustle as a landlady into Flock DC, a family of real estate management companies in the District proper. Today, we tend to thousands of homes and 52 co-workers. Although this enterprise has been around for a while, we recognize that now, today, is a critical time to start over. To rehatch, if you will: at Flock, we love a good bird metaphor.