WEST BOYLSTON, Mass. – Ruane Property Management, a Worcester-based property management company, recently announced that it is providing management services to the Thomas P. Joyce ‘59 Contemplative Center, a new retreat facility built for the College of the Holy Cross.

The Joyce Center is a 33,800 square foot complex, located on 52-acre site atop a hill overlooking the Wachusett Reservoir in West Boylston, Mass, and will allow for expansion of the student retreat program while providing space for new programs for faculty, staff and alumni. The building is equipped with living quarters, bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate 60 people. It also includes a chapel, meeting rooms and a dining room. The property is less than 20 minutes from the main campus.

In September 2016, Ruane Property Management began providing management services to the Joyce Contemplative Center, which includes overseeing of all maintenance, as well as, providing services for the daily operations at the center. Ruane Property Management will ensure the center is completely prepared for each scheduled event, whether it be a day time meeting or a multi-day retreat.

“I am very excited about establishing a relationship with a well renowned college and we are delighted to have the opportunity to manage the first off-campus building for Holy Cross,” stated Ellen Ruane, principal of Ruane Property Management.  Ruane continued, “it will be a new venture for both our company and Holy Cross. Our staff looks forward to working with the wonderful staff at Holy Cross and know we have their complete support in this new endeavor.”


Ruane Property Management was founded in September 2012 and is presently providing management services at twenty locations for a variety of tenants and uses, including retail/restaurant, commercial, general office, medical and residential properties located throughout the region. At Ruane Property Management, we provide the best and most comprehensive service in the industry.


The College of the Holy Cross (holycross.edu), located in Worcester, Massachusetts, is among the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,900 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Since its founding in 1843, Holy Cross has made a positive impact in society by graduating students who distinguish themselves as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.

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