KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Morgan Properties had an outstanding night earning multi-family industry honors Thursday night at The 2013 Best in Apartment Living Awards ceremony as they received a total of 28 awards and 7 National Apartment Association (NAA) professional designations. Presented by the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia (AAGP), The Best in Apartment Living Awards are bestowed annually to apartment communities exhibiting excellence in operational and service standards.
“This year’s awards are a direct reflection of our highly qualified staff which demonstrates strong teamwork and continually strives to achieve our goal of being the leader in apartment management.”
The program is open to members of the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia, a local affiliate of the National Apartment Association. It was established in an effort to recognize those properties and individuals within the greater Philadelphia apartment industry who have exhibited excellence and professionalism. Industry experts are brought in from out of state to professionally judge all of the properties. Categories for the awards include: Community Presentation, Leasing & Marketing, Maintenance and Overall Community Excellence.
Winners of Maintenance Excellence for the overall care of the community included: First Place Honors went to Silk Factory Lofts in Lansdale, PA, Kingswood Apartments in King of Prussia, PA, Place One Apartments in Plymouth Meeting, PA and Abrams Run Apartments in King of Prussia. Second Place Honors went to Burnt Mill Apartments in Voorhees, NJ, Nieuw Amsterdam Apartments in Marlton, NJ, Main Street Apartments in Lansdale and Forge Gate Apartments in Lansdale. Third Place Honors went to Montgomery Woods in Harleysville, PA, Moorestowne Woods in Moorestown, NJ and Brookside Manor Apartments & Townhomes in Lansdale. Honorable Mention honors went to Timberlake Apartments in East Norriton, PA and Woodview at Marlton in Marlton, NJ.
Winners of Leasing & Marketing Excellence for overall marketing program including mystery shopping scores included: First Place Honors went to Forge Gate Apartments. Second Place honors went to Montgomery Woods and Brookmont Apartments in Philadelphia. Earning Third Place awards were Silk Factory Lofts and Main Street Apartments. Honorable Mention was achieved by Timberlake Apartments, Place One, Roberts Mill Apartments in Maple Shade, NJ and Woodview at Marlton.
Winners of Outstanding Community Presentation for overall curb appeal and detailed onsite inspection included: First Place Honors went to Silk Factory Lofts and Timberlake Apartments. Honorable Mention was received by Nieuw Amsterdam, Forge Gate, Brookside Manor Apartment & Townhomes and Sherwood Crossing Apartments & Townhomes in Philadelphia, PA.
Morgan Properties’ employees were also recognized with earning NAA professional designations in 2 educational categories. Receiving the National Association of Leasing Professional (NALP) designation were Amy Beth Britner from Place One, Danielle Calvert from Place One, Julianne Elise Freed from Kingswood and Casey Keckley from Montgomery Woods. Receiving the Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) designation were David Naroznowski from Timberlake, Mark Roberts from Montgomery Woods and Dan Watson from Place One,
“Morgan Properties is an organization that is built upon a commitment to excellence and we are proud to be recognized for this achievement by the AAGP,” stated Karen McAlonen, Regional Vice President of Property Operations. “This year’s awards are a direct reflection of our highly qualified staff which demonstrates strong teamwork and continually strives to achieve our goal of being the leader in apartment management.”
ABOUT The AAGP – AAGP is a not-for-profit Delaware Valley association that serves the multi-family housing industry by providing a forum to focus the collective strength of its members to provide educational, public relations and governmental affairs services enhancing opportunities for quality rental housing.
About Morgan Properties – Established in 1985 by Mitchell L. Morgan, Morgan Properties is a real estate investment, development and management company headquartered in King of Prussia, PA. Morgan Properties owns and manages 115 apartment communities with over 30,000 units located in ten states throughout the country, primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Region.