2020 Property of the Year Awards

Good luck to our 2020 finalists!

The Austin Apartment Association proudly announces the finalists for the 2020 Property of the Year Awards. Winners will be announced at the NEW! APEX Awards event to be held virtually in conjunction with the Professional of the Year Awards – on December 3, 2020.

All properties considered for a Property of the Year awards are evaluated on three categories:
  • staff and staff designations
  • physical/visual inspection
  • a blind shop of the property.

Judges for the staff and physical inspection categories are all members of the Austin Apartment Association. The blind shops are performed by an independent entity. Any property to be considered for an award must first be nominated during the annual call for nominations each fall.

2020 Award Categories and Finalists

  • Best Virtual Tour Award (NEW in 2020)

    Our new virtual world is ever-changing and evolving and virtually renting an apartment is part of that new world.  Show us how your community has risen to the occasion and changed the way you rent apartments by creating an alternative way to reach potential renters.  

  • CARE Award (Creating an Amazing Resident Experience) (NEW in 2020)

    The CARE Award recognizes a community that has excelled at keeping their residents satisfied and engaged during 2020.  How have you worked on resident retention?  Maybe you held a DJ'd porch party or hosted an ice cream truck visit or a socially distanced happy hour.  Submit the fun and creative things you have done in 2020!

  • Rise Above Award ​(NEW in 2020)

    The Rise Above Award is open to owner/management AND supplier members.  This award recognizes a company that has given back to the community in 2020.  Have you and your employees banded together to distribute PPE, have you provided mental health support, collected food for food pantry's or contributed to rental assistance programs.  Tell us how you have contributed to the well being of our community in 2020. 

  • Pearl Award (Lease-up Property Award) Affordable and mid/high-rise not included in this category) Any property that is less than 12 months old, either at the time of nomination or within one year of 1st move in at the time of nomination.

    • Altair Tech Ridge, Roscoe Properties

    • Copeland, Roscoe Properties

    • The Ridge at Headwaters, Suburban Homes

  • Topaz Award (Mid/High-Rise) Any property that has 9 or fewer residential floors, has interior corridors, elevators, and parking garage.

    • 7East, Greystar

    • FLORA Luxury Apartments, JCI Residential

    • The Kenzie at the Domain, Greystar

  • Crystal Award (Mid/High-Rise) Any property that has 10+ residential floors, has interior corridors, elevators, and parking garage.

    • The Bowie, Pinnacle

    • The Catherine, Christopher Commercial

    • Whitley, Greystar

  • Emerald Award (50 – 299 Units) Any garden-style property with four stories or fewer and surface parking built between 2010 and 2018

    • Hays Junction, Roscoe Properties

    • The Green at Plum Creek, Embrey Management Services

    • The Sarah, Carroll Property Management

  • Emerald Award (300 + units) Any garden-style property with four stories or fewer built between 2010 and 2018.

    • Bexley at White Stone, Weinstein Properties

    • Century Travesia, First Communities Management, Inc.

    • Pearl Lantana, Morgan Group, Inc.

  • Diamond Award (50-299 units) Built between 2000 and 2009

    • 5th Street Commons, Greystar

    • AMLI Eastside, AMLI

    • The Vue, Presidium Property Management

  • Diamond Award (300+ units) Built between 2000 and 2009

    • Alister Balcones, Mill Creek Residential Trust

    • Ellie, Roscoe Properties

    • Waters at Bluff Springs, Atlantic Housing Management

  • Sapphire Award (50-299 units) Built between 1990 and 1999

    • Belara Apartments, Roscoe Properties

    • Creekstone Apartment Homes, Greystar

    • Montelena, Greystar

    • Regal Parc Apartments, Greystar

  • Sapphire Award (300+ units) Built between 1990 and 1999

    • Folio, Greystar

    • Mesa Verde, Greystar

    • The Village at Gracy Farms, Greystar

  • Ruby Award (50-299 units) Built prior to 1989

    • Mesh Apartments, Roscoe Properties

    • South Lamar Village, Greystar

    • The Ivy, Roscoe Properties

    • Villas of La Costa, Belco Equities, Inc.

  • Ruby Award (300+ units) Built prior to 1989

    • Balcones Club, Presidium Property Management

    • Skyline at Barton Creek, Roscoe Properties

    • Solaris, Presidium Property Management

  • Onyx Award (Renovation Award) Any property with renovations having been done within the last three calendar years. The property must meet both interior and amenity renovations as identified.

    • AMLI South Shore, AMLI

    • Establishment, Roscoe Properties

    • Toscana, Greystar

  • Opal Award (Active Adult/55+) - NEW CLASSIFICATION - 85% of residents must meet the minimum age requirement of 55+.

    • Overture Arboretum, Greystar

    • Overture Domain, Greystar

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