2022 Property of the Year Finalists

Each year the Austin Apartment Association recognizes outstanding individuals and properties who achieved excellence and are leaders in their field. The Property of the Year winners will be announced at the 2022 APEX Awards, on December 9, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Properties Are Evaluated On These Categories

  • Staff and staff designations
  • Physical/visual inspection
  • Blind shop of the property
  • Online Reputation Assessment (ORA) Score

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, and the ORA scores are provided by an independent research entity. Any property to be considered for an award were first nominated during the annual call for nominations.  

2022 Award Finalists

Amber Award (Affordable Housing)

Any affordable housing property. Must have income and rent restrictions on greater than 50% of the total number of units (e.g. HTC, AHDP, Bond, HOME, Housing Trust Fund, and COA Smart Housing)

  • Bridge At Terracina, Apartment Management Professionals (AMP)
  • Bridge at Center Ridge, Apartment Management Professionals (AMP)
  • The Haywood, Apartment Management Professionals (AMP)

C.A.R.E. Award

Creating an Amazing Resident Experience

  • Austin Avenue, Greystar 
  • Aura Thirty2, Avenue 5 Residential
  • Century Travesia, First Communities Management, Inc.
  • Lenox 7th, Kairoi Management
  • Marq Uptown, CWS Apartment Homes 
  • Midtown Commons, Greystar
  • Oak Park Apartments, Rainier Properties 
  • Overture Arboretum, Greystar 
  • Overture Domain, Greystar 
  • Overture Mueller, Greystar 
  • Saratoga Ridge, Knightvest Residential 
  • Solea Cedar Park, Sparrow Capital Partners 
  • Terrastone Travesia, Tricon Residential 
  • The Grand at Domain, Lincoln Property Company 
  • The Park at Monterey Oaks, Northland 
  • Trailhead, Greystar
Crystal Award (High-Rise)

Any property that has 10+ residential floors, has interior corridors, elevators, and a parking garage.

  • Ashton Austin, Greystar
  • The Bowie, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Whitley, Kairoi Residential

Diamond Award (50-299 units)

Any property built between 2000 and 2009 with 50-299 units.

  • 3500 Westlake Apartments, Greystar 
  • Hudson Miramont, Avenue5 
  • The Langdon on Parmer, RPM Living 

Diamond Award (300+ units)

Any property built between 2000 and 2009 with 300+ units.

  • 10x Living at Grandview, RPM Living 
  • Autumn Ranch on Swenson Farms, Greystar 
  • Residences at the Triangle, Greystar 

Emerald Award (50 – 299 units)

Any garden-style property with four stories or fewer and surface parking built between 2010 and 2019.

  • Elan East, Greystar 
  • Leander Park, Greystar 
  • Williamson at the Overlook, Cushman & Wakefield 

Emerald Award (300 + units)

Any garden-style property with four stories or fewer built between 2010 and 2019.

  • Lone Oak, Greystar 
  • Pearl Lantana, The Morgan Group 
  • The Michael at Presidio, Greystar 

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.

  • Henry Heights, RPM Living 
  • Madison Northridge, RPM Living 
  • SoNA, RPM Living 
Opal Award (Active Adult/55+) 

Any property where 85% of the residents are a minimum age of 55+

  • Overture Arboretum, Greystar 
  • Overture Domain, Greystar 
  • Overture Mueller, Greystar 

Pearl Award (Lease-up)

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.

  • Citizen House Kyle, Greystar 
  • Commons at Manor, Solidago Residential 
  • Laurel Apartments, Greystar 
  • The Emory, RPM Living 

Rise Above Award

Gave back to the community.

  • 21 Pearl, Texla Housing  
  • Century Travesia, First Communities Management, Inc. 
  • Overture Arboretum, Greystar 
  • Overture Domain, Greystar 
  • Overture Mueller, Greystar 
  • Radius at the Domain, RPM Living 
  • Terrastone Travesia, Tricon Residential 
  • The Langdon on Parmer, RPM Living 
  • The Marlowe Luxury Apartments, Grayco Partners

Ruby Award (50-299 units)

Any property built prior to 1989 with 50-299 units.

  • Bridge at Sterling Village, Apartment Management Professionals (AMP) 
  • Grove at Northwest Hills, ResProp Management 
  • Landmark at Barton Creek, RPM Living 

Ruby Award (300+ units)

Any property built prior to 1989 with 300+ units.

  • Balcones Club, ResProp Management 
  • Retreat at Barton Creek, Avenue5 Residential 
  • South Shore, ResProp Management 

Sapphire Award (50-299 units)

Any property built between 1990 and 1999 with 50-299 units.

  • Marquis at Barton Trails 1, CWS Apartment Homes  
  • Regal Parc, Greystar 
  • The Boulevard at Town Lake, Greystar 

Sapphire Award (300+ units)

Any property built between 1990 and 1999 with 300+ units.

  • Folio, Greystar 
  • Mesa Verde, Greystar 
  • The Village at Gracy Farms, Greystar 
Topaz Award (Mid-Rise)

Any property that has 9 or fewer residential floors, has interior corridors, elevators, and a parking garage.

  • 7East Apartments, The Morgan Group 
  • Lamar Union, Greystar 
  • Marq Uptown, CWS Apartment Homes  
  • West Koenig Flats, Greystar