October 2, 2019 The Waterfall Catering & Special Events 3416 Philadelphia Pike Claymont, DE 19703
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CALL FOR ENTRY – 2019 It’s time to enter your community into the “2019 Best of Delaware Apartment Living Awards. “ This honor recognizes excellence within the industry in Delaware. Show the public and your peers that your community offers the physical qualities, marketing achievements and management caliber of an award-winning property. All winners are bestowed with distinction to proudly display the “2019 Best of Delaware Apartment Living Award “and logo when advertising and marketing their communities. Community nominations are judged within rental price point for each category entered. Judging Categories for Properties (each eligible for 1st and 2nd Place Awards)
NEW!!!! We wanted to simplify the nomination process and also do something a little fun and creative. Nominations for the following:
Property Manager of the Year Leasing Professional of the Year Maintenance Team of the Year Maintenance Supervisor of the Year Rookie of the Year
We are requesting a short 5 minute video as your submission.
It will be your time to SHINE, GET CREATIVE and tell us why you were nominated and why YOU should receive this AWARD!!!
New categories this year:
Affordable Housing Business Partner of the Year DAA Business Partner Individual Volunteer of the Year DAA Property Management Volunteer of they Year
Regional Manager and Property Management Company of the year nominations will be completed in an in person interview.
BEST OF LUCK TO ALL OF 2019 PARTICIPANTS!! MUST BE COMPLETED NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2019 In addition, there are Individual and Team Awards! Please see a complete list of Best of Delaware categories Please forward all participating community registrations via email to Candy McVey at firstname.lastname@example.org
LEASING AND MARKETING EXCELLENCE will be awarded to the community who displays a high level of understanding on how to lease their community to prospects and market their community through various marketing avenues.
MAINTENANCE EXCELLENCE will be awarded to the community whose maintenance appearance and processes will have shown to be outstanding. The community’s overall maintenance appearance (i.e. maintenance common areas and shop) and processes will have been demonstrated by its ability to maintain a clean property with a high standard around curb appeal throughout the community. Additionally, Maintenance Excellence will have shown a high standard to follow common maintenance practices and procedures as indicated by maintenance logs or similar tracking methods. INDIVIDUAL/TEAMSUBMISSION OF VIDEO, PICTURES OF SHOP AND MAKE READIES TO SHOW WHY YOU STAND ABOVE AND BEYOND.
OVERALL COMMUNITY EXCELLENCE is an award given to a property that, as a whole, is exemplary. The property that receives this award will have set the standard for property operations, curb appeal, outstanding customer service and a cohesive team that truly cares about the property’s overall appearance and operations. Three categories will be included in Leasing and Marketing Excellence, Maintenance Excellence and Curb Appeal.
RENOVATED PROPERTY OF THE YEAR Similar to Property of the Year, this category recognizes a property that has been renovated within the last three years to improve its quality, aesthetics and/or all-around value. Renovated Property nominees will be required to submit before and after photos of the work along with the site plans.
REGIONAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR award recognizes the efforts, leadership and commitment of those Portfolio Managers whose attributes, quality and performance have helped to make their portfolio of properties and team a success. Those nominated for this award should possess exceptional leadership, property performance, financial performance and organizational skills. It is the leadership and skill set of the Portfolio Manager that motivates and inspires their team’s performance. This person must have at least two years’ experience in this role. IN PERSON INTERVIEW WILL BE REQUIRED!!
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR award recognizes the property management company which, as a whole, is exemplary in all aspects of property management, community service and personnel excellence. IN PERSON INTERVIEW WILL BE REQUIRED
LEASING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR award recognizes the top performers in leasing. A good leasing person is performance driven and naturally successful because of enthusiasm for the position, follow-up, sales skills and exemplary customer service. A property cannot be successful without the commitment of a dynamic leasing person and their exceptional closing skills. INDIVIDUALSUBMISSION OF VIDEO FROM NOMINEE. AN ESSAY WILL BE REQUIRED FROM THE PERSON WHO NOMINATED INDIVIDUAL.
MAINTENANCE TECH OF THE YEAR award was added to recognize efforts to support properties and management with outstanding performance. This person demonstrates a strong work ethic, a professional attitude and a willingness to learn from their managers to create a successful maintenance team. INDIVIDUALSUBMISSION OF VIDEO FROM NOMINEE. AN ESSAY WILL BE REQUIRED FROM THE PERSON WHO NOMINATED INDIVIDUAL.
MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR The Maintenance Manager of the Year will be awarded to one who has shown outstanding efforts and organizational skills and who has maintained overall property performance and appearance. This professional demonstrates a strong ability to train and mentor others. A successful Maintenance Manager leads by example, possesses good leadership skills and always gives 110%. INDIVIDUALSUBMISSION OF VIDEO FROM NOMINEE. AN ESSAY WILL BE REQUIRED FROM THE PERSON WHO NOMINATED INDIVIDUAL.
MAINTENANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR will be awarded to the team who has shown outstanding efforts and organizational skills and who has maintained overall property performance and appearance. The team will have demonstrated a strong ability to work together and maintain a high set of standards. A successful team leads by example, possesses good leadership skills and always gives their community and its residents 110%.
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD (INDIVIDUAL & PMC) are given to those who go above and beyond in their community and through their charity efforts. Those that show care and compassion helping others will make perfect candidates for this award. INDIVIDUALSUBMISSION OF VIDEO FROM NOMINEE. AN ESSAY WILL BE REQUIRED FROM THE PERSON WHO NOMINATED INDIVIDUAL.
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR (ANY POSITION) This award is a great opportunity to recognize those individuals who have excelled within their first year and demonstrated a strong potential for long term success in our industry. This person must have been in the industry for at least six months and have less than one year’s experience in property management. INDIVIDUALSUBMISSION OF VIDEO FROM NOMINEE. AN ESSAY WILL BE REQUIRED FROM THE PERSON WHO NOMINATED INDIVIDUAL.
WEBSITE EXCELLENCE is awarded to a Property Management Company website and to a Property website (two different awards) whose website possesses a user-friendly platform, which is easy to navigate through, shows amenities, is aesthetically pleasing, and reflects the overall Property Management Company or Property.
BUSINESS PARTNER OF THE YEAR (NEW) are given to those who go above and beyond for the Delaware Apartment Association and through their sponsorship efforts and dedication to the association.
DAA BUSINESS PARTNER INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR (NEW) are given to those who go above and beyond for the Delaware Apartment Association and through taking the time to volunteer during our association events, committees, membership meetings.
PROPERTY DAA VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR (NEW) are given to those who go above and beyond for the Delaware Apartment Association and through taking the time to volunteer during our association events, committees, membership meetings.
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