SOURCE: Jupiter Communities, LLC
November 03, 2010 09:17 ET
Jupiter Communities Wins Multiple Coveted CAMME Awards
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - November 3, 2010) - Jupiter Communities grabbed the gold in several categories at the Chicagoland Apartment Association's (CAA) 2010 Chicagoland Apartment Marketing and Management Excellence (CAMME) Awards on Friday, October 15th.
Jack Seary, a Jupiter Communities Leasing Consultant in downtown Chicago, was presented with the distinguished Leasing Professional of the Year award. 215 West, a brand-new luxury green high-rise apartment tower managed by Jupiter Communities, received multiple prestigious awards in four categories: Floorplans - 3 Bedroom, Property Marketing - Electronic, Property Advertising, and Property Marketing and Advertising Excellence. Located in the Chicago Loop, the 50-story 215 West features 389 studio/convertible, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom apartment homes and is anticipated to receive LEED certification. Residences at 215 West include stainless steel Frigidaire® Energy Star® appliances, granite countertops, washers and dryers, and floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of the city. The building is pet friendly and offers a wide selection of amenities including a 24-hour door attendant, fitness club, theater, game room, party room, business center, and a landscaped green roof with a pool and sundeck. For more information, visit www.215WestApts.com or contact the leasing office at (312)521-5900.
"We are very excited," said Kellie DeVilbiss, President. "These awards are truly an honor for our people and a testament to their hard work and commitment to excellence. They've been recognized by their peers and by the Chicagoland Apartment Association for continuing to do an outstanding job."
The CAMME Awards program is held annually to celebrate multifamily housing companies and professionals that have demonstrated excellence in the previous year. Judging for the awards is done by industry and association members and CAMME Awards are given to properties/companies who are top performers in several categories, including: professional accomplishments, marketing programs, staff training programs, apartment and property condition, landscaping and curb appeal, maintenance programs, attainment of occupancy goals and standards, achievement of financial goals, resident satisfaction, and community outreach programs.
About Jupiter Communities
Jupiter Communities, a subsidiary of RAIT Financial Trust (NYSE: RAS), is a full-service multifamily property management company with approximately 11,000 apartment units under management nationwide. The leadership at Jupiter Communities boasts more than 50 years of industry experience managing and maximizing the value of apartment communities across the nation, giving it the ability to offer expert advice and superior services including property management, valuations and market studies, accounting, due diligence, dispositions, and construction management. For more information, please visit www.jupitercommunities.com or contact Kellie DeVilbiss at 312-924-1601.
About the CAA
The Chicagoland Apartment Association was founded in 1990 to represent the interests and professional development needs of property management owners and managers in the Chicago area and suburbs. The CAA is the area's preeminent apartment-related organization, with a membership of 350 of the most accomplished men and women working in the field. These professionals manage more than 600 properties and 120,000 apartments in the greater six-county Chicago area. In addition to the annual CAMMEs, the CAA provides continuing and timely educational opportunities and legislative representation for its members. For more information, please visit the Chicagoland Apartment Association website www.caapts.org or call (847) 678-5717.