Industry awards and recognition

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is recognized for outstanding design and management by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Multifamily Executive, and others.

AvalonBay's corporate and property-specific awards rank among the most prestigious in the multi-family housing industry and include:

2017

Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces 2017

2016

Engineering News Record (ENR) is an American weekly magazine that provides news, analysis, data and opinion for the construction industry worldwide.

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In 2016 we earned multiple mentions with ENR.com:

2015

  • NAREIT Leader in Light Award
  • ENR.com (Engineering News Record) listed AvalonBay Communties as the 33rd largest construction management-at-risk firm in the US and in position 82 in its ranking of the top 400 contractors in the US. AvalonBay Communities was also listed among the Top 250 Global Contractors (rank 230) and Top 100 Green Contractors (rank 62).
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Inc - Excellence in Construction Award - Residential Multi/High Rise Construction for Avalon Mosaic in Virginia and Excellence in Construction Award - Residential for Avalon Hayes Valley in California.
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Inc - Excellence in Construction Award - Residential for Avalon Hayes Valley
  • NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry - Best Garden Apartment Community Award for Avalon Baker Ranch and Best Repositioning of a Multifamily Asset for AVA Pacific Beach.

2014

  • Multifamily Executive Project of the Year: High Rise Apartment - AVA High Line
  • Multihousing News Silver Award for Most Tech-savvy Community - AVA 55 Ninth
  • Pillars of the Industry Best High Rise Award for AVA 55 Ninth and finalist in the Best Leasing or Sales Center category for AVA Back Bay

2013

  • NAREIT Leader in Light Award
  • NAHB Best in American Living Gold Award in the category Development: 5 Stories and Over (for Rent) for AVA H Street
  • Multifamily Executive Project of the Year: Mid Rise Apartment - AVA H Street
  • Multihousing News Gold Awards in the categories Best New Development: Mid Rise and Most Tech-savvy Community as well as Silver Award in the category Best Apartment Community for AVA H Street
  • Pillars of the Industry Award in the category Best Interior Merchandising at a Multifamily Community for Avalon First and M
  • Delta Associates Awards of Excellence for AVA H Street for Innovative Design
  • Great American Living Award for AVA H Street for Interior Merchandising

2012

  • NAREIT Leader in Light Award
  • NJAA (New Jersey Apartment Association) Property Management Company of the Year
  • NAREIT CARE Bronze Award in the category Presentation and Design for the 2011 Annual Report
  • Dividend Channel Top 25 Socially Responsible Dividend Stock Award

2011

  • Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York Developer of the Year Award
  • Multifamily Executive Top 10 Multifamily Developers Award

2010

  • Multifamily Executive Awards in the category Project of the Year: High Rise for Avalon Towers Bellevue and Project of the Year: Low Rise for Avalon Irvine
  • Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI) Award in the category Community of the Year over 50 Homes for Avalon Charles Pond
  • Connecticut Apartment Association (CTAA) Community of the Year Award for Avalon Huntington
  • NAREIT CARE Award for Best Investor Communications
  • Pillars of the Industry winner in the category Best Conversion/Repositioning of a Multifamily Asset for Avalon Burbank