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PMA Announces Best Apartment Communities in Maryland, Virginia and DC

Gables Upper Rock Wins 2014 Best in Show PACE Award

2014 PACE Award Ceremony

The October 14 PACE Awards Ceremony at Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC, concluded the 2014 PACE Awards competition. Gables Upper Rock managed by Gables Residential won a PACE award in the category of market-rate properties in Maryland with rents $1,801 to $2,000 per month and also took the top honor of the evening – the Best In Show PACE Award!

The Property Management Association Apartment Community Excellence (PACE) Awards celebrate the professional excellence of PMA member-managed communities. More than 170 communities from the Washington, DC metropolitan area participated in the 2014 PACE Awards Program. Honors were given to communities that scored 95 or higher in a category on a 100-point scale. Twenty-five PACE awards were presented in the following categories:

• Best Affordable and Senior Housing Community in DC

• Best Affordable and Senior Housing Communities in Maryland (based on different rent levels)

• Best Affordable and Senior Housing Communities in Virginia (based on different rent levels)

• Best Market-Rate Communities in DC (based on different rent levels)

• Best Market-Rate Communities in Virginia (based on different rent levels)

• Best Market-Rate Communities in Maryland (based on different rent levels)

• Best Lease-up

Twenty-two communities from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia received a prestigious Judge’s Choice Award. Thirteen participating properties were recognized as 2014 Distinguished Communities. Congratulations to all the winners!

Click here to view a list of winners.

Click here to learn more about PACE Awards.

 

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