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About the Circle of Excellence

The Circle of Excellence is the premier South Florida Apartment Industry awards celebration. This is THE event where we recognize apartment communities, companies, and individuals who have gone above and beyond for the success of the industry. The Circle of Excellence hosts over 900 guests each year and is one of the largest apartment industry awards celebrations in the State of Florida. This celebratory, energizing gala is focused on honoring an industry, a lifestyle, and the hard-working professionals that help make the South Florida Apartment Industry one of the largest, fastest-growing and most successful in the nation.

Congratulations to our 2017 Circle of Excellence Award Winners!

  • 1.1 Community Manager of the Year - Garden Style Community: Fatima Cedeno, Marbrisa Apartment
  • 1.2 Community Manager of the Year - Mid-High Rise Community: Karla De Jesus, AMLI Sawgrass Village
  • 1.3 Maintenance Supervisor of the Year - Garden Style Community: James Ricatti, Midtown Delray
  • 1.4 Maintenance Supervisor of the Year - Mid-High Rise Community: Carlos Insuasty, Broadstone Harbor Beach
  • 1.5 Regional/District Manager of the Year: Tania Benitez, Rivergate KW Residential
  • 1.6 Corporate Employee of the Year: Kevin Neal, AMLI Residential
  • 2.1 Leasing Consultant of the Year - Garden Style Community: Kelley Motley, Seabourn Cove
  • 2.2 Leasing Consultant of the Year - Mid-High Rise Community: Evagelina Valdez, Grove Station Tower
  • 2.3 Assistant Manager of the Year - Garden Style Community: Jannette Hall, Bella Vista at Boca del Mar
  • 2.4 Assistant Manager of the Year - Mid-High Rise: Anissa Leon, The Manor at Flagler Village
  • 2.5 Maintenance Employee of the Year - Garden Style: Obadis Diaz, Mira Flores Apartments
  • 2.6 Maintenance Employee of the Year - Mid-High Rise: Juan Isaac, Worthing Place
  • 2.7 Housekeeper of the Year: Amapola Gonzalez, Harbour Cove Apartments
  • 2.8 Porter/Groundskeeper of the Year: Joseph Tlaga, Cross Keys Apartments
  • 3.1 Maintenance Team of the Year - Garden Style: Gables Town Colony
  • 3.2 Maintenance Team of the Year - Mid-High Rise: AMLI Flagler Village,
  • 4.1 Community of the Year Affordable - Garden Style: Harbour Cove Apartments
  • 4.2 Community of the Year Affordable - Mid-High Rise: Villa Esperanza
  • 4.3 Community of the Year Conventional - Garden Style: The Park at Kendall
  • 4.4 Community of the Year Conventional - Mid-High Rise: Gables Ponce
  • 4.5 Community Exterior Curb Appeal of the Year: Lakeridge at the Moors
  • 4.8 Community Amenities of the Year - Mid-High Rise: The Edge at Flagler Village
  • 4.9 Community Resident Activities of the Year: The Quaye at Wellington
  • 5.1 Community Model of the Year / Non-Designer: Island Reach
  • 5.2 Community Model of the Year / Designer: Seabourn Cove
  • 5.3 Community Clubhouse of the Year / Non-Designer: Lakeridge at the Moors
  • 5.4 Community Clubhouse of the Year / Designer: The Charleston
  • 5.5 Lease-Up of the Year: Atlantico at Miramar
  • 6.1 Community Social Media of the Year: AMLI Sawgrass Village
  • 6.2 Community Website of the Year: Broadstone at Brickell
  • 7.1 Community Renovation of the Year: The Sophia at Abacoa

Judging Process 

The awards were judged by prestigious apartment industry experts who are known nationwide. Each nomination category was reviewed by multiple, hand-selected judges. Each judge completed their own scoring matrix, which are collectively evaluated and added up. The nominee then with the highest overall score won the award for that category. 

Thank You to Our Circle of Excellence Sponsors

SIGNATURE SPONSOR

CHAMPAGNE TOAST
ENTERTAINMENT
PHOTO BOOTH
CLUB COE
MEET & GREET
DINNER
DINNER
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY
CENTERPIECE
ICE LUGE
TICKET
VALET PARKING
DESSERT
BAR
BAR
BAR
AWARDS
AWARDS

REGISTRATION

AUDIO VISUAL
AUDIO VISUAL

COFFEE STATION

DINNER MINTS

DESIGNATED DRIVER

DESIGNATED DRIVER

LIGHT UP THE CLUB

PATRON
PATRON

PATRON
PATRON

 PATRON

  PATRON

SIGNAGE

 STAGING & SOUND

  SECURITY