Lone Star Awards Nominations Now Open!

by April Royal, Capstone, AATC's Lone Star Awards Committee Chair

It’s that time again! The most wonderful time of the year! We invite you to nominate a worthy multifamily community or individual that you think represents the best-of-the-best in the industry. Whether it’s your boss or employee, or even a client, you can nominate a deserving candidate. NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!! 

Here is a breakdown of the upcoming Lone Star Awards Categories: 

LEASING CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR 

Any individual whose primary responsibility is leasing apartment homes, leasing consultants are also responsible for marketing, customer service, and assisting current residents with service request needs. 

ASSISTANT MANAGER OF THE YEAR  

Any individual who is responsible for assisting in collections, leasing, and/or daily community operations. 

PROPERTY MANAGER OF THE YEAR 

Any individual who directly manages and oversees the operations of one or more communities. 

REGIONAL PROPERTY SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR 

A Regional Property Supervisor must supervise (not directly manage) three (3) or more communities. 

SERVICE SUPPORT OF THE YEAR 

This category recognizes all maintenance support: Groundskeepers, Porters, Make-Ready Techs, Assistant Maintenance Techs, etc. 

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR 

Any individual who directly manages and oversees the maintenance operations of one or more communities. A Maintenance Supervisor is commonly referred to as a Lead Maintenance Technician. 

REGIONAL MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR 

A Regional Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for traveling within a region to direct and oversee the physical assets, general, major, emergency, and preventive maintenance repairs, construction or rehabilitation, CAPEX, and insurance-related projects for the property. This individual assists with Due Diligence projects, oversees purchases, contracts, and provides strong leadership/training in coordinating resources to maximize the successful operations of properties within the region. Qualifying positions for this category include, but are not limited to Regional Maintenance Manager, Regional Facilities Director, Construction Manager. 

COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR  

We combined the previous Property of the Year and Community Team of the Year awards into a new category. All communities who have been open for business, with residents living on-site, for twelve (12) months or more qualify for this category. There is no longer a requirement for how long team members have been at their current community. Four (4) total Community of the Year Awards will be given. 

We hope you take the time to fill out a Lone Star Award nomination. It is an honor to be nominated, and there is no better and easier way to show your appreciation to your team, peers, or clients. Nominations will close on Friday, October 23rd, so don’t delay. Visit https://www.aatcnet.org/lone-star-awards.html to start the simple nomination process today! 

Thanks to our LSA Category Sponsors! 

Title Sponsor:

  • MFI 

Category Sponsors: 

  • ALN Apartment Data 
  • Apartments.com 
  • BG Multifamily 
  • CAMP Construction 
  • DeFord’s Supply 
  • Earthworks 
  • Green Mountain Energy 
  • Impact Floors 
  • JLS Towing 
  • The Liberty Group 
  • Lowe’s Pro – MSH 
  • Reliant 

 For more information on AATC’s Lone Star Awards, contact Annie Williams at awilliams@aatcnet.org.