Developer Awards

Developer Awards encompass the full spectrum of market-rate and for-sale multifamily products ranging from garden, mid-rise and high-rise apartments and condos to adaptive reuse, student housing, mixed-use communities, green building concepts and more. Winning entries in the Developer Award community categories are automatically nominated for the Multifamily Community of the Year Award: the NAHB Multifamily Pillars Awards’ top honor.

Best Garden Apartment Community

Winner: Kirkpatrick Park 

Smith Gee Studio 


Jefferson Reserve               Lakeyard District            Park at Estancia 

JHP Architecture/Urban Design     Faulkner Design Group              JHP Architecture/Urban Design  


Best Low-Rise Apartment Community

winner: Broadstone Arden   

AO, H. Hendy Associates



J Creekside at Exton      Neptune Marina           Trinity Union    

CBG Building Company             TCA Architects                        CBG Building Company        

Best Mid-Rise Apartment Community

winner: Wyndwood 25

Related Group


J Malden Center            Main & Clay                   Vici Apartments          

Jefferson Apartment Group    Smith Gee Studio                      AO                                                          


Best High-Rise Apartment Community

winner: Liberty Harbor East   

Bozzuto, Hickok Cole Architects 


Union Place                       Union West                      West Half    

Toll Brothers Apartment Living    ZOM Living                                 JBG Smith

Best Condominium Community

winner: Novel Park    



Castle Street Cottages      Penn Eleven                    The Bristol

East Greenwich Cove Builders      Hickok Cole Architects               Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Best Student Housing Rental Apartment Community


winner: City Centre                                    winner: the Academic and Residential Complex                            

Humphreys & Partners Architects                                       American Campus Communities                                      

Best in Green Market Rate Multifamily Community


winner: Plaza Verde                                                                                                                         

American Campus Communities     




Runberg Architecture Group  

Best 55+ Multifamily Development

winner: Epoque Golden   

Lawrence Group 


Revel Lodi                           Revel Vegas

The Wolff Company                        The Wolff Company

Best Mixed-Use Community

winner: 255 Assay    

Steinberg Dickey Collaborative 


J Malden Center               The Local

Jefferson Apartment Group          Humphreys & Partners Architects                                    

Best Adaptive Reuse

winner: Zephyr         

Affirmed Housing                                                      


Prospect Yard                                                 

Woda Cooper Companies                                                                                              

Best Repositioning / Redevelopment of a Multifamily Asset

winner: Princeton Bradford Apartments   

Princeton Properties Management 


Camden Dulles Station                                     

HPA Design Group                                                                                                   

Best Community Amenities

winner: The Waterline Club 

GID Development Group


Jefferson Silverlake          Union Place

JPI                                                   Toll Brothers Apartment Living