2019 Finalists

Congratulations to the 2019 Pillars Awards Finalists!

Winners will be announced at an awards luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Las Vegas. For more information on the luncheon, or purchasing tickets, please visit the Awards page.


Finalists and winners are selected by a diverse panel of judges representing all aspects of the multifamily industry across the country.


The Pillars Awards are broken down into five groups: Developer, Affordable, Marketing, Firm, and Individual with subcategories from there. Each group has its own page listing the finalists.

Developer Awards

Best Garden Apartment Community (Four Stories or Less)
Best Low-Rise Apartment Community (Non-Garden, Five Stories or Less)
Best Mid-Rise Apartment Community
Best High-Rise Apartment Community (10-Plus Stories)
Best Condominium Community
Best Student Housing Rental Apartment Community
Best Military or Veterans Housing
Best 55+ Multifamily Development
Best Mixed-Use Community
Best Adaptive Reuse (From Non-Residential Product to Rental Apartment)
Best Repositioning / Redevelopment of a Multifamily Community
Best Community Amenities

Marketing Awards

Best Interior Merchandising of a Leasing or Sales Center
Best Interior Merchandising of a Common Area
Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Unit
Best Overall Leasing or Sales Campaign for a Multifamily Community
Best Property Website

Affordable Awards

Best Affordable Apartment Community (Up to 100 units)
Best Affordable Apartment Community (Over 100 units)
Best in Green Affordable Multifamily Community

Firm Awards

Multifamily Development Firm of the Year
Property Management Company of the Year
Multifamily Builder of the Year

Individual Awards

One to Watch

Photo Credit: Elysian at Stonelake, 2017 Finalist, Best Garden Apartment Community