Stiles Managed Properties and Team Win Record Eight "Building of the Year" Awards
Posted on 11/18/2015Stiles Property Management is proud to announce that five of its South Florida managed office and retail projects as well as several of its key personnel received a record eight TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) awards at the annual Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beach Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) gala. The ceremony took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood on Nov. 6, 2015.
"We are incredibly proud to be honored amongst our peers, and thank our staff and service providers who work tirelessly to ensure our properties shine," said Chris Rotolo, president of Stiles Property Management. "These awards underscore our amazing team and commitment to hands-on property oversight, sustainability programs, responsive service and quality maintenance."
The industry's most prestigious honors for quality management and standard-setting programs, the 2015 TOBY Awards marked a new record for Stiles Property Management for the most awards the company has received in a single year. This represented a win in each of the categories Stiles submitted for consideration in 2015.
The 2015 projects and teams honored include:
- 250,000 — 499,999 SF: The Bank of America Plaza at Las Olas City Centre, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Management Team: Judy Carter; Alex Missan; Mark Morin; Manny Taull; Lance Keller; Andre Ambrose
- 100,000 — 249,000 SF: Lake Shore Plaza II, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Management Team: Kelly Trahan; Paige Musch; Josephine Monico; Jack Logan; Jim Veltre; Laura Goetz (District Manager)
- Under 100,000 SF: Plaza at Las Olas (Stiles Headquarters), Fort Lauderdale, FL. Management Team: Nicki Oneill; Yakir Dotan; Brad Hart; Villard Vixamar
- Retail Award: Legacy Place Retail Shops, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Management Team: Wendy Hernandez; Ana Torres; Dwayne Soderberg; Laura Goetz (District Manager)
- Earth Award: The AutoNation Building Management Team: Megan Purdue; Paola Restrepo; Peter Diaz; Carlos Rada
Additional awards for outstanding management practices were presented to Stiles personnel. AutoNation Building property manager Megan Purdue received the Outstanding Member Award. In addition, Purdue, along with Stiles property manager Tricia Foreman, received the distinguished Ron Macklin Scholarship Awards for their continued contributions to the industry.
"We are truly grateful to receive these esteemed recognitions and look forward to continuing to set the benchmark for quality and excellence in commercial building management," said Rotolo.
The largest privately held commercial management provider in South Florida, Stiles Property Management has grown its management portfolio by more than ten percent in the last year to 17 million square feet of commercial properties. Some of its largest clients include Prudential Real Estate Advisors (NYSE: PRU), GLL Real Estate Partners GmbH, Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT), and J.P. Morgan Asset Management — Global Real Assets.
The TOBY Awards are the most prestigious awards of their kind in the commercial real estate industry. The awards recognize quality in office, industrial and retail buildings and reward excellence in building management. During the review process, all facets of a building's operations are thoroughly evaluated — from community involvement and site management to environmental and green policies and procedures.
Stiles is a full-service commercial real estate firm with a clear mission: Invest. Build. Manage. Stiles services include development, construction, tenant improvement, realty, property management, architecture, acquisitions and financing. The company is responsible for more than 43 million square feet of office, residential, industrial, retail and mixed-use projects throughout the southeastern United States. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Stiles has built its footprint throughout Miami, West Palm Beach, Naples/Fort Myers, Tampa, Orlando, and Jacksonville, Florida. The company also maintains a development office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Learn more about Stiles at www.stiles.com.