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Chicagoland Apartment Association names 2016 CAMME Awards winners

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More than 1,000 industry professionals attend the Chicagoland Apartment Association's prestigious CAMME awards each year to honor excellence across every facet of Chicagoland's apartment industry.

The 2016 Chicagoland Apartment Marketing and Management Excellence (CAMME) Awards celebrated 54 winners at its 23rd annual gala Nov. 3, at Chicago's Navy Pier.

More than 1,000 industry professionals attend the Chicagoland Apartment Association's CAMME awards each year to honor excellence across every facet of Chicagoland's apartment industry.

The CAA represents more than 6,000 apartment professionals who own and/or manage approximately 900 properties and 180,000 apartment units throughout the Chicagoland area.

This year, more than 300 entries were submitted. Winners were selected based on their ability to meet or exceed a set standard of criteria, including financial and performance goal achievement, overall exterior condition, curb appeal and maintenance of the property, landscaping, condition and design, marketing, community outreach programs and resident satisfaction.

Five properties were recognized with the most prestigious CAMME, the Property Excellence Award, honoring top performance in the following categories:

Property Excellence for Mid-Rise/High-Rise Buildings built between 2010-2015

The Madison at Racine located in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood, managed by Lincoln Property Company

Property Excellence for Mid-Rise/High-Rise Buildings built between 1965-1993

Presidential Towers on the border of Chicago's Loop and West Loop neighborhoods, managed by Waterton.

Property Excellence for Vintage Buildings

The Ella Apartments in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, managed by TLC Management Company

Property Excellence for Low-Rise/Garden Apartment Buildings built between 1965-1993

Green Trails Apartments in Lisle, managed by Marquette Management Inc.

Property Excellence for Low-Rise/Garden Apartment Buildings built between 1994-2009

Farmington Lakes Apartment Homes in Oswego, managed by Marquette Management, Inc.

"The CAMME Awards remind me of how honored I am to lead an association full of members who work so hard to provide great living experiences for their residents," said Steve Rappin, CAA board president. "The Chicagoland Apartment Association represents companies ranging from owners of two-flats to the largest publicly traded real estate investment trusts-the awards earned this evening truly reflect a level of excellence in our industry."

To view the complete list of 2016 CAMME Award winners, click here.