Washington, D.C. (PRWEB)
September 21, 2017
Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design, and construction industries, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 Multifamily Executive Awards. Three executives and 35 project winners were honored at a special event held during the 2017 Multifamily Executive Conference, which took place September 18–20 in Las Vegas.
Each year, MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE honors the industry’s best and brightest with its prestigious MFE Awards competition. Winning projects, leaders, and initiatives are featured in the September and October issues of MFE and at http://www.multifamilyexecutive.com.
For the first time this year, Multifamily Executive awarded a Hall of Fame honor to an executive whose career contributions have had a transformative impact on the industry as a whole. Jonathan F. P. Rose, president, Jonathan Rose Companies in Katonah, N.Y., was honored as our first Hall of Fame inductee. Over the course of his career, Rose and his team have scaled Jonathan Rose Cos. to 15,000 units, with $2 billion–plus in invested projects, and created a signature impact investment and development business model whose quadruple bottom line puts profit on par with purpose, people, and the planet.
“Jonathan Rose is our way of saying the bar is set high,” says John McManus, vice president, editorial director, Residential Group, at Hanley Wood. “He has traveled far, deep, and wide to discover what drives people to make cities for and of themselves, so that he can more helpfully imagine—on some greater order of magnitude than a single project, building, or subdivision—leverage points to bring transformation to the core locale’s economy and society. His projects evolve from a higher plane than they start on, thanks to Rose’s belief and insistence that they can blend affordability, livability, sustainability, community compatibility, and profitability.”
Yat-Pang Au, CEO and founder of Veritas Investments in San Francisco, was honored as the 2017 MFE Executive of the Year. Au grew his company, which was founded in 2007, from a boutique outfit that controlled a handful of properties he owned personally to a player that garners attention from major…