Quantum Wins at the 2019 PACE Awards

PACE AwardsThe Property Management Association recognized the best communities in the industry at the 9th Annual Apartment Community Excellence(PACE) Awards Ceremony, held October 17, 2019, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel.

Ten Quantum-managed communities were recognized, continuing Quantum’s dedication to excellence through professionally managing communities with expertise, knowledge, and passion, making our communities physically and fiscally secure, and enriching the lives of our residents.

Covenant Village Apartments (Germantown, MD)
Senior MD Winner

Marywood Apartments (Manassas, VA)
Senior VA Winner

Vida Brightwood Senior Residences (Washington, DC)
Affordable DC Winner

Mrs. Philippines Home for Senior Citizens (Oxon Hill, MD)
Distinguished Senior Community

Elmwood House (Arlington, VA)
Distinguished Senior Community

Emerson House (Bladensburg, MD)
Distinguished Senior Community

Morris Glen Apartments (Alexandria, VA)
Distinguished Senior Community

Evergreen House (Annandale, VA)
Distinguished Senior Community

Gum Springs Glen Apartments (Alexandria, VA)
Distinguished Senior Community


The Property Management Association’s Apartment Community Excellence Awards recognize excellence in the management of multifamily residential properties.

PMA established criteria that only honor truly exceptional properties. Esteemed property management professionals serve as judges. They have the knowledge and experience to look past veneers to truly evaluate a property’s ability to deliver superior living experiences. The criteria judges use to evaluate communities include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Landscaping/Grounds/Curb Appeal
  • Reception Area/Leasing Center
  • Building Interior; Building Health and Safety
  • Common Areas and Amenities
  • Resident Services
  • Resident Events and Activities
  • Marketing Outreach
  • Community Service and
  • Resident Retention

Awards are given in four categories to help assure apples-to-apples comparisons. The award categories are

  • Market rate
  • Lease-up (properties less than a year old)
  • Affordable (Any tax credit/government assisted program)
  • Senior (55+ communities that are 75% senior, including those that are affordable)

Within the four categories, properties compete against those with comparable rents in the same state.