The Apartment Association of Southeast Texas (AASET) has announced 2016-2017 Property Manager of the Year: Sharon Smith; Assistant Manager of the Year: Rhonda Martin; and Lead Maintenance Technician of the Year: Billy Smith, Sr. All three award recipients are from The Regency Apartments, a Better World Properties LLC apartment community located in Beaumont Texas.

Each award was individually nominated and selected from over 22,000 units comprised of 272 apartment communities, homes and townhomes.

The Apartment Association of Southeast Texas (AASET) is the region’s foremost multifamily trade association representing: Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange and Tyler counties in Southeast Texas. The AASET actively monitors local, state, and national legislative and regulatory changes that affect the multifamily industry. The AASET staff, working with Texas Apartment Association (TAA) and the National Apartment Association (NAA) is committed to protecting multifamily business interests and better serve the housing needs of resident in communities throughout region.

The Regency Apartments is a case study in success utilizing many facets of the roll-up-your-sleeves, visionary management style that is a hallmark Better World Properties LLC’s success. Originally acquired by ownership eleven years ago, the property was successfully renovated within budget, carefully optimized and managed over the years, refinanced twice with extraction of equity and continues to enjoy strong occupancy and ROI. Throughout the asset’s life cycle, Better World Properties LLC staff has placed strong emphasis on continuous training and active management always with the long-term strategy in mind.

Congratulations to Sharon Smith, Rhonda Martin and Billy Smith, Sr. Cheers to a job well done.