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Avenue Living Wins Gold in 12th Annual Best in Biz Awards

The organization demonstrates a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and customer service excellence. 

Calgary, Alberta – December 7, 2022 – Avenue Living Asset Management (“Avenue Living”) has been named a gold winner for Company of the Year – Canada by the Best in Biz Awards. 

By investing in the everyday and adding value to its properties, expanding the organization’s footprint, and focusing on its workforce and brand advantage, Avenue Living has demonstrated the ability to be defensible, stable, and strategic in its daily operations and long-term vision to drive value for its customers and stakeholders.  

The 12th annual Best in Biz Awards saw more than 700 entries from public and private companies of all sizes and represents diverse industries and regions in the U.S. and Canada, ranging from global brands to the most innovative start-ups and local companies. This year’s judges highlighted the winning companies’ visionary leadership, innovative strides in the use of new technologies, and the adoption of workplace best practices. Many winners also continued to invest in environmental and corporate social responsibility programs. 

“We’re incredibly proud of the resilience our team and organization showed throughout 2022,” says Jason Jogia, chief investment officer of Avenue Living. “Being named a gold winner for Company of the Year by the Best in Biz Awards is a testament to our team’s commitment to excellence and sustainability in the multi-family industry.” 

Since the program’s inception in 2011, winners of the Best in Biz Awards have been determined by independent judging panels assembled from some of the most respected national and local newspapers, TV and radio outlets, and business, consumer, technology, and trade publications in North America. The 2022 judging panel included, among others, writers from AdWeek, Computerworld, Forbes, The Globe & Mail, Inc., The Oregonian, and Portland Tribune. 

“The depth and breadth of this year’s nominees in Best in Biz Awards – and especially the winners – demonstrate savvy business acumen among the leadership and represent the type of entrepreneurship powering today’s economy,” said Dustin Klein, Smart Business, judging his first Best in Biz Awards competition.

After reviewing hundreds of submissions, the judges were impressed with Avenue Living’s growth, both in terms of employee numbers and assets under management. They highlighted Avenue Living’s focus on serving all stakeholders, including offering new features such as integrated payments through its fin-tech platform, Zenbase. Its resident retention and Google reviews clearly showcase how this has resulted in high resident satisfaction. In addition, the panel emphasized Avenue Living’s commitment to sustainability and its involvement in the United Nations-supported organization, Principles of Responsible Investment, to spearhead environmental retrofits, implement smart solutions, and update aging assets. 

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2022, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2022-winners.  

About Avenue Living Asset Management 

Founded on the principle of investing in the everyday, Avenue Living focuses on opportunities that are often overlooked by others, having grown to $4.25 billion CAD in aggregate assets under management across four private real estate investment mandates. The Avenue Living team includes over 900 professionals with expertise in real estate operations and transactions, property management, research, investment origination, and capital markets, as well as a suite of subject matter experts to support Avenue Living’s growing portfolio of multi-family residential, commercial, agricultural land, and self-storage assets. In addition to 15,000 multi-family units located in Canada and the United States, Avenue Living and its related entities own over 496,500 square feet of commercial space, 82,900+ acres of productive farmland, and more than 5 million square feet of self-storage space.   

About Best in Biz Awards 

Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has been the only independent business awards program judged by a who’s who of prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Over the years, judges in the prestigious awards program have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the global economy to some of the world’s most innovative start-ups and nimble local companies. Each year, Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 100 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media, PR and other categories. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com. 

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