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Our Awards and Recognitions

What drives our performance.

Our perspective and our principles are what drive our performance at Grubb Properties. Our essential housing strategy, team members, and portfolio have earned numerous awards and recognition. Below are some of our most recent accolades.

Charlotte Sustainability Award

Inspiring Building Project 2022

Our CYKEL Apartments won the 2022 Charlotte Sustainability Award for Inspiring Building Project. This award reflects the commitment and hard work we've put in towards a strategy that provides essential housing, as well as the efforts we make to ensure our communities are efficient and promote and enable a greener, friendlier lifestyle.

GlobeSt. | 2020 & 2021

Multifamily Influencer Award

Grubb Properties has won this award both in 2020 and 2021. The GlobeSt. award recognizes skills, achievements, and the impact a company has had on the industry.

epIQ Index

Top Management Companies & Communities

Grubb Properties ranked in the Top 10 of Management Companies in our category, achieving a 93.53 epIQ ranking. The epIQ (Experience & Performance Intelligence Quotient) ranking is considered the most authentic, transparent, and actionable metric within the multifamily industry. We are ranked on our renters' ratings, the number of reviews, review response engagement, and review reply time.

Charlotte Sustainability Award

Inspiring Large Business 2021

Each year Sustain Charlotte honors local sustainability leaders who are leading the way for a more sustainable future through their work. Grubb Properties was recognized for our focus on essential housing through Link Apartments℠ and our work to promote and enhance alternative transportation options in our communities.

Charlotte Business Journal

2022 Most Admired CEOs

Grubb Properties' CEO, Clay Grubb, has been selected as one of Charlotte’s Most Admired CEOs by the Charlotte Business Journal. Clay joins a list of 38 other established leaders in their fields who are making significant contributions to the greater Charlotte area, per the Charlotte Business Journal.

Business North Carolina

2022 Power List

Clay Grubb, CEO, was once again named to the Power List of North Carolina’s most influential leaders. The list features the most successful developers, contractors, and residential brokerage company owners in North Carolina.

Top 25 Fund Manager

Clark Spencer, Managing Director, was named as a Top 25 Fund Manager by Clark leads our company’s Qualified Opportunity Fund program and private wealth capital-raising platform. This award recognizes the industry’s leading and most influential Opportunity Zones Professionals.

National Green Building Standard (NGBS)

NGBS Green PRO Designation

Colin Walker, Sustainability Manager, is the first ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) professional in the nation to become an NGBS Green PRO. This professional designation validates expertise in green, sustainable building design, construction, and certification. The program is sponsored and administered by Home Innovation Research Labs, the entity behind the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certification program.

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