Avesta Communities Personnel Named Maintenance Mania Finalists
TAMPA, Fla., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Avesta Communities today announced that three of its maintenance personnel are competing for the Maintenance Mania National Championship title at the 2013 National Apartment Association Conference & Expo on June 20, 2013. These finalists will compete against seventeen others for time in skill-based games consisting of common maintenance activities.
After competing at a local event hosted by the Bay Area Apartment Association, the finalists qualified for a spot at the national championship to be held at the San Diego Convention Center. Agustin Salgado Jr., Avesta Area Maintenance Supervisor, was named one of ten regional finalists. His time of 1 minute and 36.82 seconds was faster than that of any other competitor in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Additionally, Vice President of Maintenance Nick Williams and Maintenance Supervisor Eric Hoyt are representing Avesta as wildcard finalists in the competition. Maintenance Supervisor Omar Allende was also offered a wildcard position, however due to conflicting schedules Omar will be supporting his teammates remotely. The finalists will compete for the national title and $7,000 in grand prizes courtesy of the presenting and national sponsors. The total prize package for winners and spectators is valued at more than $20,000.
"We are very grateful for the opportunity presented by the NAA and HD Supply and are very fortunate to employ such skilled maintenance staff," said finalist Nick Williams. "By fostering their abilities and talents we are able to better serve our residents' needs."
Chief Executive Officer Peter Reynolds stated, "Avesta maintenance personnel train every day for this competition by providing our residents with world class service. It is no surprise that they have led us to a stronger showing than any other company in the country."
About Avesta Communities
Avesta Communities is a rapidly growing multi-family investment and management firm based in Tampa, Florida. Avesta engages in the redevelopment, repositioning, acquisition, ownership and operation of workforce housing communities. Avesta's approach is to provide value to residents and investors by fundamentally transforming under-performing multi-family communities in strategically located metropolitan centers. Further information is available at www.avestahomes.com.
SOURCE Avesta Communities LLC