TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Avesta is proud to announce it has been recognized as one of Fortune's 100 Best Medium Workplaces.
Fortune's Best Medium Workplaces rankings are based on feedback from more than 52,000 employee surveys at small and medium-size companies. This is the most extensive employee survey in corporate America.
Employees completed the survey anonymously, answering questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that make a workplace great.
Of all the medium sized companies in the U.S., Avesta ranked 79th on the Fortune 100 list.
"This honor belongs to our exceptional teammates and to the residents they serve," says Robert Reynolds, President. "We take pride in our culture and encourage our teammates' professional and personal growth because it is the best way to serve our residents and to create long term, sustainable value for our investors and in our communities."
Among the survey findings for Avesta:
- 97 percent of Avesta teammates say they feel a sense of pride in what they do.
- 96 percent say they feel like part of a family or team.
- 96 percent say people at Avesta care about one another.
Avesta is a rapidly-growing apartment investment and management firm based in Austin, Texas and Tampa, Florida that has acquired more than 12,000 apartment homes since 2010. As Avesta has grown, they have focused on recruiting and retaining great teammates that can help the company fulfill its mission to "be the world's most resident focused company."
"I've worked with Avesta for almost four years and I have enjoyed every mile of the way," says Demetrius Burroughs, Regional Service Foreman for Avesta's Jacksonville team. "I started as a Maintenance Technician and now I'm a Regional Service Foreman. It means a lot to me to work for a company that makes everyone feel important, regardless of their position."
In addition to employee surveys, the Fortune ranking looks closely at company culture, which includes detailed questions about pay and benefits, hiring practices, internal communication, training, recognition, and diversity.
To see full Fortune ranking list, visit www.fortune.com/best-medium-workplaces/.
About Avesta: Avesta's mission is to give people a home where they can live abundantly and create more community in the world. By striving to be the world's most resident-focused company, Avesta creates lasting value and serves each of its stakeholders: teammates, capital partners, vendors, communities, and most importantly, its residents.Since 2010, Avesta has acquired over 12,000 apartment homes throughout Florida and Texas. Avesta will continue to actively purchase and redevelop multifamily communities in Florida and Texas during 2016. Avesta is a vertically integrated company, handling acquisitions, property management, construction management and portfolio management in-house.
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