ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BECO Management, Inc., a premier commercial real estate investment, development and management company with seven million square feet of commercial workspace spanning the greater Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Charlotte and Chicago markets, announced today it has been recognized with the 5-Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS). AAHS is renowned for recognizing the pinnacle of service excellence and its 5-Star designation is considered the most prestigious emblem of achievement and quality worldwide. BECO Management is the first workplace solutions organization (including construction, property management and leasing firms) to ever be granted 5-Star Diamond Award. Other recipients include Lufthansa First Class, the Beverly Hills Hotel, Trump Towers, The One-and-Only Properties, Seabourn Cruise Ships and Audi.
"From our founding nearly 30 years ago, BECO's principle mission has been to help our customers utilize their workplace as an extraordinary tool for their business," said Jeffrey Lee Cohen, president and CEO, BECO Management. "BECO's entire approach to property ownership, from the execution of our signature touchpoints and amenities, to our intensive property management and leasing methodologies is centered around making life better at work for our customer's and their employees. Achieving 5-Star Diamond Certification from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences is a meaningful validation of BECO's emphasis on elevating the potential of the workplace. I congratulate the entire BECO team for actualizing our mission."
According to AAHS, the award is based on true excellence in key areas including attitude, quality, cleanliness and service, and selection includes a review by the AAHS Board of Trustees and a visit by an anonymous inspector as a final evaluation.
"BECO's dedication to service excellence, experiential elements, and going the extra mile for their customers made them the ideal choice for the first 5-Star Diamond Award to be bestowed upon a workplace solutions organization," said Joseph Cinque, president and CEO, American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. "I applaud the entire BECO team for making their workplace environments the standard of excellence."
"Every day, each one of us comes focused on making life better at work for our customers. That means thinking way beyond the brick and mortar to create and deliver extraordinary experiences to our customers. It's how we shine, and that commitment also communicates something larger about our values and our value," said Kris Broder, vice president for brand and workplace experience, BECO Management. "We are proud of our work and honored to join the ranks of other 5-Star Diamond certified companies operating at the highest level of service."
For more information about AAHS and the 5-Star Diamond Certification visit www.stardiamondaward.com.
ABOUT BECO MANAGEMENT, INC.
BECO Management, Inc. is a full-service commercial real estate company that owns and manages more than seven million square feet of workspace throughout Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and Illinois. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, the firm is a long-term holder of real estate with a well-known reputation for creating value. For more information, please visit www.beconet.com.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY SCIENCES
The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences is renowned worldwide for awarding excellence in global travel and luxury services sector. Each year the Academy bestows its coveted international star diamond award exclusively on Five and Six Star quality Hotels, Spas, Destinations, Restaurants, Chefs, Airlines, Cruise Lines, Golf Courses, Private Clubs and High-End Products. All recipients are deemed to be of pinnacle quality and global recognition. For more information visit www.stardiamondaward.com.
SOURCE BECO Management