Gables Residential Named Multifamily Builder of the Year by the Florida Green Building Coalition

Gables Residential is a vertically integrated operating company wholly owned by Clarion Partners, LLC, a Legg Mason company.
Jul 27, 2018 12:30 PM ET

July 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Gables Residential continues to develop sustainable buildings often recognized by multiple levels of green certifications.  Most recently, Gables was awarded Multifamily Builder of the Year in the state of Florida by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC). Gables was not only recognized for achieving the highest of recognitions, but also for its dedication to promoting a positive environmental, social and economic impact across the country. 

Points are awarded by FGBC for each of the individual green certifying levels - bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Numerical points are given for selecting and integrating individual environmentally friendly green products, best practices and sustainable techniques from a menu of available green options.

John Akin, Chief Investment Officer, shares, “Gables continues to innovate as we build projects across the country.  We have a dedicated team that focuses on researching and sourcing green opportunities that best impact how and what we build, creating long term value for our investors, residents and the community-at-large.”

About Gables Residential
Gables Residential is an award-winning, vertically integrated, real estate company and privately held REIT specializing in the development, construction, ownership, acquisition, financing and management of multifamily and mixed-use communities. Gables Residential owns, develops and manages communities in high-growth U.S. markets such as Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Houston, South Florida, Southern California and metropolitan Washington, D.C.  Gables also provides third party management services in the New York, Baltimore, Frederick, Tampa, Phoenix, Seattle, Charlotte, Central and North Florida markets. 

Gables manages over 30,000 apartment homes and approximately 430,000 square feet of retail space and has received national recognition for excellence in development, construction, management, sales, marketing, learning and development, benefits and corporate accommodations. These achievements reflect the impact of our experienced and dedicated team members, our superior knowledge of the markets served, and our expertise in development and management.

Gables Residential is a vertically integrated operating company wholly owned by Clarion Partners, LLC, a Legg Mason company.  

About Clarion Partners
Clarion Partners, LLC, an SEC registered investment adviser with FCA-authorized and FINRA member affiliates, has been a leading U.S. real estate investment manager for more than 36 years. Headquartered in New York, the firm maintains offices in key markets throughout the United States and in London, England.  With more than $45.6 billion in total assets under management, Clarion Partners offers a broad range of real estate strategies across the risk/return spectrum to its more than 300 domestic and international institutional investors. More information about the firm is available at

About Legg Mason
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