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Luxury Apts WNY Winner of 2018 Top Rated Apartment Awards

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At Luxury Apts WNY we do it right! Proof? Once again we have been recognized as being among the 2018 Elite 1% properties in the nation for online reputation for the fourth consecutive year. This year, not just one, but two of our properties! Both StoneGate Apartment Homes and Renaissance Place Apartments have earned this distinction. Not only that, but all four of our properties, Windsong Place Apartments, and Autumn Creek Apartments joining Renaissance Place and StoneGate, have garnered awards as well, being noted by as being among the 2018 Top Rated Award Winners.

Being recognized with these awards is a compliment to the caliber of people who make our apartment communities their home. We could not do this year after year without your vote of confidence!

How the Rankings Work

The Elite 1% ORA™ Power Ranking

The Elite 1% ORA™ Power Ranking is an annual ranking developed by J Turner Research based on a monthly online reputation research of over 101,000 apartments, across 19+ review sites and Internet Listing Services (ILSs). J Turner Research is an independent market research and online reputation management company exclusively serving the multifamily industry.

To be included in the 2018 rankings, properties had to register a minimum ORA™ (Online Reputation Assessment) score of 89 and have at least 12 online reviews to be included in this ranking. For properties with the same ORA™ score, the property with the higher number of reviews ranked higher. The ORA™ score, based on a scale of 0–100, is an aggregate compilation of an apartment’s ratings across 19+ review sites and ILSs.

StoneGate scored 94 and  Renaissance Place scored 89. The national average score is 61.56. The ORA™ score serves as the industry standard to measure and benchmark a property’s or company’s online reputation.

Top Rated Award Winners is one of the most searched websites when it comes to apartment hunting, and they strive to “provide transparent and honest information that enables renters and property managers to improve the evolving concept of ‘home.’" According to the website, they are the largest online source for renters’ reviews of apartment communities. Based on those facts, criteria for the 2018 Top Rated award includes the following:

  • 10+ total reviews

  • 5+ reviews in 2018

  • 70% or greater overall recommended score

We invite you to take a minute and add your review, too. First you may want to take a look at our blog post that provides a recap about why reviews are important, with tips for writing an effective review. Here’s where to leave your reviews for Renaissance Place, Windsong Place, Autumn Creek, and StoneGate.

Thanks for being a wonderful part of the Luxury Apts WNY family, and for making our community your home. Here’s to another great year of apartment living.