awards

With hundreds of awards under our belt, Faulkner Design Group and its properties have been recognized by some of the industry’s leading award designations. Please click on the icons below to see our full list of properties for each award.

major awards

2017 NAHB The Nationals Silver Award
Best Clubhouse
Kapilina Beach Homes—Ewa Beach, O’ahu, Hawaii

2016 Aurora Award
Best Mixed Use Project
420 East—Orlando, Florida

2016 Inc. 5000 Award
Fastest-growing private companies in America
(third time to make the list, rank 3007)

2016 Environments for Aging Magazine Renovation
Competition Finalist
Cornerstone MRC—Texarkana, TX

2015 NAHB Best in American Living Platinum Award
Rental Development 5 Stories and Over
Vantage Las Vegas—Henderson, Nevada

2015 Inc. 5000 Award
Fastest-growing private companies in America
(second time to make the list, rank 3208)

2015 Grand Aurora Award
Best In State (Nevada)
Vantage Las Vegas—Henderson, Nevada

2015 Aurora Award
Best Rental Apartment Community
(over 15 units per acre)

Vantage Las Vegas—Henderson, Nevada

2015 Grand Aurora Award
Best Rental Apartment Community
(over 15 units per acre)

Azul Baldwin Park—Orlando, Florida

2015 Aurora Award
Best Rental Apartment Community (over 15 units per acre)
Azul Baldwin Park—Orlando, Florida

2015 Grand Aurora Award
Best Green Midrise Residential Project
Azul Baldwin Park—Orlando, Florida

2015 Aurora Award
Best Green Midrise Residential Project
Azul Baldwin Park—Orlando, Florida

2015 North Texas Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2015 North Texas Interior Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2015 Largest North Texas Women-Owned Businesses
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2015 Aurora Award Finalist
Best Rental Apartment Community
Vantage Las Vegas—Henderson, Nevada

2015 AIA Design for Aging Merit Award Recipient
T. Boone Pickens Hospice & Palliative Care Center—
Dallas, Texas

2015 NAHB 50+ Silver Achievement Award
Best Repositioned Community
Twin Towers—Cincinnati, OH

2015 NAHB Best in American Living Silver Award
Rental Development 5 Stories and Over
1400 Hi Line—Dallas, TX

2014 North Texas Interior Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2014 North Texas Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2014 Inc. 5000 Awards
Fastest-Growing Private Companies

2014 Gold Nugget Merit Award
Best Multifamily Housing Project
Park Landing- Buena Park, Calif.

2014 CEO World Awards
Women CEO of the Year

2014 McSam Awards
Multifamily Rental Community of the Year
Alexan Urban Center Apartments

2014 NAHB 50+ Gold Achievement Award
Best Repositioned Project
Westminster—Austin, TX

2014 NAHB 50+ Silver Achievement Award
Best CCRC Community
Arbor Oaks at Crestview—Bryan, TX

2014 NAHB 50+ Silver Achievement Award
Best Assisted Living Community
Solana West County—Ballwin, MO

2013 Healthcare Design Giant
Interior Design Magazine

2013 Top 200 Interior Design Giants
Interior Design Magazine

2013 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Clubhouse at a Multifamily Community
1400 Hi Line—Dallas, TX

2013 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Conversion / Repositioning of a Multifamily Asset in the Market Rate Category
The Westerly on Lincoln—Marina Del Rey, CA

2013 Pillars of Industry Award
Multifamily Community of the Year
The Westerly on Lincoln—Marina Del Rey, CA

2013 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Leasing or Sales Center (Finalist) 
1400 Hi Line—Dallas, TX

2013 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Renovated or Adaptive Re-Use Residential Project (Finalist)
Studios at Hotel Berry—Sacramento, CA

2013 Dallas 100™ Award
SMU Cox School of Business Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

2012 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mid-Rise Apartment (Finalist)
5555 Wilshire—Los Angeles, CA

2012 Top 200 Interior Design Giants
Interior Design Magazine

2012 Best of Business Award
Small Business Community Association

2012 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Mixed Use Project
5550 Wilshire—Los Angeles, CA

2011 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Multifamily Housing Project over 6 stories
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2011 Gold Nugget Awards
Residential Project of the Year in an Attached Urban Setting
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2011 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Mixed Use Project
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2011 Gold Nugget Awards
Best On-The-Boards Mixed Use Project
Wilshire & La Brea—Los Angeles, CA

2011 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Affordable Project Under 30 Du/Acre
Plaza at Sierra-Fontana, CA

2011 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mid-Rise Apartment
5555 Wilshire—Los Angeles, CA

2011 National Apartment Association
Paragon Awards
Best Community Over 150 Units, Less than 5 Years
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2011 National Apartment Association
Paragon Awards
Grand Award Winner—Apartment Community of Year 2011
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2011 Top 200 Interior Design Giants
Interior Design Magazine

2010 Top 200 Interior Design Giants
Interior Design Magazine

2010 Saluting Our Stars Award
Best New Rental Property of the Year (Apartment Association of California Southern Cities)
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2010 MHN (Multi-Housing News) Excellence Award
Best New Development: High-Rise
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Rental Apt Community (Finalist)
Grossmont Trolley Court Apartments—La Mesa, CA

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Best High-Rise Apartment (Finalist)
Legacy on the Lake—Austin, TX

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Clubhouse at a Multifamily Community (Finalist)
Grossmont Trolley Court Apartments—La Mesa, CA

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mixed Use Community (Finalist)
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Garden Apartment Community
Village View—Dallas, TX

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Best High-Rise Apartment
The Heights at Park Lane—Dallas, TX

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mixed Use Community
The Heights at Park Lane—Dallas, TX

2010 Pillars of Industry Award
Multifamily Community of the Year
The Heights at Park Lane—Dallas, TX

2010 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Multi-Housing Project Over 6 Stories (Finalist)
The Heights at Park Lane—Dallas, TX

2010 Top 200 Private Companies
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2010 Largest Metroplex Women-Owned Businesses
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2010 Largest Metroplex Interior Architectural Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2010 Signature Award—California Apartment Association Los Angeles (CAALA)
Best Mixed Use Property
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2010 Signature Award—California Apartment Association Los Angeles (CAALA)
Best New Construction
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2010 Signature Award—California Apartment Association Los Angeles (CAALA)
Best Property of the Year in the Mid-City Region
1600 Vine at Hollywood and Vine—Los Angeles, CA

2009 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Garden Apartment Community of the Year
Alexan Fitzhugh—Dallas, TX

2009Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mid-Rise Apartment Community of the Year (Finalist)
7950 West Sunset—Los Angeles, CA

2009 Gold Nugget Awards
Residential Community of the Year
7950 West Sunset—Los Angeles, CA

2009 50+ NAHB Housing Council Award
Silver Achievement Award: Assisted Living Residences—Overall Facility
Isle at Watermere—Southlake, TX

2009 Top 200 Interior Design Giants
Interior Design Magazine

2009 'Dallas 100'—Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the Metroplex
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2009 Largest Metroplex Women-Owned Businesses
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2009 Largest Metroplex Interior Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2009 Dallas 100™ Award
SMU Cox School of Business Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

2009 Trailblazer Award
Omni Fort Worth Hotel—Fort Worth, TX

2009 MHN (Multi Housing News) Design Excellence Award (Honorable Mention)
Broadstone Memorial—Houston, TX

2008 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Interior Merchandising at a Multifamily Community
The Lofts at NoHo Commons—North Hollywood, CA

2008 Pillars of Industry Award
Best New Loft Apartment Community
Canal Side Lofts—Las Colinas, TX

2008 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Clubhouse at a Multifamily Community (Finalist)
Camden at Main and Jamboree—Irvine, CA

2008 50+ NAHB Housing Council Award
Gold Achievement Award: Active Adult—Attached Home Design
Isle at Watermere—Southlake, TX

2008 Top 200 Interior Design Giants
Interior Design Magazine

2008 Largest Metroplex Women-Owned Businesses
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2008 Largest Metroplex Interior Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2007 Builder's Choice Award for Lofts (Merit Award)
Lofts at NoHo Commons—North Hollywood, CA

2007 Largest Metroplex Interior Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2007 Grand Aurora Award
Best Rental Apartment Community
Austin Ranch Phase IV—Austin, TX

2006 50+ NAHB Housing Council Award
Silver Achievement Award: Multifamily Housing
Evergreen at Plano—Plano, TX

2003Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mid or High Rise Apartment Community (Finalist)
Grand Treviso—Irving, TX

2003Pillars of Industry Award
Best Luxury Multifamily Development (Finalist)
Legacy at Studio City—Studio City, CA

2003 Project of the Year Award in the Resort/Luxury Category
Grand Treviso—Irving, TX

2003 Best in American Living Award
Best Rental Development
Legacy at Studio City—Studio City, CA

2002 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mixed Use Development
The Plaza at the Arboretum—Santa Monica, CA

2002 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Loft Development
South Side on Lamar—Dallas, TX

2002 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mid or High Rise Apartment Community (Finalist)
The Verona—Irving, TX

2002 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Luxury Development (Finalist)
Echelon at Lakeside—Plano, TX

2002 Largest Metroplex Interior Architecture Firms
Dallas Business Journal—Dallas, TX

2002 Best in State and Best in Rental Apartment Community
Echelon at Lakeside—Plano, TX

2002 Best Luxury Mid High Rise Apartments
Alexan City Place—Pasadena, CA

2002 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Apartment Project
Plaza at the Arboretum—Santa Monica, CA

2001 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Luxury Multifamily Development
The Plaza at the Arboretum—Santa Monica, CA

2001 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Garden Apartment—Secondary Market
Jefferson at New Albany—New Albany, OH

2001 Best Class 'A' Multifamily Development
The Caurth at Lincoln Park—Dallas, TX

2001 Merit Award
Echelon at Lakeside—Plano, TX

2001 Best Apartment Project (Merit Award)
The Verona—Dallas, TX

2001 Best Apartment Project—5 Stories or More
The Verona—Dallas, TX

2001 Best in State and Best in Rental Apartment Community
The Caruth at Lincoln Park—Dallas, TX

2001 Silver Award for Best Luxury Apartments
Lincoln at Towne Square—Plano, TX

2001 Platinum Award for Best Rental Development
Echelon at Lakeside—Plano, TX

2001 Silver Award for Best Rental Development
Lincoln at Towne Square—Plano, TX

2001 Gold Award for Best Rental Development
The Caruth at Lincoln Park—Dallas, TX

2000 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Luxury Multifamily Development
Tierra del Rey—Marina del Rey, CA

2000 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Student Housing Community
Jefferson Commons ASU—Phoenix, AZ

2000 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Luxury Multifamily Development (Finalist)
Lincoln at Towne Square—Plano, TX

2000 Platinum Award for Best Rental Development
Tierra del Rey—Marina del Rey, CA

2000 Gold Award for Best Rental Development
Domaine in Legacy—Plano, TX

1999 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Luxury Multifamily Development
The Caruth at Lincoln Park—Dallas, TX

1999 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Leasing Center
The Grand Venetian—Irving, TX

1999 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Garden Apartment Community (Finalist)
The Grand Venetian—Irving, TX

1999 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Mid or High Rise Apartment Community (Finalist)
Jefferson at North End—Dallas, TX

1999 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Interior Merchandising (Finalist)
The Caruth at Lincoln Park—Dallas, TX

1999 Grand Award
The Caruth at Lincoln Park—Dallas, TX

1999 Best New Development
Jefferson at Carmel Mountain—San Diego, CA

1999 Platinum Award for Best Rental Development
Jefferson at North End—Dallas, TX

1999 Best Multifamily Project
Tierra del Rey—Marina del Rey, CA

1999 Best Apartment/Multifamily Community (Finalist)
Grand Venetian—Irving, TX

1999 The Texas Star Award
The Grand Venetian—Irving, TX

1999 Gold Nugget Awards
Best Multifamily Project
Tierra del Rey—Marina del Rey, CA

1998 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Luxury Multifamily Development (Finalist)
Jefferson at Rock Creek—Boulder, CO

1998 Grand Aurora Award
Best Rental Property in the Start of Georgia
Jefferson Ridge—Duluth, GA

1997 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Leasing Center
Jefferson at Gaston Yard—Dallas, TX

1997 Best Rental Development Silver Award
Jefferson on the River—Atlanta, GA

1997 Silver Award for Best Rental Development
Jefferson on the River—Atlanta, GA

1996 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Garden Home Apartments
Jefferson on the Parkway—Houston, TX

1996 The Texas Star Award
Homes of Prairie Springs—Richardson, TX

1996 McSam Award
Homes of Prairie Springs—Richardson, TX

1996 Best Rental Development (Finalist)
The Wimberley—Dallas, TX

1994 Pillars of Industry Award
Best Infill Development
Knoxbridge—Dallas, TX