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Cornerstone at Branchburg, Individual Team Members Take Home Honors   

Cornerstone at Branchburg

BARNEGAT, N.J. (Nov. 12, 2023)Walters, a diversified residential and commercial real estate developer, was recently honored with four prestigious awards at the New Jersey Apartment Association’s (NJAA) 2023 Garden State Awards gala.   

Cornerstone at Branchburg, Walters’ premium apartment community in Somerset County, garnered the award for “Best Curb Appeal.” The LEED-certified community offers 150 premium age (55+) and income-restricted housing units. Situated on nearly 12 acres, the two-building development features one- and two-bedroom apartment homes complemented by on-site amenities.   

Additionally, Walters employees took home three individual awards. Winning in the “Maintenance Technician” category were Rob Fries and Chris Rutter, while Jeannette Poggio won in the “Assistant Property Manager” category.  

“We are incredibly honored to be acknowledged by the NJAA with these meaningful awards,” said Ed Walters Jr., president and founder of Walters. “This achievement is representative of the dedication of our entire team, who consistently strive to provide a high level of resident service and professionalism at every rental community throughout our portfolio.” 

Winners of the NJAA Garden State Awards are judged by a panel of multifamily housing industry experts from New Jersey and beyond. Walters was officially honored at the NJAA’s Mardis Gras-themed awards gala held at iPlay America in Freehold.  

Barnegat, N.J.-based Walters is an award-winning leader in sustainable construction and over the past two decades has developed affordable housing communities throughout New Jersey. Walters manages every aspect of development from design and construction to property management. The privately held firm is committed to the highest construction standards and environmentally responsible building practices. Since 1984, Walters has grown steadily, creating three divisions—Walters Homes, Walters Architecture LLC and Walters Apartments.  

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