Landmark Properties Recognized as NGBS Partner Properties’ cottage community, The Retreat at Blacksburg, received a prestigious recognition from the National Green Building Standard (NGBS). The Retreat received the award of “Green Partner of Excellence as a Builder/Developer” by voluntarily choosing to build better buildings and embrace third-party certification, proving their commitment to sustainable homes.

Landmark Properties is a vertically integrated real estate firm headquartered in Athens, GA, specializing in high quality student housing communities.

Exceeding Expectations Together

W&A Engineering has worked closely with Landmark since 2004, completing 22 projects in 17 states across the country. W&A Engineering and Landmark continue to move forward, with an additional 9 projects currently under construction.

Landmark is not your everyday student housing developer. They go above and beyond expectations to bring high-quality, award winning student housing to locations all over the country. Student Housing Business recognized them as one of the 20 largest student housing operators in the country.

“W&A Engineering has enjoyed a fantastic relationship with Landmark over the years. Their leadership and progressive thinking has enabled them to achieve outstanding success in the student housing market across the country. W&A is proud to have worked on the projects that have led to their status as the number one student housing developer in the nation.”

-Jon Williams, W&A President/CEO

A History of Recognition

In addition to this impressive recognition, Landmark’s projects have received many other accolades over the years. They were declared “Number 1 Developer in Student Housing” in 2015 and 2016. In 2014, they were awarded “Project of the Year” and “Best Package & Offering of Amenities”. In 2013, they were given a number of recognitions, including: “Student Housing Pioneer”, “Number 1 Student Housing Contractor”, “Best New Development”, “Most Creative Financing” and “Best Architecture/Design“.

W&A Engineering has been on board with Landmark throughout the planning and development phases of these outstanding projects. These vast achievements, along with a proven track record of being an asset to local communities, sets them apart from other developers in their field. They have set a new standard for student housing, and we can all look forward to seeing many more outstanding developments as Landmark continues to improve communities across America.

You can get a good look at Landmark’s award-winning Retreat at Blacksburg by watching their promotional video: