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The 2018 MFE Awards are now open! 

2018 Multifamily Executive Awards

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Each year, Multifamily Executive honors our industry’s best and brightest with its prestigious MFE Awards competition. Winning projects, leaders, and initiatives will be featured in print issues of MFE and on MultifamilyExecutive.com, and awards will be presented during the Multifamily Executive Conference in September 2018. 

Early Registration Deadline: April 9, 2018

Submissions received after April 9 will incur a $50 late fee per entry.

Final Submission Deadline: April 30, 2018

Single entry: $100
Three or more entries: $75 each

  • Late Fee (applies to entries registered after April 9, 2018): $50 each

Application Process
The MFE Awards are completely digital. You can register, complete the applicable entry forms, and upload images and floor plans by submitting everything through our two-step process, described below. Please do not mail any materials to our offices. 

STEP ONE - Registration:  Register each entry name and its category and pay the applicable entry fees. You will not be able to edit this information after you’ve paid, but you’ll be forwarded to step two to provide additional information. Any entries registered after April 9 will incur a $50 late fee. 

STEP TWO - Submission:  Fill out the required online submission forms and upload your entry materials as detailed in the PDF on the "Categories" tab of this website. You may also return to this website to add to or modify your entry at a later date before submitting it. All submissions must be finalized by April 30.


Applicants can win either a Grand Award or a Merit recognition in each category:

  • MFE Hall of Fame 
  • Executive of the Year
  • Rising Star of the Year
  • Project of the Year:
    • High-Rise, 13+ Stories
    • Mid-Rise, 8 to 12 Stories
    • Mid-Rise, 4 to 7 Stories 
    • Garden-Style Walk-Up, 1 to 4 stories
    • Adaptive Reuse
    • Affordable (100% affordable)
    • Apartment Renovation
    • Best Reuse of Land
    • Green
    • Mixed-Income
    • Mixed-Use NEW
    • Senior
      • Market-Rate
      • Affordable
    • Student
  • Best Amenity
  • Best Unit Design 
  • Community Service
  • Marketing and Advertising

Learn more about the categories and the materials required to apply in each with this Categories and Questions Requirements document.

All project award entries will automatically be considered for the Editors’ Choice Award, a best-in-show recognition selected by the editors of Multifamily Executive.

Questions? Please contact us at mfeawards@hanleywood.com.