Local and National Recognition

Aeon has received the following local and national recognitions for innovation in affordable housing:

2018 “Rising Young Professional Award” from Finance & Commerce for Aeon employee, Vachel Hudson

2018 “Rising Young Professional Award” from Finance & Commerce for Aeon employee, Colin Burkholder

2018 “Developer of the Year Award” from Minnesota Real Estate Journal

2017 “Better Together Award” from SmartGivers for Cummins

2017 “Community Hero Award” from MICAH

2017 “Dorthy Richardson Award” from NeighborWorks America for Janet Troutman Simmons

2017 “Community Hero Award” from MICAH for Aeon’s President and CEO, Alan Arthur

2017 “The (Real) Power 50 Award” from Minnesota Business for Aeon’s President and CEO, Alan Arthur

2016 “MADACS Support Staff Award” from Minnesota Multi Housing Association for Alycia Klatt

2016 “Rescape Award” from Minnesota Brownfields for The Rose

2016 “Energy and Climate Award” from Environmental Initiative for The Rose

2016 “Honor Award” from AIA Minnesota for The Rose.

2016  “Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards” for The Rose

2016  “Nonprofit Mission Award in Innovation” from Minnesota Council of Nonprofits for The Rose

2016  “Top Project Award” from Finance and Commerce for The Rose

2016  “Local Public Health Hero Award” for The Rose (for achievement in supporting a Healthy Place to Live) from the City of Minneapolis Health Department

2013  “Affordable Housing Design Award” AIA Minnesota/McKnight Foundation for Renaissance Box

2012  Best in Real Estate Award Finalist, Multifamily Development or Redevelopment – Affordable, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for Sienna Green Phase II

2012  “Outstanding/Innovative Resident Service: Continuous” MADACS Award from Minnesota Multi Housing Association for Aeon’s Connect Share-a-Meal Program

2011  “Adaptive Reuse Award” from Preservation Alliance of Minnesota for Renaissance Box

2010  “Top Projects” from Finance & Commerce for Alliance Addition

2010  “Best Multi-Family Rental Development Award” from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for Alliance Addition

2009  “National Award of Excellence for Sustainable Community Development,” presented to both Aeon and the City of Minneapolis, by The Home Depot Foundation for Ripley Gardens

2009  “Outstanding Performance Award, Best in Class” for Aeon’s exceptional loss performance and risk management from Housing Partnership Insurance Exchange

2009  “Top Project Award” from Finance and Commerce for The Wellstone

2009  National “Green Building of America Award” from the Real Estate & Construction Review for The Wellstone

2008  National “Semi-finalist award” for East Village in the I. Donald Terner Prize for Innovation and Leadership in Affordable Housing

2008  “Top Project Award” for Ripley Gardens from Finance and Commerce

2008  National “Semi-finalist award” for Alliance Apartments in the MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing

2008  “Merit Award” for Ripley Gardens from American Institute of Architects Minnesota

2008  “Adaptive Reuse Project” for Ripley Gardens in the 2008 Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards

2008  “Environmental Initiative Award Finalist: Green Building and Development” for Ripley Gardensfrom the Minnesota Environmental Initiative

2008  National “Honorable Mention Maxwell Award” for St. Barnabas from the Fannie Mae Foundation and the Partnership to End Long Term Homelessness

2007  “Outstanding Adaptive Reuse of a Historic Building Award” for Crane Ordway from the St. Paul Heritage Preservation Commission

2007  “Economic Impact Award” for Ripley Gardens from the Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MN CREW)

2007  “Best Community Impact Award” for Ripley Gardens from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

2007  “Best Multi-family Rental Development Award” for Clover Field Marketplace from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

2006  “Best Community Impact Award” for The Jourdain from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

2005  “Children’s Leadership Award” for St. Barnabas Apartments from The Sheltering Arms Foundation

2004  “Project of the Year” award for The Lamoreaux Expansion from the Minnesota Construction Association

2003  “Smart Growth Design Award” for East Village mixed-income, mixed use project from 1000 Friends of Minnesota

2001  “Quality of Life” award for 1822 Park Apartments from the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce

2001  Award for “significant achievement in design and aesthetic excellence” for East Village from the Minneapolis Committee on Urban Environment (CUE)

2001  “Most Innovative Housing Project” award for East Village from the Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP)

2000  National “Maxwell Award of Excellence” Honorable Mention for the Phillips ReDesign housing project from the Fannie Mae Foundation

2000  Award for “significant achievement in design and aesthetic excellence” for “Celebrating Families in Phillips, Boys and Girls Club” event from CUE

1999  National “Maxwell Award of Excellence” Finalist for Alliance Apartments from the Fannie Mae Foundation

1999  National “John J. Gunther Blue Ribbon Best Practices” award for Alliance Apartments from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

1999  National “Excellence in Affordable Housing” Honorable Mention for the Youth Housing Project (The Archdale) from the Metropolitan Life Foundation

1999  “Diversity Award” from the Minneapolis Foundation

1999  “Community Award” from the Federal Home Loan Bank

1999  “Achievement” award from the Greater Minneapolis Metropolitan Housing Corporation

1997  National “Maxwell Award of Excellence” Honorable Mention, from the Fannie Mae Foundation, for Housing Project for Homeless Youth (The Archdale)

1995  Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission award, for renovation of the Continental Hotel

1993  Two “Neighborhood Environment” awards from CUE, for the Continental Hotel & The Lamoreaux

1993  National “Maxwell Award of Excellence” Honorable Mention for Opportunity Housing (ContinentalLamoreaux & Coyle) from the Fannie Mae Foundation

1993  “Adaptive Re-Use Award” for The Lamoreaux from Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission

1992  “Historic Rehab Award” for historic renovation in the South 9th Street Historic District, for The Adams and The Roselle (Roselle & Melrose) from the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission

1989  MCDA Partnership Award for Affirmative Hiring of Women and Minorities

1988  Certificate of Commendation from the Governor of Minnesota

1988  Award for “moving the cause of and communities of color forward” from the MN National Association of Minority Contractors

1987  Design Award for Buri Manor from CUE