Drucker + Falk Property Wins Merit Award at Pacific Coast Builders Conference’s 56th Annual Event

NEWPORT NEWS, VA. (STL.News) – DF Multifamily, a division of Drucker + Falk, one of the nation’s most prominent multifamily management companies, oversees apartment communities in thirteen states. Recently, The Citizens in Columbus, Ohio, under professional management of DF Multifamily, was a Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) Award of Merit winner in the category of “Best Renovated, Restored or Adaptive Re-Use Residential Project.”

Dedicated to advancing the art, science, and business of housing, PCBC is the largest home building trade show representing the west coast region. The 56th annual PCBC Gold Nugget Awards took place on Friday, May 31, 2019 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Known as the “Academy Awards” of the building industry, PCBC’s Gold Nugget Awards are presented annually to the market’s top innovators in design, planning, and development. The competition is open to builders, developers, architects, and land planners with communities and projects across the United States and internationally. Selected by a panel of top industry experts who reviewed 600+ entries, Award of Merit winners were announced for the best in custom, mixed-use, indoor-outdoor lifestyle, educational, senior housing, International, and 50 additional categories.

The Citizens, an Edwards Urban community professionally managed by DF Multifamily, is an exceptionally maintained community that greets residents and visitors with a gorgeous, lavish lobby, underground access to the parking garage, a 24-hour fitness center, rooftop lounge, and panoramic city views. The building dates back to 1917 when it was constructed on the bustling corner of Gay and High as The Citizens Savings and Trust Company, The Citizens offers modern conveniences and a prime location with a distinct and decorative history including its original Citizen’s Trust bar. Many of the historic features including the original two-story bank hall, coffered ceiling entrance and several original bank vaults have been restored, while the upper floors now house 63 brand new luxury apartment residences. While these aspects touch on the unique history of the building, the surrounding downtown urban revitalization offers current amenities for a modernized lifestyle. The Citizens is in good company in the category of renovation and restoration as they ranked alongside buildings in New York City, NY, Houston, TX, and La Quinta, California.

Kimberly Krzemien, Director of Multifamily Management with Drucker + Falk said, “We are excited to announce this prestigious award for Edwards Urban and The Citizens Apartments. The redevelopment provides our residents, team members, and interested renters with an extraordinary experience along with the incredible location. This award-winning property is the ideal alternative to the daily commute into downtown Columbus.”


Founded in 1938, Drucker + Falk is a full service real estate and investment firm managing a diverse portfolio of more than 30,000 apartment homes and approximately 3,000,000 square feet of office, retail and industrial space in nine states. In addition to managing a broad range of properties, including class A+ to affordable apartment communities, mixed-use and all types of commercial properties, Drucker + Falk partners with clients on developing new properties, renovating and repositioning assets, converting historic properties to unique, upscale apartment homes and offers commercial leasing and sales services. For more information visit Drucker + Falk.