Meet Kettler the MHN Excellence Winner in ‘Developer of the Year’
- Mar 17, 2016
McLean, Va.—With more than 35 years of experience, KETTLER, the winner in the MHN 2015 Excellence Awards Development Company of the Year Category, continues to be ranked among the top multifamily developers in the nation. The company has earned a reputation for innovation and expertise, which it uses to create extraordinary communities that improve neighborhoods and build value for its partners. In addition to development, KETTLER specializes in multifamily ownership and management in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
KETTLER has developed-award winning communities known for their land-planning creativity, desirable amenities, walkable diversified housing, mixed-use elements, transportation improvements and access to employment and mass transit. Through the leadership of Founder, Chairman & CEO Robert Kettler, KETTLER has led the industry in the development of Class A, market-rate communities and planned communities as well as tax credit and workforce housing.
KETTLER has successfully developed more than 24,000 multifamily units in 85 projects, 46,000 development lots, 20 million square feet of mixed-use commercial development and the vertical construction of 5 million square feet in commercial properties. KETTLER Management, the wholly owned subsidiary founded in 1988, currently manages more than 30,000 apartment homes in over 100 communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
The company continues to show resilience in an ever-changing market by achieving a 55 percent revenue growth in all areas of the organization. KETTLER’s current community development pipeline consists of more than 1,100 lots in addition to a nearly 4,000-unit multifamily pipeline totaling approximately $1.5 billion in development costs.
The development strategy is simple: to look ahead of what is happening in the market today and to design and build what the company believes its market will want in the coming years. KETTLER’s trophy properties include the Metropolitan brand of luxury apartments, the Midtown brand of condominiums and a new-to-market m.flats brand of boutique apartment units.
KETTLER has become a regional leader by following a visionary approach to land use and product development. The company has dedicated in-house professionals in the areas of marketing, market research, planning, zoning, acquisitions and property management. This depth of knowledge allows quick decision making and an advanced level of design and execution, all of which translate to customer satisfaction and increased market share.