Community of the Year (West)
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Chicago, IL (Vocus) May 25, 2010
Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE: ELS), owner and operator of a high quality portfolio of resort communities in the United States, is pleased to announce that its Meadowbrook community has been awarded the “Community of the Year (West)” award by the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI). This acclaimed award was presented to the recipients at the 2010 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing in Arlington, VA, on April 14, 2010.
“We are honored to receive the ‘Community of the Year’ award from MHI. This award is a testament to the meticulous efforts performed by our regional and community management, who are dedicated to ensuring that our properties are held to the highest standards of resort community living,” said Ellen Kelleher, Executive Vice President of Property Management.
Meadowbrook is situated on 40 acres in Santee, CA, in the San Diego metro-area. Santee is located between lush hills and refreshing lakes, and delivers the ideal balance of an urban setting, with the tranquility and quiet pace of the country. The age-qualified resort community boasts an abundance of amenities, including a beautifully appointed recreation complex with separate men’s and women’s saunas, billiards, a game room, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits and putting greens. The community also offers its 600 residents a clubhouse, used for both organized community activities and private resident events; extensive laundry facilities; RV storage; car wash area; and a year-round heated swimming pool, whirlpool, and spa, which provide magnificent views of the area’s rich landscape of rolling hills.
Meadowbrook offers its residents the luxury of a centralized location, minutes away from San Diego, Mission Bay and Coronado. Meadowbrook residents are provided with the advantage of instant accessibility to the region’s best beaches, marinas, resorts, golf courses and spas. Both residents and guests of the community are able to experience the area’s local attractions, including Sea World, San Diego Zoo, LEGOLAND, Knott’s Berry Farm, a day trip on the Coronado Ferry, and whale watching at the San Diego Harbor.
Additional information on Meadowbrook and Equity LifeStyle Properties can be found at http://www.equitylifestyle.com.
About Equity LifeStyle Properties
Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE: ELS) owns or has an interest in over 300 quality properties in over 25 states and British Columbia consisting of over 110,000 sites. Equity LifeStyle Properties is a self-administered, self-managed, real estate investment trust (REIT) traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ELS," with headquarters in Chicago. The Company’s goal is to create value for residents and investors by providing consistently high levels of services and amenities in attractive surroundings. The Company’s properties can be viewed on http://www.equitylifestyle.com, http://www.RVontheGO.com and http://www.ThousandTrails.com.