October 2011:  Southern Management Corporation is awarded the Maryland Performance Excellence PLATINUM Award, Maryland’s highest, most prestigious Performance Excellence Award, formerly the U.S. Senate Productivity Award.

Southern Management Corporation is the largest property management company in the Mid-Atlantic region, comprised of approximately 25,000 apartments, and 1,500,000 square feet of office/commercial space in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC, and the Baltimore region.  It is a customer-focused, quality-driven company.  It manages properties, but its business is people.  “At Southern, People Come First!”

Its successes include:

·     Numerous programs to support the local community

·     The first full-time training academy for maintenance personnel that is open to all management companies.

·     A Property Management College to train future managers.

·     A management style that allows employees to operate as teams with minimal supervision and with direct responsibility for operating budgets and results with actual participation in profits.