Andres Vargas is the assistant manager for two collocated Celebration Pointe communities in Gainesville, FL; The Vibe and City Place. The Vibe has 48 units, and City Place—currently in lease-up with 95% occupancy—has 220 units. The past year has been a very demanding time as the team has had to balance managing two properties from one office, construction, and resident needs with constant property tours and lease signing. Andres comes to work each day with a smile on his face and has a positive and contagious attitude that keeps his team’s spirits lifted. Heconfidentlycommunicates with employees and residents and is quick to think of creative resolutions to problems. Andres has a very strong technical background in property management and works directly with third-party vendors to set up City Placetomeet the needs of our office team and our residents. He created an extensive master Excel spreadsheet for the team to use, which contains an updated leasing map and leasing percentages and goals. This is extremely helpful when he completes the City Place Monday report each week, which is a very detailed report. The Vibe and City Place currently boasts an impressive 782 reputation score and a 4.5-star rating on Google. Andres is a huge part of why prospects and residents rate us so highly. Andres is bi-lingual and communicates just as well with our Spanish-speaking customers as he does with our English-speaking ones. He is the face you see at the Celebration Pointe events on most weekends, manning our booth and networking with the community. We are so proud to recognize Andres for his diligence and dedication as the CMC Apartments Building Relationships Employee of the fourth quarter of 2021, as he exemplifies our core values of integrity, service, expertise, commitment, and community.