CHICAGO - (February 05, 2024)

Draper and Kramer also listed #8 in its category for Top 100 Management Companies

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a national real estate services firm, is pleased to announce that 16 rental communities from its national management portfolio were named 2023 Resident Satisfaction award winners by SatisFacts, the multifamily industry’s premier authority on resident satisfaction and retention. In addition, five Draper and Kramer-managed rental communities won an ApartmentRatings Top-Rated award for resident satisfaction as measured by reviews, a recognition earned by only about 5% of all properties on the ApartmentRatings site. Additionally, the firm was listed as #8 in its category for the Top 100 management companies. This rating measures management firms using renter ratings, review count, manager review engagements and manager review time.

“One of Draper and Kramer’s absolute top priorities is providing an exceptional living experience for residents of our properties across the country,” said Julie Stevlingson, senior vice president and director of management services with Chicago-based Draper and Kramer. “It’s wonderful to see our list of award-winning properties grow, as well as properties that are continually recognized year after year. It certainly speaks to the dedication of our property management teams, as they are the ones directly responsible for many of the accolades.”

She added, “The feedback received from SatisFacts is very valuable, as it inspires new programming and services we provide at our communities.”

The five Draper and Kramer communities receiving an ApartmentRatings Top-Rated award for resident satisfaction include:

  • 1350-1360 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago’s Gold Coast, a 740-unit property with studio, one- and two-bedroom rentals
  • Burnham Pointe (730 S. Clark St.), a 298-unit rental community in Chicago’s Printers Row neighborhood with a mix of one- and two-bedroom apartments
  • Eleven Thirty (1130 South Michigan), a 656-unit high rise in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood featuring studio, one- and two-bedroom rentals
  • North 680 (680 E. Algonquin Rd.), a180-unit luxury community in Schaumburg, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, featuring one- and two-bedroom plans and four tri-level, two-bedroom rental townhomes
  • Wrigleyville Lofts (949 W. Dakin St.), a seven-story, 120-unit mixed-use building near historic Wrigley Field in Chicago, offering one- and two-bedroom rentals

The 11 Draper and Kramer properties receiving Resident Satisfaction awards for achieving high scores on SatisFacts surveys include the five listed above as well as:

  • Bell Tower Flats (470 Adriatic Parkway), a 211-unit luxury mid-rise offering one-, two- and three-bedroom rentals set within Adriatica Village, a mixed-use lakeside community in McKinney, Texas
  • Grand Plaza (530 N. State St.), a 482-unit luxury property in Chicago’s River North neighborhood offering studio, convertible, and one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments
  • Crest at Las Colinas Station (871 Lake Carolyn Parkway), a 374-unit luxury rental community in Irving, Texas, a northwest suburb of Dallas, featuring a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom residences
  • Homestead Apartments (443 Sherwood Rd.) in La Grange Park, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, offering 366 one- and two-bedroom residences
  • HUBBARD221 (221 W. Hubbard St.) in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, a 195-unit luxury apartment tower with studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units
  • Moda at The Hill (2100 Boardman St.) in St. Louis’ historic The Hill neighborhood, which offers 225 apartments including studio, one- and two-bedroom units

Draper and Kramer has a national residential management portfolio of more than 6,000 rental units across Chicago, St. Louis and Texas.

About Draper and Kramer, Incorporated

Founded in 1893, Draper and Kramer, Incorporated is a trusted financial and property services provider with a deep commitment to people, excellence, service and integrity spanning more than 125 years. Family-owned and one of the leading privately held real estate services firms in the U.S., Draper and Kramer is headquartered in Chicago with a national reach and broad offering of services. The company’s decades-long heritage has evolved over the years and today spans expertise in residential and commercial development, acquisition, property management and leasing; and debt and equity financing for commercial properties. Draper and Kramer provides a single source of real estate-related counsel to a diverse group of real estate investors across the U.S., including corporations; private and institutional owners and users of real estate; government agencies; and foundations. For more information, visit

# # #


For more information, contact Vanessa Irving,, 312-267-4531.

Media Coverage:


An aerial view of an apartment building at dusk.

Sixteen Draper and Kramer properties were named 2023 Resident Satisfaction award winners by SatisFacts, including Wrigleyville Lofts in Chicago’s Wrigleyville neighborhood.

Keep Tabs on Us

Industry updates, insights, and Draper and Kramer news—all delivered straight to your inbox.