Two WC Smith Properties Earn Top-50 Rankings in National Survey

Two WC Smith properties – 2701 Connecticut Ave. and Park Vista – landed in the top-50 nationally among J Turner Research’s overall 2023 “Elite 1%” Power Ranking.

2701 Connecticut was ranked #40, while Park Vista, an affordable property, ranked #49 out of the 1,285 properties across the country that made the list. These buildings ranked first and second, respectively, among the 34 DC properties included on the national list.

Four other Smith properties were among the Elite 1%:

  • Brunswick House
  • Avec
  • Twin Oaks 
  • Meridian Park

To be eligible for this ranking, a property had to register a minimum ORA™ score of 90 and have at least 20 online reviews.

This is the seventh consecutive year that 2701 Connecticut made the list; Park Vista marks six consecutive appearances among the Elite 1%.

The Elite 1% ORA™ Power Ranking is an annual ranking developed by J Turner Research. Based on monthly online reputation research of more than 140,000 apartments across multiple review sites and Internet Listing Services (ILSs), J Turner assigns an independent Online Reputation Assessment Score (ORA™ Score) to each property, and this score determines a property’s rank. J Turner Research is an independent market research and online reputation management company exclusively serving the multifamily industry.