NJBA Honors Ed Walters with Affordable Housing Award
BARNEGAT/STAFFORD TWP, N.J., April 1, 2013 - Ed Walters, Jr., partner and founder of Walters Group, has been selected to receive an Affordable Housing Award from New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA). Walters will accept the prestigious award at the 2013 Annual Industry Awards Luncheon at the Atlantic Builders Convention in Atlantic City on Thurs., April 11.
The NJBA Award recognizes an individual who has been successful in providing affordable housing for those of modest means in the state. "We are honored to recognize Ed for his exemplary efforts and achievements," said Winfield Ziegenfuss, Jr., president of NJBA. "He has demonstrated tremendous leadership, and commitment to our industry while providing reasonably priced housing options for New Jersey's residents." Ziegenfuss will be presenting the award to Walters.
"Our team has worked very hard to make our affordable communities incredibly successful," said Walters. "We are committed to producing quality affordable housing for the people who live and work in our community. There is a serious need throughout the State for affordable housing and we are honored to be a part of building these communities."
Walters Group has created Stafford Park Apartments, a 112-unit apartment project in Manahawkin; and Whispering Hills Apartments, a 52-unit complex in Barnegat. The developer is now completing a similar community in Barnegat known as Laurel Oaks, a 94-unit community slated to open in the fall 2013. When completed, these projects will result in the construction of 258 affordable units.
Additionally, Walters Group, a leading residential and commercial builder, is currently developing two single-family developments, and a townhouse project. For more information on Walters' residential projects, visit http://www.waltershomes.com/.