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AvalonBay Communities

AvalonBay Communities, Inc., an equity REIT, has a long-term track record of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing distinctive apartment homes in some of the best U.S. markets, and delivering outsized, risk-adjusted returns to shareholders. With equal parts experience and vision, we’ve established a leadership position rooted in building value for the long term.

About 3,000 associates work in our more than 275 apartment communities and regional offices in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest, and Northern and Southern California regions of the country. Our portfolio is high-quality and diverse in product- type – including Garden, Townhome, Mid-Rise and High-Rise communities operating under three brands: Avalon, AVA, and eaves by Avalon.

What truly sets us apart? Our people. Our professional opportunities offer experiences to work alongside the best and brightest in the industry. Here, you’ll find your achievements will be recognized and rewarded with highly competitive compensation and benefits.
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At AvalonBay, we're driven by a bold purpose: creating a better way to live.

We do this by providing distinctive apartment living experiences and contributing to the vitality of local communities. All AvalonBay associates, from community maintenance managers to development directors to accounts payable analysts, have a role to play in bringing our purpose to life.

Our core values and cultural norms define our standards of behavior and guide our decisions.
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Additional Culture Details

We solve problems together in the best interests of all AvalonBay stakeholders—our customers, associates, shareholders and communities. In making decisions, we consider other perspectives and listen to each other, our customers and the market. We share our time and knowledge with each other, and we actively seek ideas and support from others.

We expect the best from ourselves and our colleagues. By being highly engaged in this way, we produce outstanding results. We are motivated self-starters who care and work intensely for AvalonBay’s success.

We challenge convention and recognize problems as the seeds for innovation. We generate new ideas, offer better solutions and embrace change at all levels. Knowing that not all ideas will work, we test new concepts before implementing them full-scale, and we discuss and learn from our failures.

We use the company’s resources responsibly. We take smart risks by weighing the pros and cons of decisions, and we take ownership of and accountability for our choices and actions. We act in ways that focus on creating value for our customers, investors and associates.

We use reliable data and sound judgment when making decisions and taking action. That means we do our homework and avoid jumping to conclusions. We plan well, think through the big picture and evaluate the consequences of our decisions in order to best manage risks.

We recognize and reward excellent performance, celebrating successes of all sizes in all areas. We provide open, honest feedback and we acknowledge the contributions of others.
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A Commitment to Integrity
Do the right thing - always.


Arlington, VA


3,100 US Employees


Real Estate Investment

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