Supporting the Leaders of Tomorrow

imagesThe Washington Multifamily Housing Association, in partnership with the National Apartment Association, offers exceptional career training opportunities for multifamily owners, managers, technicians and suppliers. AFB was a proud sponsor and participant recently in a number of Certified Apartment Manager courses, including the Financial and Marketing modules. It was a great opportunity to meet the rising stars of the industry, congrats on taking these steps in advancing your careers!

“Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained”

Canvas on ElliottAFB is pleased to announce the beginning of flooring & window covering installations at the Canvas on Elliott Apartments with Venture General Contracting and Clark Design Group, on behalf of Goodman Development. This former Michael R. Mastro development site is getting a refresh with 113 new apartments plus 10 live-work units that will add a wonderful vitality to this already booming neighborhood!

Next up for AFB and this great group of companies are the Platform Apartments at Kent Station, where we will be installing flooring & window coverings for 164 new apartment units.

Getting Crafty with AFB

Oola eventAFB enjoyed hosting the May Tapas & Topics event with WMFHA at the Oola Distillery on Seattle’s Capital Hill. This month’s topic was, “Crafting a Niche in Today’s Market – How to Differentiate Yourself and Raise the Roof for your Community”. We had a great group of industry leaders in attendance, with wonderful food and fantastic spirits for all. Did you know that Washington, with 48, leads the nation in its number of craft distilleries? Check out Oola at

Maintenance Mania Maniacs

AFB Maintenance Mania 2014 aThe 2014 Maintenance Summit was a great celebration of the maintenance & service professionals who serve as the backbone of the multifamily industry. The schedule was packed with educational class offerings, a trade show featuring the industry’s top suppliers and the Maintenance Mania main event…oh, and a little foosball tournament action in the AFB booth!

Congratulations to our customer, Angel Munoz with Chambers Creek Apartments/ CTL Management, for taking the overall first prize in Maintenance Mania- AGAIN! Our hearty thanks to the event participants for making this a very successful day.Angel Munoz


4th Annual Habit of Giving

MFSF GivingThe 4th Annual Habit of Giving Wine Event & Silent Auction presented by the Multi Family Suppliers Forum was another rousing success! AFB was pleased to partner with exceptional industry leaders & suppliers in raising money for wonderful organizations doing great things in our communities, Habitat for Humanity ( and the FareStart Restaurant ( Please take a moment to learn more about these great groups and offer your support where possible!