For the sixth consecutive year, The Preiss Company (“TPCO”) has been recognized as one of the Triangle’s top Women-Owned Businesses by Triangle Business Journal, which ranked businesses by the number of employees in the Triangle. TPCO, one of the largest off-campus student housing providers in the nation, has made “The List” every year since 2005.
“Everything that The Preiss Company has achieved is a direct result of the hard work, dedication, and professionalism made by every single one of our team members,” says TPCO Founder and CEO, Donna Preiss. “It truly is a collective effort. I’m so proud and fortunate to have the opportunity to work with these professionals that I consider family. We are grateful for this recognition, and I’m sincerely honored to be listed among so many outstanding business owners and respected companies.”
Over the years, TPCO has been a multi-year recipient of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce's coveted Pinnacle Business Award, winner of the Metro Bravo Award for Residential Real Estate, and winner of the Triangle Fast 50 Award for fastest growing company. The company has also been honored by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network with their 2008 Impact Award—receiving Honorable Mention in the category of Industry Innovator—and was also awarded the Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Most recently, the company’s first property in Georgia—University Village at Southern—was named “Best Apartment Community in Statesboro” by Connect Statesboro.
Preiss has been personally recognized by Triangle Business Journal as one of the Triangle’s most successful professional women and was awarded their 2006 Women in Business Award. She has also been honored by Business Leader magazine and Triangle Real Estate magazine as an Impact Triangle Real Estate Broker for 2007/2008. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the SPCA, the National Multi Housing Council, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and the Wake Tech Foundation. Preiss also serves on the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board and is a member of the NAA National Student Housing Committee, the NMHC National Student Housing Committee, and the Women President’s Organization.
About The Preiss Company
Founded in 1987 by Donna Preiss, The Preiss Company (tpco.com) employs over 250 team members and is the leader in the development of new technologies, tools, and strategies for the student housing industry. The company also acts as a receiver for several national banks. In its 23rd year, the company has formed over 50 partnerships and developed over 20 projects stretching from Maryland to Texas.