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American Campus Communities Named One of Newsweek’s Most Trustworthy Companies in America for Second Year

March 29, 2023

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The nation’s largest student housing leader ranks number four in Real Estate category

March 29, 2023 AUSTIN, Texas.American Campus Communities, the nation’s leading developer, owner and manager of high-quality student housing, announces it has been named to Newsweek's 2023 list of “Most Trustworthy Companies in America”  for the second year in a row.

This holistic award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc, the world’s leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider, spotlighting organizations with a revenue of over $500 million. These are companies who exemplify corporate responsibility and have earned the trust of the public across multiple dimensions. The Most Trustworthy Companies in America 2023 were identified in an independent survey based on a vast sample of approximately 25,000 U.S. residents who rated companies they know in terms of all three touchpoints of trust: customers, investors, and employees. A total of 95,000 evaluations were submitted.

“Our values have set us apart as an organization that puts people first – from our student residents, to our team members, and to the communities in which we operate,” said Jennifer Beese, president and chief operating officer of American Campus Communities. “Sustainability, philanthropy, and DEI practices are built into our business model, and integrity and transparency are core to what we do. It is an honor to be recognized for our unwavering commitment to always striving to do the right thing.”

This prestigious and highly competitive award is based on a comprehensive assessment of a firm’s commitment to exceptional value, customer service, industry innovation, and superior organizational leadership.

Newsweek’s 2023 list marks the second year that ACC earned this distinction, following its number two place in Real Estate on the inaugural Newsweek list in 2022. The complete list comprises the top 700 Most Trustworthy Companies across 23 industries, with ACC currently holding the fourth place in the Real Estate category.

Year after year, ACC has routinely earned accolades and industry awards for its positive culture and reputation including:
  • 2023 National Association of Homebuilders Property Management Firm of the Year

  • 2023 GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum CRE’s Great Places to Work

  • 2022 Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Real Estate, and the 

  • 2021 GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum Best Bosses Award for CEO Bill Bayless

Additionally, ACC has been recognized by Forbes twice as one of America’s Top 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.

For more information and to see the full list of Newsweek’s Most Trustworthy Companies in America 2023, visit

About American Campus Communities
American Campus Communities is the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing communities in the United States. The company has expertise in the design, finance, development, construction management and operational management of student housing properties. Visit and follow at LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

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