Awards & Recognition


“A Duluth GA Real Estate Company & School Is Recognized in the Atlanta Business Chronicle”

Virtual Properties Realty is very grateful and horned to have received the following awards and Recognition:

The Pinnacle Award presented by The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce in 2007, which is only awarded to an emerging company that has exhibited significant success as an established business. In April 2007 The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce also named Virtual Properties Realty as one of the counties top 25 small businesses, and #1 in their category, based on:

Staying power- a substantial history as an established business
Substantial growth in the number of employees
Significant increase in sales dollar and/or unit volume
Original entrepreneurship
Innovativeness of product or services offered
Response to adversity
Community service and commitment

Only the top 10 Gwinnett small business with the highest scores are named the year’s finalists. From those 10 businesses the scoring is broken down into three categories for (1-10, 11-149 and 150+ employees) then the award is presented to the small business person of the year for their respective category. Next the three finalists’ names are handed over to a second committee- which is a group of five SBDC, and judges that includes a staff member of the for other members of the Gwinnet Chamber of Commerce. The panel interviews each of the finalists and then takes a tour or their companies. Judges are free to ask each finalist any about anything they wish as they have the responsibility to determine who the final winner will be. After all the interviews are complete, the judges meet to discuss what they learned and to score each finalist.


Pacesetter Award presented by Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2006,2007 and 2008, which is awarded every year to fastest-growing privately owned companies in the Metro Atlanta area. To receive the Pacesetter award Metro Atlanta companies are evaluated as candidates based on a growth index formula that looks into year to year accounting records, revenue growth and employee head count relative to the company size. The honor associated with this award reaffirms that Virtual Properties is one of the best run and fastest growing companies in Metro Atlanta.

Top (#1) Real Estate Office in Metro Atlanta for number of homes sold.
Every year since 1998 The Atlanta Business Chronicle book of lists has listed Virtual Properties as #1 in buyer side transactions.

Top (#5) Real Estate Office in Metro Atlanta for gross residential sales volume from closed transactions.
Every year since 1998 Virtual Properties has been a top producer in gross sales (dollar amount).

Who’s Who Recipient every year since 2009 (presented buy the Atlanta Business Chronicle) to Virtual Properties Realty Broker /Owner Steve Wagner, for being one of Metro Atlanta’s Top leaders in the Real Estate industry.
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