Signature Gardens Retirement Resort general manager Jo-Anne Dryden said being nominated as a finalist in the Specialised Business category of this year’s Hunter Local Business Awards was a team effort.
Ms Dryden, who has also been nominated in the "Outstanding Business Person of the Year" category, said all staff were justifiably proud of their role in the success of the business.
Being nominated means that our profile and networking opportunities are increased with a real chance to shine in our niche.Jo-Anne Dryden, general manager, Signature Gardens Retirement Resort
“Displaying an award proudly in our business shows our potential residents what we have achieved but it also reminds our staff why they are there and what they are trying to achieve,” Ms Dryden said.
“Being nominated means that our profile and networking opportunities are increased with a real chance to shine in our niche.
“It also allows us an opportunity to examine our business, increase our marketing prowess and it can add weight when meeting with prospective residents.”
In operation for six years, Signature Gardens Retirement Resort offers resort-style living in a community environment where you can feel secure, enjoy life and be free from the burden of home maintenance.
“Our residents are individuals and couples over 55 who are looking to enjoy their life in a stress-free and maintenance-free environment coupled with a community environment where life-long friendships are made,” Ms Dryden said.
“Residents have peace of mind knowing that all homes are equipped with 24-hour emergency monitoring and that the resort is professionally managed by an on-site manager.
“There are a range of activities for residents to choose from including a billiard room, lounge, library and reading room, heated swimming pool and barbecue area. A lawns bowls rink and putting green will be completed within the next few weeks.”
Signature Gardens Retirement Resort is a privately-owned business situated in a prime position at 14 Denton Park Drive, Rutherford, with room for expansion all the while being close to shops, hospitals, and doctors.