Sunday, February 14, 2016

NAIOP South Florida Announces Finalists for 2016 Awards of Excellence; Award winners will be honored February 25 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six

Caroline Fleischer

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - NAIOP South Florida, a Commercial Real Estate Development Organization, has announced the finalists for its 2016 Awards of Excellence, which will take place on Thursday, February 25 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in the Panorama ballroom at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, 2301 S.E. 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale.

The Awards of Excellence recognize individuals and organizations whose achievements have contributed to the local commercial real estate industry, benefitted the regional business environment and facilitated economic growth.

Jules Morgan
"Our judges spent hours carefully reviewing and debating this year's entries to determine the finalists," said NAIOP Executive Director Jules Morgan. "We look forward to celebrating these extraordinary commercial real estate professionals and firms, all of which are deserving of winning in their respective categories."

Award categories and finalists include:

Industrial Lease Transaction of the Year
Miami International Tradeport, BTS for Ansaldo Breda, Inc/Hitachi Rail USA, represented by Liberty Property Trust
Cooper General, represented by State Street Realty

Industrial Sale of the Year
AFCEE, LLC represented by State Street Realty
Alliance Building represented by Cushman & Wakefield
Bridge Point Marina Mile facilitated by JLL and Cushman & Wakefield
Centergate at Gratigny represented by CBRE
North Miami Business Park represented by Marcus & Millichap
Show Management Industrial Center facilitated by CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield

Industrial Broker of the Year
George Pino of State Street Realty
Stephanie Rodriguez of Duke Realty
Michael Silver of CBRE

Office Lease Transaction of the Year
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. represented by Cushman & Wakefield
Plantation Pointe / Magic Leap facilitated by Cushman & Wakefield and Torburn Partners
Simply Healthcare facilitated by Flagler Corporate Center and Colliers International South Florida
Uniform Advantage represented by JLL's Tenant Representation Team

Office Sale of the Year
777 Brickell Avenue (SunTrust Tower) represented by CBRE
2100 W. Cypress Creek Road represented by Stiles

Stephanie Rodriguez
Coconut Grove Office Portfolio represented by Marcus & Millichap
Northern Trust Bank Building represented by Marcus & Millichap
Phillips Point represented by HFF

Office Broker of the Year
Norm Adams of Stiles
Michael Fay of Avison Young
Caroline Fleischer of Cushman & Wakefield
Alfie Hamilton of Colliers International South Florida
Douglas Mandel of Marcus & Millichap

Team Broker of the Year
CBRE South Florida Capital Markets Team featuring Apone, Avalos, Carranza-Alvarez, Chick, Chilgren, Foschini, Julian, Lee, Lobon and Minaya
Cushman & Wakefield featuring Blunk, Glaria and Oswald
Cushman & Wakefield's South Florida Industrial Team featuring Etner, Metzger, McAllister and Thomson
JLL featuring Gallart and Loschiavo
State Street Realty Brokerage Team featuring Lyden and Pino

Rookie Broker of the Year
Brian Cabielles of State Street Realty
Brad Dinneen of Stiles
Lauren Gallart of JLL

Renovation / Rehab Project of the Year
Plantation Point represented by Torburn Partners
SunTrust International Center represented by Crocker Partners
The Landings at MIA represented by CBRE
University Place at City Center represented by Butters Realty and Management and Bristol Group

Lauren Gallart
Creative Deal Maker of the Year
Rodrigo Azpurua of Riviera Point Development Group for the Professional Center at Riviera Point
Julie Berry of Stiles for the Lauderdale Marine Center
Butters Realty and Management and Bristol Group for the Hillsboro Technology Center
Steve Hyatt of Berger Commercial Realty for the Alliance Residential Company

Economic Impact of the Year
Alliance Building represented by Cushman & Wakefield
Plantation Pointe / Magic Leap represented by Cushman & Wakefield and Torburn Partners

Project of the Year
Miramar Park of Commerce represented by Sunbeam Properties
Pembroke Park A represented by Duke Realty
Professional Center at Riviera Point represented by Riviera Point Development Group

Julie Berry

Developer of the Year
Butters Construction & Development
Duke Realty
Flagler Global Logistics
Gibson Development Partners

Finalists and winners of the Developing Leader of the Year and Member of the Year categories will be announced during the ceremony.
Douglas Eagon
The recipient of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award is Douglas Eagon, president of Stiles Corporation, whose contributions to the South Florida real estate community and to NAIOP merit the same recognition awarded to Armando Codina, Edmund Ansin and Terry Stiles in previous years. Terry Stiles will present Eagon with this year's award.

Tickets are $150 for NAIOP members and $175 for non-members. Table sponsorships are $1,500. To register, please visit

For more information, visit,, email or call 954-990-5116.

NAIOP is a commercial real estate development organization. It provides strong advocacy, education and business networking opportunities and connects its members through a powerful North American network.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

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