Sunday, March 19, 2017

NAIOP South Florida Fetes 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners

Jules R. Morgan
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL– NAIOP South Florida, a Commercial Real Estate Development Organization, recognized the winners of its 2017 Awards of Excellence last night at The Ritz Carlton.

The Awards of Excellence highlighted the individuals and companies whose achievements have contributed to the local commercial real estate industry, benefitted the regional business environment and facilitated economic growth. The Great Gatsby-themed dinner and ceremony also celebrated NAIOP South Florida’s 40th anniversary.

Larry Genet
“This year’s Awards of Excellence was phenomenal in terms of participation, turnout and impact on our regional commercial real estate community,” said NAIOP South Florida Executive Director Jules R. Morgan. “The caliber of the submissions we received this year was unsurpassed. The esteemed panel of judges had a challenging time determining the winners as all of the finalists deserved to win!”

The categories and winners of the 2017 Awards of Excellence are:

Industrial Lease Transaction of the Year: Graybar at Port 95 Business Center, Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE

Industrial Sale of the Year Over $50 Million: South Florida Logistics Center, CBRE Group, Inc.

Industrial Sale of the Year Under $50 Million: Palm Beach Small Bay Industrial Portfolio, Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE

Industrial Broker of the Year: Team of Larry Genet and Tom O'Loughlin  of CBRE

Office Lease Transaction of the Year: Dell Corporation Comcast, CBRE, Inc. and Colliers International South Florida

Office Sale of the Year Over $50 Million: Southeast Financial Center, HFF

Office Sale of the Year Under $50 Million: 200 Southeast First Building, Marcus & Millichap

Amy Julian

Office Broker of the Year – Investment Sales: Team of Joseph Chick, Andrew Chilgren, Amy Julian, Christian Lee, Jose Lobon, Marcos Minaya and Tyler Ploshnick of CBRE

Office Broker of the Year – Leasing: Team of Tere Blanca, Andres del Corral, Flavia Eternod, Danette Linares and Juan Ruiz of Blanca Commercial Real Estate

 Renovation/Rehab Project of the Year: Plantation Pointe Redevelopment, Torburn Partners

Creative Deal Maker of the Year: Plantation Pointe Drainage Reconfiguration, Torburn Partners

Project of the Year: Centergate at Gratigny II, Gibson Development Partners (recently merged with Foundry Commercial)

Member of the Year: Eric D. Swanson of Treadwell Franklin Infrastructure Capital

Alice Lucia Jackson

Developer of the Year: Bridge Development Partners

Game Changer of the Year: Brickell City Center, Swire Properties

Banyan Street Capital founder and Chief Executive Officer Rudy Touzet presented the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to Alice Lucia Jackson, who recently retired from JLL as senior vice president.

 Surrounded by her friends, family members, colleagues and husband, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson, she was recognized for her contributions to the regional real estate community and NAIOP South Florida, which merit the same honor awarded to Edward Ansin, Armando Codina, Doug Eagon, and Terry Stiles among others.

 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.

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

Pierson Grant Public Relations
Lexi Robinson, ext. 255

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