PHOENIX, ARIZ. (August 25, 2020) – Commercial real estate’s leading annual awards, the Best of NAIOP, were presented virtually for the first time because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“NAIOP Arizona, like most organizations, has had to adapt during this unprecedented time. I commend Keith Earnest, Bryon Carney, Tom Jarvis and Katrina DeBaker for their fun and creative approach to making sure that we were able to recognize the amazing accomplishments of our industry,” said Jim Wentworth, Wentworth Property Company, the chapter’s Chairman.
The Arizona Chapter of NAIOP handed out awards in 29 categories.
The 2019 Best of NAIOP honors the year’s most successful projects, companies, and individuals within the commercial real estate industry (office/medical office, industrial, and retail). Best of NAIOP 2019 applications set an all-time record which is a testament to the abundance of quality development happening in Arizona.
“Congratulations to all the 2019 Best of NAIOP award nominees and winners. We applaud your efforts and appreciate your contributions to our community,” said Co-Chairman Keith Earnest, VanTrust Real Estate LLC. Bryon Carney, Cushman & Wakefield, served as the Co-Chairman.
Butler Design Group kept its win streak alive, bringing home its eighth straight Architect of the Year award. Other company winners were CBRE, Brokerage Firm of the Year; Ryan Companies US, Inc., Firm of the Year and General Contractor of the Year; McCarthy Nordburg, Interior Architect of the Year; Willmeng Construction, Tenant Improvement Contractor of the Year; and Lincoln Property Company, Owner/Developer of the Year.
In the brokerage awards, Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE each captured three honors.
2019 Best of NAIOP Winners:
Architect of the Year: Butler Design Group
Brokerage Firm of the Year: CBRE
Firm of the Year: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
General Contractor of the Year: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Interior Architect of the Year: McCarthy Nordburg
Owner/Developer of the Year: Lincoln Property Company
Tenant Improvement Contractor of the Year: Willmeng Construction
Developing Leader of the Year: Pat Boyle, Cushman & Wakefield
Emerging Broker of the Year: Kyle Campbell, Colliers International
Healthcare Broker of the Year: Perry Gabuzzi, Margaret Lloyd, Bill Cook and Mike McWilliams, Plaza Companies
Industrial Broker of the Year: Pat Feeney, Dan Calihan & Rusty Kennedy, CBRE
Investment Broker of the Year: Barry Gabel, CBRE
Office Broker of the Year: Jerry Roberts & Pat Boyle, Cushman & Wakefield
Retail Broker of the Year: Chris Hollenbeck, Regan Amato & Brent Mallonee, Cushman & Wakefield
Rookie Broker of the Year: James Cohn, CBRE
Tenant Representative Broker of the Year: Ryan Bartos, JLL
Economic Impact Project of the Year: Northrop Grumman Office
Industrial Build-to-Suit Project of the Year: Northrop Grumman Manufacturing
Industrial Tenant Improvement Project of the Year: Andersen Windows
Medical Office Project of the Year: Banner-University Medical Center Tucson
Mixed-Use Project of the Year: The Watermark | Tempe
Office Build-to-Suit Project of the Year: Northrop Grumman Office
Office Tenant Improvement Project of the Year (Less Than 40,000 SF): Sendoso
Office Tenant Improvement Project of the Year (More Than 40,000 SF): Zovio
Redevelopment Project of the Year: 225 W Madison Street
Retail Project of the Year: Osborn Marketplace/The Astor at Osborn
Spec Industrial Project of the Year: Lincoln Logistics 40
Spec Office Project of the Year: Grand 2
Transaction of the Year: Northrop Grumman Office
NAIOP Arizona’s Official Branding Sponsor: TRADEMARK
Phoenix Business Journal’s Talk of the Town: Lincoln Logistics 40
NAIOP, a 20,000+ member organization in North America, advocates responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. It is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of our members.