2021 Award of Excellence winner David Krumwiede, Lincoln Property Company

     PHOENIX, ARIZ. (June 14, 2022) – Commercial real estate’s leading annual awards, the Best of NAIOP, celebrated the top-performing people, companies, and projects of the past year on June 9 at the Arizona Biltmore. The Arizona Chapter of NAIOP bestowed awards in 38 categories before a full house of commercial real estate professionals.

“The number of nominations received this year was humbling and is a testament to the positive growth we have been recognizing in the Arizona economy and real estate industry,” said CJ Osbrink, Newmark Knight Frank; Jeff Foster, Prologis; and Tom Jarvis, Willmeng, the Best of NAIOP Chairmen. “We want to extend our utmost gratitude to the NAIOP staff, NAIOP Board of Directors, and the Best of NAIOP committee volunteers for all the hard work and time they have put forth in making this such a successful and rewarding evening.”

NAIOP Arizona kicked off the evening with the prestigious Award of Excellence. In 2021, this highly sought-after recognition went to David Krumwiede with Lincoln Property Company for his 36 years of contributions to the industry and NAIOP.

Company winners were ViaWest Group, Firm of the Year; Layton Construction, General Contractor of the Year; VanTrust Real Estate, Industrial Owner/Developer of the Year; Butler Design Group, Architect of the Year; and Lincoln Property Company Desert West, Office Owner/Developer of the Year.

In the brokerage awards, JLL captured three honors including Brokerage Firm of the Year.

“It was an incredible night celebrating the tremendous projects and great achievements by our NAIOP members in 2021. Congratulations to all that were nominated and to the award winners – job very well done,” said 2022 NAIOP Arizona Chairman Rusty Kennedy with Stream Realty.

 2021 Best of NAIOP Arizona winners

Company Awards

Architect of the Year: Butler Design Group

Brokerage Firm of the Year: JLL

Firm of the Year: ViaWest Group

General Contractor of the Year: Layton Construction

Industrial Owner/Developer of the Year: VanTrust Real Estate

Interior Architect of the Year: McCarthy Nordburg

Lender Firm of the Year: Western Alliance Bank

Office Owner/Developer of the Year: Lincoln Property Company Desert West

Official Branding Sponsor: TRADEMARK

Retail Owner/Developer of the Year: Barclay Group

Subcontractor/Vendor Firm of the Year: Small Giants

Tenant Improvement Contractor of the Year: Willmeng Construction

Title/Escrow Firm of the Year: Thomas Title & Escrow

Individual and Broker Awards

 Award of Excellence: David Krumwiede, Lincoln Property Company

Developing Leader of the Year: James Cohn, CBRE

Emerging Broker of the Year: Serena Wedlich, CBRE

Healthcare Broker of the Year: Bill Cook, Margaret Lloyd, Brielle Torel, and

Mike McWilliams, Plaza Companies

Industrial Broker of the Year: Mike Haenel, Andy Markham and Phil Haenel, Cushman & Wakefield

Investment Broker of the Year: Will Strong, Cushman & Wakefield

Office Broker of the Year: Pat Williams, Andrew Medley, Vicki Robinson, Chris Corney, and

Sydney Setnar, JLL

Retail Broker of the Year: Dave Cheatham and Darren Pitts, Velocity Retail Group

Tenant Representative Broker of the Year: Ryan Bartos, JLL

Project Awards

 Economic Impact Project of the Year: HelloFresh

Industrial Build-to-Suit Less Than 500K SF Project of the Year: FedEx Prologis Commerce Park 2

Industrial Build-to-Suit More than 500K SF Project of the Year: White Claw Distillery

Industrial Tenant Improvement Project of the Year: Covetrus Grandview

Medical Office Project of the Year: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Phoenix Outpatient Clinic

Mixed-Use Project of the Year: Park Central

Office Build-to-Suit Project of the Year: Virginia G. Piper Creighton University Health Sciences Building

Office Tenant Improvement Project of the Year: LifeStance

Redevelopment Project of the Year: Central Logistics Center

Retail Project of the Year: Arrowhead Jaguar Land Rover Dealership & Service Center

Spec Industrial Less Than 500K SF Project of the Year: Prologis Logistics Center – Building 4

Spec Industrial More Than 500K SF Project of the Year: G303

Spec Office Project of the Year: Allred Park Place Buildings 7 & 8 with Parking Structure

Sustainable Project of the Year: Prologis Logistics Center – Building 4

Transaction of the Year: HelloFresh

Phoenix Business Journal’s Talk of the Town: White Claw Distillery

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP comprises 20,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit naiop.org.