NAIOP Awards of Excellence Recognizes Best and Brightest in Local Commercial Real Estate Community

Cleveland, May 11, 2016—NAIOP Northern Ohio Chapter presented its annual Awards of Excellence on Wednesday, May 11, at Windows on the River. The annual program recognizes the best projects, real estate transactions, and individual performance during the previous year in the commercial real estate industry in Northern Ohio.

Over 300 of the area’s top commercial real estate professionals attended the program, which is dedicated to recognizing design, development and marketing successes in industrial, office, retail, mixed-use and multi-family developments completed in 2015. A cocktail reception followed to recognize the nominees, winners and to network with industry representatives.

Event sponsors were recognized and included Gold sponsors FirstMerit Bank and Walter | Haverfield LLP and Naming Rights Sponsors First American Title Insurance Company National Commercial Services and Miller Goler Faeges Lapine, LLP. The Bar Sponsor was Cushman & Wakefield/CRESCO Real Estate and Silver Level Sponsor was First Federal Lakewood. Special thanks were extended to “Properties Magazine” who served as Media Sponsor. Bronze Sponsors included Hanna Commercial Real Estate and Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis. Many thanks go out to these generous companies and individuals for their continued support.

Featured emcees for the program included Fred Margulies of Herschman Architects and Rob Weeks of R-Weeks Consulting. Erin Ryan of SME served as the Event Chair and Vince Adamus of Greater Cleveland Partnership as Vice Chair.

Below is a listing of the celebrated winners of each category.

RETAIL INTERIOR DESIGN – Govberg Jewelers, Herschman Architects
INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION – Blair Rubber Company, Beacon Marshall
MIXED-USE CONSTRUCTION – The Residences at the East End, Welty Building Company
MULTI-FAMILY CONSTRUCTION – Honors Academic Village at the University of Toledo, Marous Brothers Construction
OFFICE CONSTRUCTION – Third District Police Station, Panzica Construction
RETAIL CONSTRUCTION – Cleveland Indians, Progressive Field, Right Field Renovation, Gilbane Building Company
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT – Arhaus Corporate HQ and Distribution Center, Premier Development Partners
MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT – The Creswell, The Dalad Group & Slyman Group
MULTI-FAMILY ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN – Mariner’s Watch, Dimit Architects
OFFICE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN – Third District Police Station, Richard L. Bowen & Associates And City Architecture
RETAIL ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN – Arhaus Furniture-Leawood, RDL Architects, Inc.
INDUSTRIAL TRANSACTION – Tarkett Houston Manufacturing Disposition, Adam Wolintz & George Hutchinson, Allegro Realty Advisors
INVESTMENT TRANSACTION – 925 Euclid, Terry Coyne, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
MIXED-USE TRANSACTION – The Foundry/MCPc Family Charities, Adam Gimbel, Allegro Realty Realty Advisors and Larry Hunt, CRM
OFFICE TRANSACTION – George Hutchinson and Julie Iselin, Allegro Realty Advisors and Myrna Previte, Kowit & Company Real Estate
INDUSTRIAL RENOVATION – Lord Corporation HQ, Weber Murphy Fox
MIXED-USE RENOVATION – The Residences at the East End, IRG/ThenDesign Architecture
MULTI-FAMILY RENOVATION – The Creswell, Slyman Group & The Dalad Group
OFFICE RENOVATION – Our Lady of Mercy Campus, Weber Murphy Fox
RETAIL RENOVATION – Arhaus Furniture-Kierland, RDL Architects, Inc.
INDUSTRIAL BROKER – Kristy Hull, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
OFFICE BROKER – Rico Pietro, Cushman & Wakefield/CRESCO Real Estate
DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR – Premier Development Partners

2015 CHAPTER PRESIDENT – Alex Russo, Cushman & Wakefield/CRESCO Real Estate
MEMBER OF THE YEAR – Rob Weeks, R-Weeks Consulting
INDUSTRY RECOGNITION – Joe Cimperman, (for his work with) Cleveland City Council
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT – Jim Doyle, Hemingway Development

The Northern Ohio Chapter’s next signature event will be its Annual Charity Golf Outing on June 13 at Shaker Heights Country Club.

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