The 2012 NAIOP Vancouver and Business in Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Awards of Excellence were held on May 30th at the Four Seasons Hotel. Over 230 individuals from the business community attended. Sponsors included Colliers International, Metro Vancouver and Concert Properties. Jill Krop emceed and Ernie Hee of Boughton Law chaired the event. Bill Tucker, CEO of Omicron chaired the judging panel which included Chuck We of Oxford Properties, Jennifer Podmore Russell of Deloitte and Steve Krilanovich of Lotus Pacific Investments.
Check out the Business in Vancouver supplement for more details on the finalist submissions. Stay tuned for post-event coverage including photos.
Awards were given out in seven categories.
Building Two, the Brewery district; New Haven Business Park/McGregor; Morgan Crossing.
109 Braid Street, Best Buy Canada; Hopewell Distribution Centre Phase 111 (Acklands Grainger); Atlas Roofing Corporation of Canada Lease Strategy; South Fraser Distribution Centre; Build to Suit for Kruger Products LP.
Build to Suit for Kruger Products LP.
Shoreline Business Centre; Corix; Shelter Island Commerce Centre, Marina Side.
Containers on Terminal, Columbia College, 428 Terminal Avenue; Move.com Consolidation Strategy; 455 Granville Street and 717 West Pender Street, Translink and Transit Police Headquarters, 745 Thurlow, McCarthy Tetrault.
Containers on Terminal.
Broadway Tech Centre Building #4; 1132 Hamilton; 669 Howe Street.
Broadway Tech Centre Building.
Aberdeen Square; Lululemon Athletica Head Office Acquisition; the Village at Thunderbird Centre Acquisition; Sun Tower; 927 Derwent Way, Delta; 1020 Derwent Way Delta.
Jarvis Rouillard from Tonko Realty; Derek Jones from Concert Properties; Jordon McDonald, Frontline Real Estate Services Limited.
Derek Jones, Concert Properties
This was an inspiring and entertaining event, at which we honored the best of the best in commercial real estate. It was an opportunity for networking, sharing and celebration. Certainly, a magnificent event for NAIOP Vancouver. Congratulations to all the finalists and the winners.