Urban Land Institute New York (ULI NY) has launched the submission process for the 2020 ULI New York Awards for Excellence in Development.
In addition, Amy Rose, President & Chief Executive Officer, Rose Associates, Inc., and Richard Kessler, Chief Executive Officer, Benenson Capital Partners, were named co-chairs for the 2020 Awards competition and gala.
The gala will take place on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Cipriani Wall Street.
The Awards for Excellence in Development is a statewide contest that acknowledges real estate leaders whose projects are raising the bar from a planning, design, sustainability, resilience and community impact perspective.
The Awards are open to ULI members and non-members across all industry sectors who have worked on private, public, and non-profit projects.
Applications may be submitted for projects located anywhere within New York State, except Westchester County, which is part of ULI Westchester/Fairfield. To qualify, a project must be completed, in whole or in phases, on or after January 1, 2015 and open and in operation for its intent and purpose before November 1, 2019.
The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2019. A full list of last year’s winners and finalists can be found here.
“Over the last four years, the ULI New York Awards for Excellence have recognized some of the most groundbreaking developments in the state, projects that are setting new standards for responsible land use and growth,” said Steven Kohn, Chairman of ULI New York.
“With this year’s submission window now open, we are looking to the entire development community in New York to identify the next generation of projects that will inspire excellence.”
“The Awards for Excellence is a great opportunity to shine a spotlight on some of the amazing work being done by industry leaders in New York State,” said Amy Rose, Committee Co-Chair and President & CEO of Rose Associates.
“I’m thrilled to be representing ULI New York and championing their efforts to reward innovators in the field.”
“Each year ULI brings together the best and most creative leaders in the real estate sector, upping the ante for developments for years to come,” added Richard Kessler, CEO of Benenson Capital Partners.
“I’m looking forward to reviewing this year’s submissions, and celebrating the great work being done around New York State.”
The Awards Committee and Awards Jury are comprised of ULI New York members across the spectrum of New York real estate, including owners, developers, investors, architects, urban planners, construction managers and lenders.