Each year, NAIOP New Jersey honors the industry’s best and brightest, and the commercial real estate development association is now accepting nominations for the 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards.
Details and nomination forms are available at www.naiopnj.org. The awards will be presented at the 2015 Gala on May 14, slated for the Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, N.J.
The Commercial Real Estate Awards showcase excellence in real estate development, including innovation, impact, leadership and contributions to the community. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 5 p.m. The honorees will be announced on January 27, 2014 at the chapter’s Annual Meeting and Commercial Real Estate Outlook at the Short Hills Hilton. Nominations are being accepted for:
Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual who has had a distinguished and long-standing record of service to the industry and the community, as well as significant personal accomplishments.
Impact Award, which honors up to two firms and/or individuals, at least one of which is a member of the New Jersey Chapter, that have had a significant impact on New Jersey’s commercial and industrial real estate development industry.
Industry Service Award, which recognizes a firm, an individual or an entity that has made a substantial contribution to the commercial and industrial real estate industry in support of the industry’s goals.
The Deal of the Year Awards call for entries is coming soon.
NAIOP New Jersey will once again showcase original work by a talented designer on the cover of the Gala Journal and in the event’s overall theme and décor. The 8th Annual Design Competition is open to NAIOP New Jersey members and non-members age 18 and older who are design professionals, as well as students studying art, architecture and design. The winning design will define the color scheme, lighting and staging, and will be the template for marketing materials, signs, invitations, cocktail napkins, linens and the PowerPoint Awards Presentation. The deadline for entries is December 30, 2014 at 5 p.m.
The winning designer will receive prizes and promotional benefits valued at approximately $2,000 and will be featured in a news release and in NAIOP New Jersey Chapter publications. For complete details and to download an entry package, viwww.naiopnj.org.
NAIOP New Jersey’s Gala, one of the top networking events of the year, attracts hundreds of commercial and industrial real estate professionals. “It is well-known as a not-to-be-missed event,” said NAIOP New Jersey President Michael Allen Seeve of Mountain Development Corp. “In addition to providing the opportunity to honor our industry’s ‘best of the best,’ it is also a networking event that could provide the groundwork for the next big deal or a career move.”