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2017 Commercial Real Estate Awards

NAIOP Upstate New York is seeking nominations for our prestigious 2017 Annual Awards in Commercial Real Estate. The awards will showcase the finest development projects throughout Upstate New York. The winners will be honored at our Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, November 28, in Buffalo, NY.

Award Criteria

Projects completed between October 1, 2016, and September 30, 2017. Categories include Mixed Use, Adaptive ReUse, Industrial, Office, Medical, Urban Multi-Family, Retail, and Residential.

Tell us why your project deserves to be recognized.  All project submissions should include the following:

  • Property description
  • Development concept and objectives
  • Design process – innovations and challenges
  • Project strengths, features, and amenities
  • Project challenges
  • Economic/Financial success

Judging criteria will be based upon how the project differentiates itself from other projects based on creativity, uniqueness of design, sustainability, and economic and community impact.

All entries must be received by Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

Submission Requirements

All submissions must include the following information to be considered.

  • Project architect, developer, contractors, all service providers involved with the project, along with their contact information.
  • A brief separate summary (using 50 words or less) which describes and captures the essence of the project and that could be used in our awards program or other marketing materials.
  • Photos must be included.  Please provide photos and PDFs (uploaded online).  Please submit an accompanying typewritten sheet which has the project’s name and includes a two to six word description for each photo. Each description should be clearly identified with the respective image file. Photos should be submitted digitally (1mb or smaller) in JPEG or PNG format.
  • Please indicate which photo is your showcase photo for use in our awards presentation.

Important Dates 

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Judging Submissions:  Friday, November 3, 2017

Winners Notified: Monday, November 6, 2017

Awards Ceremony: Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Hotel Henry, Buffalo