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NAIOP announces finalists of the 2016 Chicago Awards for Excellence

The 2015 Awards audience raised their glasses in memory of Len Caldeira, JLL, who passed away early 2015 (pictured on screen with his wife Chantal). Len was a real estate veteran and a longtime NAIOP member. He emceed the Awards for Excellence event for several years.

NAIOP Chicago has revealed the anticipated list of finalists facing off in 16 distinct categories Nov. 17, when the chapter hosts its 29th Annual Awards for Excellence ceremony at Navy Pier. Each year, the awards ceremony recognizes outstanding developments and transactions in Chicago's commercial real estate.

NAIOP Chicago has revealed the anticipated list of finalists facing off in 16 distinct categories Nov. 17 at Navy Pier, when the chapter hosts its 29th Annual Awards for Excellence ceremony. Each year, the awards ceremony recognizes outstanding developments and transactions in Chicago's commercial real estate.

The 2016 finalists are:

Office Development of the Year150 North Riverside, ChicagoAmerican Academy of Pediatric Headquarters, Park Boulevard & Pierce Road, Itasca Fulton West, 1330 W. Fulton, ChicagoRiver Point, 444 W. Lake Street, Chicago

Office Redevelopment of the Year1421 Shure Drive at Northwest Crossings, Arlington Heights222 S. Riverside Plaza, ChicagoContinental Towers, 1701 Golf Road, Rolling MeadowsThe Franklin, 227 W. Monroe Street, ChicagotheMART, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago

Industrial Speculative Development of the YearDCT O'Hare Logistics Center, 2200 Arthur Avenue, Elk Grove VillageHeritage Crossing, LockportLaraway Crossing, 201 Emerald Drive, JolietRidgePort Logistics Center - Building Bravo, 29700 S. Graaskamp Boulevard, Wilmington

Industrial Build-to-Suit of the Year3M, 1650 Macom Drive - Park 88, DeKalbBest Buy, 1500 Remington Drive, BolingbrookDCT North Avenue Distribution Center, 191 E. North Avenue, Carol StreamFedEx Ground Distribution Center, 1901 W. 29th Street, ChicagoMars/Wrigley, CenterPoint Intermodal Center, JolietPPG Industries, 2570 Orchard Gateway, AuroraPreferred Freezer Services III, 2357 S. Wood Street, ChicagoVictory Packaging, 1405 Sequoia Drive, AuroraWoodward Rock Cut Campus, 1 Woodward Way, Loves Park

Industrial Redevelopment of the Year2801 S. Western Avenue, ChicagoBWAY Corporation, 4400 W. 35th Place & 3200 Kilbourn Avenue, ChicagoEcommerce Facility, 401 E. Laraway Road, JolietRichelieu Foods Renovation, 120 W. Palatine Road, Wheeling

Retail or Mixed-Use Development of the YearAshland Belmont, LLC, 3423 N. Drake Avenue, ChicagoKildeer Village Square, 20393 N. Rand Road, ChicagoNEWCITY, 1457 N. Halsted Street, ChicagoStony Creek Promenade, 111th and Cicero Avenue, Oak Lawn

Multifamily Development of the YearE2 Apartments, 1890 Maple Avenue, EvanstonPark 205, 205 W. Touhy Avenue, Park RidgeThe Gateway West Loop, 11 S. Green Street, ChicagoWoodview Apartments, 15 Parkway North, Deerfield

Broker Transaction of the Year - Downtown OfficeCNA at 151 N. Franklin & 333 S. Wabash, ChicagoConAgra at theMART, ChicagoEcho Global Logistics at 600 W. Chicago Avenue, ChicagoMcDonald's at 1045 W. Randolph, ChicagoNavigant at 150 N. Riverside, ChicagoWeWork at 20 W. Kinzie, Chicago

Broker Transaction of the Year - Suburban OfficeHorizon Pharma at Landmark of Lake Forest II, 150 S. Saunders Road, Lake ForestHSBC at Northwest Crossings, 1421 Shure Drive, Arlington HeightsMedline at Three Lakes Drive, NorthfieldPaylocity at 1400 American Lane, SchaumburgULTA Beauty at Tallgrass Corporate Center, 500 Remington Boulevard, BolingbrookUS Cellular Plaza, 8410/8420 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago

Broker Transaction of the Year - at 201 Emerald Drive, JolietBatory Foods at RidgePort Logistics Center, WilmingtonChavez Properties at Midway Business Center, 5555 S. Archer Avenue, ChicagoMars/Wrigley at 4005 Cedar Creek Drive, JolietMC Machinery Systems at Northwest Point, 85 Northwest Point Boulevard, Elk Grove VillagePreferred Freezer Services III at Pilsen Park, 2537 S. Wood Street, ChicagoReviva Logistics at 25850 S. Ridgeland Avenue, MoneeRidgePort Logistics Center - Building Bravo, 29700 S. Graaskamp Boulevard, WilmingtonThe Room Place at Windham Industrial Center VI, 1120-1140 Remington Boulevard, Romeoville

Broker Transaction of the Year - Office InvestmentAon Center, 200 E. Randolph Street, ChicagoHarris Bank Building, 115 S. LaSalle & 111 W. Monroe, ChicagoOld Main Post Office, 433 W. Van Buren, ChicagoOne O'Hare Center, 6250 River Road, Rosemont

Broker Transaction of the Year - Industrial InvestmentChicago Bulk Warehouse Portfolio, Waukegan, Des Plaines, Melrose Park, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview & AlsipPPG Distribution Center, Orchard Gateway Boulevard & Deerpath Road, AuroraPrime Industrial Portfolio, Franklin Park, Schaumburg, Melrose Park, Hillside & BerkleyTurnberry Lakes Industrial Portfolio, Roselle

Design Firm of the YearEriksson Engineering Associates, Ltd.HEITMAN ARCHITECTSManhard Consulting, Ltd.Pinnacle Engineering GroupWare MalcombWright Heerema Architects

Contractor of the YearARCO/Murray National Construction CompanyFCL BuildersMcShane Construction CompanyMeridian Design BuildMorgan/Harbour Construction, LLCPeak Construction CorporationPepper Construction CompanyPREMIER Design + Build Group, LLCRiley Construction Company, Inc.The Walsh Group

Property Management Firm of the YearCBREColliers InternationalJLLMB Real Estate Services Inc.NAI Hiffman

Developer of the YearBond CompaniesCenterPoint PropertiesConor Commercial Real EstateHinesMolto PropertiesOpus Development Company, L.L.C.Riverside Investment & DevelopmentVenture One Real Estate