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Release: ULI Washington Congratulates Real Estate Trends Conference Award Program Winners

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ULI Washington announced the winners for its first annual Real Estate Trends Conference Awards Program, a newly added conference component that highlights innovative development under way in the Metropolitan Washington Region.

The six distinctive award categories recognize innovative projects, policies, and initiatives that contribute to the enhancement of vibrant neighborhoods, exemplify creative problem solving, and celebrate visionary thinking. Winners in each category are as follows:

Excellence in Housing Development
Arlington Mill Community | Senior Center and Residences; Arlington, VA

Excellence in Office Development
1200 Seventeenth; Washington, DC

Excellence in Mixed-Use Development
CityCenterDC; Washington, DC

Excellence in Institutional Development
Easter Seals Child Development Center of Northern Virginia; Falls Church, VA

Impact Award
Capper Carrollsburg Dwellings; Washington, DC

Legacy Award
Reston Town Center’s Urban Core; Reston, VA

In a special presentation the 2015 Distinguished Juror Award was also awarded to Mr. Coke Florance. The award recognizes his active, enthusiastic participation in the ULI Awards Jury – including exemplary attendance at meetings and site visits.

For more information on the awards program, including a full description of each award category and a description of the criteria used to determine the awards, please visit: http://washington.uli.org/events/real-estate-trends-conference/awards/.

Regarding the Trends Awards Bryce A. Turner, Jury Foreman for the Trends Conference Awards remarked:

The Jury for the ULI Washington Trends Awards is ecstatic about the quality and quantity of the submissions made in this inaugural year which represent creative and collaborative development trends occurring in the DC region and the country. Creating a shortlist in each category required painstaking review and heartfelt deliberation. The chosen winners recognize innovative projects, the enhancement of vibrant neighborhoods, creative problem solving, and visionary thinking.

The Real Estate Trends Conference, ULI Washington’s signature event for the past 17 years, features local and national speakers and provides a crash course on where the real estate industry is now and where it is headed. The theme for the 2015 conference was “Common Ground: Building Partners, Projects and Potential.”

You can learn more about the 2015 ULI Washington Real Estate Trends Conference at: http://washington.uli.org/events/real-estate-trends-conference.

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