Trends Awards Program
The Trends Awards, in its second year augmented the annual ULI Washington Real Estate Trends conference by highlighting innovative development in the Metropolitan Washington region. The Awards recognized innovative projects, policies, and initiatives that contribute to the enhancement of vibrant neighborhoods, exemplify creative problem solving, and celebrate visionary thinking. The winners were announced at the Trends Conference on April 27, 2016.
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. The winners of each category are as follows:
Excellence in Housing Development
Excellence in Office Development
Excellence in Mixed-Use Development
Excellence in Institutional Development
An additional special presentation also awarded Sheridan Station; Washington, DC, with the 2016 Juror’s Choice Award. The award recognizes the project team’s passion and commitment to bringing high quality and environmentally sustainable affordable housing to our region.
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:
“We are ecstatic about the quality and quantity of the submissions made this year; which represent the best development trends occurring in the DC region and the country. Creating a shortlist in each category required painstaking review and heartfelt deliberation. The projects focused on many aspects of our industry, including innovative building solutions for education, renovation, affordable housing, master planning and others. We applaud the creativity and fortitude of every single applicant to create such an amazing built environment in our region.”
The Real Estate Trends Conference, ULI Washington’s signature event for the past 18 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 2016 conference was “Shared Change. Positioning for the New Economy.”
You can learn more about the 2016 ULI Washington Real Estate Trends Conference at: http://washington.uli.org/events/real-estate-trends-conference.