2018 Night of the Stars Finalists [Member News]

NAIOP WA Announces New App Featuring CRE’s Industry Best with 2018 Night of the Stars Finalists & First Winner

Second Annual People’s Choice Award with Daily Voting Online September 19 - October 12

SEATTLE – Announced today, category finalists and one winner in NAIOP Washington State’s 2018 Night of the Stars Awards again showcase the best of the best in a city again topping national crane counts and growing fast.

NAIOPWA's Night of the Stars identifies outstanding real estate developments and activities in a variety of market types and the individuals who conceived of, took risks, sponsored, supported and made the projects happen. The awards aim to honor entire teams, including all who contributed to the project’s success in this annual celebration of the industry.

Nominations include dozens of well-known commercial real estate players, breakthrough deals and important development projects. Each project was evaluated for impact on the community, market adaptability, ingenuity and local contributions. Winners will be announced at the November 2 gala event at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.

Each of the nominations is viewable via the new NAIOP WA app, which is designed to transform how the Northwest commercial real estate community networks. To download the NAIOPWA app, click here for iOS (Apple) devices or click here for Google operating systems. Visit NAIOPWA.org/app for more information on the app, including password and account help. 

Once again this year, the commercial real estate community will choose to elevate and celebrate one project that represents best-in-class development in Puget Sound in the brand-new People’s Choice Award. NAIOP Washington State supporters may vote for one project per day from September 19 through October 12. All categories of projects are eligible for the People's Choice Award; Developer of the Year and Deal of the Year are excluded.

Technology/Life Science Development of the Year
WINNER: Advanced Energy Lab

Community Impact Development of the Year
The BLOCK Project
Cowlitz Reservation Development

Developer of the Year
MainStreet Property Group LLC
Urban Visions

High-Rise Residential of the Year
West Edge
425 Fairview 

Hospitality Development of the Year
Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Bellevue Downtown
Aegis Gardens of Newcastle
The Sanctuary Seattle

Industrial Development of the Year
Interbay Self Storage
CenterPoint Properties 26600
Tacoma Gateway
Exotic Metals’ Kent Manufacturing Facility
Tacoma Logistics Center
Des Moines Creek Business Park Building A & B
Seaway West
Prologis Park Tacoma

Mixed-Use Development of the Year
Avalara Hawk Tower
Lincoln Square Expansion

Multi-Family Residential Development of the Year: More than 100 Units
Cascade Apartments
The Junction
Edition Apartments
Elara at the Market
The Grand on Broadway
Chroma SLU
The Stadium Apartments
624 Yale
The Eddy at Green Lake Village

Multi-Family Residential Development of the Year: Fewer than 100 Units
LINQ Lofts + Flats
101 Broadway
Cove Apartments
Fox & Finch Apartments
The Heron Flats + Lofts 
Stream 403 
Affordable Housing Development of the Year
Arbora Court

Office Development of the Year
450 Alaskan
400 Dexter 
FAA Northwest Regional Headquarters (Des Moines Creek Business Park Phase II)
The Mark
Seattle Spheres

Office Interiors of the Year
Thinkspace Tenant Improvement
Liberty Mutual Seattle Restack 
Starbucks Center/Sears Workplace Renovation
Turn 10 Studios
Global Management Consultants
Snap, Inc.
Madison Centre Masterpiece

Redevelopment/Renovation of the Year
Bayview Retirement Community Expansion & Renovation
Saxonia Apartments
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral Renovation
Starbucks Service Center: Main Entry & Lobby
The Revitalization of 300 Pine
Maritime Building Seismic Upgrade and Renovation
Columbia Center Podium Remodel
Seattle Tower Amenity Space + Lobby Improvements

Retail Development of the Year
Lakeland Commons
Chateau Ste. Michelle Visitor Center Renovation

NAIOP Washington thanks its 2018 Night of the Stars Judges: 
Aaron M. Laing, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
Tony Johnson, Hoffman Construction
Mac Cummins, AICP, City of Bellevue
Dave Douglas, SIOR, CCIM, NAI Puget Sound Properties
Kerry Nicholson, Legacy Partners
Wolf Saar, VIA Architecture
Meredith Everist, Baylis Architects

About NAIOP Washington State 
NAIOP Washington State, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is a trade association for developers, owners and investors in office, industrial, multi-family and all other commercial real estate sectors. NAIOPWA is the fourth-largest and one of the fastest growing chapters nationally, with more than 950 members representing the region’s leading firms in commercial real estate development. It provides a number of opportunities for professional development and serves as a comfortable and welcoming forum for networking and business improvement.

The chapter is nationally recognized as a leader for membership growth, for executive leadership, and for its significant advocacy efforts to ensure responsible and balanced development practices at city, state and federal levels, all in 2018. NAIOPWA was also recognized as Chapter of the Year in 2017

NAIOPWA's members and the chapter as a whole are known for philanthropy, with hundreds of its members volunteering each year for community enhancement projects ranging from stream recovery to social service center renovations. 

Media contact:
Daphne Adair
[email protected] 

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