The NAIOP Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Awards of Excellence gala was held May 17 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. The awards recognize quality and performance, innovation and creativity, teamwork and collaboration, as well as community and environmental awareness.
Among the winners was Parq Vancouver (photo), taking home the top prize in the Judges Choice category. Centrally located on the four corners of Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown and Falsecreek, the resort includes two luxury and lifestyle hotels, Western Canada’s first JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and the DOUGLAS, An Autograph Collection Hotel, world-class casino space on two floors, a sixth floor rooftop park, 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including Vancouver’s largest ballroom, and eight unique restaurants and lounges.
The 2018 Awards of Excellence winners were:
Best Office Development – Manulife, 980 Howe, owner: Manulife Financial Group
Best Office Lease – Nickel Building, owner: PC Urban Properties Corp.
Best Industrial Lease – Loblaw Properties West Inc., T&T Supermarket, owner: Dayhu Group of Companies
Best Developing Leader – Ted Mildon, senior manager, Oxford Properties
Best Industrial Development – Delta Link Business Park, owner: Beedie Group
Best Tenant Improvement – 777 Dunsmuir, KPMG Offices, owner: Cadillac Fairview
Best Retail – NorthWoods Village, owner: PCI Developments Corp.
Best Mixed Use Development – Solo District, owner: SOLO District
Best Investment Transaction – Willingdon Business Park, owner: HOOP
Judges Choice – Parq Vancouver, owner: BC Pavilion Corp
The awards recognized excellence in the commercial real estate industry within the Metro Vancouver area for 2016-17.