CREW recognizes commercial real estate industry professionals with Excellence Awards
TAMPA, Fla., December 8, 2014 – Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Tampa Bay, is announcing the award recipients of the 3RD Annual Excellence Awards – The Art of Connection – which was held on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa.
For the third year, CREW hosted the Excellence Awards, a prestigious banquet honoring top talent and recognizing significant transactions in commercial real estate. From the beautiful opening cocktail reception to the plated dinner and chic after dinner program, this awards program is “The” event of the year for the commercial real estate industry in Tampa Bay.
The CREW award nominees were generated by CREW members and submitted by others in the real estate community. Applications and the finalists were selected by a panel of judges who are local real estate and development experts and civic leaders. Awards recognize achievements during the period of July 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014. The awards are designed and commissioned by a local artist, Sean Pascoe of Sean-A-Sea Art.
Excellence Award Categories/Winners
Member and Non-member Awards:
Sponsorship Excellence Cushman & Wakefield of Florida
Lease Transaction Excellence Commercial Asset Partners/Meadowlane
Sale Transaction Excellence Eshenbaugh Land Company/Geraci Sale
Exterior Architecture Excellence Rowe Architects/Water Works Park
Interior Architecture Excellence Ai Collaborative/Westshore Center
New Construction Excellence Skanska/ Florida Polytechnic University
Construction Renovation Excellence Creative Contractors/Capitol Theatre Clearwater
Civic Leader of the Year Excellence Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Carl Cronan/Marketing & Media Excellence Impact Grafx
Members Only Awards:
Member of the Year Excellence Jan Chaffee, JC Commercial Brokers
Rising Star Excellence Bill Muehling, Masters Construction
Networking/Deal Maker Excellence Jodi Wilkeson, WDA Design Group
CREW Committee of the Year Excellence Go Fish!
Emcee duties for the event were shared between Mercedes Angell, 2014 CREW President and Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc., and Deborah Sheridan 2014 CREW President-Elect. Entertainment was provided by popular local musicians, The Southern Train Band (http://thesoutherntrainband.com ) and solo blues guitarist Mike Davis.
ABOUT CREW Tampa Bay
CREW Tampa Bay is a non-profit membership organization part of CREW Network. Members have access to over 8,000 CREW members in 74 chapters across the US and Canada. CREW seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on fulfilling four key initiatives: business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach. Membership is not restricted to women.
CREW Tampa Bay website: http://www.crewtampabay.org/ or the CREW Tampa Bay Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CrewTampaBay to view the list of the winners and for more information on the organization