NAIOP South Florida Selects 2024 Awards Of Excellence Finalists

NAIOP South Florida has announced the Awards of Excellence finalists for 2024 and confirmed Thursday, March 14th for the 45th Awards of Excellence reception and dinner at the Seminole Hardrock Hotel & Casino Hollywood.

The annual celebration, which acknowledges excellence throughout the South Florida commercial real estate (CRE) industry, will be held from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m.

The 2024 Awards of Excellence categories and finalists are:

Sale of the Year:


Office Depot Global Headquarters – Butters Realty & Management
801 Brickell – Nuveen Real Estate/Cushman & Wakefield
355 Alhambra – Cushman & Wakefield


Bridgepoint Cold Miami – CBRE
11 Building Portfolio – Berger Commercial
Miami Dade & Broward Infill Portfolio – CBRE
Quiet Waters Business Park – Cushman & Wakefield


Biscayne Centre – CBRE
Keiser University Portfolio – Colliers


Office Lease:

Greenberg Traurig, P.A. – Cushman & Wakefield
Holland & Knight LLP, – Cushman & Wakefield
Kaseya US, LLC – Cushman & Wakefield
Moss & Associates Headquarters lease – JLL
UKG, Inc – Cushman & Wakefield


Industrial Lease:

All Glass Production, LLC – Cushman & Wakefield
CTS Engines – Colliers
First Gate Logistics Center – ATI, Inc – First Industrial Realty Trust & JLL
GA Telesis – Cushman & Wakefield
Iberia at Bridge Point Commerce Center – CBRE
Triton Logistics – State Street Realty
Shindler Elevator Corporation – Cushman & Wakefield


Broker Team of the Year:

Capital Market:

CBRE Industrial Capital Markets Team – Jose Lobon, Trey Barry, Frank Fallon, Chris Riley, Devin White, Royce Rose, Alain Bonvecchio, Gabe Braun

Cushman & Wakefield South Florida Capital Markets Team –  Scott O’Donnell, Dominic Montazemi, Jason Hochman, Miguel Alcivar, Greg Miller, Mike Ciadella, and Ron Granite

Colliers | South Florida Investment Services Team – Mark M. Rubin, Bastian Schauer, Harry Blyden, Brooke Mosier, Jared Mann, and Jennifer Eubanks.

Marcus & Millichap – Douglas K. Mandel, Executive Managing Director; Tyler S. Kuhlman, First Vice President Investments; Zachary Levine, Associate; Josh Gilbert, Associate; Samantha Gelman, Associate


Avison Young Agency Leasing Team – Greg Martin Justin Cope & Lisa Blumer

Butters “Dream Team” office leasing team – Darcie Lunsford, Caroline Fleischer, Molly McDonough and Sky Butters

Colliers – Derek Baker

Cushman & Wakefield: South Florida Office Agency Team – Brian Gale, Andrew Trench, Ryan Holtzman, Jeannette Mendoza, Lena Weeks, Edward Quinon, Nicole Gamarra, Tatiana Fiore



CBRE South Florida’s Largest Multi-Market Industrial Advisory and Transaction Team – Tom O’Loughlin, Larry Genet, Larry Dinner, Michael Oretsky, Zack Krawiec, Noah Ohayon, Christina Searles, Sam Koss, Paul Siciliano, and Eli Havlik

Cushman & Wakefield South Florida Industrial Team – Rick Etner, Chris Metzger, Christopher Thomson, Matthew McAllister


Rookie of the Year:

Eric Cantor – Cushman & Wakefield
Peter Johnston – JLL
Zack Krawiec – CBRE
Paul Shooster – Butters Realty & Management


Project of the Year:


Adtalem – Excel Construction of Florida
111 Olive – Gilbane Building Company

Ground Up:

Airport Logistics Park – McCraney, Colliers
Miami Midway Park/ Elan Solea Mixed Use – Butters Construction & Development/ Greystar
South Dade Industrial – Danto Builders, Genet Properties
The Ellsworth at Midtown Plantation – Stiles


Economic Impact:

Kaseya US, LLC – Cushman & Wakefield
Office Depot Global Headquarters – Butters Realty & Management
The Stables Village of Golf – Stiles

Developer of the Year:

Bridge Industrial
Butters Construction & Development


Lifetime Achievement:

Bruce Retzsch, Juan Caycedo – formerly RLC Architects and now Arcadis
Tom and Harley Miller – Miller Construction Company




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