The SIOR Chicago Chapter is pleased to announce the 2019 Transaction Awards program! The 2019 Transaction Awards will presented at a networking event on February 25, 2020, at Gene & Georgetti in Rosemont. The deadline to submit deals is January 20, 2020.

The Chicago Chapter has redesigned its awards program and continues to improve the process. This program includes all transactions between a Chicago SIOR and one of our Prestigious Platinum Sponsors, or a transaction completed between 2 or more SIORs WITHIN THE CHICAGO CHAPTER only. Any transactions completed with an SIOR outside of our chapter should be sent directly to SIOR Headquarters. Please see below for instructions and qualifications, and submit your deals here by January 20, 2020.


2019 SIOR Chicago Chapter Cooperative Transaction Awards Guidelines

This program includes all transactions between a Chicago SIOR and one of our Prestigious Platinum Sponsors or a transaction completed with 2 or more SIORs WITHIN THE CHICAGO CHAPTER only.Any completed transactions with an SIOR outside of our chapter should be sent directly to SIOR Headquarters.

Awards will be in the following categories:

Largest Dollar Volume Industrial Transaction
Largest Dollar Volume Office Transaction
Largest Dollar Volume Build to Suit Transaction
Largest Dollar Volume Land Transaction
Largest Dollar Volume Redevelopment Transaction
Largest Dollar Volume Office Investment Transaction
Largest Dollar Volume Industrial Investment Transaction
Largest Number of Transactions with Platinum Sponsors (submitted by Chicago SIOR member)
Largest Number of Transactions with Chicago SIOR’s (submitted by a Platinum Sponsor)

Platinum Sponsor Awards Criteria: Building must have been substantially completed in 2019 for development and construction projects. Transaction must involve at least 1 Chicago Chapter Platinum Sponsor and 1 other Chicago Chapter Platinum Sponsor or Broker to be considered.

    • Most Significant Speculative Development Project – Submitted by Developer, GC, Architect, Lender or Broker
    • Largest Dollar Volume Construction Project – Submitted by GC, Architect, Lender or Broker
    • Most Significant number of Build to Suit transactions completed with Chicago SIOR Brokers – Submitted by an Owner, Developer, Architect, Lender or Broker

The criteria for all entrants are as follows:

“Transaction deal date,” as defined below, must fall between January 1st and December 31st, 2019:
      • For non-BTS leases: Occupancy Date
      • For non-BTS sales: Date of Closing
      • For BTS for lease: Date of Lease Execution
      • For BTS for sale: Date of Closing (NOT start date of construction or “date of substantial completion”)

The contest is open to all SIOR designees in good standing and 2019 Platinum Sponsors.

The billing SIOR member or the Platinum Sponsor must fill out a Cooperative Transaction form and will be responsible for correctness. Signatures are no longer required.

Cooperative Transaction will be completed online only this year. Please fill out the form online at SIOR 2019-20 Awards make sure you have all required fields completed. Once you complete the form online you should receive a message that says “Thank you for filling out the form your response has been recorded.” If you do not see this message when you hit submit, you have not completed a required field.

If a transaction is published and it is requested that the transaction dollar volume remain confidential, the transaction will not be considered for a volume award unless all participating members agree to drop the request for confidentiality.

For questions please contact Joyce Slone, SIOR, CCIM, Chairperson @ or Adam Marshall, SIOR, CCIM or Terry Stevenson @