SIOR Chicago would like to congratulate all the winners at the 17th Annual Chapter Transaction Awards on February 26, 2019.
The event is designed to honor the organization’s prestigious Platinum Sponsors and SIOR members who completed transactions within the Chicago Chapter or with a Platinum Sponsor.
The awards recognize those SIORs and sponsors for their outstanding achievement throughout the year as well as commend those that are committed to helping other SIOR’s reach their goals. Joyce Slone, SIOR of Slone Commercial LLC serves as Award Committee Chairman.
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And the 2018 winners are:
Largest Dollar Volume Transaction – Industrial Transaction for Lease:
Dan Leahy, SIOR and Adam Roth, CCIM, SIOR of NAI Hiffman represented Platinum Sponsor CenterPoint Properties for the leasing of 250,456 square feet valued at $41,881,223
Largest Dollar Volume Transaction – Industrial Transaction for Sale:
John Suerth, SIOR of CBRE represented Platinum Sponsor Hillwood Investment Properties for the sale of a 992,640-square-foot building valued in excess of $50,000,000
Largest Dollar Volume Transaction – Office Transaction for Lease:
David Ariola, SIOR of Chicago Realty Company represented RMMS Law Firm HQ for the leasing of 32,178 sf valued at $14,500,000 and Mark Robbins, SIOR of Avison Young represented the landlord
Largest Dollar Volume Transaction – Industrial Build to Suit Transaction for Lease:
Mike Fonda, SIOR, of Avison Young represented Berner Foods Distribution Center for the 675,360-square-foot lease valued at $36,045,992 Platinum Sponsor Venture One was the developer and Clayco was the design builder
Largest Dollar Volume Transaction – Industrial Speculative Development with Two Platinum Sponsor:
Platinum Sponsor Meridian Design Build built a 124,575-square-foot building for Molto Properties in Woodridge and with Platinum Sponsor Harris Architects, who was the architectural firm.
Largest Dollar Volume Transaction – Land Transaction:
Dan Cawley, SIOR of Cawley Chicago represented Abbott Land who purchased the 28.77 acres valued at $5,278,050. A TIF was put in place and it was sold to Platinum Sponsor IDI Logistics
Largest Dollar Volume Transaction – Industrial Investment Transaction:
Jim Estus, SIOR and David Bercu, SIOR of Colliers International represented Platinum Sponsor The McShane Companies/Conor Commercial for the sale of four buildings totaling 741,586 square feet and 12 acres of vacant land valued at $73,500,000.
Most Significant number of BTS transactions completed with Chicago SIOR Brokers:
Venture One with 2 transactions
Largest Number of Transactions – Intra Chapter (with members within our chapter or a Platinum Sponsor):
Ron Behm, SIOR, of Colliers International and Justin Lerner, SIOR, of Transwestern tied with 44 transactions
Most transactions completed by a platinum sponsor with Chicago SIOR members:
Venture One with 48 transactions