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ULI NY Hands Down Development Excellence Awards

Tower280 Tower280 at Midtown won for excellence in repositioning or redevelopment.

NEW YORK CITY—The Urban Land Institute New York has announced the winners of its Second Annual Awards for Excellence in Development. ULI New York’s statewide awards competition and gala event is raising the bar for New York’s real estate industry by recognizing the best public and private projects across the city and state.

All seven winning projects were honored Monday night at Gotham Hall here. This year’s competition drew nearly 50 project submissions, from which last night’s 19 finalists were selected.

“Each of our winners truly exemplifies why New York continues to set the global standard for real estate excellence,” says ULI New York Chairman Marty Burger. “We congratulate the winners on this achievement and we are grateful for all the incredible nominations we received for projects across the state. ULI New York is proud to keep leading the way in promoting innovative development that creates sustainable, thriving communities.”

Winners of the 2017 ULI New York awards for excellence in development were: Excellence in Office Development, 51 Astor Pl., Edward J. Minskoff Equities; Excellence in Housing Development,  Navy Green, Brooklyn; Dunn Development Corp., L+M Development Partners, Inc., IMPACCT Brooklyn.

Excellence in Mixed-Use Development: The Delaware North Building, Buffalo, NY, Uniland Development Co.; Excellence in Institutional Development: The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground, Staten Island, New York City School Construction Authority.

Excellence in Repositioning or Redevelopment: Tower280 at Midtown, Rochester, NY, Buckingham Properties, Morgan Management; Excellence in Civic Space: The Hills on Governors Island; The Trust for Governors Island; Hotel Development: The Beekman Hotel and Residences, GFI Development Co.

The winners were selected from 19 finalists across seven categories: office development, housing development, mixed-use development, institutional development, repositioning or redevelopment, civic space and hotel development.

This year, the committee added the hotel development category to better recognize the wide array of outstanding and innovative new hotels being built in New York.


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