And the REAL Award Winners Are...

And the Winners Were...

2016 Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Executive of the Year

Scott Phillips

Director, Corporate Real Estate
McDonald’s Corporation

Scott continues to play a pivotal role in real transformation at McDonald’s…from a new workplace strategy for the digital team to currently undertaking the substantial headquarters relocation, which will enable organizational change as well as attract new talent to the company. His strong technical and management skills are instrumental to the corporate real estate department’s ability to achieve significant and successful change..from serving the headquarter’s workforce needs to the needs of the larger US portfolio.

Congratulations Scott!

2016 Young Leader of the Year

Nick Bassing

Senior Project Manager
Project Management Advisors, Inc.

As a Young Leader, Nick has immersed himself in the industry, from CoreNet to other charitable causes. For his company, he goes above and beyond in client service. He leverages the best practices he learns from other organizations to create “best in class” delivery and brings new levels of quality to PMA.

Congratulations Nick!

2016 Service Provider of the Year

Dan Ulbricht

Vice President
Leopardo Companies, Inc.

Dan has many accomplishments. He is a past president of the Chapter; is a Crain’s “40 under 40” leader; and has helped create client environments that made the “Crain’s Coolest Offices” list. For his company, he doubled the revenue and project size for Leopardo’s tenant interiors group since joining the organization. For many, Dan is the “go to guy” whether is for industry knowledge or client delivery.

Congratulations Dan!

2016 Sustainable Leadership Awards


With Team partners including:
Interior Investments, Herman Miller, CBRE, VOA, Skender and ESD

Google recently redeveloped seven floors in the Fulton Market neighborhood. Transforming a windowless cold storage warehouse facility. It is now the neighbor‐hood’s flagship tech office space and a symbol of neighborhood revitalization.

The project team worked hard to set a new bar for sustainability, calling it a “Moonshot”…shooting for the Moon in terms of sustainability. The project is under review for several certifications. Upon approval, this project will be the first globally to achieve WELL Building, LEED v4 Gold Certification and Living Building Challenge Petal Certification. Google has always elevated sustainability in our industry and this project sets a global record.

Congratulations to the Google team!

2016 Project of the Year Award

Salvation Army

Major Cheryl Lawry
The Salvation Army
With Wright Heerema Architects

The Salvation Army recently bought and redesigned a new HQ to bring all of its functions together under one roof. The organization implemented the newest in planning strategies for workplace productivity and wellbeing. The space has several unique aspects, from a chapel to bring the mission and culture to the forefront of the building and employees, to a band rehearsal hall and studio to record the annual Christmas album.

Congratulations to The Salvation Army and Wright Heerema Architects!