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HOUSTON – 11/19/2020 – The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI-Houston) announced 9 finalists for the 2021 Development of Distinction Awards presented by Wilson, Cribbs + Goren. The prestigious award recognizes developments and open spaces that demonstrate best practices in design, construction, economic viability, healthy places, marketing and management, and is modeled after the national Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence.
Houston District Council Board Chair Cortney Cole said, “Every year, we have incredible nominations to evaluate and this year was no exception. Each project demonstrates a high level of purposeful consideration and creativity that we’ve come to expect from our awards finalists, and as such, each of these dynamic projects elevate their individual community and the built environment in Houston as a whole.”
In the For-Profit – Large category:
(projects over 100,000 square feet)
Buffalo Heights Phase 1 – BKR Memorial II, LLC & Midway
Medical Towers – Westin Houston Medical Center – Pearl Hospitality
In the For-Profit – Small category:
(projects under 100,000 square feet)
7800 Washington – Levcor
Southside Commons – Triple Crown Investments
In the Not-For-Profit category:
Legacy Community Health Southwest Clinic – Legacy Community Health
University of Houston-Downtown Science and Technology Building – University of Houston-Downtown
In the Open Space category:
Clay Family Eastern Glades – City of Houston, Memorial Park Conservancy, the Kinder Foundation & Uptown Development Authority
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center – City of Houston & Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
Josey Lake – The Howard Hughes Corporation
Finalists were selected by a nomination panel of Houston real estate leaders that included Kathrin Brunner, Senior Design Principal – HOK; Ashley Frysinger, Senior Vice President – Kimley Horn & Associates, Inc.; Sue Jacobson, Vice President (Commercial Division) – Chicago Title; Susanna Kartye, Principal – The Sarrazin Group; Ryan McCord, President – McCord Development, Inc. and Tadd Tellepsen, CEO – Tellepsen.
High resolution images for all 2020 finalists can be downloaded using this link.
All photos should be credited as follows: Photo courtesy of Urban Land Institute and (insert name of project pictured). See a full list of Development of Distinction finalists and winners since 2008.
A jury of national real estate experts will evaluate all finalists’ projects in Spring 2021, to select the 2021 Development of Distinction winners.
Finalists and winners will be honored at a reception in early 2021. For sponsorship information, visit www.houston.uli.org.
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About the Urban Land Institute
The Urban Land Institute (www.uli.org) is a global nonprofit education and research Institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has nearly 40,000 members representing all aspects of land use. The Houston District Council is ULI at the local level, facilitating the exchange of ideas and the transmission of ULI best practices. ULI Houston has nearly 900 members, who come together at educational programs and other events to share experiences and learn from each other.