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CAB Recognizes Portland Metro’s Top CRE Achievements of 2019

The Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB) of Oregon and Southwest Washington, in association with NAIOP, SIOR, BOMA and the Portland Business Journal, honored the CRE industry’s top achievements of 2019. “A Night of Excellence” recognized Portland’s projects, dealmakers and brokerage teams at an event benefiting Habitat for Humanity.

The outstanding projects receiving awards included:

• Office Development of The Year: 7 SE Stark, Portland (pictured), Harsch Investment Properties
• Multifamily Development of The Year: Club at The Park in Vancouver, WA, Pactrust
• Hospitality Development of The Year: Hyatt Regency in Portland, Mortenson
• Industrial Development of The Year: Denney Road Commerce Center in Beaverton, Harsch Investment Properties
• Office Re-Development of The Year: Harrison Square in Portland, Mackenzie

Broker & Team Awards

• Investment Broker of The Year: Nicholas Kucha, NKF
• Office Broker of The Year: Trevor Kafoury, CBRE
• Retail Broker of The Year: George Macoubray, Commercial Realty Advisors
• Industrial Broker of The Year: Stuart Skaug, CBRE
• Rookie Broker of The Year: Zac Nelsen, Niehaus Properties
• Industrial Team of The Year: Steven Klein, Peter Stalick, Brendan Murphy, Kidder Mathews
• Investment Team of The Year: Charles Safley, Paige Morgan, CBRE
• Multifamily Team of The Year: Josh McDonald, Phil Oester, Joe Nydahl, CBRE
• Office Team of The Year: Kristin Hammond, Ajay Malhotra, CBRE
• Retail Team of The Year: George Diamond, Nicholas Diamond, Michelle Rozakis, Real Estate Investment Group
• Property Manager of The Year: Emily Mandic, American Assets Trust
• Bill Naito Award: Portland Meadows Racetrack, Jerry Matson, Colliers International; Sean Colletta, Prologis

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