NAIOP honors the best brokers, projects and buildings of 2020 | Daily Journal of Commerce

The content for this article was originally featured in the Daily Journal of Commerce on November 12, 2020.

Owing to the pandemic, NAIOP’s Night of the Stars was an entirely virtual affair last Friday. It was the first time the annual gala was conducted via computer, and not held in a ballroom. However, what you missed in person can be viewed online in the photo gallery at, including both winners and nominees.

 High-Rise Residential Development: Nexus. Burrard Development of Vancouver, B.C. was the condominium developer, with Weber Thompson as its architect. Skanska USA built the 41-story, 389-unit tower in the Denny Triangle.

 Mixed-Use Development: Kirkland Urban. Phase I of the downtown project was developed by Talon Private Capital and Ryan Cos., with the latter also serving as general contractor. PGIM was a financial partner. CollinsWoerman designed the offices (now owned by Google), and Weber Thompson designed the apartment building. Phase II, a third office building for Google, is now under construction.

 Multifamily Residential Development, Fewer than 100 Units: Solis. The Capitol Hill condominium, with 45 units, was developed by SolTerra. Weber Thompson was the architect, and Cascade Built was the general contractor for the highly energy efficient “passive house” project.

 Sustainable Office Development: Watershed. Weber Thompson will have its new headquarters in the 72,000-square-foot Fremont office building, which it designed for Hess Callahan Partners, Stephen C. Grey & Assoc. and Spear Street Capital. Turner Construction built Watershed, a multitenant building that meets the requirements both of the city’s Living Building Pilot Program and Living Building Challenge.

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