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ULI Northern New Jersey Announces 2019 Excellence Award Winners

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Northern New Jersey, a multidisciplinary real estate nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing responsible leadership in the use of land in order to enhance the total environment, announced the winners of the 2019 Excellence Awards. Awarded annually, ULI Northern New Jersey’s Excellence Awards celebrate the extraordinary projects and people that have defined the region’s real estate landscape over the past year.  Award winners will be honored at ULI NNJ’s Excellence Awards Gala on Nov. 7 at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park.  A complete list of winners can be found below:

Project Awards


New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) – New Brunswick

New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO)


Mountainside Medical Office Building – Montclair/Glen Ridge

Hampshire Companies & Circle Squared Alternative Investments

Small Deal of the Year

40 Beechwood Road – Summit

Saxum Real Estate

Capital Markets/Equity Award

The Shops at Ledgewood Commons – Ledgewood

Advance Realty, Invesco Real Estate & Cushman and Wakefield


Rockefeller Group Logistics Center – Piscataway

Rockefeller Group


Edison Lofts/ Edison Village – West Orange

Prism Capital Partners

Sustainable Development

7 Seventy House – Hoboken

Bijou Properties

NJ Development Project of the Year

Ironside Newark

Edison Properties

Public/Private Partnerships

Newark Downtown District Capital Streetscape Design Project


MC Hotel – Montclair

The Hampshire Companies, The Pinnacle Companies, & Circle Squared Alternative Investments

People Awards

Leadership in Professional Services

Patricia Ruskan/ P S &S

Rising Star

Ryan Fraser/ Vision Real Estate Partners

Leadership in Real Estate

Gene Diaz / Prism Capital Partners

“Looking at our list of Excellence Awards winners for this year, it is clear why northern New Jersey continues to stand out as a national example of the transformative power of visionary real estate development,” said Mara Winokur, AICP, PP, Senior Director of Urban Land Institute Northern New Jersey. “Although the people and projects making up the list vary considerably, they all share an underlying commitment to responsible real estate development geared towards the needs of their local communities. I would like to offer my sincerest congratulations to each award winner and look forward to celebrating their achievements with the real estate community on November 7th.”

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