Prior to the awards, a panel of Yair Hamoff with brokerage Spectrum Commercial Real Estate and John Parker of construction firm Parker Brown discussed last year's economy in the Valley.
Haimoff reported a 45 to 50 percent drop in leasing in the early period of the pandemic, particularly for entertainment, retail and gym clients. But eventually industrial sales and leases carried the company for the year.
"Industrial pretty much picked us up, with PPP and SBA financing programs that picked up the owner-user market," he said. "At this point, practically every industrial property for sale in the San Fernando Valley is in escrow."
Looking forward, Parker predicted people would return to offices, just as office towers filled back up after 911.
Here are the Gold award winners. The full list of winners will appear in the March 15 issue of the Business Journal.
Chad Gahr, David Young of NAI Capital
John DeGrinis, Patrick DuRoss, John Abraham of Newmark
Laurie Lustig-Bower of CBRE
Kevin Fenenbock, Jacob Mumper of Colliers International
Rob Hooks, Dillon Moscone of Cushman & Wakefield
Michael Dixon, Ziv Kozaski of NAI Capital Commercial
Nico Vilgiate, Nick Moscicki, Pat Church, Anneke Greco of Colliers International
Yair Haimoff, Andrew Ghassemi, Matt Sreden of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate
Scott Caswell, Erica Balin of Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura
El Warner of Colliers International, David Lachoff of Newmark
Broker of the Year
Bennett Robinson, CBRE
Best Hospitality Project
Glendale Marriott Residence
RD Olson Development, developer and contractor
Best Industrial Project
Martin Teitelbaum Construction, developer and contractor
Lanet/Shaw Architects, architect
Best Office Project
Harbor Associates, developer
Pinnacle Contracting Corp., general contractor
Wolcott Architecture, architect
Best Public Project
Simi Valley Free Clinic
Simi Valley Free Clinic, developer
Parker Brown, contractor
GP Architecture, architect
Best Redevelopment Project
Plaza Del Valle
Agora Realty and Management Inc., developer and contractor
Best Sustainable Project
Swenson Science Center at California Lutheran University
California Lutheran University, developer
W.E. O'Neil Construction Co., general contractor
Rasmussen & Associates, architect