*2009 Digie Award Finalists Announced*
Each year at the Realcomm Conference, we recognize the individuals, companies, projects, and solutions that demonstrate the most innovative use of technology and automation in the commercial and corporate real estate industry. After reviewing over 100 impressive nominations, Realcomm is proud to announce the finalists for prestigious “Digie Awards.”
The Digie Awards are broken into four main categories:“Best Use Of Automation” (by a real estate related organization),“Most Extreme Real Estate” (office, retail, mixed use project),“Best Technology” (general, real estate transaction, intelligent building) and the “Digital Impact Award,” which will be presented to four outstanding individuals who have consistently demonstrated tenacity and persistence in promoting technological innovation in our industry
Here are the 2009 Digie Award Finalists:
BEST USE OF AUTOMATION
Best Use of Automation – BrokerageOp2mize, LLCCB Richard EllisGrubb & Ellis
Best Use of Automation – DeveloperLiberty Property TrustColonial Properties TrustChildress Klein Properties
Best Use of Automation – Property ManagementCushman & WakefieldJones Lang LaSalleHines
Best Use of Automation – OwnerHighwoods PropertiesGE Asset ManagementArden Realty Inc.
Best Use of Automation – Corporate Real EstatePanduitBank of AmericaGoogle
Best Use of Automation – Facility ManagementDubai Festival CityWaWaCisco Systems, Inc.
DIGITAL IMPACT AWARD
Mick Dalton, CEO, Marafeq
Bernie Devine, CEO, Majitek
Andy Fuhrman, CEO, OSCRE
Peter Linkletter, Sr. Project Director, Real Property Business and Systems Transformation Project, Departme National Defense
Lora Muchmore, Director, Business Enterprise Integration, U.S. Department of Defense
Glenn Murray, Executive Director, NOI Strategies
Raj Patel, Director IT and Innovation Technology, Omniyat Property Development
Joe Rich, CIO, Tishman Speyer
Brad Setser, Vice President of Marketing, Yardi Systems
Stephen Spooner, Executive Chairman, PISCES Ltd.
Dan Sterk, Managing Director, RealFoundations
Mike Williams, Managing Director, CDC – Central Data Control
DIGITAL REAL ESTATE
City or State – New Songdo CityMasdar CityToronto Waterfront
Retail – EmaarWestfieldSimon Property Group
Multifamily – Sheraton Real Estate ManagementWestdale Real Estate Investment and ManagementAMLI Residential
Office – Duke Energy HeadquartersEmpire State BuildingColumbia Center
BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY
General – Interactive Multimedia Artists (Virtual Concierge)GestureTek Inc.Intel Atom LaptopsNettops
Real Estate – TransactionYardi Systems (Cushman & Wakefield)SAP (DFC)OSCRE
Energy – Cisco MediatorRedwood SystemsLutron Electronics, Inc.
The Digie Awards will be presented to the winners on Tuesday, June 23rd, during the Realcomm 2009 Co in Chicago. The award ceremony will be held at 1:15 p.m. on Center Stage in the Exhibit Hall. Join us to co the finalists and the winners for 2009!