A+ Awards: Meet The Leading Developers And Real Estate Experts Who Will See Your Work!
January 16, 2013
One Hudson Yards. Photo: courtesy of Extell
In case you haven’t heard, the final entry deadline for the A+ Awards is just days away (nine, to be exact!). We’ve spent weeks, even months, touting our amazing jury and our media partners, including the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, GOOD, and Cool Hunting. And we’ll of course be featuring the finalists and winners right here on Architizer.
But wait: There’s more! Yesterday we highlighted a number of esteemed journalists from international publications who are serving on the A+ Awards jury. In addition to those great minds, you’ll have some of the industry’s leading developers and clients seeing your work too. From boutique hotels to sky-high towers, these jurors know a thing or two about good design. Click through to see the developers and clients who are serving on the A+ Awards jury.
Carolos Couturier and his business partners Moises Micha and Rafael Micha own Grupo Habita, which touts an impressive collection of boutique hotels. The passionate trio has committed to investing in the regions in which they build, including Mexico and the United States.
Skanska’s office tower in Garda, Sweden. Photo: courtesy of the DJC
Lisa Picard & Catherine Dannenbring
Lisa Picard is the executive vice president at at Skanska Commercial Development. A graduate of MIT, she is currently based in the greater Seattle region. Catherine Dannenbring is the director for sustainability at Skanska Commercial Development. A graduate of Princeton University, she lives in New York.
8 Spruce Street, designed by Frank Gehry and developed by Forest City Ratner. Photo: courtesy of dbox branding & creative
MaryAnne Gilmartin is the executive vice president of commercial and residential development at Forest City Ratner Companies. Previously, she participated in the city’s Urban Fellows Program and spent seven years at the Public Development Corporation (now the EDC). Did we mention she was a part of our Awesome Women Alert series?
The Christian de Portzamparc-designed One57 tower, which is being developed by Extell. Photo: courtesy of new construction manhattan
Roy Kim is senior vice president at Extell Development Company, a nationally acclaimed developer of commercial, residential, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use properties. He is responsible for hiring the architects, designers, and interior designers and manages the design process of many Extell buildings.
Ritz-Carlton Moscow. Photo courtesy of onthegotours
Jason Millhouse is a design manager with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. A graduate of MIT, he currently resides in the Washington, D.C., area.
Corcoran Sunshine is leading the sales effort for NYC’s 56 Leonard condo tower, designed by Herzog & de Meuron. Photo courtesy of therealdeal
Elisa Ours is vice president of planning and design at Forest City Ratner. Representing properties throughout the US and in select international locations, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is an industry leader in the planning, design, marketing, and sale of luxury residential developments.
50 Gramercy Park North. Photo: courtesy of Ian Schrager Company
Ian Schrager is an entrepreneur and real estate developer. Associated with the creation of the “boutique” hotel, the industry legend sold the Morgans Hotel Group in 2005 to create the Ian Schrager Company, which owns, develops, and manages hotels, residential and mixed use projects. Click here to see more great projects by Ian Schrager.
1111 Lincoln Road, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and developed by UIA Management. Photo: courtesy of Ari Burling Architectural Photography
Robert Wennett is president of UIA Management, LLC. He is responsible for the company’s developmental plans, as well as the creation and implementation of its investment and acquisition strategies.