Nomination Eligibility Criteria

Women in CRE

The nominees must be outstanding professional women in commercial real estate who have made superior contributions to their organizations, their professions and the Orange County commercial real estate industry in 2017. Describe the nominee’s contributions to the Orange County commercial real estate industry during 2017.  All of the foregoing will be taken into account in determining the recipient of the award.  Contributions may have occurred over several years but activity in 2017 will be more heavily weighted.

New Construction, Renovations & Tenant Improvements

The project must have been completed in 2017 and be located in Orange County. Nominees need not be based in O.C., but location of nominee may be considered. Nominees may include (individually or as a team) design professionals, developer, general contractor and project manager.   The nomination statement should describe the project and why the nominee should be considered.   Please also address positive impact to O.C., and any challenges overcome.  If nominating an individual, describe his or her specific impact on the project’s success.  There will be one award monument for each of the three categories – the nomination must clearly identify who will be the recipient of the award should the nominee be selected as the winner.

Leasing, Sales & Lending

The lease, sale or loan must have been completed in 2016 and the project must be located in Orange County.  Nominees need not be based in O.C., but location of nominee may be considered. Nominees may include landlord broker/agent, tenant broker/agent, seller broker/agent, buyer broker/agent, bank officer, mortgage banker, in-house professionals or other professionals, including attorneys, accountants, valuation and title experts, etc.  The nomination statement should describe the lease, sale or loan and why the nominee should be considered.  Address the value added by representation, due diligence, market knowledge, professionalism, significance of size, amount, volume, pricing, complexity, structured transaction or value, positive impact to the community/region, and any obstacles or challenges overcome. The award is intended to recognize a significant sale, lease or loan (or portfolio of loans) and not necessarily annual sales volume or the largest of the nominated category.  There will be one award monument for each of the three categories – the nomination must clearly identify who will be the recipient of the award should the nominee be selected as the winner.

Philanthropy

The nominees must be based in Orange County and have demonstrated superior commitment to philanthropy through volunteer service and/or contributions to charities and non-profit organizations located in OC. The nomination statement should describe the charities, the nominee’s involvement in 2017, and measurable results and/or benefits to the organizations. Philanthropic involvement may have occurred over several years but involvement in 2017 will be more heavily weighted.

Nomination packages must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday February 2, 2018.  

For questions, please contact crewspireawards@gmail.com.