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2019 Spotlight Awards - Project Entry Categories and Descriptions

***The NAIOP Spotlight Committee reserves the right to re-categorize or sub-divide entries within any given category upon receipt of entry.

Category

Description

Tenant Improvements

 

#1 Office TI

#2 Retail TI

#3 Healthcare TI

#4 Industrial TI

 

May subdivide further based on size once entries are received

Office TI – This category features interior workspaces designed to meet the needs of specific users while expressing their corporate vision.  These projects involved the use of creative design elements to provide aesthetically pleasing professional office environment or utilized complex materials to facilitate efficiency and productivity within an industrial or distribution setting. 

Retail TI – This category features interior design and construction made to a retailer's space before occupancy. These interior alterations are required for the tenant to make use of the space from both a permitting and business perspective. These changes can range from replacing finishes, demising walls separating adjoining suites, exterior facade, to custom build-outs that meet the new tenant’s business branding, strategy and usage requirements.  Includes restaurant and hospitality projects.

Healthcare TI – This category features interior change to technical and patient needs of hospital, rehabilitation hospitals and nursing homes, medical clinics, medical office, dental or pharmacy facilities, such as creating spaces for MRI, nuclear cameras, patient lifts, or operating room remodels.

Industrial TI – This category features specialized interior improvements to warehouse or distribution space for an occupant’s specific use. For example, cold storage, racking system, material handling, HVAC and utilities. This does not include the office portion of an industrial building.

 

#5 Redevelopment

This category features buildings with a redevelopment use. These projects/buildings include a renovation or expansion for the purpose of modernization or improvement of an existing facility resulting in a change of use.

#6 Mixed Use

This category features developments that incorporate multiple uses, including two or more of the following:  office, industrial, retail, healthcare, special use or multi-family. These developments may also have a “live/work/play” component.

#7 Retail Building

This category features a standalone retail building designed for a single tenant.

#8 Industrial Building - Spec

 

This category features industrial buildings of any size, shape or use (i.e. incubator/flex, mid bay distribution, warehouse, etc.) built on general requirements designed and constructed without regard to any specific leasing commitments in place.

#9 Industrial Building – Build to Suit

This category features industrial buildings of any size, shape or use (i.e. incubator/flex, mid bay distribution, warehouse, etc.) built on requirements for a specific tenant/end user in place.

#10 Office Building

May subdivide further based on entries received.

This category features an office building intended for professional office use. The building can be any number of stories, but should feature distinctive architecture and functional designs (i.e. 2 story office, owner occupant building, building for lease, etc.).

#11 Healthcare Building

This category features healthcare buildings designed for a medical use. These buildings can serve a singular purpose or have multiple purposes, i.e. clinical space, emergency rooms, office space, acute care, and/or surgery center.

#12 Retail Center

This category features multiple buildings or multiple tenants within a single building, developed with a retail focus. These may include strip centers, suburban centers, power centers, shopping malls, etc. 

#13 Special Use

This category features facilities built for an individual client/occupant with their own unique purpose in mind, primarily owner/user buildings. These projects may have multiple components, but are occupied by the same owner/user. Examples of special use projects are: IKEA & Ainsworth.

#14 Industrial Park

This category features master planned industrial developments with 2 or more buildings. (i.e. for sale and/or for lease industrial parks, large distribution centers, etc.).

#15 Office Park

This category features office park developments with individual office buildings for lease or for sale. These developments feature architecturally distinctive buildings and thoughtfully planned common areas.  Must have 2 or more buildings.

**The NAIOP Spotlight Committee reserves the right to re-categorize or sub-divide entries within any given category upon receipt of entry. 

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