The Commercial Alliance of REALTORS® (CAR) held its Annual Awards Reception on February 4, 2016 at New Vintage Place.  Nearly 140 commercial real estate practitioners and affiliates turned out to honor the following award recipients:

REALTOR®-OF-THE-YEAR

Tony Pearson, True North Real Estate

REALTOR® Active In Politics

Duke Suwyn, CCIM, SIOR, Colliers International

TOP OF THE LEADERBOARD AWARDS (most transactions)

Industrial – John Kuiper, CCIM, SIOR, Colliers International

Multi-Family –  Michael Cagen, Marcus & Millichap

Office – Hillary Taatjes Woznick, NAI Wisinski of West Michigan

Retail – Darrel Herweyer, DAR Development

Shopping Centers – Victoria Mitchell, Ben Muller Realty

Vacant Land – Stu Kingma, SIOR, NAI Wisinski of West Michigan

 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Chris D. Prins, Colliers International

 

PROJECT/TRANSACTION-OF-THE-YEAR:     SWITCH/Pyramid

Tom DeBoer, Colliers International

 

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT-OF-THE-YEAR:  Kenco Distribution Center, Zeeland

Drew Miller, CBRE|Grand Rapids

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT-OF-THE-YEAR:  25 Ottawa

Duke Suwyn, CCIM, SIOR, Colliers International

 

AFFILIATE SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Renee VanDriel, Transnation Title

 

COMPANY STAFF PERSON AWARD

Debbie Woehrmyer,  Signature Associates

 

BIGGEST LEASE AWARD

Office:  Duke Suwyn, Colliers International, 25 Ottawa

Retail:  Mark Muller, Ben Muller Realty, Qdoba Properties

Industrial:  Drew Miller, CBRE|Grand Rapids, Kenco Distribution, Zeeland

 

BIGGEST SALE AWARD

Industrial:  sale of 1340 Monroe. DUKE SUWYN, COLIN KRAAY, JOHN KUIPER, Colliers International, and RAY KISOR, RJK, Inc.

Land: 2333 East Paris. MARK ANSARA and DAVE RAPP, Colliers International and  DOUG   TAATJES, NAI Wisinski of W MI

Multi-Family: 278 units, Timberview Apartments, Phase 1 and 2, in Grand Haven. 

TODD KAMPS, Cherette Group.

Office: eleven buildings known as Belfry Portfolio.

BLAKE ROSEKRANS and NATE SCHERPENISSE, CBRE|GRAND RAPIDS.

Retail: 2755 Lake Michigan Drive.  KURT KUNST, NAI Wisinski of West Michigan.