NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Announces Winners of the 17th Annual Spotlight Awards

(Las Vegas, NV) – The NAIOP Southern Nevada chapter hosted its 17th Annual Spotlight Awards on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.This notable “Let the good times roll” annual event was hosted by Terri and Kevin Janison, recognizing distinguished commercial real estate entities in our local development community. The awards program was designed to highlight NAIOP members who impact the industry and serve an important role, increasing public awareness by their outstanding achievements.

Industry Award Category Winners


·         Financial Firm of the Year: CommCap Advisors

·         Engineering Firm of the Year: Walker Engineering, LLC

·         Brokerage Firm of the Year:  Colliers International

·         Architecture Firm of the Year:  Carpenters Sellers Del Gatto Architects

·         General Contracting Firm of the Year: Burke Construction Group, Inc.

·         Principal Firm of the Year: Harsch Investment Properties

·         Broker of the Year-Office: Bret Davis, Jones Lang LaSalle

·         Broker of the Year-individual: Dan Doherty, Colliers International

·         Developing Leader of the Year: Jason Otter, The Equity Group

·         Inaugural Spirit of Spotlight Award: Ellie Shattuck, posthumously

·         Associate Member of the Year: Cindy Santilena, TMC Financing

·         Principal Member of the Year: Kirk Boylston, EJM Development Co.


IMPACT Award Category Winners


Manufacturing, Mining and Materials,

Honor Award Recipient:  Pro Petroleum Bulk Fuel Terminal

Developer/Owner: Pro Petroleum

Civil Engineer:  G.C. Wallace, Inc.


Logistics & Operations:

Honor Award Recipient:  Webgistix

Developer/Owner:  Harsh Investment Properties

General Contractor:  Wallin Construction


Business IT Ecosystems:

Honor Award Recipient:  Slick Deals                                                       


Architect:  Trade Winds Construction

General Contractor:  Trade Winds Construction


Aerospace / Defense

Honor Award Recipient:  Warrior Fitness Center                              

Developer/Owner:  Nellis Air Force Base            


Health and Medical Services:

Honor Award Recipient:  Desert Parkway Behavioral Health Hospital, LLC

Developer/Owner:  Desert Parkway Behavior Health Hospital, LLC

Architect:  HMC Architects         

General Contractor:  Affordable Concepts Inc.

Civil Engineer:  Wright Engineers


Tourism, Entertainment, Gaming:

Honor Award Recipient:  SHFL Entertainment

Developer/Owner:  Panattoni Development Company

Architect:  DLR

General Contractor:  Panattoni Construction Company

Civil Engineer:  Cardno WSRG


Redevelopment/Remodel/Adaptive Reuse

Honor Award Recipient:  Las Vegas Springs Preserve Historic Railroad Cottages Restoration

Developer/Owner:  Las Vegas Valley Water District

Architect:  Steve Anderson

General Contractor:  Pace Contracting


Sustainable Impact:

Honor Award Recipient:  Administrative Visitor Center at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge

Developer/Owner:  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Architect:  SH Architecture         

General Contractor:  Burke Construction Group

Civil Engineer:  Dwyer Engineering


Community Impact – Project- Private:

Honor Award Recipient:  Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

Developer/Owner:  Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

Architect:  JMA Architects, Inc.

General Contractor:  Martin Harris Construction

Civil Engineer:  Wright Engineers


Community Impact – Project –Public:

Honor Award Recipient:  McCarran International Airport Terminal 3 Facilities

Developer/Owner:  Clark County Department of Aviation

Architect:  PGAL, LLC

General Contractor:  Perini Building Company

Civil Engineer:  The Louis Berger Group, Inc. and PBS&J



NAIOP Southern Nevada is a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and it comprises 350 members serving the local Southern Nevada market. NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, with 15,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit  For more information on NAIOP corporate, visit