Nominees & Winners

and the WINNERS are…


Wednesday, January 17, 2024
City Hall Events - 838 W. Kinzie Street, West Entrance

Young Leader of the Year

Andrew Lionikis  |  HOK

Ian Salinas  |  Zebra Technologies

Jake Schupbach  |  Pepper Construction

Lauren Visco  |  Interior Investments

Large Project of the Year (60,000 SF or more)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois  |  zpd+a, O'Malley Construction, JLL, Cosentini, Telgian, Interior Investments, Cushman & Wakefield

Rite-Hite  |  EUA, C.D. Smith Construction, Inc., IBC Engineering Services, Pierce Engineers, The Sigma Group, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors

Salesforce  |  IA Interior Architects, Mark Cavagnero Associates, CBRE, JLL, Arup, One Workplace (Steelcase), Office Works (MillerKnoll), Cushman & Wakefield, Stok, Wiseman Group, Teecom, Skender, Mace, MacFarlane Douglass, IGS, IHCD, Mark Stech-Novak, Microdesk, SNA Displays

Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, LLP  |  HEDSavills, Valenti, Syska, Simpson Guppertz & Heger, PriceModern

Vizient  |  Partners by DesignSparkSkender, SavillsSyska HennessyChicago Lightworks, Interior Investments

Small Project of the Year (30,000 SF or less)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago  |  BEAR ConstructionLatent DesignKSA Lighting and ControlsInteriors for Business, Rockey Structures, CCJMEngage CivilChristy Webber Landscapes

Callahan Capital Partners  |  Huntsman Architectural GroupCBRE, ESD now Stantec ConsultingKSAHenricksen, DSI

Confidential Technology Client Event Space  | Stantec, IA Interior ArchitectsCBRE, ESD now Stantec Consulting, Skender, Schuler Shook, Interior Investments, Herman MillerTalaske Acoustics, Shaw Carpet, Consolidated FlooringFilzFeltTurf, Soelberg, Modular ArtsCeramic TechnicsTeknion, Stone SourcePixel MossBenjamin MooreKnoll Fabrics, HBF TextilesLG HausysBernhardtVitra, Scandanavian SpacesHightower

Diageo / Guinness Open Gate Brewery  |  Whitney, Studio K, JLL, ESD now Stantec Consulting, Clune, First Key, NSD, AKLD, Vault 49, Spark, Burnham, Sharpen Up, Hyde Park Hospitality, Slate, SMW, RME, JVH, Intrinsic, Windfree Solar, Mahoney Environmental, SRN Testing Services

Drive Capital  |  Lamar Johnson Collaborative, CBRE, Lumen, Syska Hennessy, Corporate Concepts, Skender, Parkside Realty

HNI + Allsteel  |  Partners by Design, CBRE, Skender, Spark, Parenti & Raffaelli, LTD, Salas O’Brien, NOVO Sustainability

Infuse Hospitality  |  DSI, Irvine Company, Baker Nestor, Kent Consulting Engineers, Schuler Shook, Infuse Hospitality Management

JSI / A Jasper Group Brand  |  Partners by Design, BIG Construction, Lumen Workplace, Salas O’Brien

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago  |  Lamar Johnson Collaborative, Cushman & Wakefield, ConopCo, ESD now Stantec Consulting, Corporate Concepts, Space Continuum

Small Project of the Year (30,000 - 60,000 SF)

Calamos Investments  |  Lamar Johnson CollaborativeCalamos Construction Group, ESD now Stantec Consulting, Aurora Lighting Design, UpRight Interiors

Ernst & Young Chicago  |  Perkins&Will, Clune, CBRE, ESD now Stantec Consulting, Office Images, Forward Space, AV Tech Media Solutions, Parenti & Raffaelli, Glass Solutions, Inc., Klein & Hoffman, Elite/Studio E, Morrison Architectural Sign Co., Studio O+A, Forcade 

Ferrero  |  Lamar Johnson CollaborativeJLL, Executive Construction, Inc.Thornton Tomasetti, ESD now Stantec Consulting, A&M LightingInteriors for Business

Levenfeld Pearlstein  |  NELSON Worldwide, JLL, McGuire Engineers, Gwen Grossman Lighting Design, Office Revolution, Klein and Hoffman, Shiner, Interior Alterations, Engineering Plus

National Futures Association (NFA)  |  NELSON WorldwideCBREClune, ESD now Stantec Consulting, Titan Electric, Office Revolution

The Scion Group, LLC  |  Partners by Design, Bespoke, DSI, McGuire Engineers, KSA, Office Revolution

View the Space (VTS)  |  VVA Project & Cost Managers, Gensler, Skender, SMW, Lane Office, Lumen Architecture, Syska Hennessy, CEA&A Structural Engineers

Vivid Seats  |  Lamar Johnson Collaborative, Forcade, BIG Construction, CBRE, Telos, McGuire Engineers, Engineering Plus, KSA, Henricksen

Waterton Residential, LLC  |  Ware Malcomb, ESD now Stantec ConsultingOffice Revolution

University Outreach Scholarship

Michael Cachur  |  University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Cassidy Christensen  |  Northwestern University

Dan Ciorba  |  Northwestern University

Stephen Cortez  |  Roosevelt University

Emily Mair  |  University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Olivia Parker  |  Northwestern University

Alicja Pawlus  |  University of Illinois at Chicago

Neeva Shrestha  |  Roosevelt University

Anthony Skokal  |  University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign