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News Item - 6/26/2013
Realcomm | IBcon Announces Its 2013 Digie Award Winners

Carlsbad, Calif. – June 26, 2012 - Realcomm Conference Group announced the winners of the 15th annual prestigious Digie Awards during the Realcomm | IBcon 2013 conference in Orlando last week.

Since 1999, the Digie Awards have been presented to companies, real estate projects, technologies and people that have positively impacted the commercial, corporate, government and institutional real estate industry through the use of technology, automation and innovation. For the second year, separate award categories for IBcon were also presented to more clearly address the difference between automating real estate business processes and creating intelligent building systems, buildings, portfolios and cities.

Realcomm and IBcon 2013 are proud to announce this year’s winners:

Best Use of Automation

  • Commercial Services - CBRE
  • Brokerage - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors®
  • Commercial Real Estate - Highwoods Properties
  • Commercial Real Estate – Prologis
  • Commercial Real Estate - Irvine Company
  • Retail - General Growth Properties
  • Corporate Real Estate – Walmart
  • Real Estate Investment Management - Jamestown Properties
  • Architecture & Design – Gensler
  • Facility Management - Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Real Estate Technology Innovation
  • Commercial Leasing Pad – Yardi

  • Digital Impact Awards
  • Craig Cuyar, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Joe Rich, Tishman Speyer

    Most Intelligent Building Projects
  • Office Building - Bullitt Center
  • Office Portfolio - GSA/PBS – GSAlink
  • Office Portfolio - Boston Properties
  • Corporate Headquarters - BHP Billiton
  • Retail - Kohl’s
  • Multi-Family - Convesso Concavo
  • Corporate Campus – Microsoft
  • Hospitality/Entertainment - MGM Resorts International
  • Higher Education - George Brown College
  • City/State - Seoul, Korea

  • Smart Building Technology Innovation
  • Project Haystack

  • Digital Impact Awards
  • Darrell Smith, Microsoft
  • Paul Oswald, ESI
  • “Each year, we are pleased to recognize individuals, organizations and projects that are the best representation of innovation in our industry,” commented Jim Young, CEO and Founder of Realcomm and IBcon. “Over the last 15 years, the ‘Digie’ award has increased in prestige and has become an industry standard to attain. This year, we are especially proud to honor so many great projects and individuals who continue to power the innovation within the commercial and corporate real estate industry.”

    About Realcomm
    Realcomm Conference Group, LLC ( is the leading research and educational institution that produces annual conferences and expositions on technology, automated business solutions and intelligent buildings strategies for executives in commercial, corporate, government and institutional real estate. Realcomm was founded in 1999 with the goal of bringing industry leaders together each year to discuss, demonstrate and debate the latest innovations that impact the industry. Today, in addition to the annual conferences, Realcomm conducts webinars, workshops and other strategic services to educate industry professionals about the latest business solutions and technologies to improve commercial real estate development, leasing, management and operations.

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