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Awards Gala

Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Capital One Hall


The Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards recognize and celebrate significant new contributions to Northern Virginia by the commercial, industrial and mixed-use real estate community. As the Chapter's premier event, the awards program demonstrates the dedication of outstanding individuals who provide contributions to the built environment.

New for 2022

• Amenity Space
• Community Enrichment
• Project Marketing

Award Entry Process:
Step 1 - Complete the Award Entry Application (formerly the Intent to Enter Form). All applications are reviewed before being forwarded to Step 2
Step 2 – Fill out the project information form and add photos. Deadline September 30.

Award Entry Guidelines

Are you considering entering your project for the 2022 NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards? The 2022 Entry Guidelines are available so you can begin planning your awards submission. For full details, please download 2022 Award Entry Guidelines.

Sample Entries

If you are interested in seeing what a sample entry looks like, here are three examples from 2021 (financial data has been removed from the examples for this purpose):
8150 Leesburg Pike.
Carpenter Shelter an The Bloom at Braddock Metro. (17 MB PDF)
Woodlawn Fire Station #24 Replacement.

Enter Online

Submissions are now being accepted for the Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards.
Submissions are due before Midnight on Friday, September 30.
(This redirects to OpenWater where you will need to set up an account, if you don't already have one, to submit your entry.)

Payment for Entry

Payment can be made online at time of entry via OpenWater. You can also submit payment here.
$400 - Member/Member Company only
Click Here to pay Entry Fee.


How to Submit a Winning Entry

July 26, 2022


To see a recording of the seminar from July 26, Click here

If you are interested in submitting your project for a NAIOP Northern Virginia award this year, you should attend our free virtual webinar, July 26. Attendees at this webinar will gain insight on the submission process, including use of the online form, and tips about what the judges look for in projects. After the presentation, there will be time for questions and answers.


John Sadlik, J2H PARTNERS and Co-Chair, 2022 NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards Committee
Bruce Quisno, HPM, 2021 NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards Judge


3:00 PM Program


A link will be sent to you the day prior to the event.


Registration includes access to a recording of this event.

2022 Awards Gala Sponsors

2021 NAIOP Northern Virginia Award Winners

Awards Press Release
Interiors [9 MB pdf]
Transactions [4 MB pdf]
Buildings [30 MB pdf]

Previous Year Winners

2020 NAIOP Northern Virginia Award Winners:
Awards Press Release
Interiors [4 MB pdf]
Transactions [2 MB pdf]
Buildings [7 MB pdf]
Members [4 MB pdf]