Corporate Real Estate Excellence Celebrated at 2nd Annual REmmy Awards

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - CoreNet Global Canadian Chapter honoured four teams and two individuals at its awards evening and annual general meeting held in Toronto on September 17, 2013.

The annual REmmy Awards provide a unique opportunity to recognize an organization's outstanding performance in innovation as well as leadership in sustainable design and social responsibility. Also, in the case of the Lifetime Achievement and Young Leader awards, the REmmy Awards are a way of honouring exceptional contributions by individuals.

Awards were presented in the following categories:

Lifetime Achievement Award

Silvano Mason, MCR, SLCR - Regional Director, Accommodations & Portfolio Management, Public Works and Government Services Canada

Young Leader Award

Dar Lei - Manager, Business Pursuits & Marketing Communications, Project Management Canada, CBRE Limited

Corporate Citizen

Recipient: McMaster Innovation Park

Team: Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc., Lintack Architects Incorporated, Ira McDonald Construction Ltd., EllisDon Construction, McMaster University

CRE Leadership Excellence

Recipient: TD Bank Group, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Team - Project Optimization

Team: Turner Construction, Perkins+Will, Teknion, Plan Group, Brookfield Johnson Controls

Innovative Workplace - Large (over 20,000 sf)

Recipient: Desjardins Group

Team: Gensler, Strategia Conseil

Innovative Workplace - Small (under 20,000 sf)

Recipient: RSA Pets Plus Us

Team: HOK, HCC Engineering Limited, Marant Construction Limited

About CoreNet Global Canadian Chapter

CoreNet Global is the world's leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers.

Over 7,000 members worldwide, who include 70% of the Fortune 100 and nearly half of the Forbes Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally. CoreNet Canada is the 8th largest chapter and has 325 members in three regions across the country, including Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.

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SOURCE: CoreNet Global Canadian Chapter

For further information:

Constance Wrigley-Thomas, CoreNet Global Canadian Chapter, Tel: 905-336-8920 or (cell) 289-259-9623, or visit

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