GIA Previous Winners

GIA Previous Winners

Prior Winners:
  2011   |   2010   |   2009   |   2008   |   2007   |   2006   |   2005   |   2004   |   2003-2000     

Winners and Nominees, 2000-2003

| 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 |


2003 Winners


• Ford Land
• Greater Fort Bend EDC
• Sprint
• Toyota
• U.S. Army


2003 Nominees

Beck-SBC Communications
"DESTINI" – an innovative way to define best practices for design and construction, supported by new technology, to deliver new facilities faster and at lower cost

Deutsche Bank
"Smart Office" – an innovative program to promote new ways of working and providing space, dramatically reducing costs and effecting change in a traditional company and industry

Ford Land
"In the Community" – innovative program enhances the locations in which Ford operates by supporting community organizations, education and improving the environment

Gensler-Volkswagen of America
"Marketplace" – new retail showroom design features an innovative brand strategy to forge and reinforce strong customer relationships, resulting in record product sales

Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council
"Revolutionizing Economic Development" — leading-edge GIS enables innovative, highly detailed site-selection analysis, saving corporate clients time and money

Greater Halifax Partnership
"Momentum for Smart Growth" – an innovative strategy for economic development

Johnson Controls
"Renewable Energy" – innovative approach to energy management at a U.S. Marine base resulted in greater power reliability and independence, lower environmental emissions and lower costs

"WorkPlace Partners" – an innovative way to provide corporate real estate services, resulting in lower costs and improved customer satisfasatisfaction

"Flexible Working Environments" – innovative approach to enabling work has transformed workplace productivity and provided a sustainable model to absorb future growth with marginal impact on cost

"e-Volution" – an innovative program that aligns the corporate real estate organization, processes and systems as interdependent components of a seamless, end-to-end service delivery model, with dramatic results

"Process Green" – an innovative approach featuring sustainable, environmentally friendly design, development and operations to minimize the negative impact of facilities while decreasing costs

U.S. Army
"Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support (ARMS)" – innovative program allows private-sector companies to operate on defense installations and make use of existing facilities, creating new investments and jobs

2002 Winners


• Grubb & Ellis
• Miller Hughes
• Sun Microsystems


2002 Nominees

"E*Work" – an innovative way to drive cultural change in creating a synergistic workplace, boosting performance while driving down costs and turnover

Equity Office
"Strategic Customer Program" – an innovative strategy for helping corporate clients obtain speed and flexibility in managing office-space demand through a long-term, collaborative partnership

Fidelity Investments
"Fidelity Corporate Real Estate Resource Center" – an innovative way to provide centralized access to accurate and detailed real estate information with increased flexibility and speed

Grubb & Ellis
"EPP Web" – an innovative use of the Internet to create and update property- or portfolio-specific emergency preparedness plans

"Facilities Cost Attack" — an innovative application of TQM and Six Sigma techniques as part of an aggressive cost-reduction strategy

Johnson Controls
"Business Operations Solutions (BOSmart)" – an innovative web portal providing an integrated management information system for the company and its clients

Miller Hughes Associates
"Sustainable, Socially Responsible Real Estate Disposal" – an innovative approach to surplus property disposal, combining environmental sensitivity and corporate social responsibility while retaining shareholder value

The Netp@rk.tampabay Consortium (John Hancock Real Estate Investment Group, Tampa Chamber of Commerce/Committee of 100, HOK Florida and Divaris Real Estate)
"Netp@rk.tampabay" – an innovative public/private partnership to transform an abandoned shopping mall into a preferred location for top-quality corporate tenants

Oakland County, Michigan
"Recycling Electronics and Pollution Prevention (REAP2)" – an innovative solution to the growing problem of how to safely and cost-effectively dispose of e-waste

Sun Microsystems
"iWork" – an innovative means of providing employees with flexible work infrastructure and resources, available to anyone, anywhere, anytime

U.S. Army
"Utility Privatization Program" – an innovative solution for provision of utility services at U.S. Army facilities

U.S. General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service
"Portfolio Restructuring Initiative" – an innovative application of private-sector methods and approaches to the government’s portfolio management and capital decision-making

2001 Winners


• Brisbane
• Cisco
• Gazeley
• Georgia Power


2001 Nominees

Brisbane City Council
"Total Asset Management (TAM) Model" – an innovative, integrated approach to asset management across a large, diverse portfolio

CIGNA Corporate Real Estate
"‘Work Where’ Concept" – an innovative way to create value for both the corporation and employees by providing and supporting workplace options

Cisco Systems
"E-Solutions for Corporate Real Estate" – an innovative use of the Internet to manage corporate real estate

Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET)
"A Holistic Vision of Real Estate Reindustrialization" – an innovative strategy for transforming an environmental liability into an economic asset

Ford Motor Land Services Corporation
"FordLand.Net" – an innovative use of the Internet to provide customers with an end-to-end branded facility solution

Gazeley Properties
"Delivering World-Class Distribution" — innovative team-building, product development and supply-chain management to deliver high-quality facilities at world-class speed

General Motors Worldwide Facilities Group
"Southeast Michigan Facilities Plan" – an innovative strategy for streamlining and consolidating global engineering operations to achieve greater efficiencies and competitiveness

Georgia Power
"Diversified Economic Development Program" – multiple innovations to help create and retain jobs and investment within the context of the knowledge-based economy

Jones Lang LaSalle
"Providing Corporate Solutions with Client Extranets" – an innovative use of the Internet to allow client real estate managers to access complete project information anytime, anywhere

PPL Electric Utilities
"National Model for Economic Development Training" – an innovative approach for delivering leading-edge training to rural economic development professionals

Tishman Real Estate Services
"Conversion of AT&T World Headquarters" – an innovative repositioning and conversion of AT&T World Headquarters into the Global Connectivity Center

van Dijk Pace Westlake Architects
"TravelCenters of America" – an innovative approach to quickly design and deliver a new prototype travel center and re-image existing facilities

2000 Winners


• Sun Microsystems
• New York City EDC
• GSA's Public Buildings Service


2000 Nominees

Arizona Public Service Co.
"Explore Arizona" – an innovative use of CD-ROM and Internet site-selection tools

Arlington County (Virginia) Dept. of Economic Development
"Smart Building, Smart Buildings Initiative, Green Buildings Initiative and IncubatorAMERICA" – multiple innovations

AT&T Global Real Estate
"Delivering Innovative CRE Solutions at Internet Speed" – an innovative, integrated approach to planning and service delivery

Capital One
"Real Estate Oversight Board" – an innovative approach to enhance real estate decision-making and improve internal communications

CLW Real Estate Services Group
"INFO247" – an innovative use of the Web to serve corporate real estate clients

New York City Economic Development Corporation
"Digital NYC: Wired to the World" — an innovative way to revitalize neighborhoods and attract investment

SBC Services
"Solutions Planning Online Tracking" – an innovation in corporate real estate and workplace management

Sun Microsystems
"Metro Forums" – an innovative use of the Web to drive a global, complex, time-sensitive process with multiple stakeholders

U.S. General Services Administration, Office of Real Property
"Integrated Workplace Program" – innovations in developing workspace

U.S. General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service
"Linking Budget to Performance" – an innovative use of performance-based incentives to change behaviors and improve results in a huge organization