Vancouver, BC, Canada – Concert Properties is proud to announce that its Vice President, Acquisitions, Andrew Tong, has been selected to receive a National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Emerging Leaders Award.
The awards are presented to NAIOP members under the age of 35 in recognition of their outstanding professional accomplishments and who show great promise as future influential leaders in the commercial real estate industry.
One of only three Canadians, Andrew Tong is among the 27 members chosen to receive the NAIOP honour for 2006. Following an extremely competitive selection process, the recipients were selected based on how well they demonstrate leadership, professional competency, career goals, education, NAIOP participation and community involvement.
“Andrew is most deserving of this recognition as he epitomizes excellence in each of the characteristics suggested for evaluation of the recipients for the award,” said David Podmore, President & CEO, Concert Properties.
Recipients of the Emerging Leaders Award will be honoured at development ’06, NAIOP’s annual conference for commercial real estate, October 30 – November 2, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco.