Industry’s Newest 'Big Ideas' Are Showcased
in Orlando at 2006 Global Innovator’s Award
For more details about the winners, read the press release.
Thanks to Our Award Sponsors
Global Innovator's Finalist List
Reads Like a Fortune 500 Who's Who
By Richard Kadzis
CoreNet Global's 'culture of innovation' was on full display 2-3 August 2006 at Harvard University, where the industry's leading practitioners demonstrated the kind of thinking needed to take corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace from the 'efficient' to the 'effective.'
The 10 finalists for the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator's Award reads like a Fortune 500 Who's Who. They gathered to present their case studies to a panel of senior-level corporate real estate executives and academics. The program, now in its eighth year, is sponsored by The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Equis Corp. and Gensler.
During the event, CoreNet Global announced that the January 2007 edition of The LEADER magazine will report exclusively on the finalists' cases as presented at Harvard. See below for detailed reports on their presentations to the judges.
The winners from the following field will be announced when these finalists and their cases are recognized 13 November 2006 at the CoreNet Global Summit in Florida:
CORPORATE CATEGORY• Capital One – Future of Work
• H&R Block Center – New Kansas City HQ
• Lockheed Martin – FutureView
• Shell – Real Estate Response to Katrina
SERVICE PROVIDER CATEGORY• Corporate Portfolio Analytics – Market Intelligence
• Stadtmauer Bailkin Biggins – Triple Bottom Line
COLLABORATIVE CATEGORY• Colliers Corporate Solutions – The UPS Store
• General Motors & Ghafari Associates – 3D Lean Design
• McKesson & Trammell Crow – M&A Playbook
COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT CATEGORY• GJK Facility Services – Melbourne, Australia Partnership
Special thanks to our judges: Buzz Anderson (Cox); Dan Boutrouss (Sprint); Mark Gorman (Nortel); Mike Joroff (MIT); Renee Leach (Hewlett Packard); Don Moulton (NCH Corp.); Barry Varcoe (Royal Bank of Scotland); and Dr. Jacqueline Vischer (University of Montreal).
2005 Global Innovators Awards