Commercial Awards Celebration

This annual celebratory program honors the best in local commercial property management.

Members are invited to join colleagues each June for a celebration of commercial property excellence as AOBA presents three prestigious categories of awards.

Give Your Team the Gift of Recognition! Get Ready for 2019 Commercial Awards

Consider wrapping up the year (along with those holiday gifts) by preparing to submit nominations for AOBA’s three unique Commercial Awards programs: 

These awards bring well-deserved recognition to your amazing commercial managers, emergency preparedness programs and commercial building engineers.  All nominees will be honored, and awards presented at AOBA’s Commercial Awards Celebration in June of 2019.  To learn more about the TOBY Award process, join us for an upcoming
TOBY Webinar, exclusively for commercial owner/manager companies.  Watch for details! 

Note that the 2019 K.E.E.P. Awards have been expanded to three unique award categories!   By early December, you’ll also find 2019 nomination forms for all commercial awards and deadline details online.  Just pull down the About/ Awards tab. 

Why take time to nominate?   Gain invaluable visibility for your building and your staff, and acknowlege your team’s strengths in the process!   Questions?  Contact Annabel Bendz,

Congrats to our 2018 Award Recipients and thank you to our Generous Sponsors. 
The following are 2018 local TOBY winners listed by award category:            
100,000 – 249,999 Square Foot Building: 1800 K Street, NW, managed by Transwestern 
250,000 – 499,999 Square Foot Building: Wisconsin Place, managed by Boston Properties – GRAND LOCAL TOBY WINNER
The evening included the presentation of the 2018 Commercial Engineer of the Year Award in the category of Chief/Lead Engineer. Jim Parrotte, JBG SMITH received the award. David Greenspun, Blake Real Estate, Inc., received an Honorable Mention.
Now in its third year, the K.E.E.P. Awards were also presented. Developed by AOBA’s Emergency Preparedness Committee, this award program is designed to recognize “Knowledge and Excellence in Emergency Preparedness.”
2018 K.E.E.P. Award recipients are:

455 Massachusetts Avenue, managed by Cushman and Wakefield

3000 & 3050 K Street – Washington Harbour, managed by MRP Real Estate Services Group, LLC

2001 M Street, managed by Brookfield

Thanks to our 2018 TOBY Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Capitol Concierge


TOBY Awards 2018 Silver Sponsors

Floral Sponsor: Blake Real Estate, Inc. | Seminar Sponsor: Akridge

Bronze Sponsors Brookfield | The CBMC Group | Classic Concierge, Inc. | Derick Associates, Inc. | Healthy Buildings | JLL | 
Total Quality Building Services Patron Sponsors Boston Properties |Flynn Architectural Finishes, Inc. | MRP Realty | Stuart Dean Company, Inc.

More Photos from the 2018 Commercial Awards Celebration!