Top Real Estate Deals of the Year

Top Real Estate Deals of the Year

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Location: TBD
Time: TBD

The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting entries for our inaugural Top Real Estate Deals of the Year Awards. All brokers, developers, architects, contractors and others in the development community may submit their biggest, best and most complex projects throughout San Diego County for consideration in this awards program. The San Diego Business Journal will highlight the winners in a special supplement published on February 25, 2013 and at an awards gala on February 21, 2013. The deadline for submitting entries for this year’s competition is 5 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2013. To fill out a nomination, please read ALL of the instructions below.

General Instructions

Please read all instructions before nominating projects. Nominations must be submitted electronically via this website. You may want to print these instructions, gather the information and return to the site later to submit your nominations. Please provide all relevant information requested on the nomination form.


Deals/projects are eligible for nomination if: -in the case of a development, the development was completed in calendar year 2012, meaning a certificate of occupancy was issued in 2012; or -in the case of a transaction (such as a sale or lease), the transaction closed in calendar year 2012. Nominated projects must be located in San Diego County.


Projects will be judged by a panel of independent industry leaders. Award decisions will be based on significance. Criteria may include size, value, complexity, overall quality, degree of difficulty and/or impact on the community. All decisions of the judges will be final. Judges reserve the right not to award a winner or finalist in every category; to split, combine, eliminate or redefine categories; and to move projects from one category to another. Projects may be nominated and may win in more than one category. Anyone may submit a nomination in any category. Multiple submissions on the same project or transaction will be combined. If you are uncertain whether a project or deal has been nominated, please nominate it yourself. All nominations must be submitted in a specific judging category. To nominate your project in multiple categories, please mark each appropriate box on the online entry form.

    Categories include:
  • Most innovative Deal
  • Medical Deal of the Year
  • Retail Deal of the Year
  • Industrial Deal of the Year
  • Rehabilitation/Re-Use Deal of the Year
  • Multi-Family Deal of the Year
  • Office Deal of the Year
  • Biotech/Life Sciences Deal of the Year
  • Public/Private Deal of the Year
  • DEAL OF THE YEAR [winner in this category will be selected from the list of above named category winners]

Any entry that does not include all appropriate information, including photos, will not be considered. Digital color artwork, submitted electronically, is required for your entry to be complete. Do not submit logos or marketing material that doesn’t show the development or project being nominated. If your project wins an award, the artwork you submit may appear in the Top Real Estate Deals of the Year supplement on February 25, 2013, and in the awards presentation. You will be given an opportunity to submit images after you complete the nomination form.



$85.00/individual and $800 for a group of 10
Ticket price includes: 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($15 allocated to the subscription). Current subscribers may gift the 26-week subscription to a colleague.
Corporate Table Sponsors: $3,900 Package includes everything you need for the best impact and exposure! [Package includes premium table location and seating for 10, recognition from the stage as a table sponsor, table signage, one half page ad and post-event recognition in the printed supplement 02.25.13 issue].