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September 2012
SIOR Foundation - Fall 2012
SIOR Foundation Announces 2012 Scholarship Recipients
Jillian Woodliff, a senior at the University of Georgia, has been awarded the 2012 Mildred C. Hanson, SIOR Memorial Scholarship, presented annually to an outstanding undergraduate female real estate student. Jillian, who will receive $4,000 towards securing her Bachelor of Business Administration-Real Estate degree, is an active member of the Real Estate Society at the University of Georgia and has also interned at both Grubb & Ellis Co. and Avison Young.

Wes Vaughn, a Tenant Representation Advisor at Cresa Atlanta, has been awarded the inaugural David T. Houston Jr., SIOR Memorial Scholarship, designed to encourage and promote education for outstanding and deserving individuals within the commercial real estate industry. Wes began his real estate career at Bryant Commercial Real Estate Partners in 2007 where he was recognized as Rookie of the Year in 2009. He is a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ACBR) Million Dollar Club and is also active on both the ACBR and the Cresa Atlanta Community Service Committees. Wes will use the $2,500 award to secure his Master of Corporate Real Estate through CoreNet Global.

The SIOR Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. Its mission is to promote and support initiatives that educate, expand and enhance the commercial real estate community. Since its inception in 1962, the Foundation has funded $1.7M for CRE programs, including the SIOR Center for Career Advancement, SIOR Chapter matching educational programs and scholarship programs. In the 2011-12 fiscal year, the SIOR Foundation funded over $122,000 in grants - which included $72,000 in Matching Scholarships to 21 Chapters for 93 students from 37 universities across the United States and Canada.

May 2012
SIOR Foundation - Spring 2012
SIOR Connecticut Chapter Awards University of Connecticut Scholarships
STORRS, CT: The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) is pleased to announce the recent University of Connecticut scholarship recipients for the Spring 2012 semester.

The scholarships are funded form the Chapter sponsored Sam Pierson and Carl Traub Scholarships, with matching funds provided by the SIOR Foundation. The Chapter, along with the SIOR Foundation support national scholarship programs in excess of $100,000 each year.

The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts SIOR Chapter has two scholarship funds: The first is in honor of Samuel F. Pierson, a long-time chapter member and past national president of the society, and the other in memory of Carl F. Traub, another long-time chapter member who had significant impact on the commercial real estate industry. The Chapter's scholarships are supported with matching funds from the SIOR Foundation. The Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter is one of forty-six chapters of the prestigious international organization, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Commercial real estate professionals must meet rigorous requirements to earn the SIOR designation. SIOR, based in Washington, DC, has more than 3,000 members in 630 cities and 29 countries and was founded in 1941. SIORs are top producers who are required to complete an educational recertification program every three years. This assures those who need services of a commercial real estate agent that the SIOR has achieved continued excellence.

The SIOR Foundation's mission is to promote and support initiatives that expand, educate and enhance the commercial real estate community. Established in 1962 to publish the industry's first graduate level text book on industrial real estate, SIOR Foundation has maintained its dedication to expanding and understanding the commercial real estate industry. The Foundation has a matching scholarship program available to the various local SIOR chapters.

The chapter is delighted to acknowledge the scholarship recipients Britani Clayton, Alyssa Coughlin, Grant Fecteau, William Gakidas, Michael Hovey, Brian Kaukas and Seth Rosenberg.


Pictured Left to right front: Alyssa Couglin, Britani Clayton, Seth Rosenber, Michael Hovey, William Gakidas, Grant Fecteau and Brian Kaukas


May 2012
SIOR Foundation - Spring 2012
Carolinas Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and the SIOR Foundation Award Scholarships to
Twenty Clemson University Master of Real Estate Development Students
The Carolinas Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the SIOR Foundation awarded a total of $6000 to nineteen graduating students form Clemson University's Master of Real Estate Development Program. The dollars were distributed based on four competitive internal teams of five students for a 31-acre infill mixed use redevelopment proposal at the present site of the Greenville County, SC Administrative Building, a former mall site. The jury included the President of NAI/Earle Furman, an architect, faculty, a county administrator and a developer/investor representative.

The 2-year MRED program is a full-time, interdisciplinary program with classes in MBA/Finance, Law, City Planning, Architecture, Construction, and Real Estate Developments plus a summer internship requiring 54 total credits. The MRED program has been very active with the Carolinas Chapter, including the former director being involved annually as Moderator and Presenter in the Upstate Market Trends Forecast for all eight years.

Clemson students are groomed to be project developers for an array of company sizes with recent alumni becoming employed by Forest City Enterprises, The Crosland Group, CBRE/The Furman Company, Marcus and Millichap, Jones Lang LaSalle, West Fargo, Hughes Development, JP Morgan Chase, Exxon Moblie, Global Real Estate, NAI/Earle Furman, Crescent Resources, CBL and Associates, Burroughs & Chapin, Spectrum Capital, Alan Kahn and Associates, Starwood Hotels, McAlister Development, Streuver Brothers, Eccles and Rouse, Health Care REIT, Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Ernst and Yopung, RE Transactions, Johnson Development Associates, Alvarez & Marsel, Cassidy Turley, Cushman & Wakefield and Hines Interests.

The Carolinas Chapter is one of 46 chapters of the Prestigious international association, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.  Commercial real estate professionals must meet rigorous requirements to earn the SIOR designation.  SIOR, based in Washington, DC, has more than 3,000 members in 630 cities in 29 countries and was founded in 1941. SIORs are top producers who are required to complete an educational recertification program every three years. This assures those who need services of a commercial real estate agent that the SIOR has achieved continued excellence.

The SIOR Foundation's mission is to promote and support initiatives that expand, educate and enhance the commercial real estate community. Established in 1962 to publish the industry's first graduate level text book on industrial real estate, SIOR Foundation has maintained its dedication to expanding and understanding the commercial real estate industry. The Foundation has a matching scholarship program available to the local SIOR chapters.


December 2011
SIOR Foundation - Winter 2011
The Chicago Chapter of Society of Industrial & Office Realtors Scholarship Program Awards Four Students for 2011
The Chicago Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the SIOR Foundation has awarded four scholarships for the academic year of 2011-2012 totaling $12,000 to students from Roosevelt University, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Each of the four students received a scholarship of $3,000.

The Chicago Chapter of SIOR 2011 Scholarship Committee included Jason West, SIOR, Chairman, Sally Macoicz, SIOR, Roy Splansky, SIOR and Elise Couston, SIOR. Scholarships recipients were presented with their awards during SIOR's Annual Holiday Luncheon held on December 2, 2011 at the Glen View Club in Golf, IL.

Pictured are (from left to right): Jason West, Chicago Chapter Scholarship Committee Chairman; Toby Veit, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University; Connor Matthews, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Professor Roger Cannaday, Associate Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Derek Fohl, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University; Steve Bell, Associate Director, The Real Estate Center, DePaul University; Tim Stroh, Roosevelt University;
and Jon DeVries, Director of the Marshall Institute of Real Estate at Roosevelt University.

 

 

 

 

 

Since 1984, the SIOR Chicago Chapter has provided over $112,000 in real estate scholarships to 66 students to recognize and reward outstanding academic performance in business and real estate courses and to expose recipients to career opportunities and internship programs available within the Chicago real estate community. Professor Roger Cannaday, Associate Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign helped create the SIOR Chicago Scholarship award.

The SIOR Foundation's mission is to promote and support initiatives that expand, educate and enhance the commercial real estate community. Established in 1962 to publish the industry's first graduate level text book on industrial real estate, SIOR Foundation has maintained its dedication to expanding and understanding the commercial real estate industry. The Foundation has a matching scholarship program available to the various local SIOR chapters.

The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. With more than 3,000 members in 630 cities in 29 countries, the Society represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.


November 2011
SIOR Foundation - Winter 2011
Georgia Chapter of SIOR Scholarship Recipients
The Georgia Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR) and the SIOR Foundation have awarded three scholarships for the 2012 Spring Semester in the amount of $2,000 each to the following students in recognition of their academic achievements in the field of commercial real estate. These recipients were recognized at the Chapter's annual Leadership Breakfast held at the InterContinental Hotel on November 18th.

1. Lauren Whitlock - J. Mack Robinson College of Business (Georgia State University)
2. Tyler Courtney, MCR - Goizueta Business Scholl (Emory University)
3. Zach Usilton - Goizueta Business School (Emory University)

In 2000, the Georgia Chapter of SIOR was the first chapter in the United States to establish an educational scholarship with matching funds in partnership with the SIOR Foundation, and has awarded 37 scholarships in the last 12 years. These grants, which are funded by SIOR Members and Sponsors, are designed to suport outstanding graduate students in the pursuit of their MBA's in Real Estate, and to increase awareness of SIOR with the hope that these students will aspire to achieve the designation during their professional careers.

Based in Washington, DC, SIOR (www.sior.com) has 3000 members in 580 cities in 28 countries, and was founded in 1941. SIOR members are top-producing commercial real estate professionals who must meet rigorous standards of excellence to earn and maintain the SIOR designation. SIOR's Mission Statement focuses on providing leadership to the commercial real estate industry, serving clients and communities through high ethical standards of conduct, providing education programs that elevate the competency of its members, and providing a forum for the development of community service, quality relationships and the exchange of ideas.

The SIOR Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. Its mission is to promote and support initiatives that educate, expand and enhance the commercial real estate community. Since its inception in 1962, the Foundation has funded $1.7M for the SIOR Center for Career Advancement, SIOR Chapter matching educational programs and the SIOR scholarship program. This past fiscal year, the SIOR Foundation funded $143,000 in grants - which included $60,000 in Matching Scholarships to 19 Chapters for 58 students from 31 universities across the United States and Canada.


Pictured: Sim Doughtie, SIOR - 2011 Georgia Chapter President, Lauren Whitlock, Tyler Courtney, MCR, Zach Usilton and
Gail Crowder, SIOR - 2011 Georgia Chapter Scholarship Chair

June 2011
SIOR Foundation News - Summer 2011

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