Johnny Carlson Named ULI Chicago 2014 Visionary Leader

CHICAGO, IL – June 9, 2014 Trammell Crow Company (TCC), one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate developers and investors is pleased to announce that Johnny Carlson, a Senior Vice President with the firm’s Chicago Business Unit, was named a 2014 Visionary Leader by the Chicago Chapter of Urban Land Institute (ULI). 

“Our 2014 winners exemplify the policy and practice areas that represent the mission of ULI – community building, sustainability, dynamic neighborhoods, public/private partnerships and how our built environment can foster dynamic relationships, and innovative problem solving,” said Paul Shadle, Chair, ULI Chicago.

“We congratulate Johnny on this recognition,” said Grady Hamilton, Principal with Trammell Crow Company’s Chicago Business Unit. “This award reflects his hard work, dedication and commitment to creating exceptional results. Throughout his time with TCC, Johnny has demonstrated all the qualities of a strong leader by embracing teamwork and collaboration with both internal and external clients.” 

The ULI Chicago Vision Awards define the standard for real estate development in the Chicagoland area. The Vision Awards recognize the full development process – construction, economic viability, marketing, and management—as well as design – and promote best practices in development identifying projects and programs that exemplify the policy and practice areas that underpin ULI.

Award-winning projects and programs highlight creative development practices, inventive partnerships or sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving, or visionary ideas that have contributed to the growth of vibrant communities. The relative size of a program or project, whether square footage or total budget, is secondary to the innovative characteristics contributing to its success.

The Young Visionary Award recognizes outstanding young leaders in the land use and development fields. These younger professionals set the bar for career advancement, goal-setting, community service and a strong commitment to ULI’s principles of land use.

About Trammell Crow Company
Trammell Crow Company, founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate. The Company has developed or acquired nearly 2,600 buildings valued at nearly $60 billion and over 540 million square feet. As of March 31, 2014, Trammell Crow Company had $5.0 billion of projects in process and $1.8 billion in its pipeline.

Trammell Crow Company’s teams are dedicated to building value for its clients with professionals in 16 major cities throughout the United States. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial, retail, healthcare, multi-family residential and mixed use projects. For those who occupy real estate, TCC can execute the development or acquisition of facilities tailored to meet its clients’ needs. For investor clients, the company specializes in joint venture speculative development, acquisition/re-development ventures, build-to-suit development, or providing incentive-based fee development services.

Trammell Crow Company is an independently operated subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2013 revenue). For more information visit www.TrammellCrow.com​.​​​​