Todd Interests Founder Shawn Todd was the 2021 recipient of the D CEO Pioneer Award at the Commercial Real Estate Awards program. Bret Redman

Commercial Real Estate

Scenes From D CEO’s Commercial Real Estate Awards

The region's biggest dealmakers gathered at Gilley's to celebrate the year's most notable projects—and the people who made them happen.

On Wednesday, April 28, nearly 400 of the region’s most prominent industry professionals turned out at Gilley’s to celebrate the recipients of the 2021 D CEO Commercial Real Estate Awards. The invite-only crowd represented 51 projects and deals and 32 professionals named as finalists in the annual program (Click here to read about all finalists). Title sponsors included Capital Title, the City of Anna, and Rogge Dunn Group.


Broker of the Year – Matthew Schendle, Cushman & Wakefield

Executive of the Year – Sharon Morrison, ESRP

Developer of the Year – Bill Cawley, Cawley Partners

Emerging CRE Professional – Holden Lunsford, Holt Lunsford Commercial

Excellence in Architecture & Design – Tom Reisenbichler, Perkins + Will

Excellence in Construction & Engineering – Arcilia Acosta, CARCON Industries

Community Service Award – Linda McMahon, The Real Estate Council

Pioneer Award – Shawn Todd, Todd Interest


Best Commercial Property Sale – The Union

Best Data Center Project – Compass Data Centers/Red Oak

Best Industrial Lease – Amazon at DFW Commerce Center

Best Land Deal – Sendera Ranch

Best New Industrial Project – Passport Park

Best New Mixed-Use Project – AT&T Discovery District

Best New Multifamily Project – AMLI Fountain Place

Best New Office Project – Victory Commons One

Best Office Lease – Peloton

Best Redevelopment or Renovation – The National

Best Retail, Entertainment, or Hospitality Project – Grandscape

Community Impact Award – Hall of State at Fair Park

Deal of the Year – Pegasus Park


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