Two influencers and four students at the David Eccles School of Business were recently recognized by the Utah Chapter of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Awarded annually, the CCIM Excellence Awards showcase the elite of Utah’s commercial real estate industry, recognize outstanding industry contributors and aim to foster excellence in the overall real estate community. The 2018 awards theme was “Time for Tech.”
Jim Sorenson, founder of the Sorenson Impact Center at the Eccles School, was named to the CCIM Excellence Awards Hall of Fame. The chapter’s highest honor, hall of fame recipients are chosen for their significant and meaningful impact on Utah’s commercial real estate market.
“Jim Sorenson is a fascinating and brilliant individual who has had a significant impact not only on the local economic and business communities, but also those stretching beyond the borders of the United States,” noted Ronda Landa, Chair of the CCIM Utah Excellence Awards. “His philanthropic actions have helped establish initiatives that improve the lives of the working poor, help build regional business communities and train the next generation of entrepreneurial and investment leaders.”
Flyn Dawson, director of the Ivory-Boyer Real Estate Center and associate instructor for the Eccles Master of Real Estate (MRED) program was also recognized at the 2018 CCIM Excellence Awards. Dawson was the recipient of the Corporate Banker of the Year award for individuals generating annual loan volume greater than $75 million. Well-known in Utah’s commercial real estate community, Dawson previously received a CCIM Excellence Award in 2013.
Four MRED students were also recognized with the Price-CCIM Scholarship. Congratulations to Christian Graf, Austin Atkin, Ashley Atkinson and Ashley Hadfield!