Ryan Companies US, Inc. Named NAIOP’s “Outstanding Developer of the Year”

Tampa office also honored for “Outstanding Office Building”

MINNEAPOLIS (Dec. 16, 2010) –The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) has honored Ryan Companies’ Tampa, Fla., office with the “Outstanding Developer of the Year” and “Outstanding Office Building of the Year” awards.

The Outstanding Developer award recognizes Ryan Companies’ accumulated accomplishments in 2010. These include an 113,000-square-foot regional headquarters for the Mosaic Company in Lithia, Fla., which won the “Outstanding Office Building” honor. Other notable Ryan projects include  (3) Three 150,000-square-foot office buildings for T. Rowe Price and a 25,000-square-foot facility for Rasmussen College.

“We take great pride in these awards because they recognize the quality of our development and contracting work, as well as our employees’ contributions to community,” said Doug Dieck, President Southeast Division, Ryan Companies. “For example, the team members in our Tampa office serve on local boards and volunteer with several non-profit organizations.”

Those volunteer efforts help the Family Justice Center, Feeding America, the Tampa Bay Performing Art Center and Tampa General Hospital, among others.

Ryan developed the Mosaic Operations Center with a focus on sustainability and collaboration among its 400 employees. The $21 million project achieved LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. This project also recently won an achievement award from the Tilt-up Concrete Association.  

NAIOP is the nation’s leading trade association for developers, owners, investors and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate.

About Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Ryan Companies, Inc., a nationally recognized builder, developer, designer and real estate manager, has specialized in fully integrated solutions for more than 70 years. Ryan builds lasting relationships with a project delivery model based on full-service customized solutions and total collaboration - pairing the customer’s needs and expectations with the talents of a team of constructors, architects, engineers, developers, financiers and property managers. In addition to its Minneapolis office, Ryan has offices in Chicago, Phoenix, San Diego, Tampa, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Des Moines, Iowa. For more information, visit Ryan Companies US, Inc’s website at www.ryancompanies.com.

Editor’s note: Interviews with Ryan executives are available by contacting Madeline Riggs at 612-455-1755 or mriggs@psbpr.com