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June 05, 2017

Twenty-Five Extraordinary Developments From Around the World Are Finalists for the Urban Land Institute's Global Awards for Excellence

WASHINGTON (June 5, 2017) — Twenty-five extraordinary developments from around the world have been selected as finalists for the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2017 Global Awards for Excellence, which is widely recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious award programs. This year’s finalists include three located in Asia, two in Europe, and 20 in North America. A group of winners chosen from the finalists will be announced in October at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles. The 20 North American finalists include the BAR Architects-designed Santana Row, a 42-acre mixed use residential, office, shopping, dining, and entertainment district in San Jose, California.

The finalists (developers and designers in parentheses) are:

- Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain (Developers: Bilbao City Council, Alhóndiga, Center of Ocio y Cultura, Bilbao Ría; Designer: Philippe Starck)

- Ballpark Village, St. Louis, Missouri, United States (Developer: The Cordish Companies; Designer: Design Collective, Jeffrey Beers International)

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