The NAIOP Golden Shovel Competition
SPIRE once again sponsored the Stanford student team competing against Cal in the 28th Annual NAIOP San Francisco's Real Estate Challenge, also known as the Golden Shovel. The Build Cardinal team clinched the win by proposing a San Bruno Downtown Transformation Plan that included mixed-used development with residential micro-units to accomplish the city’s vision for a revitalized, walking and biking-friendly San Bruno. You can find their proposal here.
SPIRE members have also been stalwart supporters - the Stanford coach was Drew Hudacek (MS '99); SREC member Lauren Pressman ('95, MBA '01) and Lauren Young (MBA '03) were also highly involved with the entire competition. SREC members Cathy Greenwold (MSM '99) and Melinda Ellis-Evers (MBA '93) were a part of the panel of judges in 2017.