LAS VEGAS – Marianna Hunnicutt, a civil engineer at Kimley-Horn and Associates in Las Vegas, recently received the NAIOP and Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship for Women and Underrepresented Professionals.
The program is designed to prepare a pipeline of women and minorities for development and operations positions in commercial real estate. Hunnicutt is one of 20 recipients in the U.S.
“It’s an honor to be selected for this scholarship, and this opportunity is a testament of the admirable efforts and core values of NAIOP and Prologis,” Hunnicutt said. “I thank both organizations tremendously for prioritizing this initiative in the industry. “
As part of the program, each of the recipients will have the opportunity to earn the NAIOP Certificate of Advanced Study in Commercial Real Estate Development at no cost. It is a comprehensive program built on core competencies critical to success in the development industry and delivered through courses in the NAIOP Center for Education.
Hunnicutt added that merit-based diversification in the development and commercial real estate industry has always been one of her career interests. This opportunity will help her continue to bring these discussions to the forefront and focus on developing the next generation of industry leaders, with the goal of creating stronger, more resilient and sustainable communities.
About NAIOP Southern Nevada
NAIOP Southern Nevada is a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and it comprises nearly 600 members serving the Southern Nevada market. NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate, with 19,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit www.naiopnv.org. For more information on NAIOP corporate, visit www.naiop.org.
NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, investors, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of our members. NAIOP advances responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live. For more information, visit www.naiop.org.
Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of March 31, 2020, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 965 million square feet (90 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,500 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.