Salt Lake City, UT–December 10, 2018–The Utah Chapter of CCIM today announced that Dell Loy Hansen has been named the 2019 Excellence Awards Hall of Fame recipient. Held annually, the Excellence Awards honors professionals within Utah’s commercial real estate industry who exemplify the highest degree of business excellence. The event recognizes individuals spanning more than 14 specialties within the industry, the pinnacle award being the Hall of Fame, which highlights an institution or individual that has had a dramatic and valuable impact on the Utah commercial real estate market. The full list of award recipients will be announced at an event held at the Grand America Hotel on Saturday, March 9, 2019. This year’s event theme is “Growth for the Greater Good.”

This year’s Hall of Fame recipient, Dell Loy Hansen, is the founder and chief executive officer of Wasatch Commercial Management, Inc., a Wasatch Group company (Wasatch). Wasatch is a fully integrated real estate development, construction, property management and guaranty capital company headquartered in Logan, Utah. Dell Loy founded the business in 1988 and has grown the organization to 900 associates with holdings including over 16,000 apartments plus commercial properties with assets totaling $4 billion. In addition, he is an owner in nearly a dozen venture companies located across Utah, Idaho and California. Dell Loy is also the owner of the Real Salt Lake Major League Soccer team which he purchased majority ownership of in 2013, as well as the Utah Royals FC National Women’s Soccer League team.

Dell Loy is an environmental conservationist and philanthropist who is a major proponent of solar energy and has extended great efforts towards solidifying solar’s significance in the marketplace. He is focused on improving sustainability in whatever way necessary for the benefit of society and future generations. He values efficiency and is constantly looking for ways to improve systems and processes—both in social systems and business establishments.

“Dell Loy is a pillar in the local community. The investment and vision he has put into Utah, especially with the revitalization of downtown Salt Lake City, is phenomenal,” noted Ronda Landa, chair of the Utah CCIM Excellence Awards. “He isn’t afraid to take risks that he believes will pay off in the long run, or will benefit the community, and his determination has had a direct, positive impact on our local economy and culture. He’s known as having a mind that works faster than the rest of ours, and it’s this quick-thinking that keeps him at the forefront of so many impactful initiatives. We are honored to present Dell Loy with this award.”

The CCIM Utah Excellence Awards chair is Ronda Landa of First American Title, and Tucker White of White Buffalo Partners is the 2019 chapter president. Big-D Construction is this year’s marquee event sponsor, and Colliers International is the platinum event sponsor. Four scholarships, funded by Price Real Estate, will also be awarded to University of Utah students at the event.

For more information about the Excellence Awards, visit: http://www.utahccimchapter.com/about-the-excellence-awards.

CCIM Utah

The Utah CCIM Chapter created the Utah CCIM Excellence Awards, now the premier gathering of business leaders in Utah, to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding men and women who exemplify the highest degree of business excellence in the commercial real estate industry. The CCIM designation, or Certified Commercial Investment Member, is a premier commercial real estate certification that requires 100+ hours of training and considerable investment. Learn more at utahccimchapter.com.