WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EDENS, one of the nation's leading retail real estate developers, won the ICSC United States Gold Design And Development Award in the categories of New Development and Sustainable Design for their Mosaic development located in Fairfax, Virginia. ICSC announced the winners at the annual Retail Green and CenterBuild Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Bill Caldwell, Managing Director at EDENS, accepted the award.
Mosaic, a mixed-use development, is Washington D.C.'s most innovative retail destination elevating the community experience to a new standard by creating a vibrant, sophisticated environment that connects families and friends. Recognized with 22 "Best of DC Shopping" awards since opening last fall, Mosaic has been curated to reflect the intellect and sophistication of the community. Mosaic is a collection of the finest local fashion boutiques and restaurants coupled with premier national retailers and Angelika Film Center.
"We are thrilled to be recognized by the ICSC for Mosaic, a truly unique destination, as it is a gratifying validation of EDENS enormous commitment to design and its impact on enriching communities," said Jodie McLean, Chief Investment Officer of EDENS.
The ISCS United States Design and Development Awards honor and recognize the premier design and development trends of retail projects, new developments, renovation and expansion projects, and retail store design within the United States. Winners of the ICSC 2013 United States Design and Development Awards, along with winners from other regional design and development programs offered by ICSC, will automatically be entered into ICSC's Global Design and Development Awards competition, the VIVA (Vision, Innovation, Value, Achievement) Best-of-the-Best Awards, and are eligible to be named "The Shopping Center of the Year" or the "Best Sustainability Project." The winners of the VIVA Best-of-the-Best Awards are announced during RECon, ICSC's annual convention in Las Vegas, NV.
For more information about Mosaic, please visit www.mosaicdistrict.com.
EDENS develops, owns and operates community building centers in primary markets throughout the East Coast. Focusing on innovative development and redevelopment together with key acquisitions in urban areas, the Company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of 111 retail centers. EDENS has Regional Headquarters in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Miami and Columbia, SC. For additional information about the Company and its retail real estate portfolio, please visit www.edens.com.