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The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the winners of the 2015 U.S. Design and Development Awards competition, recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in the U.S. retail real estate industry. ICSC has named Studio H2G, as a dual Gold winner in the Retail Store Design category.


Both illy Cafe and Fountain Bar and Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, located in the McNamara Terminal of Detroit Metro Airport, were awarded as Gold winners.


The ICSC U.S. Design and Development Awards competition was open to shopping center owners, developers, management companies, architects, designers, retailers, and other professionals responsible for retail projects or retail store designs that demonstrated outstanding development or redevelopment characteristics with a high degree of creativity and uniqueness within the continental U.S. The competition focused on three general categories: Renovations and Expansions; New Developments; and Retail Store Design.


ICSC announced the winners during an awards ceremony at ICSC’s RetailGreen and CenterBuild Conference in Phoenix.

StudioH2G wins two awards in Progressive Grocer's 2015 Store Design Contest

Strack & Van Til, Munster, Indiana

Best Remodel ($3 million to $6 million)

Cantoro's Italian Market and Trattoria, Plymouth, Michigan

Overall Store Design (under 50,000 sq-ft)

Nick Giammarco featured in VMSD March 2015 issue

VMSD Article: Eat. Shop. Love. (pg. 36)

Illy Cafe featured on

StudioH2G wins 2014 Progressive Grocer award

Progressive Grocer : Article (pg.46)

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