Dock 1053 wins Sir Walter Raleigh Award

Grubb Ventures is a proud recipient of a 2018 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance by the City of Raleigh for Dock 1053! The award was accepted by Grubb’s Director of Leasing and Acquisitions, Sam Crutchfield, and their Construction Manager, Bill Burgess.

The Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Community Appearance recognize outstanding new contributions to the character, environment and appearance of the City of Raleigh. Since 1983, the Raleigh Appearance Commission has presented more than 200 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards to developers, designers, building owners, community groups, civic clubs, churches, and citizens.

Entries are evaluated using the following general criteria:

  • Exhibition of a new standard of excellence, thereby providing an example for the future.

  • Demonstration of awareness of the importance of good stewardship of the land.

  • Demonstration of community involvement and innovation.

  • Preservation or restoration of existing topography, trees, and other natural features.

  • Significant improvement of an existing site or structure, and/ or preservation of important historic or cultural features.

  • Provision of attractive and safe conditions which meet and exceed requirements of applicable ordinances, policies, conservation areas and designated historic districts and properties.

  • Integration of sustainable building principles, architecture expressive of how the project's green features function, and thoughtful conservation/ enhancement of existing features of the site and the surrounding community.

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