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Hakkasan Wins 2013 ICSC Award

Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp.  Construction Manager


Hakkason, N.Y.,

New York, NY –  The International Council of Shopping Centers, ( ICSC) announced that Hakkason, N.Y., has been chosen as a Gold Design and Development Award winner in its annual U.S. Design and Development Awards. A London-based, modern Chinese restaurant, Hakkasan, opened the doors of its newest location in New York’s Time square, in March 2012.

Trinity Building + Construction Management Corp. completed the $15 million, 15,000sf restaurant project in partnership with designer Gilles & Boissier and architect Woods Bagot  after 20 weeks of construction.

The opulent restaurant boasts high-end finishes, including green cleft slate flooring, marble walls and ceilings, carved decorative wood, stone, leather, and glass elements. The restaurant has seating for 200 and features an elegant bar.

The construction team installed various design elements such as carved lattice window screens, marble hallways, embossed leather panels, and glass and mirrored partitions.

All Gold U.S. Design and Development Award winners are automatically eligible to win ICSC’s VIVA Best-of-the-Best Award that will be presented during ICSC’s annual convention in Las Vegas in May.


These awards are designed to recognize outstanding projects for excellence in the creation of new retail projects, and in the expansion or redevelopment of existing projects, solely within the continental United States.

Hakkasan won its gold award in the Retail Store category which honors and recognizes how professional store design contributes to the success of the overall retail industry. Entries may be from retailers, architects or design companies for new or renovated stores in a shopping center, power center or strip center.  Projects in this category may also include services or other non-retail uses.

ICSC announced the winners of the 2013 U.S. Design and Development Awards during an awards ceremony at ICSC’s annual CenterBuild Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. The competition was open to shopping center owners, developers, management companies, architects, designers, retailers, or other professionals responsible for any retail project or retail store design that demonstrated unusual development or redevelopment characteristics with a high degree of creativity and uniqueness within the continental U.S.   The competition focused on four general categories: Innovative Design and Construction of a New Project; Renovation or Expansion of an Existing Project; Sustainable Design; and Retail Store Design.

The ICSC VIVA Best-of-the-Best Awards, which recognize the shopping centre industry’s most cutting-edge properties, innovative solutions and creative responses to market trends, throughout the world,

Founded in 1957, ICSC is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 60,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, retailers and brokers, as well as academics and public officials