Collins Award

For over 50 years, Arthur Collins, Sr. forged a reputation as a man of vision and as a creative real estate developer. ULI WCF honor like visionaries from time to time.

Collins Award

About Arthur Collins, Sr

For over 50 years, Arthur Collins, Sr. forged a reputation as a man of vision and as a creative real estate developer. In the 1950s and 1960s, he led the development division of Collins-Tuttle and Laird Properties in New York City. Recognizing opportunities in suburban areas, he founded Collins Development in 1970 and developed the first condominium project in Connecticut called Lyon Farm. His firm created mixed-used developments in the waterfront communities of Harbor Plaza in Stamford, Connecticut, and Palmer Square in Princeton, New Jersey. During his career, Collins oversaw the development of over three million square feet of office space and over 1,500 residential units. With a reputation and expertise for bringing new life to downtowns, he redeveloped the historic buildings of Washington Street in Norwalk, Connecticut and the JP Morgan estate in Princeton, NJ. His commercial and residential projects have received numerous awards for the responsible use of land as well as captivating design. Arthur Collins, Sr. died in 2005 and his legacy lives on.

Past Winners

Clayton H. Fowler and Kim Morque Selected for 2016 Collins Award
Under the leadership of Clayton H. Fowler and Kim Morque, Spinnaker Real Estate Partners, LLC ( Spinnaker) is one of the most highly regarded development firms in the New York/Fairfield region. As a second generation company, Spinnaker has been a key contributor to the enhancement of many of the major cities and municipalities in Connecticut, New York and Nationwide.

Robert F. Weinberg Selected for 2010 Collins Award

Co-founder and President of Robert Martin Company, Mr. Robert Weinberg was honored in December as the 2010 Collins Award winner. He is widely regarded as a pioneer in multifamily residential, affordable housing, suburban office park and mixed-use urban renewal projects. With his long-time partner Martin Berger, he grew the firm to be, for several decades, Westchester’s largest diversified land developer and builder. In more recent years, Mr. Weinberg has actively involved the firm in urban renewal projects in Potchester, Yonkers, New Rochelle and White Plains. Read the full story at the right.

Chung Receives 2008 Collins Visionary Award
Do H. Chung has been chosen as the winner of ULI Westchester/Fairfield’s first annual Arthur Collins Sr. Visionary Award for Leadership in Land Use. Read the full story at the right.