The Robert Ball Sr. Award 2019

Published June 21, 2019

The Shooshan Company would like to congratulate the newest recipient of the Robert Ball Sr. Award, Ballston Quarter, located across from Two Liberty Center and 4040 Wilson Blvd.

The Press Release to ArlNOW from the Ballston BID states,

“ARLINGTON, VA. (June 20, 2019) – The Ballston Business Improvement District (BID) hosted the eighth Annual Business Meeting, and Best of Ballston Awards at the Hilton Arlington Hotel on June 20th. The program celebrated the launch of the BallstonConnect Club, as well as innovative businesses, community leaders, and real estate professionals who have helped to transform Ballston.

Highlighting the evening was the presentation of the Robert Ball Sr. Award, Ballston’s highest distinction, for the development of the reimagined Ballston Quarter Mall, which was presented to John Moore, Vice President and General Manager, QIC-GRE.

Tina Leone, CEO of the Ballston BID, presented the Best of Ballston Awards to the winners from the following categories:

  • Property Manager’s Award – Lincoln Property Company (David Tran)
  • Broker of the Year – Avalon Bay Leasing Transaction (JLL’s Robb Johnson, Steve Ranck, Dee Miller, Herb Mansinne and Bob VeShancey)
  • Innovation & Creativity Company Award – Distil Networks and Two Six Labs

‘Our property managers, real estate brokers, and local businesses are vital to our community, and Ballston’s transformation would not have been possible without their vision and dedication,’ said Tina Leone. ‘It was our honor to recognize these distinguished individuals and companies at the Best of Ballston Awards.’

About the Ballston Business Improvement District:

The Ballston Business Improvement District (BID) is a 25-block neighborhood with more than 8.3 million SF of office space, one-million SF of retail space and 8,000 residential units. The BID works to attract, support and connect the most compelling and ambitious minds in our region. Ballston’s blend of urban sophistication and neighborhood charm make it a premier business, cultural and entertaining destination with top universities, scientific research organizations, Fortune 500 companies, upscale hotels, retail, green space, 60 restaurants and home to the Washington Capitals – all easily accessible by metro and major thoroughfares. For more information about the Ballston BID, visit”

Ballston Quarter joins past recipients of the Robert Ball Sr. Award including Dr. Matthew Shank, President of Marymount University (2018) and The Shooshan Company’s founder, John Shooshan (2017).

Photos of the 2019 event can be seen on the Ballston BID Facebook page HERE.

Thank you to all for your contributions to Ballston!


The Ballston BID Honors 2019 Best of Ballston Award Winners. (2019). ArlNow. Source: