SAN DIEGO, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that Alan D. Gold, BioMed's President and Chief Executive Officer, was named the national winner of the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2008 Award in the Real Estate, Construction and Hospitality category. Ernst & Young's program recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have built and lead dynamic, high-growth businesses on a regional, national and global level. Mr. Gold was selected as a national winner from approximately 300 regional Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) winners in over 25 US cities.
Commenting on the award, Mr. Gold said, "I am honored to be chosen for this award by such a distinguished panel of judges and among such a prominent group of finalists. This recognition is a testimonial to the entrepreneurial focus of BioMed, our proven ability to execute in creating the best-in-class life science real estate portfolio, and our dedicated employees across the country. I want to thank Ernst & Young and all of the national sponsors for this recognition on behalf of the entire BioMed team."
The national award winners were announced at an awards gala on November 15 in Palm Springs, California. The gala is the culminating event of the Ernst & Young 2008 Strategic Growth Forum. Award winners were selected by an independent judging panel made up of business, community and academic leaders.
"The Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) award recognizes the unparalleled
ingenuity and perseverance of entrepreneurs -- people like Alan Gold who have
the unwavering dedication to grow a successful enterprise from the ground up,"
said Larry Haynes, Americas Director, Entrepreneur Of The Year(R), Ernst &
Young LLP. "This year's national winners are truly remarkable and set a high
standard for futur
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