South Coast Property Awards Winners 20182018-07-23T07:38:14+00:00

South Coast Property Awards Winners

 

Industrial/Logistics Consultancy – sponsored by CoStar

 

Working with CoStar, this category uses objective information gathered from their extensive industry-leading database on deals within the Solent and South Coast region. The awards will be given to the property consultancies that have completed the most industrial/logistics deals across the region and the highest total by sq ft transacted from January 2017 to March 1, 2018.

Winner: Lambert Smith Hampton

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Other finalists:

  • Cyan Power
  • Hellier Langston
  • Vail Williams

Offices Consultancy – sponsored by CoStar

 

This award draws from CoStar data and is based on deal volumes and values.

Working with CoStar, this category will use objective information gathered from its extensive industry-leading database on deals within the Thames Valley region. The awards will be given to the consultancies that have completed the highest total of commercial deals in the office sector across the region and the highest total by sq ft transacted during the 12-month period from January 2017 to March 1, 2018.

Winner: Hughes Ellard

 

Other finalists:

  • Hollis Hockley 
  • Lambert Smith Hampton
  • Vail Williams

Business Park Innovation – sponsored by CBRE

 

The region is home to numerous business parks. This award recognises the role the parks play in the region’s economy and celebrates the ability of the developer, owner or management team to create a sustainable environment. Work-life balance, facilities for occupiers, innovation in transport solutions, etc, are all areas that judges will take account of.

Winner: Daedalus, Solent Airport

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Other finalists:

  • Merlin Park, Portsmouth
  • University of Southampton Science Park

Workplace Environment – sponsored by Cybrid

 

Exciting workplaces and successful businesses go together. Open to any company from any business sector, this award seeks to reward those companies that have used their property strategy to create: quality, design-led working styles; increased productivity; innovative working environments; and, open, inclusive work cultures. Judges will want to see how the design of the workplace was approached and how it has created genuine productivity gains for the business. Entries can be made by the occupier, or by one of the advisory or design team with comment from the client.

Grant Thornton offices, Southampton Science Park

Property Law Firm – sponsored by Lambert Smith Hampton

Judges are looking for a law firm whose property team has had an exceptional year, either in terms of volume of work, quality of instructions, or both. Particular attention will be given to law firms that have instructed on complex deals during the year, or that have excelled in advisory work.  Eligible law firms can have acted in the commercial property or residential property markets; and can have been instructed by developers, agents, occupiers, and/or investors. In reviewing submissions from law firms, judges will also pay attention to testimonials from clients.

Winner: Irwin Mitchell

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Highly commended: Trethowans

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Other finalists:

  • Clarke Willmott 
  • Dutton Gregory 
  • Moore Blatch

Property Client Service – sponsored by Smith & Williamson

 

This award is open to all property companies (including professionals, developers, contractors, architects, etc) and celebrates the ability to take a client’s brief and ensure it is correctly managed and serviced. The nomination should focus on a specific project or client brief and should, where possible include testimonials from the client and others involved in the scheme.

Winner: Terence O’Rourke

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Other finalists:

  • Lambert Smith Hampton
  • MC Plan & Site Services 
  • Vail Williams

Development of the Year (Commercial) – sponsored by Trethowans

 

This award celebrates a project (office, mixed-use, residential or industrial) that has been recently completed, has funding or has just received planning consent.

Judges will be looking at the funder’s/developer’s ability to create an exciting new development, which matches industry standards and will be seen as adding value to the region.

Winner: Daedalus, Solent Airport

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Other finalists:

  • Alpha Park, Chandlers Ford
  • Chilcomb Park, Winchester

Development of the Year (Residential – Large) – sponsored by Trethowans

 

This award celebrates a project (office, mixed-use, residential or industrial) that has been recently completed, has funding or has just received planning consent.

Judges will be looking at the funder’s/developer’s ability to create an exciting new development, which matches industry standards and will be seen as adding value to the region.

Winner: North Stoneham Park, Eastleigh (Highwood Group)

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Other finalists:

  • Lowsley Farm, Liphook
  • Winchester Village (Bovis Homes)

Development of the Year (Residential – Small) – sponsored by Trethowans

 

This award celebrates a project (office, mixed-use, residential or industrial) that has been recently completed, has funding or has just received planning consent.

Judges will be looking at the funder’s/developer’s ability to create an exciting new development, which matches industry standards and will be seen as adding value to the region.

Winner: Balcombe Breeze, Poole

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Other finalists:

  • Evening Hill, Poole
  • The Woods (formerly Grosvenor House), near Romsey

Property Deal of the Year – sponsored by Ashville Group

 

This Award celebrates a ‘deal’ or transaction that by its size, importance or location makes a significant impact on the South Coast Region. Such a deal often provides the confidence and momentum to ensure that the region remains buoyant and relevant.

Winner: Portsmouth Retail Park, North Harbour

 

Other finalists:

  • Alpha Park, Chandlers Ford
  • South Central, Nursling

Fast Rising Property Business – sponsored by the South Coast Property Spotlight

 

This Award will recognise a market leading increase in sales, headcount, profitability, market share or geographical expansion over the last three years.

Eligible firms are growing businesses within the property & construction sector including developers, agents, consultants, surveyors, lettings specialists etc.

Winner: Highwood Group, Romsey

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Runner-up:

  • MC Plan & Site Services, Poole

Housebuilder of the Year – sponsored by Moore Blatch

 

Successful housebuilders have to be aware of environmental issues, and a need for community engagement. The development has to have real economic benefit, respecting the environment and showing how good design can create places where people want to live, both young and old. The judges are looking for a housebuilder that incorporates these aspects into its completed schemes and consistently receives positive feedback from its customers.

Winner: Wyatt Homes

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Other finalists:

  • Amirez Developments
  • Barratt David Wilson Homes
  • Crayfern Homes

Regeneration Project of the Year – sponsored by Blake Morgan

 

This award recognises the innovative use of brownfield sites as well as strong architectural design and the developer’s approach to environmental issues. Judges will consider how the particular area has been revitalised for those who live and/or work there, and the investment and/or ROI of the project.

Small schemes will be considered, as will large-scale town or city regeneration projects. Schemes can be nominated by architects, planners, developers or agents.

Premier law firm Blake Morgan, which sponsors the category, said: “We are delighted to sponsor one of the categories at these awards, which will provide a platform for real-estate businesses in the region to celebrate the achievements being made in our industry.

“As sponsor of the Regeneration Project of the Year we are particularly keen to celebrate the changing face of our region.  We look forward to supporting this event while also having the opportunity of meeting contacts, new and old.”

Winner: St Thomas Church, Winchester

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Other finalists:

  • Chapel Riverside, Southampton
  • Corkers, 1 High Street, Poole
  • The Furniture Repository, Lymington

Architectural Practice – sponsored by McCarthy and Stone

 

This Award recognises architectural practices which not only deliver consistently high quality and award-winning design, but also excellent service levels to clients; practices which are able to demonstrate that they embrace BIM and sustainability, and invest in the training and mentoring of their staff.

Architectural Practice of the Year is open to both small and large practices, and judges will be looking for innovative approaches to developing high-quality BIM-led information for build, evidenced by a successful project or portfolio of schemes.

McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement living developer and sponsor of the Award, said: “We believe practices which show that BIM is at the centre of their delivery put themselves at the forefront of the industry – both at a regional and national level – and their ability to face the challenges of this dynamic industry can only be good for clients.”

Winner: Terence O’Rourke

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Other finalists:

  • David James Architects
  • HSA (Hunters South Architects)

Town/City of the Year – sponsored by Barton Willmore

 

This award focuses on the towns and cities in the region that are developing their offering for both employers and residents. Previous winners have implemented successful town-centre strategies and have promoted their brand, attracting inward investment. This year’s winner will be a town or city that has developed an improved environment with better facilities for all.

Winner: Bournemouth

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Runner-up:

  • Southampton

Outstanding Contribution – sponsored by HBS Group Southern

 

This award is for a stand-out person who has promoted and created success in the execution of property strategy across the region and, more importantly, has been involved with the promotion of the regions a great place in which to do business.

Winner: Robin Dickens, Fareham office director for Lambert Smith Hampton

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