Venue
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Bottle Bank, Gateshead NE8 2AR, UK

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Organizer Insider Media
Date Awarded 25 May 2023 5:00pm UTC (in 8 months)
In your time zone: May 25 1pm EDT
Region EMEA
Details

The awards are designed to recognise the talent, professionalism and sheer hard work of the region’s property sector and to reward those firms and individuals who have excelled throughout the last 12 months.
The event showcases the many outstanding developments, schemes and deals from the last twelve months and the skilled agents, developers, investors and other property professionals based in the region.

Past winners

2022 Winners

Design Excellence Award
• City Hall, Sunderland (FaulknerBrowns Architects, Sunderland City Council, Siglion Developments LLP, Legal & General, Bowmer & Kirkland, Gleeds, Desco, Landscape Projects, Cundall, Knight Frank, Department of Work and Pensions and Sunderland College)
The City Hall development is part of a £500m regeneration project that is transforming Sunderland city centre. Located on the former Vaux brewery site, it combines public and private uses in a welcoming and inspiring environment. The judges were impressed with the way the offices are arranged in open floorplates, have been designed to encourage interaction and collaboration between a previously disconnected workforce.

Specialist Property Consultancy of the Year
• Lichfields

Property Law Firm of the Year
• Swinburne Maddison

Public-Private Collaboration Award
• The Fire Station, Sunderland (Sunderland City Council, MAC Trust, Leighton Group)
The Fire Station is a new auditorium for music and performance and the centrepiece of Sunderland’s new Culture Quarter and has met with universal acclaim for its design, acoustics and programme. The judges felt that the collaboration has created a facility that is fundamental to the economic and cultural regeneration of the city and is therefore the outstanding scheme.

Contractor of the Year
• BAM Construction

Property Agency of the Year
• Avison Young

Fit-out/Refurbishment of the Year
• Pipewell Quay, Newcastle (Adderstone Group, Ryder Architecture, JC Consulting, Aspire Technology Solutions)
On the site on a former nightclub on the Gateshead's quayside, Pipewell Quay has three floors of grade A, flexible office space for over 300 employees. With a feature dormer, the building provides architectural interest, maximises natural light and maintains the heritage of the original building. The judges were impressed that, despite Covid, the building has been delivered, meeting carbon and occupier goals.

Emerging Property Person of the Year
• Holly Doughney, Gleeds

Residential Development of the Year
• Lambton Park, Chester-le-Street (Miller Homes, GCS Grays, Theakstons Land, Ben Pentreath)

Commercial Development of the Year
• City Hall, Sunderland (FaulknerBrowns Architects, Sunderland City Council, Siglion Developments LLP, Legal & General, Bowmer & Kirkland, Gleeds, Desco, Landscape Projects, Cundall, Knight Frank, Department of Work and Pensions and Sunderland College)
The building provides flexible grade A office accommodation that is a hub for public-facing services. As well as being Sunderland City Council’s headquarters, City Hall has also been conceived as an open, democratic space for local organisations, event space and a cafe. The judges felt that City Hall is a symbol of Sunderland’s transformation, demonstrating the investment that the Council is putting into the city.

Property Deal of the Year
• Letting of Pilgrim's Quarter to HMRC (Avison Young, Reuben Brothers (Newcastle) Ryder Architecture Cundall, Bowmer & Kirkland, HMRC, Cushman & Wakefield)