- The new process allows companies to tell the full story, in their own words, of their achievements, innovation and performance over the last 12 months.
- The awards encourage entrants to go beyond the data to show a truly client-centric approach by providing client testimonials.
- Each category offers explanations, guidelines and prompts to help build a winning award entry.
- The new two-stage process means that awards are judged by a panel of experts as well as real estate market itself.
- The awards present the opportunity to be part of the market’s most comprehensive global awards.
Submissions Open: June 2024
Results published: September 2024
2024 Submission Guidelines
2023 Submissions Window is Now Closed
This award is for the best agency irrespective of size. We will consider agencies operating in any or all the following sectors: office, residential, retail, logistics and industrial, leisure and hospitality (hotels). The agency should be providing leasing, sales, acquisition, investment or development advice. We want to see evidence of the depth of your market knowledge and how that is benefiting your clients.
In recognition of the growing amount of research being carried out in the sector, we are looking for evidence of a strong track record of delivering incisive, market-leading, thought-provoking published research throughout the review period. This category is open to agencies, consultants or advisers.
This category does not include client-centric research (ie private, bespoke research) but published market research and thought leadership.
This category is for law firms and consultants, including planning and environmental consultants and valuers. The award recognises the valuable work that law firms, building surveyors, valuers and other specialist consultants (including environmental and planning consultants) do in getting real estate transactions over the line. We are looking for outstanding work that has helped clients proactively since the pandemic, with reference to specific transactions where possible.
This award is open to banks of all sizes. We are looking for evidence of a commitment to the real estate sector through challenging market conditions.
This award is open to entities including debt funds, insurers and other non-banking entities that lend through various structures to the market.
This award recognises developers that have successfully created integrated projects that combine different uses. This could be a combination of any or all of the following: housing/residential, office, retail, leisure and hospitality or other commercial and industrial.
This category includes industrial and logistics developers as well as data centre developers. It is not open to owner occupiers who develop their own data centres.
This category replaces Best Office Developer, in recognition of the hybrid nature of offices post-pandemic. This category includes all types of office and workplace developments.
The category includes all types of residential developments.
The category includes all types of retail developments.
Individual Development Categories
This category is open to all. We will consider developments of all sizes and uses. We are looking for projects that moved the dial in the sector. We will consider developments that are still at the planning stage in this category.
Open to all types of investment managers.
Best Investment Manager (Fund or Asset Manager)This award is open to funds operating nationally, regionally or globally, which are headquartered in the country or region from which you are entering. This category is open to all pension and life funds, property investment companies and REITs.
Tech Innovator Categories
Best Tech InnovatorThis category is open to all. The category will be awarded at a global level only. It is open to all organisations, that have been innovating in the sector in which they operate. Whether you are a start-up or a larger entity, whether you are an agency, adviser, investor or developer, we want to know about the innovation that is disrupting the sector.