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Rider Levett Bucknall
Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is a global independent construction, property and management consultancy, with a team of 500 people across Australia and New Zealand working together to shape the future of the built environment.
RLB delivers cost management & quantity surveying, advisory, and project & programming management services to maximise value in all areas of the built environment to deliver successful and sustainable outcomes for our clients.
Creating a better tomorrow
We bring our understanding of the longer-term impact of value to help our clients build for a better future, and to drive development in the industry. We are focused on making a positive social impact and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.
Our people and culture
It is our people who make RLB unique and it is their combined expertise, skills and experience that inspires confidence in our clients. Our independence means we can adapt to our clients’ needs, whatever and wherever they may be. Our team of experts work collaboratively with our clients to deliver success, project by project.
Our people are empowered to bring their imagination to life – by engaging with stakeholders, understanding aspirations and challenging themselves and others to significantly improve our built environment.
For more information about Rider Levett Bucknall, visit the website at www.rlb.com
Award for Best Office Development
Colliers International is an industry leading global real estate company operating from more than 500 offices across 67 countries. What sets us apart is not what we do, but how we do it. Our enterprising culture encourages Colliers people to think differently, share great ideas and create effective solutions that help clients accelerate their success.
Colliers’ delivers a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors across all sectors worldwide, never competing with clients, preferring instead to remain the ultimate unbiased choice in global real estate services.
Award for Diversity > 250 Employees
FDC is a national, multi-disciplinary building contractor with construction, fitout and refurbishment expertise. We treat each project as if it were our only one, by tailoring a project team with experience directly matching the skills necessary to complete the project to not only meet the client’s expectations, but greatly exceed them.
We operate across many market sectors including commercial, warehouse, manufacturing, retail, data centres, education and health care.
FDC is focused on service, quality and relationships, dedicated to team oriented success and with a multi-award winning project portfolio.
At FDC everyone belongs. Ours is a culture that embraces diversity; we welcome all people and ideas.
Award for Best Sustainable Development - Existing Buildings
At KONE, their mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernisation, which add value to the life cycle of any building. Through more effective People Flow®, they make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. Together with their partners and customers around the world, they help cities to become better places to live.
Award for Project Innovation
A world-first, PEXA has revolutionised the way property is exchanged in Australia, bringing a digital settlement solution to Australia’s $7T residential property market. Through PEXA, homebuyers and sellers benefit from a fast, safe and more efficient property settlement experience including near real-time access to the proceeds of sale (depending on the financier) and an app that allows homebuyers and sellers to track their property settlement in near real-time.
Award for Diversity < 250 Employees
Rork Projects is an Australian-owned construction company that has been operating for more than 20 years, delivering everything from fit outs through to multi-level new build projects.
As a nationally accredited Indigenous business, Rork Projects is committed to strengthening Indigenous business growth and economic participation. Engaging and empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, businesses and communities inspires everything we do, which is why are so proud to work with the Property Council of Australia.
People's Choice Award
Stockland is one of the largest diversified property groups in Australia – owning, developing and managing a large portfolio of retail town centres, workplace and logistics assets, residential communities and retirement living villages. Founded in 1952, today Stockland leverages its diversified model to help create sustainable communities where people live, shop and work.
Award for Best Master Planned Community
EPM Projects is a medium-sized Australian owned Development and Project Management Consultancy. We have developed a strong reputation in all our key market sectors that spans more than 20 years. This includes:
Retirement Living & Aged Care
Commercial Office Refurbishment, Fitout and Relocation.
Our primary role is to be an expert advocate for clients, vigorously representing their interests through strong leadership and careful planning. This commitment is underpinned by our core values of care, innovation, transparency, trust and integrity.
Award for Best Workplace Project
GHDWoodhead is an Australian based international design company operating globally through the GHD network of studios and 200 offices.
We work collaboratively to develop design-focused solutions, tailored explicitly to the unique needs of our clients and responding to the specific location. We bring together all design, planning and engineering disciplines through a holistic process, creating design that is responsive, technically elegant and efficient. Through our fully integrated practice we truly shape cities.
Award for Best Business or Industrial Park
Founded in 1928, LJ Hooker is an Australian company with a full and rich heritage. We’ve been innovators, leaders and shapers of the Australian real estate landscape for nearly a century.
LJ Hooker Commercial’s offering is full-service. We cover every aspect of our clients’ portfolios and we aim to work in a way that suits our clients and their business needs.
No matter what your real estate needs, from sales and leasing to management and advisory, we’re ready to help.
Award for Development Innovation
Procore is a leading provider of construction management software.that connects people, applications and data to help property and construction professionals. Over 1 million projects and more than US$1 trillion in construction volume have run on Procore’s platform globally. Our platform connects every project stakeholder from the owner, the head contractor and the subcontractor. Procore’s App Marketplace has over 250+ partner solutions that integrate with our platform, giving you the freedom to connect with what works best for you.
Award for Best Heritage Development
Creative. Nimble. Collaborative.
Not words you’d typically associate with engineers. But we’re anything but typical.
We create bespoke, sustainable solutions across a breadth of engineering disciplines, working closely with our clients from the outset of each project to its completion. Our collective experience spans decades and countries but you can find us right here in Sydney and in Canberra.
We have extensive experience in project leadership in multiple private and public sectors, including commercial, residential, education, aged care, retail, government and data centres. We’re well respected in the industry and have collaborated on a range of large, small and commercially sustainable projects.
Award for Best Affordable Housing Development
As a statutory authority within the ACT Government’s Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate portfolio, the Suburban Land Agency (SLA) is responsible for delivering people-focused neighbourhoods. We encourage and promote inclusive and sustainable communities through suburban development and urban renewal that supports social inclusion, housing choice, affordable living and environmental sustainability.
People and the environment are the focus and at the heart of every neighbourhood we design and deliver. We aspire to create place experiences and lifestyles that are uniquely Canberran, where everyone feels welcome and at home. We seek to capture the history, unique features, and place stories of all developments we design and sell.
Our approach to what we do is steeped in creativity. To think beyond, design in new ways, try different approaches. We experiment, invent and innovate to find solutions that best serve the community.
Award for Best Public Building
Woods Bagot is a global studio whose diverse services cover design, research, data analytics, and consulting to create People Architecture. Celebrating diversity across
cultures, free from a signature style, People Architecture is propelled by a shared sense of empathy, where the values of end users and the values of design are one and the same. Operating from studios in 17 major cities around the world Woods Bagot designers
place human experience at the centre of their design process to deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people actually use space, and which flexibly accommodate changes to come.
News Corp Australia is Australia’s number one media company. Each month, more than 16 million Australians consume news and information across News Corp Australia’s suite of products. News Corp’s Custom Publishing team, produce corporate publications nationally – partnering with some of Australia’s leading companies and organizations to produce compelling and professional custom magazines, tailored to each client’s specific needs.
Offering services such as editorial, design, advertising sales, print, distribution and publication marketing through News Corps exclusive reach – they offer a complete service encompassing high-quality print products paired with innovative digital solutions.
Video Production Partner
YourFilm, Experts in Property Video.
YourFilm is a national video production company specialising in online video for the corporate sector. With a nation-wide network of over 1,000 experienced crew, including aerial and ground camera crew, YourFilm film anywhere, anytime.
Fixed price packages specifically designed for the property sector, crew on the ground where you need them and an extensive stock library of helicopter, drone and lifestyle footage allow YourFilm to cost effectively and efficiently deliver professional video.
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