2020 Sponsors

The 2020 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.

Principal Sponsor

Rider Levett Bucknall



With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in quantity surveying and advisory services.


Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.


We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.


For more information about Rider Levett Bucknall, visit the website at www.rlb.com

Awards Sponsors

Award for Best Residential Development


Avenor is an Australian property development and investment services firm with expertise in the initiation and delivery of major projects across a wide range of property sectors.


Our project advisory, development management and project management specialists have unlocked and delivered some of Australia’s most renowned development projects.


We deploy this experience on behalf of non-development clients, such as investors, landowners or occupiers, to achieve their unique objectives on a de-risked basis.


We bolster project teams of experienced development firms, in any phase of a project lifecycle, to ensure key milestones are met, and have capacity to co-invest where appropriate, to help unlock strategically aligned opportunities.


Award for Best Sustainable Development - Existing Building

The CEFC is responsible for investing $10 billion in clean energy projects on behalf of the Australian Government. We help lower Australia's carbon emissions by investing in renewable energy, energy efficiency and low emissions technologies.

We also support innovative start-up companies through the Clean Energy Innovation Fund. Across our portfolio, we invest to deliver a positive return for taxpayers.


Award for Best Workplace Project






Eagle Lighting Australia (ELA) is a lighting manufacturer providing innovative, tailored and agile solutions for the indoor, outdoor and retail sectors throughout Australasia.


From our state-of-the-art facility based in Melbourne, ELA delivers bespoke and building specific solutions which are human-centric and energy efficient.


As a part of the Fagerhult Group, ELA has access to a number of brands including Designplan, SIMES and LED-Linear allowing ELA to offer a full range of lighting solutions, securing ELA’s reputation as Australasia's premier lighting solutions provider.


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 Affordable Housing Development


As a leading Tier 2 design and construction company, Growthbuilt are renowned for delivering high quality affordable housing, aged care and commercial related projects with complex logistics and tight timeframe constraints.


We’ve built a great team with a shared passion for working collaboratively with our clients and partners. We constantly produce high quality works which is best expressed by our 90% repeat client base and award-winning projects.


Utilising the right processes and systems, Growthbuilt’s service driven team ensure successful delivery projects, safely, on time, with cost effective solutions and to exceptional quality.


Award for Best Mixed Use Development 

InfraBuild, formely Liberty One Steel is Australia's largest integrated manufacturer and supplier of steel long products and solutions.

Our new brand reinforces InfaBuild's investment in the innovation, manufacturing and supply of solutions and products to the rapidly developing construction of nation-building infrastructure in Australia, along with commercial and residential construction, and the fabrication, manufacturing, mining and rural sectors.


InfraBuild includes InfraBuild steel, InfraBuild Construction solutions, InfraBuild Steel Centre, InfraBuil;d Wire and InfraBuild Recycling, specialists in ferrous and nonferrous recycling.

InfraBuild, Building Possibilities. Iwww.infrabuild.com.au/en-au

Award for Best Sustainable Development - New Buildings


Landcom is the NSW Government’s land and property development organisation. We are a State Owned Corporation working with government and the private and not-for-profit sectors to deliver exemplary housing projects that provide social and economic benefits to the people of NSW.

Landcom helps the NSW Government achieve its urban management objectives by taking a lead role in improving the supply, diversity and affordability of new housing.

Landcom’s mission is to create more affordable and sustainable communities.


Award for Future Leader of the Year

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Connecting, empowering and leading people to create great places.

NS Group is a national consulting firm providing services to the property and construction industries. We specialise in large and complex projects, offering a full range of advisory, project and development management services.

Since 2003, we have built a reputation of quality and excellence across nine sectors: Commercial, Education, Health, Infrastructure, Residential, Retail, Retirement and Aged Care, Sport and Recreation, and Urban.

NS Group has offices in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Darwin.  

Award for Development Innovation

Procore is a leading construction platform that connects people, applications and data to help property and construction professionals manage risk and build quality projects—safely, on time, and within budget.


We connect every project contributor to solutions built specifically for the industry - for the owner, for the Head Contractor, and for the Subcontractor so you can manage your projects, resources and financials from project planning to closeout, on one platform. Our AppMarketplace has over 150 partner solutions, giving you the freedom to connect with what works best for you—even if we don't build it.


Take control of your construction projects with visibility into every step of the process.



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 Heritage Development

Entertainment Sponsor

BGIS is a leading provider of facility management services, project delivery services, energy and sustainability solutions, building performance management, workplace advisory and management and real estate services.

Our talented team of over 7,000 people operates across 32 offices in Canada, USA, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand. We manage over 30,000 client locations totalling more than 31 million square metres in a portfolio of corporate offices, universities, hospitals, venues & stadiums, institutions, bases, remote townships, warehouses, industrial assets and data centres.

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 Best Master Planned Community

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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:

  • Education

  • Retirement Living & Aged Care

  • Health

  • 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 Government Leadership

GOUGH Recruitment’s vision is to be the leading and preferred industry specialist with a holistic approach to delivering quality talent in the Real Estate, Property, Development and Construction markets.


GOUGH Recruitment has over 30 years of experience and has developed strong client relationships whilst building a quality network of candidates.


With fully integrated offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Singapore and Hong Kong, we offer a localised service with an international reach of candidates.ur www.goughrecruitment.com/au/

Award for Best Shopping Centre Development


Hiflow is an Australian owned national leader in commercial air conditioning and mechanical services, specialising in proactive maintenance, repair services, building optimisation and project installations.

With offices in QLD, NSW, VIC and WA, Hiflow's proactive and innovative approach has
resulted in their continued success and growth with tier one clients across the country, and
in multiple industry sectors.


Award for Diversity less than 250 Employees

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Established in 2001, Intermain is a vertically integrated commercial fitout & construction company. We deliver carefully considered, seamlessly executed spaces up to $50M for a wide range of sectors; commercial, government, educational and industrial.


Intermain are proud of our highly experienced team, with over 150 employees based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Adelaide, who come from all walks of life.


We provide an end-to-end service with our Construction Professionals delivering Fitouts, Refurbishments, Joinery, Aftercare and sustainable solutions with Green Star and NABERS ratings.


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 Project Innovation


Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) has digitised the way people buy and sell property. In collaboration with lenders, legal practitioners, land registries and the extended industry, PEXA offers an electronic solution to facilitating property settlements.

Currently, over 2.3 million transactions and more than $439 billion worth of settlement value has been processed on PEXA, with uptake continuing to increase across the nation. Via the online platform, documents can be lodged with Land Registries, and depending on the financial institution, sellers can have access to cleared funds within minutes of a settlement. PEXA is the faster, more efficient and safer way of transacting property.


Award for Best Tourism & Leisure 

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Pure Projects is a specialist Project Advisory and Management Provider, with over 150 staff through-out the Asia Pacific Region. Our business is founded on the principle of valuing long term relationships with our clients, partners and suppliers.

Pure Projects believe that every client and project is unique, which demands a unique approach with suitable tailored teams and systems to ensure success. Our Project leadership is second to none and is fundamental to our project delivery success.


People's Choice

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WeBuild Construction Software (formerly Tenderfield) offers its construction clients their own company-branded, cloud-based management platform. Clients manage their construction processes and collaborate without barriers with all project stakeholders in real-time, on the one secure and economical platform.

The platform contains a suite of intuitive tools for tender management, document management and field management, and allows clients to connect with a pre‐qualified network of sub-contractors. These tools ensure that the construction process is managed more efficiently, while minimizing the administration risks for all project stakeholders.


Award for Best Public Building

Woods Bagot is a People Architecture company that places human experience at the centre of the design process to deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people use space.


A global design and consulting studio with a team of over 850 experts working across 17 studios in Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America, the practice works collaboratively across time zones and borders, using the latest technology to share design intelligence and strengthen its knowledge base around the world.


Awards Partners

Audio Visual Partner

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Con-sol is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to make sure your event goes off without a hitch. With a personalised service and ‘people first’ approach, our team always work to exceed expectations for every project that crosses our hands.

We love relieving the stress that so often accompanies high-importance events.

Applying a holistic approach to each production, con-sol provide risk mitigation and cost management services for every event, ensuring we get it right the first time, every time.


Publishing Partner


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 is a national video production company specialising in online video for the corporate market. Delivering consistency, scalability and cost efficiencies.


With a nation-wide network of over 1,000 experienced freelancers on their YourCrew platform, including aerial and ground camera crew, YourFilm has packages specifically for the property sector.  With fixed prices, an extensive stock library and quality guaranteed, YourFilm take the uncertainty out of video production.



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National Awards Manager

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Brisbane QLD 4000

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