Business categories

Real Estate Adviser Award

In partnership with

This category was open to UK real estate advisory businesses of any size. Firms were judged on excellence of service, delivery and corporate best practice rather than just volume of revenues and profit.


  • Compton
  • EVORA Global
  • GIA
  • JLL
  • Knight Frank
  • Rapleys
  • Savills

UK Company Award

This category was open to all UK businesses operating in the real estate sphere. Judges shortlisted companies that could prove they had been market leaders throughout the period under review.


  • CO-RE
  • Feldberg Capital
  • Grainger
  • Grosvenor
  • Legal & General
  • Peabody
  • Unite Students
  • Utopi

Global Company Award
in partnership with

This category was for businesses operating in the real estate sphere that have a footprint in the UK and beyond, that show how they had adapted to challenges to ensure their business remained successful. Judges shortlisted companies that could demonstrate robust financial performance plus responsible business leadership. A clear focus on corporate best practice was vital.


  • BioMed Realty
  • Blackstone
  • Oxford Properties

Legal Team Award

This category was open to real estate legal teams working on planning, transactions, investment, financing, development and construction, as well as in environment and regeneration. Judges looked for firms that could demonstrate outstanding advice on major transformative deals; and those that could demonstrate a commitment to championing core values such as diversity, inclusivity and sustainability in their working practices.


  • Brabners
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
  • DLA Piper
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Shoosmiths

Sector categories

BTR Specialist Award
in partnership with

Investors that are executing on long-term strategies to deliver homes to the market, operators that are delivering schemes that meet the needs of current and future generations and innovators that are providing new solutions that seek to solve not only housing issues, but societal and environmental issues were all invited to enter this category. Entrants had to prove they had adapted to marketplace challenges to ensure their business or business unit has remained successful – or outperformed.


  • Get Living
  • Native Residential
  • Outpost Management

Industrial & Logistics Specialist Award

This award was open to advisers, operators, investors and developers that have been active in the industrial and logistics sector during the awards year. Judges wanted to see a focus on operational excellence, clear evidence of strong financials or market share, and innovation within the business operation.


  • Fiera Real Estate
  • Trebor Developments
  • Tritax Big Box REIT

Alternatives Specialist Award

Those active in the life sciences, hotel, healthcare, student, retirement and data centre sectors were invited to enter this category. Judges looked for submissions that showed strong business success, solid financial performance and clear indicators of success.


  • AXA IM Alts
  • Gerald Eve
  • Harris Associates
  • Newcore Capital
  • Rapleys
  • Student Cribs

Best Workplace Award

In a period where our view of the workplace has shifted, judges wanted to see evidence of how office space has been adapted to meet the needs of a more flexible workforce. Shortlisted parties had to be able to prove the success of their workplace across a wide range of factors.


  • Henry Boot, Isaacs Building
  • Hines, Grainhouse
  • HOK and Arup, One Centenary Way
  • Quadrant Estates, YY London
  • TSP, 60 Ironmonger
  • WPP and Abrdn, Runway East Bloomsbury

Public/Private Partnership Award

in partnership with

This award seeks to celebrate partnerships between the public and private sector that are delivering solutions through real estate. Judges wanted to see clear evidence of the success of the partnership, including financials, and that it has found solutions to societal and environmental issues.


  • Cardiff Council and Wates Residential for the delivery of 1,500 new homes across 40 sites in Cardiff
  • Ellandi Management and Blackpool Council for the regeneration of Blackpool town centre
  • Grainger, Network Rail, and Bloc Group for their build-to-rent jv to deliver 2,000 homes across Great Britain
  • Pendle Borough Council and Barnfield Investment Properties for the £32m transformation of former cotton mill Northlight.
  • The London Borough of Sutton, Aviva Capital Partners and development partner Socius for a £1bn plans to deliver the London Cancer Hub

People, place & purpose categories

Rising Star Award

This year’s EG Rising Stars shortlist will be revealed in a special feature in our 7 September issue of EG magazine.

Sustainability Award
In partnership with

The sustainability award was open to agents, developers, investors and architects that could provide clear, quantitative examples of improvements being taken to improve sustainability. One of the most popular categories, judges were strict on which firms made it to the shortlist.


  • AshbyCapital
  • Bellway
  • Fiera Real Estate
  • FORE Partnership
  • GPE
  • Harrison Street
  • Quadrum Global
  • Thakeham

Social Impact Award

Another popular category, our judges were pleased to see the many positive measures being taken by real estate businesses across the whole of the built environment to have a meaningful social impact. Evidence of impact was key as judges whittled down the shortlist.


  • Federated Hermes
  • Legal & General
  • Regal
  • Tritax Management
  • Urban Land Institute


Employer Award

This award was open to all employers active in the built environment, from advisory practices to developers and investors, asset and fund managers and relevant public sector bodies, and seeks to celebrate businesses that both get the basics right and go the extra mile for their staff. Judges wanted to see evidence of strong leadership, innovation and commitment to employee development.


  • Gerald Eve
  • MAPP
  • Savills

Future of Real Estate Award
in partnership with

This award celebrates the individuals, the companies and the products that are doing more than ensuring their own success. The category is for those that are creating a solid future for the success of the real estate sector. Judges looked for clear evidence of businesses or individuals that were utilising new technologies, new methods, or new ways of thinking or approaching business to deliver a real estate proposition for the future.


  • FORE Partnership
  • Madison Berkeley
  •  Plentific
  • Related Argent
  • Tide & Vision
  • Utopi
  • Valos

City of the Year Award

The City of the Year Award seeks to celebrate the UK’s cities and the work they are doing to create liveable, successful places.


  • Leeds
  • Sheffield
  • Salford

Outstanding Individual Award

Our Outstanding Contribution award will be revealed on the night of the awards.

Inclusive Design Award

This is an award for any project, spanning any sector, that has been completed in the period under review where the entrant can demonstrate that inclusiveness was at the heart of the design and that the project is accessible and functional for everyone, integrating inclusive thinking within the design process from concept to completion.


  • Bellway, Thespian at Oakfields Park
  • Foster + Partners, Apple Store, Battersea
  • RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People), The Grimaldi Building

Deals categories

London Deal Award

The property industry continues to thrive on deals – eye-catching transactions that deliver results. This award celebrates the best of those deals.  It is open to investors, lenders, developers, advisers and occupiers.


  • Cain International’s £535m loan to Canary Wharf Group alongside Starwood Capital Group
  • Edge and Mitsubishi Estate’s acquisition of 125 Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Homes England, GLA and Berkeley Group’s partnership deal to deliver 8,000 new homes in Newham and Southwark
  • Related Argent’s £243m loan with ICG Real Estate to deliver a 484-home BTR scheme in Tottenham Hale
  • Tide and Outpost Management’s forward-funding deal of the 50-storey Enclave Croydon, Europe’s tallest volumetric building

Regional Deal Award

Judges wanted to see evidence of innovation and high returns across the regional deals that made it on to this year’s shortlist.


  • Greater Manchester Pension Fund’s £150m investment into Bruntwood SciTech, a jv between Bruntwood and Legal & General that aims to build a £5bn portfolio to support the growth of the life science and tech sectors in regional cities
  • Capital & Regional’s £40m purchase of the Gyle Shopping Centre in Edinburgh
  • Housing Growth Partnership’s £390m jv with Thriving Investments to deliver 1,200 sustainable homes on regeneration sites across major UK regional cities
  • Plus X Innovation and AshbyCapital’s partnership on Slough innovation hub
  • Legal & General’s Loft Lines, a £150m residential development in Belfast, with 151 affordable homes funded and operated by Clanmil Housing Association
  • Blackstone’s £819m deal with Vistry Group to acquire more than 2,900 homes across the UK through its portfolio companies Sage Homes and Leaf Living
  • Trebor Development’s £150m regeneration project in Peterborough providing a 635,000 sq ft manufacturing and distribution facility for Crown Packaging Manufacturing UK

Campaign of the Year Award
in partnership with

New for 2024, the Campaign of the Year Award seeks to champion best practice in real estate marketing campaigns. Judges shortlisted campaigns that delivered across digital, print and out-of-home media, showcasing building launches, investments, lettings and/or refurbishments, corporate branding, thought leadership, placemaking and more.

  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris for Fit Out // Rip Out research report
  • PREACH Inclusion (formerly BAME in Property) and Prideview’s #PrideviewCricket Cup
  • Bidwells’ Science & Technology campaign
  • Cartwright Communications and Lovell Homes for the Influencer Campaign: Elevating Apartments at The Gateway in collaboration with @our_home_on_thehill
  • Madison Berkeley for the Empower Equity five-day digital and audio campaign, in partnership with Ladies in Real Estate
  • Shared ownership provider Your Home and data science firm Outra’s campaign to learn more about first-time home buyers in the South Coast of the UK
  • Related Argent for the Mind Your Brain campaign
  • Savills campaign to build an emotional connection with their residential audience
  • Latimer (Clarion Housing Group) and theEword’s campaign to improve lead quality for their shared ownership scheme
  • Stepladder’s campaign for JP Morgan’s One Spitalfields retail development