Awards Categories

1. Community Benefit Project of the Year

This award will recognise the project that has directly contributed to the local community. It may be a new build or the redevelopment of an existing local resource.

Community Benefit Project of the YearWhat the Judges are looking for:

  • Links to local initiatives and community use
  • Design and quality of construction
  • Visual impact and contribution to landscape
  • Level of community involvement
  • Future development potential and prospects

2. Design Project of the year

This award will recognise excellence in architectural design and innovation in either an Irish or international project.
The award will be presented   to the architect or the architect firm  involved in the design aspect of the project been nominated.

Design Project of the yearWhat the Judges are looking for:

  • Visual impact and contribution to the local area
  • Innovation in construction methods and materials
  • All round design and fitness for purpose in the body of work
  • Spatial planning including integrated sustainable energy aspect

3. Energy Efficiency Project of the Year

This award will recognise the project that demonstrates the highest standards and / or marked improvement in energy efficiency of a building project in either a new build or specialist retrofit

What the Judges are looking for:

  • A demonstrable focus on maximizing energy efficiency in a property project
  • Evidence of a material reduction in energy consumption, waste and cost
  • Detail to demonstrate how this project plays it’s part in creating a sustainable energy future for the community
  • Contribution to the energy efficiency of the Property industry and setting new standards of energy usage norms
  • Innovation and thought leadership in the area of energy efficiency

4. Commercial Agency of the year

This award will recognise outstanding achievement in the property sector by a commercial agency

Commercial Agency of the yearWhat the Judges are looking for:

  • Excellence in customer services and business process
  • Research and thought leadership
  • Employee development and CPD structures
  • Range of services
  • Client satisfaction and profile
  • Corporate social responsibility strategy
  • Contribution to the Industry
  • Impact and Innovation to the Industry

5. Property Investment/Fund Manager of the year

This award will recognise standard of excellence in property investment and asset management

Property Investment/Fund Manager of the yearWhat the Judges are looking for:

  • Standards in investment process and compliance
  • Valuation creation and asset management
  • Investment performance
  • Property portfolio and complexity
  • Innovation in deal structures and tax planning

6. Residential Agency of the year

This award will recognise outstanding achievement in the property sector by a residential agency

Residential Agency of the yearWhat the Judges are looking for:

  • Contribution to industry
  • Corporate social responsibility strategy
  • Client satisfaction and local profile
  • Range of services
  • Employee development and CPD structures
  • Impact and Innovation to the Industry
  • Research and thought leadership
  • Excellence in customer service and valuation process

7. Excellence in Planning Awards

This award will recognise a plan or project that, shows the role of planning in delivery or though engagement with the planning process and incorporation of planning policy, demonstrates significant social, economic, environmental or cultural benefits.

Examples may include: housing; economic development; heritage/conservation; public realm and private investments that improve quality of life or provide employment and/or services in an area/region or utilise of best community engagement, urban design or planning practices or deliver economic growth in a sustainable way by means of planning work.

Entries can be submitted by the planner, architect, planning authority, developer, or client.

Innovation in Economic Planning AwardWhat the Judges are looking for:

  • Professional planning input/work
  • Evidence that entries have improved or are likely to improve the physical or environmental quality of a place or the economic or social well-being of a community.
  • Long lasting and widespread impact

8. Regional Excellence Award

This award will recognise excellence achieved by a firm across the various professional disciplines in the Irish property sector.

Nominations will ONLY be accepted by a firms professional institute or representative body

Nominees MUST be practicing or based working outside of the greater Dublin Region

Infrastructure Project of the yearWhat the Judges are looking for:

  • Contribution to the property industry
  • Corporate social responsibility strategy
  • Client profile and project portfolio
  • Range of services
  • Employee development and qualifications
  • Innovation and thought leadership
  • Service excellence

9. Contractor of the Year

This award will recognise the contractor who demonstrates the highest standards and achievements by an Irish firm.

Contractor of the YearWhat the Judges will be looking for:

  • Design and risk management expertise
  • Technical ability
  • Contract planning and closeout processes
  • Health, safety and welfare procedures
  • Profile of construction portfolio
  • Quality control

10. Outstanding Contribution to the Irish Property Industry

ABOUT THIS AWARD

This award will be presented to the individual within the wider property sector who in the opinion of the judges has made a significant contribution to the sector.

This award will not specifically focus on the length of service an individual has served but examined will be  contribution on key aspects such as product innovation, thought leadership, integrity and general input an individual has contributed to the growth and development of the Irish Property sector.

HOW TO ENTER

We are requesting companies or individuals to nominate who they believe has delivered on the above criteria and is deserving of this award. Nominations can be made on line similar to other categories

11. Emerging Talent Award

This award will recognize an individual between the ages of 21 – 35 years of age within the property sector who is excelling in their chosen discipline or profession. Nominations for this Award will be accepted by an individual’s firm, representative body or professional institute.

What the Judges will be looking for:

  • Portfolio of work completed
  • Innovation and thought leadership
  • Contribution to the property sector