Paragon is an independent
building and project consultancy advising commercial property owners, funders,
occupiers and advisers on the whole lifecycle of property assets. We are
experts in all aspects of building surveying, project management, cost
consultancy, construction technology, sustainability and environmental
services. We deliver a director led service focused on technical expertise,
commercial business acumen and a proactive approach to service delivery.
2018 Platinum Sponsors:
Irwin Mitchell acts for a wide variety of clients who rely on our commercial approach and ‘can do’ attitude. Our team works across major centres throughout the UK, so we understand the factors that influence your markets and the challenges you face
James Andrew International, a small boutique advisory practice with a big reputation for being involved in some of the largest transactions in the UK, Europe and the USA.
For 43 years James Andrew have been advising clients on acquisitions, disposals and asset management issues, including latterly expanding our services to include high quality Residential Block Management in London.
James Andrew international are proud to sponsor this prestigious award which recognises the sacrifices and endeavours of some of the personalities who have become household names through their schemes, developments or designs for decades.
The directors and staff of James Andrew International would like to congratulate all of tonight’s nominees and winners.
Savills is one of the UK’s leading multi-sector property advisors with an international network of more than 30,000 professionals and 700 offices and associates throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Our expertise ranges from advising landlords and tenants to maximising returns for landowners, developers and investors. Commercial, Residential or Rural, local, national or global, we have more than 160 years of history to help with your future.
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. With around 7,650 talented people in the UK and more than 42,000 globally, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. WSP has been involved in many high-profile UK projects including The Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, the M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network. www.wsp.com/uk
With four decades of experience in the provision of award winning real estate management software, Yardi Systems is committed to providing effective solutions that deliver comprehensive management of the entire prospect-to-tenant lifecycle. The Yardi Commercial Suite is a fully integrated platform driving end-to-end portfolio management by enabling multi-channel adoption for enhanced prospect and tenant services, reduced lead-to-lease cycles and cost-effective property and accounting management. Centralised data creates a single-source of truth, minimising risk and delivering live data designed around end user needs. Mobile technology enables easy access to business analytics anywhere, anytime, and revolutionises interaction with prospects and tenants through branded portals to help you deliver wide ranging, superior services to encourage tenant loyalty.
2018 Gold Sponsors:
BUYRENTCOMMERCIAL.COM is London’s B2C commercial property platform combined with an established buyers agency.
For our Clients - We work closely with seller agencies to provide the most sought after commercial properties to buy and rent through buyrentcommercial.com. We negotiate on our clients behalf to get them the best terms of the deal, arming our clients with the negotiating power of commercial professionals with over 10 years experience in commercial property.
For our Agencies - We ensure that we source the best properties by offering as many benefits to agencies as we can such as; free property posting, no forms to fill in, our clients are checked for ID & proof of funds before we register our interest in a property, we share our commission where we can and many more benefits that you will be able to see on our website in the How It Works section.
Dentons – not only the world's largest law firm, but the world's largest real estate practice. Our 200-strong UK team and network of 1,400 real estate lawyers worldwide give you the comfort of a global presence with a deep understanding of the local terrain.
From investors to retailers, local authorities to high net worth individuals, whether your primary business is real estate or your business relies on real estate, our cutting-edge advice can help navigate a rapidly changing legal environment.
We are your business partners; anticipating trends, reacting with speed and certainty on your behalf, determined to find a successful outcome on every aspect of your deal.
Real estate is a core part of Fladgate’s business and our heritage as a firm. With an established track record of expertise and success in this field, our lawyers deliver exceptional service characterised by robust, commercial and technically expert advice. Our team provides legal insight and advice on all aspects of the life cycle of large scale out of town and city centre developments, as well as commercial and residential investments. Our client base ranges from entrepreneurs and developers to lenders and multinationals, both domestic and international. Partners in business – we’re as much about business as law.
Gazeley is a leading developer, investor and manager of European logistics warehouses and distribution parks with a 17 million square foot portfolio concentrated in the strategic logistics markets of the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands. In addition to its operating portfolio, which is 98% leased to blue chip customers such as Amazon, UPS and Volkswagen, Gazeley has a prime landbank which allows for the development of an additional 16 million square feet.
Gazeley is wholly owned by GLP, the leading global provider of modern logistics facilities.
For further information about Gazeley please go to www.gazeley.com
For further information about GLP please go to www.glprop.com
Malcolm Hollis is one of the largest and longest established independent commercial building surveying consultants.
The team are focused on delivering the best outcomes for their clients and have a long-established reputation for offering practical, commercially-minded expert advice spanning all property sectors.
Malcolm Hollis offer the full range of commercial building surveying services and have built up expert teams in each of these areas. They are recognised market leaders in dilapidations and specialists in due diligence surveys, project management, area referencing and measured surveys, neighbourly matters, environmental and M&E.
Their network of offices across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe combines consistently high quality advice with invaluable local presence.
Technology is transforming every aspect of the real estate industry. Our real estate lawyers know that clients want their legal advisors to work effectively and efficiently and that technology has a role to play in that.
Our dedicated technology team is developing a suite of tools that speed up the way our lawyers work. We now use data manipulation tools to push and pull data automatically from public sources including the Land Registry or Companies House at the start of a transaction or HMRC at the end of it.
We have also launched MDR LAB, an incubator programme for tech start-ups in the legal space, as part of our commitment to technologically transforming our practice.
Nash Bond is a specialist retail & restaurant property practice that provides agency and lease advisory advice and expertise to a wide range of landlords and tenants.
We are market leaders in central London, acting for many major estates and property owners including Cadogan Estate, Westfield, The Crown Estate, Shaftesbury, Land Securities, The Portman Estate and Great Portland Estates, amongst many others.
Our reach extends to premium retail holdings and shopping centres across the UK including Leeds and Birmingham and large regeneration projects in central London including Wembley Park, Argent King’s Cross and International Quarter at Stratford.
Launched in September 2015, OakNorth is a UK bank that
provides fast, flexible and accessible debt finance (from £500k to £25m) to
fast-growth businesses and established property developers.
Since its launch, the bank has:
• Become the first UK bank to have its core systems fully-hosted on the cloud (May 2016);
• Turned cash flow positive in month 11 (August 2016);
• Grown its
loan book to £1bn, directly helping with the creation of 4,000 new jobs and
3,600 new homes, as well as adding over £4bn to the UK economy;
over £300m in investment from a number of investors, including: GIC, Toscafund,
Indiabulls, Coltrane and The Clermont Group, valuing the company at almost
$1.3bn (November 2017);
deposits from 20,000 savers; and
shortlisted for and won almost 20 awards, including City A.M.'s Bank of the
Year Award (2017).
The bank was founded by Rishi Khosla and Joel Perlman, themselves entrepreneurs who were inspired to launch OakNorth following the challenges they faced in securing debt finance from high street banks for their previous business, Copal Amba (which scaled to c.3,000 employees and was acquired by Moody’s Corporation in 2014).
It is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and
regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation
U+I is a specialist regeneration developer and investor.
With a £6bn portfolio of complex, mixed-use, community-focused regeneration projects including a £200m investment portfolio, we are unlocking urban sites bristling with potential in the London, Manchester and Dublin city regions. We exist to create long-term socioeconomic benefit for the communities in which we work, delivering sustainable returns to our shareholders.
Verdion is a leading real estate investor and developer, with a specialist focus on logistics warehousing.
Verdion provides new buildings for Europe’s leading logistics, e-tailing and industrial companies on a full design and financed basis. The company acquires and controls large areas of strategic development land to meet the needs of its client partners.
Headquartered in London, Verdion also has an office in Dusseldorf, Germany and Malmo, Sweden.