Canberra’s property industry has reason to celebrate with eight finalists in the 2008 Property Council of Australia Rider Levett Bucknall National Innovation and Excellence Awards.
The second annual National Innovation and Excellence Awards
aims to promote industry innovation and leading practice among the property investment and development industry.
Property Council National President Nic Lyons said the high standard of entries received across the thirteen categories is testament to the industry’s continued growth and commitment to innovation.
“This year’s finalists have really raised the bar. We have received an impressive line up of entries in every category from all over Australia, and Canberra is a prominent player in the field of finalists,” he said.
Property Council ACT Executive Director, Catherine Carter, said: “It’s fantastic to see so many high quality Canberra entries in the running for the National Innovation and Excellence Awards
“Last year Canberran Emily Mudge from Bovis Lend Lease was the inaugural winner in the Future Leader category. The high quality of entries received this year again demonstrates the very high calibre of people and projects in Canberra,” Ms Carter said.
Canberra finalists for the 2008 Innovation and Excellence Awards include:
- Business/Industrial Parks: Brindabella Park (Canberra International Airport)
- Future Leader: Anita Borella (Bovis Lend Lease), Brendan Bilston (Point Project Management), George Katheklakis (NDH Property Services) and Tom Snow (Canberra International Airport)
- Heritage and Adaptive Uses: Anzac Park West (GHD Pty Ltd)
- Office: One National Circuit (Industry Superannuation Property Trust)
- Sustainable Development: Centrelink National Support Office (Multiplex Constructions)
- Tourism and Leisure: National Convention Centre Upgrade Project (GHD).
The 2008 Property Council of Australia Rider Levett Bucknall National Innovation and Excellence Awards
will take place on Saturday, 24 May at the Crown Casino in Melbourne.
For further information contact:
Catherine Carter, Executive Director, 02 6248 6902 or 0412 330 079