The Courier-Mail’s Senior Real Estate Reporter
Last week was busy for many in the property industry, with three award events recognising developers, builders, designers and architects.
Hundreds of people turned out to the HIA-CSR Queensland Housing Awards on November 2, with a Hervey Bay home taking the top award and two additional accolades.
Colin and Michelle Clark from Essentially Residential took home the Home of the Year, Custom Built Home of the Year and the Queensland Trades Workmanship Award.
Grocon’s Parklands Project took the top gong at the 2018 UDIA Qld Mitchell Brandtman Awards for Excellence, also held on November 2.
The development, earmarked to become one of Queensland’s first builtto-rent communities, was not only crowned with the President’s Award, it also won the Master Planned Development award.
A Brisbane renovation and a billionaire’s beachside apartment on the Gold Coast were named among the best designs in Australia at the National Architecture Awards on November 1.
An inner city home in Brisbane’s New Farm, Gibbon Street, designed by Cavill Architects, landed a national award for residential architecture – houses.
Billionaire Katie Page’s luxury beachside development M3565 at Main Beach received a national commendation awarded to Virginia Kerridge Architect in the multiple housing category.