GALA AWARD WINNERS
A SUPERB year in the property industry was celebrated last weekend at the annual Belfast Telegraph Property Awards in partnership with Electric Ireland.
Outstanding achievement throughout every aspect of sector the was toasted at our glittering event in Belfast’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Hundreds of guests enjoyed a superb afternoon with entertainment by John Linehan MBE aka Northern Ireland’s lovable housewife May Mcfettridge.
The main event hosted by Pamela Ballantine saw many local companies shortlisted for excellence in 17 categories.
A special supplement in today’s paper captures all the excitement of the day and showcases each of our winners.
The main awards went to:
RPP Architects Ltd picked up the Commercial Fit-out Award, sponsored by WH Stephens as well as the Best Architectural Practice Commercial Award, sponsored by Savills. Mccue Crafted Fit was highly commended in the Commercial Fit-out Award category.
The Best Interior Design Award, sponsored by Harry Corry went to Atelier Interior Design.
Karl Asset Management was presented with The Commercial Development Award sponsored by Carson Mcdowell with highly commended going to Lacuna Developments.
The award for Property Deal of the Year, sponsored by Wilson Nesbitt, went to Simon Brien Residential with Savills highly commended.
Best Architectural Practice Residential, sponsored by Savills was won by BGA Architects Ltd while the Young Architect Award sponsored by RTU was presented to Fergal Rainey of Mcgurk Architects Ltd. Jonathan Spence of Doherty Architects was highly commended.
The winner of the Young Agent of the Year, sponsored by Mills Selig, was Natasha Rodgers of Rodgers & Finney with highly commended going to Jordana Stoney of John Minnis Estate Agents.
The award for Innovative Use of Smarthome Technology sponsored by Openreach went to Portland 88 by Barnett Developments.
Best Property Marketing award sponsored by Barrett Group was given to Hagan Homes and the Best Property Management Company, sponsored by Keystone Law went to Simon Brien Residential. Gordon Estates Management was highly commended.
The award for the best Residential Development, sponsored by First Trust Bank was given to Lotus Homes and the Residential Lettings Agency award, sponsored by TLT, went to Pinpoint Property Ltd.
The Commercial Estate Agency award, sponsored by A&L Good- body, went to Lisney with Osborne King highly commended.
Residential Estate Agency (Sole Branch) award, sponsored by Progressive Building Society was presented to Colin Graham Residential. Highly commended in this category was Rodgers & Finney.
Residential Estate Agency (Multi Branch) award, also sponsored by Progressive Building Society, was won by John Minnis Estate Agents with Simon Brien Residential highly commended.
The award for Property Personality of the Year, sponsored by Belfast Telegraph was presented to Bill Wolsey, Managing Director of Beannchor Group, owner of the five-star Merchant Hotel.
Kevin Caldwell and Anne Smyth from Electric Ireland with Gail Walker Editor of Belfast Telegraph (centre)
John Linehan entertained the audience prior to the award proceedings
Bill Wolsey, Property Personality of the Year 2018 and Petra Wolsey