Innovation & Excellence Awards Website 2015

In 2015, leading quantity surveyor and advisory group, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB), celebrates its 230th year of global professional practice.

From humble beginnings as a professional quantity surveying practice established in 1785 in Reading, England, RLB has grown into one of the leading providers of property and construction advisory services within Australia and abroad.

The firm now operates out of 120 offices across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Oceania.

With a commitment to delivering high quality outcomes through advice focused on cost, quality and sustainability within property, infrastructure, construction and facilities, the firm has a long and proud history of delivering award-winning landmark projects


A not-for-profit organisation, BHC’s vision is to create thriving, diverse communities via a financially and socially sustainable approach to housing. With a portfolio in excess of 1,500 homes Brisbane wide, we are capable of managing every stage of the development process from concept through to completion. We also provide specialist property and tenancy management services through their dedicated operations team. BHC developments place a high emphasis on design and liveability, choosing locations carefully and partnering with award-winning architects to create thoughtfully-designed, affordable rental and homes for sale.

Brain & Poulter's mission is to improve the professionalism and profitability of retail food around the world through the provision of contemporary and creative consultancy solutions. B&P has been the food consultant behind many of Australasia’s most advanced food planning concepts and our expert advice has been key to multi-million dollar projects for campus, airports, stadiums, institutions, city and regional shopping centres. B&P identifies, on average, an additional 15 - 120% increase to present rental yields from retail food through the development of inspired masterplanning, tenancy mix and leasing strategies.

du Chateau Chun is an established firm of specialist building regulations and code advisors, delivering a comprehensive range of building code, compliance and design certification services complimented by specialist services in accessibility, DDA and essential safety measures to both the property development and building construction markets. The strength of our service lies in developing and delivering achievable compliance outcomes which meet project objectives and client requirements. The end result is projects with design solutions that meet statutory requirements and are favourable to the built environment and client expectations.

Established in 1972, Eagle Lighting Australia design and manufacture energy efficient lighting solutions for the office, education, healthcare and associated market sectors out of their state-of-the-art facility in Melbourne. They distribute the leading European lighting brands of Fagerhult, SIMES and Designplan whose products complete their architectural, outdoor lighting and vandal resistant offering to the Australian market. Eagle Lighting Australia employs 110 people in Australia and is represented by distributors in W.A., S.A. and TAS. Eagle Lighting Australia - our people, our product, our planet

With more than a decade of collaboration, GHD and Woodhead are now the one family. They are excited to share their culture, values and heritage as they pave a new path in integrated architecture and engineering. Together, their clients benefit from their strengthened capacity to deliver innovative and valuable solutions at every stage of the project lifecycle.

Gough Recruitment is a leading specialist recruiter within the Real Estate, Property, Development and Construction industries. Offering a localised service with international reach, means we offer you highly skilled candidates. Our team is passionate and knowledgeable and value building strong relationships along with an understanding of the needs of both client and candidate. These values have developed a quality network of candidates, which in turn delivers exceptional service and results. We look forward to working with you and delivering your best result yet!
ISPT is one of Australia's largest unlisted property fund managers and has over $9.7 billion of funds under management. ISPT is a long term investor who owns and creates high quality office, retail, industrial and development properties. Founded in 1994 by four leading industry superannuation funds, ISPT has grown to be owned by 21 superannuation funds and like-minded organisations. ISPT invests the retirement savings of more than 50% of Australian workers in property.

JLL has been leading the commercial property market in Australia for over 56 years. We employ approximately 1,940 staff across the country, representing owners, occupiers and investors across all major asset classes: Office, Industrial, Retail and Hotels. JLL is unique in the Australian marketplace. We are the only real estate services provider that can truly provide an integrated offering throughout a real estate lifecycle from strategic consulting, acquiring space, building and modifying space and managing space.

KONE provides innovative and eco-efficient solutions for elevators, escalators, automatic building doors and the systems that integrate them with today’s intelligent buildings. We support our customers every step of the way; from design, manufacturing and installation to maintenance and modernisation. KONE is a global leader in helping our customers manage the smooth flow of people and goods throughout their buildings.

Lend Lease is one of Australia’s largest owner, operator, developers of retirement living communities, with villages across Australia and New Zealand. They deliver an integrated range of capabilities, including asset/property management, design, development and sustainability. Lend Lease is committed to creating the best places to enhance the lives of their residents on a daily basis; through the delivery of high-quality facilities and amenities, the provision of resident services and an overwhelming sense of community connection. All of their villages are designed and managed with their residents in mind!

At LJ Hooker Commercial, we’re quietly doing something amazing. From Perth to Brisbane, Darwin to Hobart, we have more property specialists in more markets delivering a national solution to the changing face of business in Australia. We’ve taken the same approach which has built our national network to key markets in Asia, offering clients unrivalled reach, expertise and results. Whether you’re looking for results in industrial and logistics, office, retail, project developments or asset management, LJ Hooker Commercial is the trusted option.

PCG are ideally placed to tailor a national CRE and project services solutions to meet the needs of your business and the dynamics of your market place. Their services include independent CRE advisory, transaction management, project management, architecture and interior design.

S4B Studio brings together a committed team of engineering professionals in a range of engineering disciplines dedicated to working with its clients to deliver creative engineering solutions.
SAS International is a British manufacturer of interior products, meeting the ever increasing demands of clients and specifiers worldwide. SAS International is solution led, quality driven and delivers innovation and maximum value. Their on-going investment in manufacturing facilities and processes ensure they provide value-engineered solutions across the built environment.

Tenderfield is setting new standards of excellence in online tendering and project management for construction and civil engineering contracts. Tenderfield provides an online platform specifically designed to enable head contractors to:

  • Interact efficiently with subcontractors and suppliers throughout the tendering and project management stages, and
  • Manage projects online effortlessly and cost-effectively.
Tenderfield’s system is comprehensive, secure, easy to use and affordable.
Woods Bagot is a global design and consulting firm, with a team of over 850 people working across Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America. The firm's unique 'Global Studio' philosophy drives unprecedented knowledge sharing and true collaboration across time zones, producing innovative, inspired and functional design solutions. Underpinning Woods Bagot's knowledge culture is Public, the firm's research arm, created in collaboration with leading thinkers and academics. Specialising in five key sectors - Aviation and Transport; Education; Science and Health; Lifestyle; Sport; and Workplace - Woods Bagot's diverse portfolio spans more than 140 years, a legacy of design excellence.
At WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, engineering is a science, a mission, an art, a vocation. It is imagining, thinking, doing and creating. Our projects shape everyday life on a global scale so we put ourselves in the shoes of the designer, the builder, the contractor, the community. We create buildings that amaze, sustainable environments that thrive, transport corridors that flow. But most importantly, we create ideas. Together, we’ve designed a new kind of engineering and the best is yet to come.
Yardi Asset and Property Management provides the most comprehensive set of management and accounting tools for commercial, retail and industrial real estate, all built into the fully integrated web-based Voyager platform. From small portfolios to the largest global enterprises, Yardi Commercial Property Management automates processes with role-based dashboards, workflows, critical date notifications and analytics, which will help you increase efficiency and improve decision-making. The Yardi Voyager platform combines investment & fund management, asset and property management and accounting with ownership, financials, budgets, forecasts, construction and maintenance for a holistic view of your investment portfolio.


Crowther Blayne Media Specialists is an Australian leader in business-to-business online and print publications for a variety of industries worldwide.

Our publications provide businesses with the broadest possible audience and target the most relevant decision-makers. By providing a platform of the highest quality, products and services are presented in the best possible light to the marketplace   


The Star Sydney Casino & Hotel in PyrmontSydney, is the second largest casino in Australia. Overlooking Darling Harbour, The Star features two gaming floors, eight bars, seven restaurants, 351 hotel rooms and 130 serviced and privately owned apartments. It also includes the 2,000 seat Sydney Lyric theatre.