Innovation & Excellence Awards Website 2015

This award recognises and publicly rewards the efficient use of capital in a new or refurbished Tourism and/or Leisure development.

Eligible entrants are Tourism and Leisure developments or refurbishments that have been completed in the previous five years, have been operating for at least one year as at 31 December 2014 and have not previously won the award. 

The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only. Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.

Brain & Poulter Award for Best Tourism & Leisure Development (2 finalists)

Name of Development State Owner Nominator
The Adelaide Oval Redevelopment  SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Lend Lease & Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Quest at Sydney Olympic Park NSW Quest Serviced Apartments Quest Serviced Apartments



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. 

The Adelaide Oval (SA)
Owned by Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure and nominated by Lend Lease and Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Lauded as one of the most important social infrastructure projects for South Australia, the $535 million redevelopment of Adelaide Oval has delivered a stadium with a seating capacity of more than 50,000.  This transformation – undertaken in just 100 weeks – has delivered a world-class sports stadium – while also creating jobs and places for people.