Northeastern real estate and construction sector honored with awards | Northeast


Compass Patrick Monahan

The exceptional developments, projects and transactions of the last 12 months have been recognized at Initiated’s North East Property Awards 2021, in collaboration with the agents, developers, investors and other real estate professionals who have contributed to their realization. Last night’s event at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead was presented by Patrick Monahan. The awards were sponsored by AMH Workspace, Communicate Technology plc, Corstopphine & Wright, Muckle srl, Naylors Gavin Black LLP, PORCELANOSA Scotland Limited and Swinburne Maddison LLP. RSM sponsored the networking booklets and UK Land Estates the drinks reception.

Design Excellence Award
Sponsored by Communicate Technology plc
Winner: Byzantine House, Newcastle (Design Department; Provenance Developments)
It was a redesign and redevelopment of a former synagogue in a desirable area of ​​Jesmond. The judges were impressed with the judicious combination of sensible restoration and conversion to create prestigious homes for modern living.
Pre-selected :
Moor Croft, Longframlington (JDDK Architects; Scotframe; RAD Developments)
Haylofts, Newcastle (Hyhubs; Xsite Architecture; Prefab 77; Thomas N Miller; Raskl; STP Construction)

Public-private collaboration award
Winner: Riverside Sunderland (Sunderland City Council / Legal and General)
Riverside Sunderland is a £ 100million investment from Legal & General. The key to the collaboration has been to align the city’s vision with that of Legal & General and, according to the judges, the commitment and dynamism send a strong statement to the investment and real estate markets.
Pre-selected :
STACK Seaburn (Sunderland City Council / Bradley Hall) (Bradley Hall; Danieli Holdings; Sunderland City Council; Mincoffs Solicitors LLP)
CFI in Swans, Wallsend (North Tyneside Council / Surgo Construction)

Specialized real estate consultant of the year
Winner: DPP
Three important projects in which DPP was involved during the qualifying period are the Riverside Vaux site in Sunderland, Quayside West and Hadrian’s Tower in Newcastle. The judges considered that the company’s internal training systems, flexible working approach and strong team values ​​made DPP the specialist consulting firm that stands out.
Pre-selected :
Consult the North

Real Estate Law Firm of the Year
Sponsored by Naylors Gavin Black LLP
Winner: Jacksons Law Firm
The company has been involved in some of the region’s most significant redevelopment plans in and around Tees Valley over the past year, including lease agreements on Teesport Commerce Park for PD Teesport. The judges were particularly impressed with the cabinet’s introduction of a new electronic identification system, a great resource developed in the wake of the Covid pandemic.
Pre-selected :
Muckle srl
Hay & Kilner

Hadaway district
Swinburne Maddison LLP

Entrepreneur of the year
Sponsored by Swinburne Maddison LLP
Winner: Tilbury Douglas
Tilbury Douglas’ flagship projects during the qualification period included the development of Mount Oswald for the University of Durham, the delivery of new schools to Redcar and Middlesbrough, and the renewal and extension of client cadre. The judges said their adoption of new digital technologies, including heat-sensing cameras, drones and supply chain mapping software, set them apart.
Pre-selected :
To lend
Surgo Construction

Agency Team of the Year
Sponsored by AMH workspace
Winner: Bradley Room
Notable developments include the acquisition of land for STACK Seaburn, the sale of Yorkshire Chambers and the sale of portfolio for Persimmon. The judges were also impressed with the recent launch of its Talent Development Program, which encourages new talent and professional growth within the company and nurtures the next generation of real estate experts in the region.
Pre-selected :
Knight Frank
Naylors Gavin Black

Layout / Renovation of the year
Winner: Building Design Northern Office, Sunderland (Building Design Northern; Marikal Design and Build)
This is a Grade II listed former Victorian era school building and the layout of the new office was inspired by the nature of the structural layout and existing openings. The new space has completely transformed the working environment of the company. The judges were in awe of how the once derelict building has been transformed and an important piece of Sunderland’s heritage has been preserved.
Pre-selected :
Northern Gas and Power Headquarters, Gateshead (Tri Construction; AMH Workspace; Avison Young)
Sage Gateshead (Aptus Fit Out; Artis Consulting; Howarth Litchfield; Gemini Electrical)
Haylofts, Newcastle (Hyhubs; Xsite Architecture; Prefab 77; Thomas N Miller; Raskl; STP Construction)
Three Mile Inn, Gosforth (Malhotra group; Space Architects UK; Maughan Reynolds Consulting Engineers; AJT Environmental Consultants; BXB Interiors; Avoca Engineering; STMC (Building Control); Thompsons of Prudhoe Demolition Contractors; A2M Developments; Carmel Structures; Lynx PreCast; Hodgson Sayers; BD Roofing; MAP Developments (NE); Property Construction Northern; DJM Mechanical; Trinity Engineering and Building Services; Bartram Flooring Services; Dunningham Decorators; North East Stationary; Scomac Catering Equipment; Miko Engineering; Promotiontime NE; David Stanley Blinds; CTD Architectural Tiles; Tekura Wall Coverings; OTIS Ltd; Park Electrical Distributors; CP Lighting; Lloyd Worrall Architectural Solutions; One Signa and Digital; City Signs and Display; Debmat Surfacing; Central Furniture Manufacturing; Andy Thornton Ltd; Bridgeman Doors; TSS Tilsecure Systems; Utopia Projects; MW Plumbing and Heating Contractors; design of Inn Place)
Big annual savings, Spectrum Business Park (Ultimate (Commercial Interiors); Mobili; Steelcase; Orangebox; Workstories; Guialmi; Mistubishi; Tarkett Desso; EGI)

Emerging Real Estate Person of the Year
Winner: Javaad Khalil, Consult North
Javaad only created Consult North last year. In the first two months of the launch of Consult North, he was managing construction developments worth a total of £ 45million. The judges were not only impressed with Consult North’s phenomenal start, but also with Javaad’s desire to help the younger generation ensure they have the resources and guidance they need to be successful.
Pre-selected :
Nicholas Bramwell, Bradley Hall
Duncan Christie, Naylors Gavin Black
Tom Harrison, Corstorphine + Wright Architects

Residential development of the year
Sponsored by PORCELANOSA Scotland Limited
Winner: Hadrian’s Tower, Newcastle (The High Street Group; DPP Planning; FaulknerBrowns; Tolent Construction; Citygrove)
A Newcastle city center regeneration program on Rutherford Street Hadrian’s Tower is a 27 story residential development, comprising 159 luxury apartments and has created a significant inbound investment in Newcastle with a sale value of £ 44million. The judges believed the development demonstrates the strength and attractiveness of Newcastle as a place to live and the North East as a region in which to invest.
Pre-selected :
Tall Trees, Yarm (Avant Homes; Hughes Bros; Redcar Scaffolding; Edwards & Bower; H Jarvis; Barclay Roofing; BCS Render Systems; MNP Services; MNP Electrical; Jayvee Building Services; PJ Cleaning; Roger Bullivant; Sirius Group; Southern Green; Burnell Fencing; JMP; G Ramage; Chamberlain Doors; Avonside Energy; GD Contracts; MDH Painting Contractors; Ellis Furniture; Home Décor GB; Dickinsons Contracts; Waterseal)
Wynyard Estate, Billingham (Robertson Homes)

Business Development of the Year
Sponsored by Corstorphin & Wright
Winner: Tees Advanced Manufacturing Park, Middlesbrough (Chaloner Group; Middlesbrough Borough Council; Tees Valley Combined Authority; Robertson’s Construction; Dodds Brown; Cushman and Wakefield; Logical architecture; Portland Council; Structural and civil consultants; JHP)
The TeesAMP is an 11 hectare development site made up of 22 buildings on the former site of the “Ironmasters” blast furnaces on the banks of the Tees. 90% of the units were occupied (or under bid) at the end of February 2021. This will bring cutting edge manufacturing companies to the Valley of the Tees, making it the most notable business development among the judges.
Pre-selected :
New Equine Facility, Northumberland College (Northeast Education Partnership; Hollis; Engie; Seymour Architecture; Jasper Kerr; JCP Consulting Engineers)
Haylofts, Newcastle (Hyhubs; Xsite Architecture; Prefab 77; Thomas N Miller; Raskl; STP Construction)
Malhotra House, Gray Street, Newcastle (Malhotra Group; Neeco Engineering; Assure Building Control; PCN Northern Ltd; Trinity Air Conditioning; EIS Electrical Contractors; Bartram Flooring Solutions; Apleona; Howden’s Joinery, Newcastle; Promotiontime; Advance Fire and Security; Go Interiors ; Sound Sorba; David Stanley Blinds; AplicArt; CDT Tiles; Tektura; OTIS; GP Plantscape; PlantPlan; One Sign and Digital; Mixit Signs; Cornithia; CP Lighting; Airowtech)

Real estate offer of the year
Sponsored by Muckle srl
Winner: Acquisition of Sir John Fitzgerald Group by Ladhar Group (Sintons; Cavu Corporate Finance; PwC)
Ladhar Group’s purchase of the Sir John Fitzgerald Group and its portfolio of 16 leisure sites was the largest leisure transaction of 2020. The acquisition maintains ownership of an iconic North East brand in the region. This, along with the fact that Ladhar Group, with its newly expanded portfolio, is now poised to thrive and play a leading role in reviving the post-Covid hospitality industry.
Pre-selected :
Acquisition and rental of land for STACK Seaburn (Bradley Hall; Danieli Holdings; Sunderland City Council; Mincoffs Solicitors LLP)
Acquisition of Yorkshire Chambers, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle (Bradley Hall; The square law, RMT, Hadaway district)
Acquisition of a site for the new campus of the Northern School of Art, Middlesbrough (Jackson Law Firm; Tees Valley Combined Authority; BAM Construction; Arcadis LLP; Seven Architecture)
Sale of industrial area, Didcot Way, Boldon Business Park (Naylors Gavin Black; Ward Hadaway; Faltec Europe; Eversheds Sutherland; UK Land Estates)
Refinancing of Sycamore Square, Gosforth (Weightmans; LOK Developments; Burges Salmon LLP; Puma Property Finance; Wilson Bramwell Solicitors; Mysing Capital; Sintons LLP; CAPTIMA)


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