The Berkshire Property Awards, the finale to the day long event at Reading Town Hall and was attended by almost 200 industry and public sector figures.
Winners in the six categories, announced by host for the evening, Radio Berkshire presenter and former Reading FC captain, Ady Williams, were:
Best Interior Design Company of the Year – sponsored by Moorgarth
Winner: APAM/Patron Capital for its fit-out of The Café @ No10 at Arlington Business Park.
Consultant of the Year – sponsored by Segro
Winner: Broadway Malyan
Highly commended: Stubbings Property Management
Best Project Vision of the Year – sponsored by Heathrow Airport
Winner: Slough Urban Renewal – Stoke Wharf, Slough
Highly commended: Thames Properties – Cox & Wyman development, Cardiff Road, Reading
Future Star of the Year (Under 35: Next generation) – sponsored by Barton Willmore
Winner: Hannah Knowles – senior planner, Turley
Networker of the Year – sponsored by Jansons Property
This award was voted for on the evening by those present, using their mobile phones.
Winner: Charlie Nicholson – partner, Vail Williams
Mr Nicholson got the most votes from a shortlist which included:
Glyn Salmon – operations director Thames Valley, Kier Property
Kim Cohen – partner, Barton Willmore
Michael Ward – partner real estate, Blake Morgan
Steve Dixon – director, JDP
Tom Fletcher – head of Reading office, Lambert Smith Hampton
Leader of the Year – sponsored by Vail Williams
Winner: Simon Perkins, chief executive of McKay Securities
During the evening guests took part in a game of head and tails which helped raise money for the Alexander Jansons Foundation, the chosen charity for the event.
UK Property Forums managing director Matthew Battle said: “The whole day was a remarkable success and these awards have proved the icing on the cake.
“We were able to recognise some of the real prop stars of Berkshire. The six prizes represent some of the best talent and visions in this amazing region.
“I would like to thank all those who made this whole event such a success. Ady Williams was a fantastic host and the property industry was right behind us so we now have a great basis for TvPropFest next year.”