Innovative residential design shines at national property awards

May 20, 2019.

Innovative residential design shines at national property awards

A Melbourne apartment development that upsizes luxury and lifestyle is among the winners at Australia’s national property awards.

Twenty awards were up for grabs in Sydney at the 2019 Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards.

A boutique development

Melbourne developer Piccolo stared down stiff competition from 15 other finalists to snag the coveted Crown Group Award for Best Residential Development.

Completed in 2017, Elwood House impressed the judges for ‘demonstrating how urban regeneration can deliver a real uplift in terms of amenity and aesthetics along our suburban streets,’ says RLB’s Victorian Managing Director Ewen McDonald.

‘Elwood House offers security, privacy, amenity and flexibility with the same level of comfort and livability found in larger homes,’ Ewen adds.

Client: Piccolo Developments
Services: Cost Management & Quantity Surveying
Architect: Woods Bagot

2019 Innovation & Excellence Awards

This year, 152 finalists competed for national recognition in 20 categories.

RLB has partnered with the Property Council of Australia to present the Innovation & Excellence Awards program since its inception in 1982.

‘Our vision and values at RLB remain a constant in everything we do and are echoed in these awards; creating value through the skills and passion of our people, challenging the conventional, and delivering excellence,’ says RLB Global Chairman, Stephen Mee.

‘We strive in the pursuit of excellence. Our commitment to create a better tomorrow, with both confidence and agility, is testament of our continued support of these awards,’ Stephen concludes.

Award winners were announced on Friday 17 May at a gala dinner at the International Convention Centre Sydney.

A full list of winners is available online.

Ewen McDonald
T. +61 3 9690 6111
E. ewen.mcdonald@au.rlb.com

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