The RICS Awards recognise outstanding achievement, teamwork, and companies in land, construction, real estate and infrastructure. They celebrate the achievements and successes of RICS professionals and their impact on communities.
Across 16 individual categories, the awards are regarded as one of industry's biggest networking events of the year.
The Commercial Agency of the Year award acknowledges companies, and consortia acquiring, selling, managing or leasing commercial propertiesduring 2017.
Celebrating the success of quantity surveyors, this award recognises companies, teams or consortia engaged in outstanding quantity surveying projects during 2017.
Future proofing the profession is a key challenge in a time of rapid technological changes. The Technology Innovation Team of the Year award recognises teams, companies and consortia engaged in developing innovative solutions, using technology, to sustain the profession for the future.
The Valuation Team of the Year recognises a company, team or consortia involved in valuation services which uphold international standards and give confidence to end-users for their objectivity, independence and reliability.
Celebrating the success of tenant advisors/representatives, this award recognises companies, teams or consortia engaged in outstanding advisory/representation services for occupier transactions during 2017.
The work of one company, team or consortia engaged in outstanding work in the building surveying profession is recognised with the Building Surveying Team of the Year award.
Recognising property professionals engaged in industrial property acquisition,sales, management or leasing for industrial property, the Industrial Team of the Year award acknowledges the diversity and excellence of the New Zealand property market.
Total property management solutions are recognised with the award of the Project Management Team of the Year. This prestigious award is awarded to a team of property professionals managing property remediation, refurbishment or new construction in general building or civil work.
Acknowledging teams, consultancies, academic institutions and agencies responsible for engaging in research projects associated with the built environment, the Research and Consultancy Team of the Year award recognises research excellence involving the residential and commercial property sector.
The Retail Team of the Year award recognises excellence in retail property transactions, from acquisition through to sales, management and leasing.
The Property Fund of the Year Award recognises a property trust or property syndicate who can illustrate their outstanding industry performance for a specific project through attributes, such as innovation, financial performance and or public accountability.
This award recognises projects that are new, exciting, cost-efficient and replicable; that are beyond the leading edge of standard facility management practices. The award is designed to foster creative thinking and innovative practices that will lead facility managers into the future.
This award recognises projects that demonstrate how environmental challenges have been overcome, and where research, innovation and design or construction techniques have enabled a significant and outstanding response to a need for conservation and environmental improvement.
Awarded to a company, team or consortia responsible for outstanding facilities management, the award recognises the provision of services to end-users.
The future of our profession rests on the shoulders of emerging professionals. The Young Achiever of the Year Award acknowledges one outstanding individual who, having embarked upon the journey to professionalism through RICS, has achieved excellence in their chosen field. The individual selected will embody the highest standards of professionalism, be a role-model for their peers and be capable of making an outstanding contribution to the profession in the course of their future career.
Presented to an outstanding individual for excellence in quantity surveying, project management, land surveying or building surveying, the Construction Professional of the Year award recognises achievement in construction projects during 2016. The successful candidate will demonstrate how their work has combined the highest professional, ethical and industry standards to deliver superior results and outcomes for clients and stakeholders.
The Property Professional of the Year award is presented to an outstanding individual involved in valuation, property management, facilities management, or acquiring/selling or leasing a commercial, industrial or retail property. The selected professional will represent the highest professional ethics, demonstrate their use of standards in their day to day activities and embody the excellence expected of the recipient of such a prestigious award.
The inaugural Women of the Built Environment Award recognises and promotes the positive contribution to our industry. RICS encourages female professionals from all disciplines of the industry to enter including: consultants, property services, real estate and property management professionals, both in the private and public sectors.
Recognising eminent commitment to RICS and the wider profession, the Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious award for built environment professionals. It is awarded in rare but compelling circumstances to acknowledge an individual’s outstanding contribution to the development of the built environment profession, together with the individual’s commitment to RICS locally and globally.
The presentation of this award is subject to the determination of the judging panel that the nominee is worthy of this significant honour.
The judging panel will consider nominations against the following criteria, with weighting based on the category of the award.
All nominations should demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics and a commitment to the highest ideals of professionalism..
Nominations in the team awards category are assessed with a weighting against five categories:
Nominations in the individual awards category are assessed alongside two overarching criteria:
With a weighting against four categories, which are:
The judges’ decision will be final and no further correspondence shall be entered into.
Nominations close at 23:59 on 8 March 2018. No late entries will be accepted.
For each nomination, you are required to complete the online form below, providing relevant materials, including:
Submissions must be a maximum of eight pages in A4 size, no bigger than 4MB. Nominations will only be accepted upon acknowledgement of nomination materials.
Winners will be announced at our awards ceremony on Thursday 17 May at The Aquamarine Room, Hiton, Auckland.