Wise to sponsor 2015 RICS award

"Inspirational new projects across Scotland"

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The shortlist for the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Scotland Awards 2015 has been announced. The event this year is being held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh on 23 April 2015 and will showcase some of the top building projects in Scotland.

The Eight category winners and a Project of the Year will be selected from the 28 shortlisted entries to the awards. The winners from the Building Conservation, Community Benefit, Design through Innovation and the Regeneration categories will then be invited to represent Scotland and compete against projects from across the rest of the UK, at the overall RICS Awards in London.

This years awards will be hosted by BBC Scotland news reader Catriona Shearer.

The 2015 RICS Awards Scotland

Following on from the success of the 2014 awards, this year promises to further celebrate excellence in the built environment.

The 2015 awards will feature eight categories, each one highlighting how the best property professionals use their skills to expand, redevelop and preserve the environment in which they live and work. The complete list of the eight categories and their nominees is below.

Wise Property Care are very proud to again be sponsoring the Building Conservation award and all of those who have been nominated are being recognised for excellence in this field. We would like to wish them all the best of luck.

The Rotter comments on the RICS awards Scotland

The Rotter, aka Les Meikle MD of Wise Property Care and chairman of the PCA, said “There are a lot of fantastic projects currently on-going in Scotland, particularly within building conservation, which is why we are very proud to be sponsoring this award. Whoever wins the prize will be an extremely worthy winner, as all the entries are excellent. I’m looking forward to the event and catching up with old acquaintances and friends.”

Sarah Speirs, Director RICS Scotland, also had this to say about the competition this year:
“The host of impressive entries to the RICS Awards 2015 demonstrates a wealth and variety of inspirational new projects and regenerated developments across Scotland, and I am sure it will be a challenging judging process.”

More information on the RICS awards Scotland

If you want to know more about the RICS awards then contact:

Clare-Louise Simmons
UK Awards Coordinator
T: +02476 868400
E: csimmons@rics.org
Or visit the RICS website.

Full shortlist – RICS Scotland Awards 2015

Building Conservation
Sponsored by WISE Property Care

50 George Square, Edinburgh
Bonnington House and Wings, Edinburgh
Bannockburn Memorial Fabric Repairs, Stirling
Hutchesons’ Hall, Glasgow

Commercial
Sponsored by Colleys

NINE, Edinburgh BioQuarter, Edinburgh
Advocates Close, Edinburgh
Police Scotland, Glasgow

Community Benefit

The Noust Community Boathouse, Tiree
St, Mary’s West End Medical Practice, Edinburgh
Hillhead Community Centre, Glasgow
The Lasswade Centre – (Scotland’s Schools for the Future), Bonnyrigg
Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Design through Innovation
Sponsored by Forbo Flooring Ltd

Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
The Morris Building, St Andrews
Reference Primary School Design, Kirkintilloch

Infrastructure
Sponsored by Sika Sarnafil

Hub and NPD Programmes, Edinburgh
Clyde Gateway Infrastructure, Glasgow

Regeneration
Sponsored by Invasive Weeds Agency

Advocates Close, Edinburgh
Speirs Centre Refurbishment, Alloa
The Whisky Bond, Glasgow
Bridgegate Public Realm, Irvine

Residential
Sponsored by NHBC

Varcity Telford South Residential Development, Edinburgh
Hawkhead Village, Paisley
Duke Street/High Street, Glasgow
Anderston Regeneration Phase 3A, Glasgow

Tourism and Leisure

N.N.R Visitor Facility, Isle of May
The Battle of Bannockburn Project, Stirling
Advocates Close, Edinburgh