Variety’s 26th Annual “the PROPS” Lunch is real estate’s premier fundraising event. Since its inception in 1992, “the PROPS”, dedicated to the UK’s property industry, has become the premier event to support and attend, along with raising over £9 million and funding more than 2,000 custom-made electric wheelchairs in aid of Variety, the Children’s Charity.

“the PROPS” Awards Lunch is taking place on Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 at the London Hilton Park Lane and for the past 25 years, has recognised individuals and companies in the property industry who have excelled. This year we are proud to honour the late Irvine Sellar, Founder and Chairman, Sellar Property with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The list of recipients of PROPS awards over the years reads like an industry ‘who’s who’ and we are thrilled to announce our 2017 shortlisted nominees across a range of diverse categories:

Most Promising Newcomer of the Year:

  • Helen Gordon, Grainger Plc
  • Ian Marcus, Eastdil Secured
  • Edward Azouz , AR&V Group
  • Peter Vince, Emmaus Consulting

Residential Developer of the year:

  • Lend Lease Group
  • Hub Residential
  • U & I Group Plc
  • Regal Homes

Deal of the Year

  • HB Reavis
  • Battersea Power Station Company
  • Brockton Capital
  • McLaren Property

Residential Agent of the Year

  • CBRE
  • JLL
  • Dexters
  • Marsh and Parsons

Commercial Agent of the Year

  • Knight Frank
  • Savills
  • Kontor Space
  • DTRE

Property Fund of the Year

  • Patron Capital
  • M&G Investments
  • Tristan Capital Partners
  • Benson Elliot Capital Management

Property Lender of the Year

  • Wells Fargo
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Titlestone Property Finance
  • OakNorth Bank

Residential Development of the Year

  • Vantage Point, Archway
  • Kidbrooke Village, Greenwich
  • Manhattan Loft Gardens, Olympic Park
  • Park Central Birmingham

Commercial Development of the Year

  • St James’s Market, London (Joint venture development between The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties)
  • One City Place, Chester
  • 7 Clarges Street, London
  • MEPC

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Adam Neumann, WeWork
  • Charlie Green & Olly Olsen, The Office Group
  • Alex Chesterman, Zoopla
  • John Cutts, Mountpark

Young Property Person of the Year

  • Josh Garside, Paradigm Land
  • Charlie Desmond and Daniel Kelly, Brydell Partners
  • Sam Zawadzki, Property Technology
  • Daniel Minsky, Estate Office

Please support ‘’the PROPS’’ and join us for what promises to be a very special day. There are a range of packages available that can be tailored to suit your needs. Contact Angie Yochum, Head of Events:

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  • Tel: 020 7428 8115