RICS Awards 2017 – The Winners
This award honours an outstanding commercial property development whether retail, office, leisure, industrial or mixed use. We are looking for evidence of a commercially successful project.
Commercial Winner The Grand Hotel, Shops & Offices – Phase 1, Birmingham Hortons’ Estate Ltd Berman Guedes Stretton Architect / Bryant Priest Newman Architects/ Arup Façade Engineering Developer/Contractor: Midland Conservation and Greswolde Construction Surveyor/Client: Architect:
The first phase of the re-development of the Grade II* listed Grand Hotel, being the façade restoration and the refurbishment of the shop and offices has been a huge commercial success with near full occupation. Whilst the façade restoration has not had a direct commercial return, it has provided the building with a unique presence in Birmingham and has helped achieve excellent rental levels and a diverse tenant mix and has acted as a catalyst for further development in the local area.