Welcome to the 2020 IAS Awards Website

We are of course very sad that the luncheon has had to be cancelled but naturally delighted the virtual awards is taking place. Many thanks to the kind sponsors who have made this possible and more details will follow of how the Awards will be handed over to the winners in due course.

Thank you to everyone who has entered this years awards. Despite the lockdown we are very pleased with the number of entries and appreciate the time and effort that has been put in to completing the process.

The deadline for entries has been reached and it is no longer possible to enter. The shortlist will be announced on Friday 31st July 2020, posted on the website and the companies shortlisted will be advised.

The Categories

Deal of the Year -
Under 50,000 sq ft

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Deal of the Year -
50,000 to 100,000 sq ft

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Deal of the Year -
100,000 to 250,000 sq ft

Sponsored by

Deal of the Year -
Over 250,000 sq ft

Sponsored by

Best Overall Scheme -
Multi-let Industrial Estate

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Best Overall Scheme -
Logistics Park

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Best Investment Transaction

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Developer of the Year - voted for by IAS agent members

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Fund / Property Company
of the Year - voted for by IAS agent members

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Best Agency Initiative - nominated by IAS members, developers & funders

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Outstanding Contribution to the Industry - nominated by IAS members

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Rising Star - nominated by IAS members, developers & funders

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The Judges

Danielle Sheppard

Investment Director
Barwood Capital

Danielle is an Investment Director at Barwood Capital and is responsible for both the sourcing and active asset management of property investments and developments for the Barwood Regional Property Funds. A chartered surveyor with over 20 years’ experience Danielle previously worked at Lambert Smith Hampton where she was a divisional director working in the Midlands managing a team of professionals.

Since her time at Barwood Capital Danielle has been involved and led on a diverse range of property investments and developments including the acquisition of a 60,000 sq ft office on which she secured planning permission for 400 student or key worker accommodation units. She has particularly enjoyed working with various development managers including Goya and Panattoni delivering various regional logistic developments.

Most recently, she has managed the multi let industrial strategy at Barwood Capital investing in over £25m worth of property in a 6-month period with Caisson acting as asset managers. Her focus over the next 12 months will be to assist in the raise and execution of an income fund to invest in urban logistics and multi let industrial across the UK with a target fund raise of £100m.

Jeff Wilson

Director
Wrenbridge Land Limited

Jeff is a Director of Wrenbridge Land. Jeff's focus at Wrenbridge is finding and managing development opportunities with a particular focus on London and the South East. Recent projects include Quadron, Dartford a 41,500 sq ft Grade A warehouse development pre-let to Network Rail and sold to Aberdeen Standard; and Boxset, Basildon a 230,00 sq ft Grade A warehouse scheme of three detached units.

Prior to joining Wrenbridge in 2007, Jeff started out at Jones Lang LaSalle as a Chartered Surveyor in the London Retail team advising funds and developers on retail and mixed-use schemes and major retailers including Starbucks, Nike and Clinton Cards. Jeff then moved to Drivers Jonas as an Associate Partner in the London Development Team. There he predominately advised public sector clients on their disposal programmes and partnership with the private sector. Major clients included London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and Defense Estates.

Last year Jeff's project Quadron, Dartford won Wrenbridge and Buccleuch Deal of the Year Under 75,000 sq ft at the IAS Awards. The development was built to the highest quality specification and was pre-let to Network Rail prior to being sold to Aberdeen Standard. The scheme sits at the heart of the Bridge, a mixed-use regeneration project that has delivered 1.8m sq ft of commercial accommodation for occupiers such as Mercedes, Nissan, Skoda and Sainsbury's as well as residential, educational and local retail facilities.

Jason Japser

Director
IM Properties

Jason Jasper is a Director for one of the most successful privately-owned Property Investment and Development companies in the UK, IM Properties.

With overall responsibility for Project Delivery and Procurement, Jason is currently overseeing various projects with a construction value of circa £1 billion. Having joined IM Properties in 2010 Jason has been involved in numerous developments with a focus on the logistics sector.

Jason has managed the delivery of over 7m sq ft of industrial development in the last 10 years including buildings for Euro Car Parts, BMW, Bunzl and John Lewis.

Jason has overseen the design, planning and implementation of infrastructure and site servicing to over 1000+ acres of IM Properties' sites.

James Taylor

Head of Property UK & Ireland
XPOLogistics

James is Head of Property for XPO Logistics in the UK and Ireland where he has worked for the last 7 years, initially joining the company when it was Norbert Dentressangle. He has 17 years experience within the industrial market having started in private practice with GVA Grimley and BNP Paribas Real Estate. Prior to joining XPO James spent 5 years with The BSS Group and Travis Perkins within their occupier estate management teams.

At XPO Logistics he is responsible for the portfolio of 90 distribution, transport and temperature controlled properties totalling 12m sq ft. The UK department manages the full range of estate management disciplines including acquisition and disposals, business rates, landlord and tenant, exits and dilapidations. Also working closely with the wider European property team to share best practice and implement international customer requirements.

The company has been through a sustained period of growth, doubling in turnover in that time, which has necessitated 4.5m sq ft of acquisitions along with the disposal and exit of 3.2m sq ft of surplus properties. As supply chain projects have evolved to become more specialist this has led to bespoke development projects becoming more frequent and finance becoming more critical.

Philip O’Callaghan

Managing Director
Mountpark

Philip is Managing Director for the UK and Ireland of Mountparks Pan European Business’ was a founding director of Mountpark and is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years experience.

Philip has been at the helm of the Mountpark team which has established itself as a market leading developer in the Industrial and Logistics Market in only 6 years.Prior to Mountpark,Philips background was in Retail,Mixed Use and Leisure so its fair to say he made the move into the Industrial market and just the right time.

Notable projects include Mountparks’ Bardon 1&2,Southampton,Airport City Manchester ,Dublin and Warrington.

Winners 2019

The IAS Awards 2019 luncheon was held at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, W1K 6JP, on Thursday 27th September

Deal of the Year Under 75,000 sq ft

Sponsored by:

Doherty Baines

Award presented by:

David O'Donovan

Winner:

Wrenbidge,
Quadron, Dartford

Developer:

Wrenbidge Land & Buccleuch Property

Occupier:

Network Rail

Disposing Agents:

JLL, Glenny, CBRE

The Award was presented to Jeff Wilson of Wrenbridge

Deal of the Year 75,000 to 250,000 sq ft

Sponsored by:

Logicor

Award presented by:

Charlie Howard

Winner:

Aberdeen Standard and Graftongate
Enfield Distribution Park

Developer:

Aberdeen Standard and Graftongate

Occupier:

Beavertown Brewery

Disposing agents:

Glenny, DTRE, JLL

The Award was presented to Haseeb Hassan of Aberdeen Standard Investments

Deal of the Year Over 250,000 sq ft

Sponsored by:

Legal & General

Award presented by:

Tim Packer

Winner:

Manse Opus
Prospero, Ansty Coventry

Developer:

Manse Opus

Occupier:

Meggit

Disposing Agents:

JLL, Knight Frank

The Award was presented to Richard Smith & David Mitchell of Manse Opus

Best Asset Management Initiative

Sponsored by:

SEGRO

Award presented by:

Charles Blake

Winner:

Logicor
Martlesham Heath, Ipswich

Asset Manager:

Logicor

Occupiers:

Various

Disposing Agents:

Savills, Elsom Spettigue

The Award was presented to Gareth Evans of Logicor

Best Overall Scheme - Multi-let Industrial Estate

Sponsored by:

Montagu Evans

Award presented by:

Jody Smith

Winner:

Prologis
Prologis Park, Hemel Hempstead

Developer:

Prologis

Disposing Agents:

Brasier Freeth, Adroit, CBRE

The Award was presented to Paul Weston of Prologis

Best Overall Scheme - Logistics Park

Sponsored by:

CBRE

Award presented by:

Paul Farrow

Winner:

Mulberry and Frogmore
Midlands Logistics Park, Corby

Developer:

Mulberry Developments and Frogmore Real Estate

Disposing Agents:

M1 Agency, Burbage Realty, CBRE

The Award was presented to Phil Jones and Tim Allibone of Mulberry

Best Investment Transaction

Sponsored by:

DP World

Award presented by:

Oliver Teneman

Winner:

Nuveen Real Estate
RD Park, Hoddesdon

Purchaser:

M&G Real Estate

Vendor:

Nuveen Real Estate

Disposing Agent:

M1 Agency

Acquiring Agent:

Lewis Ellis

The Award was presented to Marcus Langlands Pearse of Nuveen Real Estate

Developer of the Year

Sponsored by:

Burbage Realty

Award presented by:

Cameron Mitchell

The winner was the result of a vote by IAS agency members

Winner:

Chancerygate

The Award was presented to Richard Bains of Chancerygate

Fund / Property Company of the Year

Sponsored by:

JLL

Award presented by:

Andy Harding

The winner was the result of a vote by IAS agency members

Winner:

Tritax Big Box REIT

The Award was presented to Charlie Withers of Tritax

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Sponsored by:

Verdion

Award presented by:

John Clement

Winner:

Andy Griffiths

Andy has worked in the logistics property sector for more than 30 years. He was involved at the beginning of Magna Park, Lutterworth, the UK’s first and largest dedicated logistics park, which he would spend more than a decade of his career developing. After 17 years at Gazeley, he joined Prologis in 2005 and was appointed UK Managing Director in 2008. He successfully steered the company through the choppy waters of recession and laid the foundations for the most sustained and successful period ever enjoyed by Prologis’ UK business.

Rising Star

Sponsored by:

Canmoor

Award presented by:

Nick Howe

IAS members were asked to put forward nominees. The winner received the most nominations

Winner:

Stephanie Bishop