Shining stars of WA property industry celebrated

The shining stars of the Western Australian property industry were on show at the Property Council’s 2018 WA Property Awards held at Pan Pacific Perth on Thursday, 20 September 2018.

The 2018 WA Property Awards celebrate the achievements of the retail and commercial sectors of the Western Australian property industry, with a focus on excellence in marketing and management.

Cockburn Gateway Shopping City took home the sought-after MCS Services Retail Shopping Centre of the Year Award with Stockland Riverton being awarded the MCS Services Retail Marketing Campaign of the Year Award for ArtQuarium.

Cockburn Gateway Shopping City also won the Large Retail Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Excellence in Management respectively.

Property Council of Australia WA Executive Director Sandra Brewer commends Cockburn Gateway Shopping City for winning the MCS Services Retail Shopping Centre of the Year Award.

“With shopping centres constantly evolving and finding innovative ways to enhance and drive human connection through the customer experience, what Cockburn Gateway Shopping City has delivered is an incredible achievement,” Ms Brewer said.

“Over the past year Cockburn Gateway Shopping City has set the bar for creating community-focused campaigns and continual improvement in management,” she said.

“Cockburn Gateway Shopping City’s collaborative Breast Friends campaign increased annual fundraising for Breast Cancer Care WA by an additional $28,822.

“Their in-centre activations succeeded in enhancing the customer experience through key objectives focusing on exceptional community experiences and connecting customers.”

Stockland Riverton’s ArtQuarium won the MCS Services Retail Marketing Campaign of the Year Award and the Small Retail Award for Excellence in Marketing: Innovation Award for its immersive, real-time touch-responsive aquarium that brought the Centre to life, and celebrated sustainability through interactive technology.

The ArtQuarium campaign increased traffic and amplified speciality sales by 18.34 per cent, resulting in a strong return on investment.

Property Council of Australia WA Executive Director Sandra Brewer said: “Stockland Riverton’s ArtQuarium not only delivered the unexpected – but succeeded in creating a customer experience that transformed customer perceptions.”

Stockland Riverton presented well in the Small Retail category, also taking home the award for Excellence in Marketing: Community for the Stockland Riverton Youth Art Awards

Chancery House won the major Energy-Tec WA Commercial Property of the Year up to 20,000sqm Award after taking out the Outstanding Refurbishment Award: B Grade/C Grade.

Property Council of Australia WA Executive Director Sandra Brewer said: “Chancery House’s strength lay in memorable design excellence and attention to detail.”

“A sense of New York ambience, elegance and style can be felt once you step into the building and the improvements to acoustics and lighting forms a memorable and functional space,” Ms Brewer said.

The David Malcolm Justice Centre took out the final Major Commercial acknowledgement winning the MizCo WA Commercial Property of the Year Award over 20,000sqm, after winning the Commercial ESD & Sustainability Award: Premium/A Grade.

Property Council of Australia WA Executive Director Sandra Brewer said the Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) & Sustainability Award acknowledges innovation and significant improvements in ESD management.

“The David Malcolm Justice Centre has Perth’s first GBCA 6 Star Green Star performance rating – a fantastic achievement that outperformed initial targets with market leading results,” Ms Brewer said.

“A truly deserving winner of the major MizCo WA Commercial Property of the Year Award over 20,000sqm,” she said.

“This award is an absolute testament to the dedication of the team behind the tower who set strong targets for sustainability objectives and exceeded them.”

The Property Council would like to congratulate all winners and thank our event sponsor Energy-Tec, and award sponsors MCS Security and MizCo.


Award winners

RETAIL Medium & Small (less than 149 stores)

Excellence in Marketing: Branding/Partnerships – Ocean Keys Shopping Centre – Thursday Dine Time

Excellence in Marketing: Compelling Experiences – Forrest Chase – Paint the Town Red

RETAIL Small (75 stores or less)

Excellence in Marketing: Community – Stockland Riverton – Stockland Riverton Youth Art Awards

Excellence in Marketing: Retailer Marketing – Stockland Bull Creek – All You Can Eat Pizza Party 

Excellence in Marketing: Innovation – Stockland Riverton – ArtQuarium

Excellence in Management – Floreat Forum Shopping Centre

RETAIL Medium (79 to 149 stores)

Excellence in Marketing: Community – The Square Mirrabooka – Dismantle BikeRescue

Excellence in Marketing: Retailer Marketing – Claremont Quarter – Swim & Resort Series VIP Day

Excellence in Marketing: Innovation – Claremont Quarter – Through the Eyes of CQ

Excellence in Management – The Square Mirrabooka

RETAIL Large (150 or more stores)

Excellence in Marketing: Community – Cockburn Gateway Shopping City – Breast Friends

Excellence in Marketing: Compelling Experience – Mandurah Forum – Heart of South

Excellence in Marketing: Retailer Marketing – Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City – Wally World

Excellence in Marketing: Branding/Partnerships – Westfield Whitford City – Westfield Whitford City’s Dining & Entertainment Precinct Launch

Excellence in Management – Cockburn Gateway Shopping City

COMMERCIAL

ESD & Sustainability Award: Premium/A Grade – David Malcolm Justice Centre

Best Leasing Strategy & Tennant Retention Award: B Grade/C Grade – Wellington House – Car Park Upgrade

Best Leasing Strategy & Tennant Retention Award: Premium/A Grade – Central Park – Wilson Parking Lease Renewal

Community Engagement Award: CBD Property – One40William – 140 YOU

Outstanding Refurbishment Award: B Grade/C Grade – Chancery House

Outstanding Refurbishment Award: Premium/A Grade – William Square

Major COMMERCIAL

Energy-Tec WA Commercial Property of the Year up to 20,000sqm – Chancery House

MizCo WA Commercial Property of the Year Award over 20,000sqm – David Malcolm Justice Centre

Major RETAIL

MCS Services Retail Marketing Campaign of the Year Award – Stockland Riverton – ArtQuarium    

MCS Services Retail Shopping Centre of the Year Award – Cockburn Gateway Shopping City