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REA awards finalists announced

REA awards finalists announced

AREA finalists
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REA Group has announced the finalists for its inaugural Annual REA Excellence Awards (AREAs), to be held in Melbourne on 28 October.

The AREAs will celebrate innovation, community and achievement across both real estate and media. 

Seventeen awards in three categories – Innovation, Service and Marketing Excellence, and Contribution to Community – will be up for grabs.

One of the awards, Contribution to Community – People’s Choice, will be open to public vote.

A Contribution to Community – Judge’s Choice award will also be announced on the night.

REA Group CEO, Tracey Fellows, said she is “in awe” of the achievements of the REA community.

“Congratulations to all of our finalists,” Ms Fellows said.  

“I’m so proud we’re able to help shine the spotlight on the most innovative, community-minded and highest-achieving individuals and businesses.”

The finalists

Residential real estate agents:

Game Changer of the Year 
Market Buy, VIC
Harcourts Australia, Qld
Laing+Simmons Corporation, NSW

Excellence in Customer Service      
Andrew Colagiuri, Bright Residential, NSW
Glen Coutinho, RT Edgar, Vic
Gavin Rubinstein, Ray White, NSW

Residential Property Campaign of the Year
Merc Real Estate, NSW
‘Leura’ – Ray White Double Bay, NSW
Grant Smith Property, Qld

Brand Campaign of the Year
Ray White Surfers Paradise, Qld
Refined Real Estate, SA
Ray White Corporate, NSW

Commercial real estate agents:

Game Changer of the Year
Terry Menage and Anthony Vulinovich, Raine & Horne Commercial, WA
Novak Properties, NSW
Office Hub, NSW

Excellence in Customer Service      
385 Bourke St, Colliers International Office Leasing, Vic
David McGuinness, Biggin & Scott, Vic
Grant Philipp, Office Hub, NSW

Commercial Property Campaign of the Year
St Leonards Developments, JLL Australia, NSW
Old Windsor Fire Station, CBRE Western Sydney, NSW
The Beach House Lane, Bondi Beach, Stonebridge Property Group, NSW
308 Exhibition Street, CBRE Melbourne, Vic

Brand Campaign of the Year
FAL Commercial, Qld
Burgess Rawson, Vic

Developers, home builders and project marketers:

Game Changer of the Year
Capitol Grand, LK Property Group, Vic
Gardenhill, Beulah International, Vic
Blackburne, WA

Excellence in Customer Service      
Anthony Hancock, Mosaic Property Group, Qld
Amity Property Group, Vic

New Home Marketing Campaign of the Year      
Saddlers Ridge, Live Higher by Mirvac, NSW
CBRE Residential Projects Marketing Team, Qld
Shearwater Landing, Savills Residential Projects, NSW
The Gordon, Ray White Double Bay, NSW

Brand Campaign of the Year
Nord Melbourne Settlements Leasing Campaign, Oliver Hume Property Funds, Vic
BGC Development, WA
Capitol Grand, LK Property Group, Vic

Media agencies and clients:

Game Changer of the Year
Mazda – CX9 Launch Campaign, OMD, Vic
NAB Home Loans – 250,000 Velocity Frequent Flyer Offer, Vic
Jeep, Maxus Global, Vic

Brand Campaign of the Year
DPN Branding, NSW
eSuperfund, King Content, Vic

Direct Response Campaign of the Year
NAB Home Loans – 250,000 Velocity Frequent Flyer Offer, Vic
HSBC, The Dylan Agency, NSW

Contribution to Community

People’s Choice & Judges’ Choice
Chisholm & Gamon, Vic
The Property Shop - Hugh Bateman, NSW
Colliers International, NSW

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