Last night, the inaugural Annual REA Excellence Awards were held in Melbourne with 17 industry game changers, community champs and real estate innovators taking home awards.
The event was supported by American Express and 17 awards handed out over three broad categories – Innovation, Service and Marketing Excellence and Contribution to Community.
REA Group executive general manager, residential, Andrew Rechtman, congratulated all winners.
“Every winner has helped people on their property journey in some way and many have given back to the communities in which they operate too, which is something to be super proud of. I’m in awe of their achievements and a tremendous thanks for being such outstanding ambassadors to the property and media industries,” Mr Rechtman said.
The full list of winners:
Residential real estate agents
Game changer of the year: Laing+Simmons Corporation, NSW
Excellence in customer service: Gavin Rubinstein, Ray White, NSW
Residential property campaign of the year: Century 21 Grant Smith Property, Qld
Brand campaign of the year: ‘Raise More Hands’, Ray White Corporate, NSW
Commercial real estate agents
Game changer of the year: Office Hub, NSW
Excellence in customer service: Grant Phillip, Office Hub, NSW
Commercial property campaign of the year: 308 Exhibition Street, CBRE Melbourne, Vic
Brand campaign of the year: Burgess Rawson, Vic
Developers, home builders and project marketers
Game changer of the year: Gardenhill, Beulah International, Vic
Excellence in customer service: Amity Property Group, Vic
New home marketing campaign of the year: The Gordon, Ray White Double Bay, NSW
Brand campaign of the year: Capitol Grand, LK Property Group, Vic
Media agencies and clients
Game changer of the year: Jeep, Maxus Global, Vic
Brand campaign of the year: King Content for eSuperfund, Vic
Direct campaign response of the year: HSBC ‘Always On’, the Dylan Agency, NSW
Contribution to community
People’s choice and judges’ choice: Hugh Bateman, The Property Shop, NSW