Michelmores Property Awards | John Laurence Special Contribution Award
Emma Honey
Posted on 9 May 2017

Meet the shortlist for the John Laurence Special Contribution Award, sponsored by Interserve

The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories.

A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-depth knowledge of the region, came together for the judging day on 24 March 2017 to shortlist an impressive list of submissions.

The shortlisted projects for Category 9: John Laurence Special Contribution Award are:

David Parsons, Pearce Construction

David is the Managing Director of Pearce Construction. With over 35 years in the construction industry, he has been the driver behind a range of diverse, quality development projects. Key projects include Passivhaus standard homes at Christow and regeneration projects in Barnstaple. David's dedication to health and safety is second to none – he is a Director of The Building Safety Group Limited, the UK’s largest Independent health and safety advisory group operating within the construction industry.

Andrew Pearce, JLL

Andrew is a Director at JLL. In 2016, he celebrated 25 years in commercial property agency and consultancy in the South West. One of the region's leading property advisors, he has assisted with the delivery of over 3m sq. ft. of new-build or refurbished offices, with a total value of over £0.5bn. Key highlights include the delivery of 1m sq. ft. of commercial space at Exeter Business Park and the creation of highly sustainable commercial buildings, including Gadeon House, Milford House and Oxygen House, Exeter.

Ralph Collison, Alder King

Ralph, a Consultant at Alder King, has become a well-established figure in Devon's business community over the past 29 years. He has been involved in many high-profile developments which have been fundamental in changing the landscape of the South West, including advising Land Securities on the development of Princesshay in Exeter City Centre and buying the Science Park site at Exeter for Eagle One.

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