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Howard Smith Wharves wins 2019 Queensland Retail Property of the Year Award

Howard Smith Wharves Crowned Retail Property of the Year

Howard Smith Wharves has been awarded the title of 2019 Queensland Retail Property of the Year, the state’s most prestigious retail property title. The Property Council of Australia’s Queensland Retail Property of the Year Awards acknowledges the best in retail properties and precincts across the State. The award categories reward excellence in relation to design, marketing, presentation and food retailing. 

The winners were announced at the annual Retail Awards Gala Dinner held at the Royal International Convention Centre on Friday 23 August.

Retail Awards Gala Dinner

Property Council Queensland Executive Director, Chris Mountford, said “Howard Smith Wharves has breathed life into one of Brisbane’s most historical sites by bringing together an array of high-quality restaurants, function areas, a boutique hotel and public open space. A once-derelict piece of prime land just minutes from the Brisbane CBD has been transformed into the city’s hottest food and beverage precinct, enhancing Brisbane’s offering to residents and visitors” he said.

Retail Property of the year – Howard Smith Wharves

Howard Smith Wharves is an outstanding example of urban regeneration, capturing some of the most iconic parts of our city. Howard Smith Wharves also took home the ‘Excellence in Food Retailing’ award, a remarkable achievement in its own right.”, he continued.

“We would also like to recognise Amanda Attard from AMP Capital for winning Emerging Retail Property Professional of the Year Award, a brand-new category introduced to this year’s awards to acknowledge up and coming talent in the retail property sector” he said.

Amanda Attard winner of the new category Emerging Retail Property Professional

“The Property Council would like to congratulate all the finalists and winners of the 2019 Retail Property of the Year Awards. All those nominated have shown outstanding achievements and contribute to the success of the Queensland retail sector.” Mountford said.

A full listing of all retail property winners:

Emerging Retail Property Professional of the Year Amanda Attard, AMP Capital Winner
Excellence in Marketing Super / Major Regional centres QueensPlaza, The Myer Centre and Wintergarden – Black Friday Judge’s commendation
Excellence in Presentation Neighbourhood centres Racecourse Village Shopping Centre Winner
Excellence in Design Sub Regional centres Stockland Birtinya Winner
Excellence in Marketing Neighbourhood centres South Bank – Trick or Treat Little Stanley Street Winner
Excellence in Food Retailing Six or less tenancies River Quay Winner
Excellence in Presentation Boutique Retail River Quay Winner
Excellence in Marketing Sub Regional centres Toombul – Brisbane Street Art Festival Winner
Excellence in Marketing Boutique Retail Brisbane International Terminal – Paddock to Gate Winner
Excellence in Marketing Regional centres Cairns Central Shopping Centre – Self Love Festival Judge’s Commendation
Excellence in Food Retailing Over six tenancies City Lane & City Arcade Judges’ Commendation
Excellence in Marketing Sub Regional centres Kawana Shoppingworld – Gifting you more… Judge’s Commendation
Excellence in Presentation Regional centres QueensPlaza Winner
Excellence in Marketing Regional centres Toowong Village & Tower – Village Eco Coffee Cup campaign Joint winner
Excellence in Marketing Super / Major Regional centres Sunshine Plaza – Sunshine Plaza Redevelopment Launch Campaign Winner
Excellence in Marketing Regional centres Orion Springfield Central – Festival of You Joint Winner
Retail Innovation Award Redbank Plaza – Travelator Space Winner
Community Engagement Award Grand Plaza – The Plaza Project Winner
Excellence in Design Boutique Retail Fish Lane Winner
Retail Property of the Year Award Howard Smith Wharves Queensland Retail Property of the Year
Excellence in Food Retailing Over six tenancies Howard Smith Wharves Winner
Excellence in Marketing Large Format Retail Maroochydore Homemaker Centre – Centre Stylist campaign Winner
Retail Property of the Year Award Pacific Fair Shopping Centre Runner Up
Excellence in Presentation Super / Major Regional centres Pacific Fair Shopping Centre Winner
Excellence in Presentation Sub Regional centres Stockland Birtinya Winner
Excellence in Presentation Large Format Retail Maroochydore Homemaker Centre Winner
Excellence in Design Neighbourhood Centres Camp Hill Marketplace Winner

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