Savills has scooped three awards at two recent ceremonies including Employer of the Year, Young Property Person and Regeneration Project of the Year

Savills Southampton was crowned winner of the Employer of the Year category at the inaugural Central South Business Awards on Wednesday 28th September.

The following evening, at the South Coast Property Awards, Savills planner Alison Broderick was named Young Property Person of the Year.

Sarah Beuden and Jim Beavan of Savills Central South Planning were part of the team that picked up the award for Regeneration Project of the Year for Crest Nicholson’s Centenary Quay development in Southampton. Savills has worked alongside Crest Nicholson on the project over the last 12 years, in which time it has transformed this part of Southampton’s waterfront and will have long term regenerative benefits for the local area.

Gavin Hall, director and head of office, said: “We are a people business and investing in our employees is imperative to its success. Savills actively encourages and enables the growth and development of its employees at all stages of their careers, fostering a healthy, supportive and inclusive work environment and culture.”

Alison Broderick, associate director in Savills Central South Planning team says: “Thank you to the South Coast Property Awards and to Savills, for the opportunities to follow my passions alongside the day job. I love driving the tech and diversity agendas forward and I’m very lucky to work with such wonderful colleagues and clients. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, it was great to celebrate the successes across the region.”

In addition to the awards, Savills was shortlisted in a number of categories. At the Central South Business Awards, Gavin Hall was shortlisted as Business Person of the Year while the firm was shortlisted for Large Business of the Year. At the South Coast Property Awards, Savills was shortlisted in Workplace Environment of the Year, Outstanding Contribution (Gavin Hall) and Commercial Development of the Year (Dunsbury Park, Havant).

Jonathan Steele, Savills head of regional business development in the south, adds: “This is a superb result for all of our teams based along the south coast and we are thrilled to receive recognition for our results as well as the investment in our workplaces. The awards reflect the passion and determination not just that the team puts into their work but also for the continuing growth and success of the wider region. Well done to Alison for her individual award and recognition of her tremendous contribution.”