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Gillespie & Steel Shines Under the International Property Awards' Light

December 18, 2015  .  By Christian Marshall
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Premier developers, architects, interior designers and real estate agents from the USA, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America gathered at the Hilton Hotel, Barbados on Friday (October 23rd). That evening, in the presence of the Earl of Caithness from the House of Lords in British Parliament, the eagerly awaited results of the Americas Property Awards were announced.

Gillespie & Steel Associates Ltd. were successful in four categories. These were, as follows:

5 Star Best Leisure Architecture Barbados: The Spa

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5 Star Best Architecture Multiple Residence Barbados: Settlers Beach

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Highly Commended – Architecture Single Residence Barbados: Footprints

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Highly Commended – Retail Architecture Barbados: Limegrove Lifestyle Centre

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The highest scoring 5-star winners from each of the 48 different categories now go forward to represent the Americas’ regions in the 2015-2016 International Property Awards. As holders of the prestigious title of ‘Best in Region’, they will compete against other regional winners from Africa, Arabia, the UK, Asia Pacific and Europe to find the ultimate World’s Best in each category. The results of the eagerly anticipated ‘World’s Best’ International Property Awards will be revealed at a glittering awards presentation ceremony in London on December 7th 2015.

Stuart Shield, President of the International Property Awards, says, “We are delighted to have received the support of the BTI for our Americas Property Awards’ event in Barbados. I now look forward to the announcement of the final results in December when we will discover how many coveted ‘World’s Best’ titles the Americas can achieve against exceedingly strong competition from across the globe.”

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About the International Property Awards

The International Property Awards are open to residential and commercial property professionals from around the globe. Since 1995, they have celebrated the highest levels of achievement by companies operating in all sectors of the property and real estate industry.

The awards are split into regions covering Africa, Asia Pacific, Arabia, Canada, Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, UK and USA. Up to three of the highest-scoring winners from each region are automatically entered into the overall International Awards, which ultimately determine the world’s finest property companies.

An International Property Award is a world-renowned mark of excellence. Judging is carried out through a meticulous process involving a panel of over 70 experts covering every aspect of the property business. Main sponsors and supporters include Grohe, RAK Ceramics, Kohler, Elite Stone, Polisan, Dap Yapi, the Barbados Tourism Institute (BTI) and Berger Paints.