The South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) has called on shopping centre developers, owners and retailers to enter its 2019 Retail Design and Development Awards.
Entries for the awards are open from now until the 6th of June, with award winners being announced at the SACSC’s 23rd Annual Congress on the 16th – 18th October – the largest retail property event on the continent.
Gary Garrett, Managing Executive: Property Finance of the award shows principal sponsor Nedbank CIB, said: “As the market-leading financier of retail, commercial, industrial and residential developments in the country, Nedbank CIB is proud to again be the principal sponsor of this year’s awards.
“We believe that cutting-edge shopping centre design and economic success are deserving of recognition.”
The aim of the Retail Design and Development Awards is to reward marketing and innovation in the South African retail sector.
Award categories include best new large, medium and small shopping centre developments; best renovation or expansion for large, medium and small centres; as well as best retail design for a store or restaurant.
As part of the award show, Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards are given for winning participants, while a “Spectrum Award” is presented to the overall winner. Last year’s winner was the Western Cape’s Whale Coast Mall.