Social aspects figure high in competition projects

Paris, 26 January, 2017 – The MIPIM Awards 2017 finalists have been chosen. The 11-member jury have selected 44 projects from 22 countries that now go forward to the finals of the international real estate industry’s premier awards.

Reflecting the worldwide appeal of the MIPIM Awards, the finalists’ projects are coming from Asia/Pacific, North and Latin America, Africa and Europe.

The jury, chaired this year by John Forrester, CEO EMEA of Cushman & Wakefield, reviewed the 214 entries from 46 countries and shortlisted the top four projects in each of the 11 competition categories.

The quality is rising every year and the level of sustainable development and sustainable design is also rising, but with this year’s submission, we saw a real social aspect to the responsibility of how projects impact their communities.” said the Chairman of the Jury, John Forrester, CEO EMEA of Cushman & Wakefield. “In every continent of the world we saw some projects which were really regenerating the social as well as the economic area in which they were being developed” he added.

Click here to see the videos of the Chairman of the Jury commenting the results.

The winners will be announced at the MIPIM Awards ceremony on Thursday, 16 March at 6.30pm in the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.

The winners will be selected by both MIPIM delegates voting in Cannes for projects of their choice and by the jury.  

Click here to find the list of the MIPIM Awards 2017 nominees and the members of the Jury.

Click here to see the pictures of the projects. Presentations of each project will soon be available on the MIPIM Pressroom. 

Notes to editors:

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