The much-anticipated winners of this year’s Student Accommodation Awards have been revealed.

Student Accommodation Awards - Rory Bremner

The fantastic host for the evening, Rory Bremner, being wowed by the brilliant Alex Crow

Over the course of 90 minutes, titans of the industry such as Savills, Pinsent Masons and Global Student Accommodation were recognised for their contributions in the past year.

Student Accommodation Awards - cocktails

A virtual cocktail reception with the Beyond Food Foundation

Hosted by impressionist extraordinaire Rory Bremner, the awards included a virtual cocktail reception with the Beyond Food Foundation

Attendees were also treated to an exclusive performance by electric string quartet Siren, and mind reading with the elusive Alex Crow.

The evening included two new entrants to the Property Week Hall of Fame, Rebecca Hopewell at Fresh and Martin Blakey at Unipol

Attendees also celebrated the first winner of the inaugural ‘International Operator of the Year’ award, won by MILESTONE.

Student Accommodation Awards 2020 winners

Agency Team of the Year

Winner: Savills


Collaboration of the Year

Winner: Mount Oswald - Durham University, Interserve, Campus Living Villages, Equitix


Developer of the Year

Winner: Béton House, Park Hill: A place like no other - Alumno Group

Highly commended: Durham University - Mount Oswald project


Innovation of the Year

Winner: GSA - Global Student Accommodation


International Operator of the Year

Winner: MILESTONE: Connecting Students

Highly commended: Scape


Investor of the Year

Winner: The Kexgill Group: Giving a damn

Highly commended: Student Cribs


Operator of the Year

Winner: Nido Student 

Highly commended: Host


Unsung Hero of the Year

Winner: Krzysztof Frank, Greystar

Highly commended: Georgia Hastie, Student Living by Sodexo

Special recognition: Emma Brown and Anna Tilley, McComb Students


Private Halls of Residence of the Year

Winner: Nido Student

Highly commended: Between Towns Court, Fresh


University Halls of Residence of the Year

Winner: Mount Oswald, Durham University

Highly commended: Waterside Campus, University of Northampton


Professional Team of the Year

Winner: Pinsent Masons

Highly commended: DWPF Services


University Team of the Year

Winner: Residential Services (Intercollegiate Halls), University of London 


Rising Star of the Year

Winner: Rosie Tressler, Student Minds


Hall of Fame

Rebecca Hopewell, Fresh

Martin Blakey, Unipol


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