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Muse celebrates six shortlisted entries in 2017 RICS Awards

Muse Developments is delighted to have six entries shortlisted in this year’s Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards.

The schemes beat off stiff competition to make the regional finals of these prestigious awards, which showcase the most inspirational initiatives and development in land, property, construction and the environment.

Shortlisted in the North West Commercial category is English City Fund (ECf)’s One New Bailey, a 125,000 sq ft, Grade A, BREEAM Excellent office development. It is part of the wider Salford Central regeneration scheme being delivered by ECf, which is a joint venture between Muse, the Homes and Communities Agency and Legal and General Property, in partnership with Salford Council.

The first phase of Wapping Wharf, a partnership project with Umberslade, has been shortlisted in the South West Residential category. Wapping Wharf is the final piece of the jigsaw that will complete the regeneration of Bristol’s famous floating harbour and has created high quality homes, as well as a strong focus on independent retail, providing a real sense of place and community.

In the North East, library and digital media centre, The Word, has been shortlisted in an impressive three categories - Community Benefit, Tourism and Leisure and Design Though Innovation. The iconic building is the first phase of South Tyneside Council and Muse’s £100m South Shields 365 regeneration masterplan to transform the town centre.

Fusion Hive, a flagship Innovation Centre at Northshore in Stockton-on Tees, has been shortlisted for the North East Commercial category. Muse has worked with Stockton on Tees Borough Council and Teesside University to develop this efficient, flexible and inspiring new office accommodation for emerging digital and technology sector companies.

Regional winners will then compete to be the national category winner and for the ultimate accolade – Project of the Year 2017.