Contractor Residential Project of the Year


Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award recognises excellence in the construction of a residential property on the island of Ireland that has been completed, or substantially completed, within the past 12 months. These properties may be a new build or an extension to any existing property and can include single houses, housing developments, housing estates, apartments, and social housing. This award is only open to the main contractor managing the construction project as we can only accept one submission per project.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Project outline: Please provide a brief description of the project including the brief, overall contract value, square footage, and the dates of commencement and completion.
  • Project team: Please include a full list of the project team involved, i.e., client, designers, architects, engineers, project managers, contractors, key suppliers, etc.
  • Planning and strategy: Why was this project commissioned? What strategy was undertaken to achieve the project’s aims and objectives? Was the project delivered on time and within budget?
  • Project Excellence: Explain why you feel this project deserves special recognition for this award, highlighting any innovations introduced.
  • Health & Safety: Outline the Health and Safety initiatives in place during the project.
  • Sustainability: Describe, if any, the steps taken to improve energy efficiency, increase use of renewables and/or reduce emissions (direct and indirect) during construction and for the future use of the building(s).
  • Supporting Statements & Testimonials: Please include any other statements or facts that support your entry, including client testimonials where possible.