The Most Sustainable Real Estate Award powered by CRH Romania will showcase a real estate project which uses sustainable materials and principles, respects the neighborhood and abides by construction rules and ethics.  

Who is eligible?

Profitable projects completed or sold in the last two years, located anywhere in Romania, which integrate well in the neighborhood. The following types of projects are eligible: office, residential, recreational, urban/mixed-use, industrial/office park, commercial/retail, new community, rehabilitation.

Nota bene: Only the finalized (built) parts of the development will be entering the competition. Parts that have been designed but are not yet built will be not taken into consideration.

Judging criteria

1. Fairness from 3 perspectives:

a) Environment – energy efficiency, construction efficiency (short construction time, cost savings)

b) Neighborhood – overall size fitting the area, effects on traffic, sunlight on neighboring buildings, function mix of the neighborhood

c) Employee safety

2. Sustainability from 2 perspectives:

a) Green building

b) Construction quality – use of innovative products, contributions made to increase the lifespan of the building

In case of ties: buildings which are well-tuned to the geometry of the area (geometric or architectural elements, ornamentation of the building, finishing: building materials and color) and buildings with an emphasis on natural light will be favored.

The Most Sustainable Development Award is powered by CRH ROMANIA.

In order to ensure confidentiality and the objectivity of the judging process, all nominations will be anonymized before being presented to the Board of Advisors and Jury.