Stoford has been hailed as one of the Region’s most influential developers following its success in the prestigious Insider Property Awards, West Midlands 2009.
The Birmingham based developer won the highly acclaimed Regeneration Award at the event on 26th November, for its high profile BREEAM excellent rated office schemes in Coventry, Stafford and West Bromwich which together represent an investment of almost £200 million.
The judges said Stoford was a company whose projects “will transform the future of towns and cities in the Region.
“They are Stoford’s best known office developments at present are a 170,000 sq ft, BREEAM excellent rated office development for Severn Trent in Coventry, which is on site and due to complete in September next year; a 135,000 sq ft BREEAM excellent rated office scheme with a further 15,000 sq ft of retail floor space for Staffordshire County Council, which is on site and due to complete in September 2011; and the 120,000 sq ft BREEAM excellent rated All Saints office development in West Bromwich also on site and due to complete in April 2011.
Stoford has also completed the first phase of a £1.85 million refurbishment of Birmingham’s historic Stock Exchange building. It is due for completion in April 2010 and is the fifth historic office landmark in the city to be refurbished by Stoford.
Jon Andrews, Director of Stoford said they had managed to counter difficult market conditions by maintaining a focus on customer needs, delivering efficient construction solutions and achieving the highest standards of environmental sustainability.
“We are particularly pleased to have been recognised for this award as it reflects everything Stoford stands for,” he said.
Stoford which was established in 1997 and is privately owned, has completed more than £550 million worth of projects covering over 5 million sq ft. The company believes its strong environmental credentials have been key to its current success.