We're delighted the following companies are sponsoring the National Housing Awards 2018.

Headline sponsors

JLL is a professional services and investment management firm offering real estate services to a wide range of clients. With more than 200 corporate offices operating in 80 countries worldwide, wherever you are in the market, JLL can help you find an advantage. Our UK residential team comprises over 300 professionals operating from a network of regional offices. Specialising in all areas of local, national and international property, we are the most comprehensive full service residential advisor in the market.

For those who want to identify new opportunities in residential property we can offer a complete ‘end-to-end’ service from estate agency services to find you the right property or buyer, through to consultancy advice to overcome planning issues and enable development

Media partner

Launched in 1999, Metro's core product, was designed to brighten up the morning commute for an urbanite audience, and it does that today as well as ever before. Metro's content is concise, relevant and engaging, presented in a visually appealing, well-designed fashion. It remains a sought-out product for the latest news, sport, entertainment and daily features that focus on food, travel, fashion, technology and games, film, music and so much more. And our carefully targeted distribution network guarantees that Metro gets into the hands of a targeted and specific audience that's incredibly valuable to our advertisers.

Every Tuesday, Metro Property throws open the doors to the London housing market, with a pull-out special that captures the ambitions and desires of Metro's savvy, young readers and celebrates the breadth and life of London's flourishing property scene. Metro Property provides inspiring, aspirational and accessible content to two million Londoners. Metro Property has become a compelling must-read resource for house hunters, homeowners and investors alike. Within this section there are opportunities for sponsorship, promotion and branded content partnerships.

Category sponsors

Focus Integrated – sponsoring Best Design

Focus has been bringing fresh ideas into the world of all things digital and offline marketing for over 20 years. Specialising in property marketing, Focus pushes the boundaries when it comes to creative strategies and continues to deliver successful campaigns with exceptional results for a range of the UK's most admired brands.

Focus helps businesses achieve their goals by tailoring their marketing activities to fit with the latest marketing trends. No matter what size the project, or what the task may be, from remarkable social media campaigns to flawless brochure design, the approach never changes. Focus thinks outside the box, transforming logic into magic.

Navigation, a specialist team of property experts who deliver bespoke marketing suites was formed in 2014 and is the sister agency to Focus Integrated. Navigation are award-winning property marketing experts who deliver technology driven sales spaces, built around the customer journey. Focus and Navigation's unique partnership provides a complete marketing solution from the formation of your brand all the way through to the build, technology, and signage of your marketing suite.

Devonshires – sponsoring Best Large Development

Devonshires is one of the leading providers of legal services to registered providers nationally. Our experience ranges across strategic advice to executive boards, to dealing with the routine legal work that is part of the management and development of the property estates of our clients. Housing has been a principal area of our business for over 30 years and we are dedicated to the sector. Our market leading position in the sector is recognised in both Chambers UK and the Legal 500 directories.

Newbury Building Society – sponsoring Best Small Development

Newbury Building Society has been providing mortgages for over 160 years and prides itself on its experience in affordable housing mortgages, including shared ownership and Help to Buy Equity Loan.

A top 20 building society in the country, Newbury Building Society was one of only two building societies to be recognised at this year’s British Bank Awards, winning both the ‘Best Mortgage Provider’ and ‘Treating Customers Fairly Champion’ awards based on feedback from over 24,000 consumers through the Smart Money People website.

Newbury Building Society is pleased to support the award for Best Small Development for the second year running.

The Oracle Group - sponsoring Best Scheme in Planning (30+ units)

The Oracle Group is the fun-loving, hard-working, creative-thinking, PRWeek Top 150-ranking, promise-keeping, budget-saving, client-pleasing, content-creating, challenge-beating, brain-storming, award-winning, copy-writing, social-media-bombarding, brand-designing, proof-reading, event-making, reputation-building, marketing and communications group…and the only one to be crowned one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ by Property Week in 2018. If you’re looking for an enthusiastic, creative and reliable team to help with PR, design, marketing, events, digital marketing and social media, get in touch with The Oracle Group today.

Red Loft – sponsoring Best Regeneration Project

Celebrating our 16th anniversary this year, Red Loft specialises in development and regeneration, Build to Rent, Land acquisition and financial viabilities and sales and marketing for a broad client base of Registered Providers, local authorities and private developers. We are pleased to support the National Housing Awards in sponsoring the Best Regeneration Award for the third consecutive year.

Forty Group - sponsoring Best Partnership

Forty Group is a team of pioneering commercial placemaking experts. We work in partnership with housing associations and developers to deliver mixed-use neighbourhoods, which attract new residents and support local communities.

As a strategic placemaking partner, our team has a unique understanding of the commercial marketplace and by adopting a more considered approach, we support the delivery of sustainable communities. Our current partnerships will see us deliver over 130,000 m² of new retail, leisure and associated commercial space across schemes which will bring over 24,000 new homes to market in the coming years.

Strudel - sponsoring Best Marketing Campaign (mixed tenure development)

Strudel is a creative design agency based in Waterloo, London. We have been designing with strategic mind and a social heart for 18 years. We believe excellent design can create a better world for all of us. We’re passionate about what we do and who we do it with. We work with our housing association clients to create brands that strategically market new developments across all tenures. Our studio team have a collective background in branding, place-making, print, digital and film. We are a full service agency producing brochures, press campaigns, websites, digital banners, hoarding, marketing suites, and more.

Ceremony sponsors

Site Sales – pre-lunch drinks

SiteSales Property Group provides a range of services to developers, housing associations, local authorities and registered charities, delivering successful solutions on housing schemes ranging in size from 10 to over 1,000 new homes.

Operating in and around London, we view ourselves as an extension of our clients' management team rather than a separate organisation, advising clients on all aspects of speculative housing from site appraisal, the planning process, detailed design, internal and external specification, construction and eventually sales, marketing and an after-sales service.

Whatever your involvement in residential development, we have the experience, knowledge and resource to help ensure that you minimise the risk and achieve the maximum return on your projects.

We also build our own homes for sale under our Regenta brand; we are operating on a range of projects and welcome enquiries from those interested in land disposal or joint-venture projects.

4Site Implementation – lunch sponsorship

4Site are a market-leading visual solutions provider. We’ve been going strong for over 10 years and over that time have gathered a rather accomplished team of thirty-five hugely talented people. From design to planning, creative and delivery, our team offer the perfect blend to help support you every step of the way. From the initial brief right the way through design, manufacture and installation, we’ve got your visual marketing solutions covered.

Winckworth Sherwood – post-lunch drinks

Winckworth Sherwood is a leading law firm specialising in all aspects of residential property and housing law. We work with registered providers of all sizes, from members of the G15 to much smaller organisations, as well as residential developers, local authorities and ALMOs.

Our expertise covers the full range of legal issues including acquisitions, joint venture structures, commercial contracts, finance, planning, development, construction, housing management, dispute resolution, outsourcing and plot sales.

We bring a unique market and development led approach to any matter. Legal 500 describes team members as "knowledgeable, efficient and responsive" and Chambers says that we are "a dedicated and specialist team for registered providers".

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Design partners

39zero are a creative design agency that deliver effective, simple and beautiful solutions to build brands and bring them to life. We approach this through our experience and our creative passion to deliver you the best possible ideas and make you stand out from the crowd.

Balloon sponsor

The Media People are digital experts combined with decades of traditional media buying power using specialist technology to dig deeper, plan better and work smarter. They take a very different approach to media planning and buying. They think audience-first, not channel, to understand not only where your customers are but who they are.

Charity partner

We're pleased to announce that our charity partner for this year's awards is Change Please.

Change Please believes that the nation’s love of coffee is so strong - it could be just what we need to end homelessness once and for all. The average Londoner treats themselves to two cups every single day, so Change Please is empowering the homeless community by training them to be baristas. They provide full barista training, jobs paying London Living Wage and support with housing, bank accounts and mental wellbeing.