Following a project to make public services more efficient Buckinghamshire County Council and its property consultants Carter Jonas have joined Apple, Google and UBS on the short-list for a national award.
The project reviewed more than 500 buildings owned by Buckinghamshire County Council, alongside NHS, central government, blue light, and district, town and parish properties. It has been used to examine where public services can share buildings, resulting in tax payer savings.
Judges at the Property Awards 2017 have now put the Council and Carter Jonas through to the final six in a category which recognises excellence in estate management.
The winner of the award, which was free to enter, will be announced on Tuesday 4th April 2017.
John Chilver, Cabinet Member for Resources, said: ‘To be in the company of Apple, Google and UBS demonstrates just how highly judges thought of our work, which will help ensure that public services in Buckinghamshire are far more integrated and efficient.‘