Industry's big hitters prepare for their red carpet moment.

As the Golden Globes precede the Oscars, the Oscars - being dished out in LA this weekend - precede… the Building Awards. The awards will be held on Tuesday, 4 April at the Grovsenor House Hotel on Park Lane; in the mean time, here are the shortlists:

Construction consultant/surveyor of the year: Atkins, Cyril Sweett, Davis Langdon, Faber Maunsell, Turner + Townsend, WSP Group.

Architectural practice of the year: Bennetts Associates, bptw, Broadway Malyan, John McAslan + Partners, Pollard Thomas Edwards, PRP Architects.

Major contractor of the year: Carillion Building, Costain Group, Interserve, Kier Group, Taylor Woodrow, Wates.

Contractor of the year: Dean & Dyball Construction, Parkinson Building Contractors, Simons Construction, Thomas Vale Construction, Warings Group.

PFI/PPP contractor of the year: Costain, Interserve Health, Skanska.

Project/construction manager of the year: Cyril Sweett, Hornagold & Hills, Mace, Rydon Group, Turner + Townsend.

Specialist contractor of the year: Balfour Kilpatrick, Billington Structures, Lakesmere, Marlborough Brickwork, McDermott Bros Contractors, Prater.

Major housebuilder of the year: Barratt Developments, Bellway, David Wilson Homes, Miller Homes, Redrow, Taylor Woodrow.

Housebuilder of the year: Ben Bailey Homes, Linden Homes, Millwood, Morris, Try Homes, Weston Homes.

Major housing project: Adastral South Village, London; Broughton Square, Milton Keynes; Chapel, Southampton; Kew Riverside, London; The Village, Caterham-on-the-Hill, Surrey.

Construction client of the year: Allied London, Arsenal, Defence Estates, Derwent Valley, John Lewis Partnership, Land Securities.

Entrepreneur of the year: BIW Technologies, PTE Property, R-gen.

Sustainability award: Amec, Atkins, Bennetts Associates, Chetwoods and Gazeley, Rockwool, Willmott Dixon.

Integrated supply chain: Defence Estates, Interserve Health, Mace, Taylor Woodrow, Thomas Vale Construction, Wolseley UK.

Manufacturer of the year: Cladding Solutions, Ibstock, Marley Eternit, Paroc Panels, Spaceover, Wavin Plastics.

Construction personality of the year: Rab Bennetts, Bennetts Associates; Seb Coe, Olympic committee; Steve McGuckin, Land Securities; Rob Smith, Davis Langdon; John White, Persimmon; Geoff Wright, Hammerson.

Chief Exceutive of the year: Stuart Chambers, Pilkington; John Dodds, Kier; John McDonough, Carillion; Alan Murray, Hanson; David Pretty, Barratt; John White, Persimmon.

If you would like to book a table at the Awards ceremony please contact Jen Clarke on 020 8755 4441 or by email on