Six of the industry's brightest young companies have been shortlisted for the 2001 Building Entrepreneur of the Year Award, sponsored by Local Authority Building Control.

The shortlisted firms are:

  • Cadweb, set up to provide project extranets for construction
  • CMInternational, UK and Hong Kong-based construction manager
  • Gusto Construction, the Nottinghamshire housebuilder
  • Integra, the Brighton-based contractor that has invested strongly in the community
  • Piercy Conner, the architect behind the micro-flats concept
  • Unite, the UK's leading provider of "key worker" accommodation.

The winner, who will receive £5000, will be announced on 17 October at Built Environment 2001, in London Docklands. More details are available at the website, and tickets are available from Folio Consultants 0870-873 0050.