Shortlists were announced this week for the industry's client and personality of the year at the 2002 Building Awards.

The awards, which will be hosted by Rory Bremner at London's Grosvenor House Hotel on 24 April, also honour the industry's contractors, housebuilders, architects and other consultants.

The shortlist for client of the year, sponsored by Schüco International, is: John Lewis, Manchester council, Peabody Trust, Stanhope, and HM Treasury.

The shortlist for personality of the year is: Lord Falconer, Sir Stuart Lipton, Sir Peter Mason, Ray O'Rourke, and Mark Whitby.