On 3 November 2016 BCEG (Beijing Construction Engineering Group) received the Chinese Investor of the Year Award at the British Business Awards 2016 hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce and held at the InterContinental Hotel at Shanghai Pudong, China.
The British Business Awards recognises excellence in innovation, enterprise and endeavour between British and Chinese businesses. BCEG were joint winners of the Chinese Investor of the Year award with Sanpower Group.
Of BCEG the judges said: “BCEG is a leading construction and engineering company in China and is already active in global markets. As a major state owned enterprise and with operations in 27 countries, BCEG is a diverse business across a number of sectors around the world.
“The British Business Award for Chinese Investor of the Year recognises organisations which have made an outstanding contribution to Sino-British trade and relationships. With its ongoing investment in the UK since 2013, BCEG has shown great dedication to the local city councils, communities and its partners, and has become an ambassador for the two countries.”
BCEG is wholly committed to its relationships with the UK particularly in Manchester where BCEGI Construction (UK) Ltd is working on three projects:
• One of the largest projects in the UK, the £800 million Airport City. BCEGI is an equity and construction partner working alongside Manchester Airports Group, Carillion PLC and the Greater Manchester Pension Fund.
• The £700 million Middlewood Locks development just outside of Manchester City Centre. BCEGI is the main contractor on the project for Scarborough Group International.
• The £200 million St Michael’s scheme in the heart of Manchester City Centre. BCEGI is an equity and construction partner along with Rowsley and The Jackson’s Row Development Partnership (owned by Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Brendan Flood).