International real estate advisor Savills has retained its title as The Times Graduate Employer of Choice for Property for the tenth consecutive year. The firm has held this position since the category’s inception in 2007.
The awards, which reflect the feedback from interviews of more than 18,000 final year students was held on Wednesday 23rd March 2016 at Kings Place in London. Savills beat rivals JLL and Knight Frank, who were placed second and third respectively.
Savills was also named 94th in the Times Top 100 employers this year, the only property company to make the list, which features Britain’s best known and most successful graduate employers.
Mark Ridley, chief executive of Savills UK and Europe, says: “We are delighted to have won this award for the tenth year in a row and also to have made it on to such a prestigious list. We pride ourselves on providing a best in class programme, offering all our graduates practical and applicable experience that provides a foundation for the myriad of opportunities available to them within our global business. Developing talent is fundamental to our growth and development and this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to our graduate programme.”
Ema Saunders, director of people development at Savills, adds: “We are very pleased to have been recognised as the Property Employer of Choice for ten consecutive years. We continue to look for diverse and ambitious individuals who will be the business leaders of tomorrow. Our commitment to providing opportunity, support and skills enables our graduates to shape their own careers and make an impact on the industry.”