Retail Design & Development Awards

What are the Retail Design & Development Awards (RDDA)?

Exceptional shopping centre design deserves recognition. This is the aim of the RDDAs – to identify and award outstanding design and economic success of shopping centres within the South African property industry.

Entry Categories

There are four entry categories to choose from. A winner will be selected from each category.

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New Developments

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Renovation / Expansion


Retail Design – Store or Restaurant

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Submission Requirements

Find Out What It Takes To Be A Winner


Create Account


Submit Payment


Submit The Online Entry


Submit High Resolution
Images & Drawings

Judging Process

Exceptional design should be rewarded. The RDDAs are awarded annually for beautiful and functional design, and economic success of projects within the South African property industry.

New shopping centres can be entered, as well as existing centres that have undergone renovation and/or expansion. There is also a separate category for International entries.

2018 RDDA Winners

Category A
New Developments

Category B

Category C
Retail Design – Restaurant

Category C
Retail Design – Store

Spectrum Awards Winner

Centre Name:
Whale Coast Mall

Centre Name:
Boat Shed

Restaurant Name:
Nando’s Horizonview

Store Name:
Relay Denim Bar Braamfontein

Centre Name:
Whale Coast Mall