Property News - Barrows & Forrester duo nominated for two City of Birmingham Business Awards

Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020

Barrows & Forrester duo, James Forrester and Krish Patel (pic right centre and right), have been nominated for a two City of Birmingham Business Awards [COBBA] organised by Downtown in Business.

This is the second year running that the Birmingham property group has been nominated at COBBA.

After winning last year’s Social Media Marketers of the Year – this year Managing Director James Forrester is up for Property Professional of the Year and Sales & Letting Agent Krish Patel is up for Employee for the Year.

James Forrester has worked in property for 20 years working across the UK and Europe before setting up his own business in Jewellery Quarter in 2015.

Five years later Barrows & Forrester has grown into one the best recognised local and independent property businesses in the region.

Alongside Barrows & Forrester James also runs a successful development business StripeHomes and is a prominent business networker supporting a number of small businesses through his networks across the city.

James Forrester said: “I’m really touched to have been nominated for this award.

“I am a true Geordie but I’ve made Brum my home and love working in this region despite everything going on in the world right now we continue to grow our property businesses.”

Krish has worked for James across several businesses for the last seven years. He was nominated by James for his continued loyalty and supporting the growth of his businesses.

Krish Patel added: “It came as a real shock to have been nominated and when I found out it was James who put me forward I was really grateful as he’s done a lot for my career and development over the years.

I love working for him and we’ve been on such a journey together so hopefully I can reward his faith and win the award for us.”

You can vote for the James & Krish here:

The awards are to due take place on Thursday 26 November 2020

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