The founder and managing director of Empire Property Concepts, Paul Rothwell, has been named Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2018 North NatWest Great Entrepreneur Awards.
Diana joined Paul and his team at Old Trafford for the glitzy award evening on the 15th November.
Paul’s portfolio currently comprises of 1,500 residential units with a typical yield of 20%, which is industry leading. Paul now employs a team of 20 people and has 600 properties currently in development.
Speaking about the win, Diana said, “Paul is fully deserving of this award and I was absolutely thrilled to be able to cheer him on as he collected it. Empire Property Concepts is a business that Paul founded when he was in his 20s and he has grown it to be a significant business, particularly over the last few years. I recently visited his latest scheme in Doncaster, Danum House, and it’s very impressive.”
This year the award was presented by Wynne Evans, best known for his role in the well-known Gocompare.com TV commercials.
Following the regional win, Rothwell goes through to the national finals being held in London in January 2019.