Essay Writing Competition 2023

We’re proud to announce the third annual essay writing competition in collaboration with The Land Collective.

In the UK, Real Estate contributes to a 42% of carbon footprint. Moreover, 38% of all CO2 emissions globally come from the built environment. Our industry has a huge responsibility to drive radical change to prevent global warming, hence why the research question this year is addressing sustainable real estate.

Essay Question

Can Real Estate Investment ever be truly sustainable?
  • The essay competition is open to current college/sixth form, university students and all member of the land collective community
  • Your essay must be between 800-1,000 words max.
  • You must answer the question as specified above.
  • Your essay must be uploaded in a Word.doc, without your name appearing in the document.
  • The deadline for the receipt of entries is 17:00 GMT on Sunday 14th of April 2023. Please note that late entries cannot be accepted.
  • The winner will be announced on Wednesday the 5th of May
  • All entries will be acknowledged by email. Please check your junk folder if you haven’t received it. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to provide feedback on unsuccessful entries.
  • The winner must be willing to be in any publicity that we or Bayfield publish related to the prize, which can include picture, name, testimonial by video and/or writing etc.
  • Winners are entitled to refer to the achievement on their CV.
  • Important Note: The essay must be the sole creation and original work of the entrant. Any form of plagiarism will result in an automatic disqualification


The winner of this competition will receive:
  1. A place on the Real Estate Analyst: Financial Modelling in Excel course (worth £1,500 and CPD accredited)
  2. The essay published and promoted on The Land Collective website and social media platforms.
  3. A £25 Amazon Voucher.
The runner up will receive:
  1. A £10 Amazon voucher
  2. The essay published on The Land Collective website.

How to Enter

For all essay submissions, click the button below and follow the instructions

Submission Deadline: 14th April 2023

Any Questions?

Contact a member of our team:

Sonia Martin-Gutierrez
[email protected]