December Newsletter

Dec 10, 2020

“We think of ourselves far too frequently as just individuals, separated from one another, whereas you are connected and what you do affects the whole world. When you do well, it spreads out; it is for the whole of humanity.” – Desmond Tutu

As 2020 draws to a close, The Excellence Group reflects on a year that has defined us in many ways. Not just as a business but as individuals. Our focus this month has been Ubuntu – I am because you are – and it is extremely humbling and gratifying to have watched Ubuntu in action over the course of this year. 

We have seen how interlinked our industry is, with the connections running much deeper than we thought. Even through a global pandemic, we have been able to design and create some outstanding spaces, working closely with some of the best professionals in the business. 

The Excellence Group, as well as each individual company, celebrates this undeniably tough but extremely special year. We are beyond grateful for the opportunities presented, The Excellence Group’s growth and development has been very rewarding. Each company is experiencing exciting new prospects and we are looking forward to sharing these learnings and developments in the new year.  

We wish all of you a happy holiday – thank you to all of our clients, suppliers and fellow professionals for an unforgettable year. We anticipate 2021 to be an excellent year for all of us. 

Richard Lurie
Group Managing Director

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