David Coffer, chairman of the Coffer Group, has been named as the Leisure Personality of the Year at the 2008 Property Week's Retail and Leisure Awards. Coffer, who has a career in the industry spanning over 40 years, was handed the award at the event which took place in London's Grosvenor House on 3 July. Coffer said: "At the age of 60, it's particularly reassuring to know that I've still got a personality. To receive an award from one's peers in a sector that I adore is truly magnificent." Shelley Sandzer, the leisure agency, was awarded Best Leisure Consultancy Team for the third consecutive year. Trevor Shelley, director of Shelley Sandzer, said: "We are thrilled and truly honoured to receive this accolade for the third year in a row. We attribute our success to adding value through our dedication and expertise within the leisure property sector."