Welcome to Thailand Property Awards 2015

There are 24 Awards and Categories

DEVELOPER

  • Best Developer

  • Best Boutique Developer

  • Special Recognition in CSR

 

DESIGN

  • Best Residential Architectural Design

  • Best Residential Interior Design

  • Best Hotel Interior Design

  • Best Retail Architectural Design

  • Best Office Architectural Design

  • Best Hotel Architectural Design

  • Best Landscape Architectural Design

 

BEST OF THE BEST

  • Best Commercial Development (Thailand)

  • Best Housing Development (Thailand)

  • Best Condo Development (Thailand)

 

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE

  • Real Estate Personality of the Year

DEVELOPMENT

  • Best Retail Development

  • Best Office Development

  • Best Hotel Development

  • Best Luxury Condo Development (Bangkok)

  • Best Affordable Condo Development (Bangkok)

  • Best Condo Development (Hua Hin)

  • Best Condo Development (Phuket)

  • Best Condo Development (Eastern Seaboard)

  • Best Housing Development (Bangkok)

  • Best Villa Development (Hua Hin)

  • Best Villa Development (Phuket)

  • Best Villa Development (Eastern Seaboard)

  • Best Residential Development (Phang Nga and Krabi)

  • Best Residential Development (Samui)

  • Best Residential Development (Chiang Mai)

  • Best Residential Development (Khao Yai)

  • Best Green Development

DEVELOPER AWARDS

Best Developer

Must have completed at least 5 developments in Thailand since January 2010.

Best Boutique Developer

Must have completed at least 2 boutique developments in Thailand since January 2010.

Special Recognition in CSR

All shortlisted developers will be invited to submit details of their Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.

 

DESIGN AWARDS

Best Residential Architectural Design

The development must have been completed after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. The award will be presented to the Developer of the project.

Best Residential Interior Design

The development must have been completed after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. The award will be presented to the Developer of the project.

Best Retail Architectural Design 

The development must have been completed after January 2014 or have a completion date before December 2017. The award will be presented to the Developer of the project.

Best Office Architectural Design 

The development must have been completed after January 2014 or have a completion date before December 2017. The award will be presented to the Developer of the project.

Best Hotel Architectural Design 

The development must have been completed after January 2014 or have a completion date before December 2017. The award will be presented to the Developer of the project.

Best Landscape Architectural Design

The development must have been completed after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. The award will be presented to the Developer of the project.

Best Hotel Interior Design

The development must have been completed after January 2014 or have a completion date before December 2017. The award will be presented to the Developer of the project.

 

BEST OF THE BEST

Best Commercial Development (Thailand)

Chosen from the retail, office and hotel category Winners.

Best Housing Development (Thailand)

Chosen from the housing/villa category Winners.

Best Condo Development (Thailand)

Chosen from the condo category Winners.

 

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE

Real Estate Personality of the Year

Chosen by the editors of Property Report magazine.

DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Best Commercial Development (Retail)

The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2014 or have a completion date before December 2017.

Best Commercial Development (Office)

The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2014 or have a completion date before December 2017.

Best Commercial Development (Hotel)

The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2014 or have a completion date before December 2017.

Best Housing Development (Bangkok)

The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit Phases of multiphase development are eligible for entry. Must be located in the Bangkok metropolitan area.

Best Luxury Condo Development (Bangkok)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of more than 120,000 THB per sqm. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit. Must be located in the Bangkok metropolitan area.

Best Affordable Condo Development (Bangkok)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of less than 120,000 THB per sqm. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit. Must be located in the Bangkok metropolitan area.

Best Villa Development (Hua Hin)

The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Phases of multiphase development are eligible for entry. Must have a show unit Must be located in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province.

Best Villa Development (Phuket)

The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Phases of multiphase development are eligible for entry. Must have a show unit. Must be located in Phuket Province.

Best Villa Development (Eastern Seaboard)

The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Phases of multiphase development are eligible for entry. Must have a show unit. Must be located in Chon Buri, Chanthaburi, Rayong or Trat Provinces.

Best Residential Development (Samui)

Open to condominiums, apartments, houses and villas. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit. Must be located in Surat Thani Province.

Best Residential Development (Phang Na and Krabi)

Open to condominiums, apartments, houses and villas. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit. Must be located in Phang Na or Krabi Province.

Best Condo Development (Hua Hin)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit Must be located in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province.

Best Residential Development (Chiang Mai)

Open to condominiums, apartments, houses and villas. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit.  Must be located in Chiang Mai province.

Best Residential Development (Khao Yai)

Open to condominiums, apartments, houses and villas. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit. Must be located in Nakhon Ratchasima Province.

 

Best Condo Development (Phuket)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit. Must be located in Phuket Province.

 

Best Condo Development (Eastern Seaboard)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must have been completed and ready for occupancy after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Must have a show unit. Must be located in Chon Buri, Chanthaburi, Rayong or Trat Provinces.

 

Best Green Development

Open to Residential and Commercial Developments. The development must have been completed after January 2015 or have a completion date before December 2017. Open to developments with internationally recognized green certification (granted or pending). All shortlisted developments in the above categories are eligible. There is no direct entry for this category.

15 December 2014Nominations open
1 January 2015Entries open
17 April 2015Nominations close
1 May 2015Deadline for entries
15 June – 10 July 2015Site visits for long-listed properties
1 July 2015Super Early Bird Ticket prices end
3 August 2015Shortlist Announcement
7 August 2015Early Bird Ticket prices end
9 September 2015Gala Dinner

The Thailand Property Awards Gala Dinner and awards presentation ceremony will be held at The Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok on Wednesday 9 September 2015.

Tickets are made available on a first come first served basis.

Single TicketPriceTable of 10
Super Early Bird4,200 THB40,000 THB
Early Bird4,700 THB45,000 THB
Full Price5,200 THB50,000 THB

Evening Programme

6:00 pmRegistration and Cocktail Reception
7:30 pmOpening Ceremony
7:45 pmDinner
9:00 pmAwards Presentation
10:30 pmClosing and Post Award Cocktails
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Sunchai Nuengsit  (Chairman)
Managing Director, BuilderSmart Public Company Limited

Sunchai has over 15 years’ experience in the supply of quality products and solutions for the interior construction and residential building sector. He is a founding member and Managing Director of BuilderSmart PCL, a premier manufacturer and distributor of cutting edge solutions focused on environmental sustainability. Sunchai has completed his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

 

 

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Teresa Biesty
Managing Director, Access Property Limited

Teresa Biesty is originally from Hong Kong. She graduated from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a degree in finance and business administration.Teresa worked in the banking industry in Hong Kong specialising in Forex and Treasuries. Moving to Thailand 20 years ago, Teresa refocused on property investments. Initially working with Colliers Jardines as Director of Residential Property, she subsequently established Access Property Limited which provides a full range of bespoke investment advice on all residential property issues in Thailand. These services often include assessing the quality of residential properties for inward investors whether for personal use or as investment return asset purchases.

 

 

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Sokoun Chanpreda
Managing Director of HMD Asia Co., Ltd.

Sokoun was educated and raised in Bangkok with roots in Cambodia and has received his BA education at Boston University. His experience extends to high-end jewelry business, hotel property development, and club operator. As a founder of HMD Asia and Bed Management, he is a market leader in developing upscale boutique hotels, destination restaurants, and clubs. Bed Management is the creator of the iconic Bed Supperclub and Long Table as well as providing technical service to the redevelopment of Indigo Pearl Phuket. HMD Asia is the creator of Hotel de la Paix and Shinta Mani as well as the developer of Park Hyatt Siem Reap.

 

 

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Mark D. Remijan
Partner & CFO, Khiri Travel Group

Mark received an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School where he graduated with Honors and his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from MIT. Proficient in Khmer, Vietnamese, and Thai, Mark has worked in Southeast Asia for 20 years. Mark has extensive experience in business planning, strategy, finance & fundraising, and senior management in multiple sectors. He co-founded two hospitality companies, Bed Management Company and Ativa Hospitality.   Currently, Mark is Partner & CFO of Khiri Travel Group, which has 16 offices throughout Southeast Asia. He also serves as a Board Director of two public companies in Thailand.

 

 

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Anchalika Kijkanakorn
Managing Director, AHMS

Anchalika Kijkanakorn is the founder and managing director of the Akaryn Hospitality Management Services (AHMS), which operates a collectionof boutique and beachfront luxury boutique resorts. Ms. Kijkanakorn, who owns and operates AHMS Hotels, is also the first Asian-based Chairman of Small Luxury Hotels. She holds a BA in Marketing from University of Texas and an MBA in International Business from the University of South Carolina. She has held various leadership roles specialising in audit, consulting,
mergers and acquisitions, and financial control, managing teams across Asia, Europe and the United States, during eight years with global financial giants GE Capital, and later Honeywell.

 

 

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Suphin Mechuchep
Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle (Thailand) Limited

Suphin Mechuchep is Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle, the largest international property services firm in Thailand with more than 1,300 staff. With 20 years of experience in real estate and comprehensive market knowledge, she is regarded as one of the most respected real estate professionals in Thailand. Also leading firm’s Property and Asset Management business, Suphin has comprehensive experience in managing a wide range of property and asset types. Under her leadership, Jones Lang LaSalle is also the largest international property management service provider in Thailand, with a portfolio of five million square meters managed.

 

 

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Dr.Theerathon Tharachai
CFO, Project Planning Service Public Company Limited

Theerathon Tharachai has educational background in both engineering and business. He graduated from the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor with Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Project Management. He also completed his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. He is a lecturer in real estate and project management in many universities including Chulalongkorn University and Thammasart University. He has worked for contractor and developers for 10 years before returning to his family business, PPS group, the leading project management and construction management firm in Thailand. He is also the board director of Engineering Institute of Thailand for the year 2011-2013.

 

 

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Amanda Ng
Technical Manager, Langdon & Seah (Thailand) Ltd.

Amanda is part of the management team within Langdon & Seah (Thailand) and is responsible for the delivery of construction cost management services. Amanda’s career has spanned across many countries including Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Kingdom. She has led and supported teams from USD multibillion iconic mixed use projects to small complex fit out works in residential, hospitality, education, health, commercial, stadia and infrastructure sector developments. Amanda is a chartered quantity surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and a member of the RICS Thailand Board.

 

 

Regional Panel Heads

CHIANG MAI

 

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Keith Humphreys
Managing Director, Keith Humphreys and Associates

Having been based in Asia for just over three decades, Keith has handled assignments in all major Asian countries plus in most of the major resort destinations within Asia, and other places such as The Maldives, The Seychelles and Palau, Australia and the USA. Other senior appointments held by Keith have been as Executive Director of Hospitality, Asia for CBRE Hotels & Colliers International; General Manager with hotel owner, developer and operator (The Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels/Peninsula Group) and heading a Regional Investment team (Savills). He also ran his own Hospitality Consultancy (KHA) for five years between 2002 and 2007, before re-establishing it in 2012.

 

EASTERN SEABOARD

 

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Clayton Wade
Managing Director, Premier Homes Real Estate

Clayton Wade has been in the real estate industry for over 28 years with 18 years as Managing Director of the Premier Homes Real Estate Company. He is known throughout the Asia-Pacific region for his writing and public speaking, having written for the Bangkok Post, Thailand Property Report and Tropical Homes Magazine, just to name a few. Clayton Wade also appears as the ‘resident real estate consultant for Thailand’s ‘Property Profile’ television show. His many accomplishments in promoting Thailand’s real estate industry include having appeared with several of Thailand’s top political and business figures on CNBC’s Managing Asia programme.

 

HUA HIN 

 

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Russ Downing
Managing Director, HOT Hua Hin Co. Ltd.

Russ Downing is the managing director of HOT Hua Hin Co. Ltd. which does business as HOT Hua Hin Property and Exotiq Property Hua Hin. Both agencies specialize in investment, commercial, holiday and retirement properties. Russ is also the publisher of HOT Hua Hin Magazine, a monthly luxury lifestyle magazine distributed in Hua Hin, the surrounding cities and Bangkok. Russ has headed the Hua Hin judging team for the Thailand Property Awards for the last seven years and was a member of the national panel for seven years.

 

PHUKET 

 

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Robert Krupica
Senior Partner, Hughes Krupica

Robert Krupica is an attorney from the United States, having qualified before the California Bar. After receiving his Juris Doctorate degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law in California’s Silicon Valley, Robert practiced law in California gaining both transactional and litigation experience on a variety of complex business, employment, bankruptcy, and real estate cases while representing both businesses and individuals. Robert previously studied law at the National University of Singapore and then worked for a boutique Intellectual Property law firm in Singapore before co-founding Hughes Krupica in Thailand, to deliver a better modern and progressive platform of specialist legal services to international clients seeking to invest in South East Asia.

 

SAMUI

 

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Christian Glanville
Chief Operating Officer, Limcharoen

Christian Glanville is the firm’s Chief Operating Officer overseeing all of Limcharoen’s offices in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam and the firm’s future expansion plans into other countries and regions of South East Asia. Christian ‘s main areas of practice are corporate, real estate and hospitality. Christian is particularly focused upon foreign direct investment between Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam and neighbouring countries. He has been responsible for developing innovative real estate development structures and legal frameworks for residential real estate projects and branded hotels and resorts tailored to the legal restrictions and environment of Thailand and Vietnam.

DEVELOPER

Best Developer Thailand
Winner: Major Development PCL

Highly Commended: 

  • AP (Thailand) PCL
  • Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited

Best Boutique Developer Thailand

Winner: SLM Real Estate Co. Ltd. (Trading as Orchid Palm Homes)

Highly Commended:

  • Absolute World Group
  • Red Mountain Hua Hin 

Special Recognition in CSR
Winner: 

  • Absolute World Group
  • Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited

 

DESIGN

Best Residential Architectural Design
Winner: Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard by Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited

Highly Commended:

  • Bugatti Retreat Phi Phi by Beach Project Development Group
  • Menam Residences by Menam Residences Co., Ltd.

 

Best Residential Interior Design
Winner: Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard by Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited

Highly Commended:

  • Menam Residences by Menam Residences Co., Ltd.
  • Point Yamu Villas by COMO by COMO Hotels & Resorts
  • The Beach Samui by Absolute World Group

 

Best Commercial Architectural Design
Winner: The District Em by The Emporium Group Co., Ltd.

Highly Commended:

  • AIA Capital Center by AIA Company Limited 
  • Bhiraj Tower At EmQuartier by Bhiraj Buri Group

 

Best Landscape Architectural Design

Winner: Silverlake Vineyard and Winery by Silverlake Vineyard Co., Ltd. 

Highly Commended: 

  • Toscana Valley Casa del Artiste by Toscana Valley Company Limited

 

Best Villa Architectural Design
Winner: 
Villa Seawadee by STK Development Co., Ltd.

Highly Commended:

  • Villa Kya by Dreamcoast 
  • Villa Sritrakul by Sritrakul Development Co., Ltd.

 

Best Hotel Architectural Design
Winner: 
Point Yamu Villas by COMO by COMO Hotels & Resorts 

Highly Commended:

  • Centara Grand Phratamnak by Tulip Group
  • Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach by Fair and Firm Co., Ltd.

 

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE

Real Estate Personality of the Year

Tos Chirathivat, CEO, The Central Group

DEVELOPMENT

Best Luxury Condo Development (Bangkok)
Winner: 
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok at MahaNakhon by Pace Development Corporation PLC

Highly Commended:

  • Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard by Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited
  • Marque Sukhumvit by Major Development PCL 
  • Menam Residences by Menam Residences Co.,Ltd.

Best Affordable Condo Development (Bangkok)
Winner: 
Than Living Pracha Uthit by Kitha Properties Co., Ltd.

Highly Commended:

  • My Story Ladprow71 by Kitha Properties Co., Ltd.

Best Housing Development (Bangkok)
Winner: 
Soul Ratchadaphisek 68 by AP (Thailand) Public Company Limited 

Highly Commended:

  • Perfect Masterpiece Sukhumvit 77 by Estate Perfect Company Limited
  • Siamese Blossom@Fashion by Siamese Asset Company Limited

Best Condo Development (Phuket)
Winner: 
Baan Mai Khao by Sansiri PLC

Highly Commended:

  • The View Kata Condominium by The View Co., Ltd. 

Best Villa Development (Phuket)
Winner: 
Point Yamu Villas by COMO by COMO Hotels & Resorts 

Highly Commended:

  • The Pavilions Estate by The Pavilions Universe

Best Condo Development (Eastern Seaboard)
Winner: 
Amari Residences by The Nova Group

Highly Commended:

  • Centara Avenue Residence & Suites by Tulip Group
  • The Palm, Wongamat Beach by Nova Luxury Developments Co., Ltd.
  • Waterfront Suites & Residence by Tulip Group

Best Villa Development (Eastern Seaboard)
Winner: 
The Vineyard, Phase Three, La Residence by Bravothai Lifestyles Co., Ltd.

  • Amaya Hill by Bravothai Lifestyles Co., Ltd.
  • Silk Road Place Pattaya by Better Home Development Co., Ltd. 

Best Residential Development (Samui)
Winner: 
The Ridge by Panoramic Estate Company

Highly Commended:

  • Aqua Samui by Luxury Living
  • Mandalay Beach Villas by Mandalay Samui Developments

Best Residential Development (Hua Hin)
Winner: 
My Resort by My Resort Holding Co., Ltd.

Highly Commended:

  • Palm Villas by Ban Sanam Golf Limited 
  • Red Mountain by Red Mountain Hua Hin

Best Residential Development (Chiang Mai)
Winner: 
Baan Chiang Mai Riverside by Vorrawut Property Development Co., Ltd.

Highly Commended:

  • S Condominium by Prattana Properties and Healthcare Co., Ltd.

Best Residential Development (Khao Yai)
Winner: 
Toscana Valley Casa Del Artiste by Toscana Valley Company Limited

Highly Commended:

  • Zen Next Condominium Kao-Yai by K.D. Asset and Development Co., Ltd.

Best Commercial Development
Winner: 
AIA Capital Center by AIA Company Limited

Highly Commended:

  • The District Em by The Emporium Group Co., Ltd.
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