7th PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards programme sets key 2021 dates, expands reach with new broadcast platforms

Nominations and entries now sought for seventh edition of the prestigious awards series in the rapidly industrialising nation

  • General public nominations and official entries accepted until 13 August 2021
  • Exclusive black-tie gala dinner and awards ceremony on 8 October in Ho Chi Minh City to be livestreamed worldwide on the same day via AsiaPropertyAwards.com and partner channels, with highlights to be aired on official cable TV partner History Channel
  • Virtual media launch delivers update on the post-pandemic Vietnamese real estate sector, including market reviews from the standpoint of previous Best Developer winners and insights from Vietnam’s leading property portal

HO CHI MINH CITY — 16 March 2021

Vietnam’s most exclusive and prestigious real estate awards programme is officially underway with the call for nominations and entries for the 7th Annual PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards, presented in 2021 by platinum sponsor Kohler and gold sponsor Hafele.

The rapidly industrialising nation’s most exemplary developers and projects are called on to showcase their latest projects, achievements and innovations by joining the the 7th PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards. The widely respected and trusted regional platform is celebrated for upholding the industry’s “Gold Standard”.

The country’s winning and Highly Commended developers and projects will be named on Friday, 8 October 2021, in an exclusive black-tie gala dinner and awards presentation in Ho Chi Minh City. The gala event will strictly follow health and safety protocols as recommended by local authorities.

Key dates for the 2021 edition: 

  • 1 January 2021 – Entries Open
  • 13 August 2021 – Entries Close
  • 23 August-10 September 2021 – Site Inspections
  • 16 September 2021 – Final Judging
  • 8 October 2021 – Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City
  • 9 December 2021 – Regional Grand Final Gala Event in Bangkok, Thailand

Nominations from the public and official entries from eligible companies and projects are currently being accepted here: AsiaPropertyAwards.com/nominations

The 7th PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards gala night will premiere simultaneously on the same day on AsiaPropertyAwards.com/tv-podcast and the official channels on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. In 2020, the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards online gala series, the first of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region, was viewed more than 516,000 times and reached viewers and property investors in more than 75 countries worldwide. This year, highlights of the Vietnam gala event will air on the History Channel, the official cable TV partner of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards, reaching even more international audiences.

Best in Asia

Main category winners of the 7th PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards may advance to the 16th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final 2021, where they will compete with the region’s most outstanding developers and projects for the titles of “Best in Asia”. The 16th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand on 9 December and preceded by the 2021 edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit, the tech and thought leadership platform of PropertyGuru Group.

Vietnam accumulated three regional accolades last year at the 15th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, with Ecopark Corporation Joint Stock Company, Kien A Corporation, and Gamuda Land HCMC JSC besting companies across the region for the coveted awards of Best Township Development (Asia), Best Hospitality Architectural Design (Asia), and Best High Rise Condo Landscape Architectural Design (Asia), respectively.

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Kien A Corporation and Gamuda Land Vietnam participated in the virtual media launch of the 2021 PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards on 16 March. Executives of the companies, which have gained multiple top accolades at the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards over the years, joined remotely via Zoom to speak about the positive impact of winning. They included James Lai, head of business development of Gamuda Land Vietnam, and Huynh Thuy Phuong, deputy general director and board member of Kien A Corporation.

Jules Kay, managing director of PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards and Events; Thien Duong, PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards chair and managing director of Transform Architecture; and Robert Vuong Trieu Vu, CEO of Batdongsan.com.vn, the official portal partner of the Awards, were also in attendance, discussing the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series’ longevity, credibility, regional aspect, technological innovation, and benchmark-setting “gold standards”.

The virtual media launch also touched on the programme’s resilience amid Covid-19 restrictions as well as the protocols it has observed to ensure compliance with prevailing health and safety standards in Vietnam.

Paul Ashburn, ASPAC Leader of HLB Real Estate Group, spoke on behalf of HLB, the official supervisor of the Awards, to highlight the credibility, fairness and transparency of the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards.

Informative insights

Batdongsan.com.vn, the leading property portal in Vietnam, provided attendees of the virtual media launch with the latest update on Vietnam real estate, including informative insights into market sentiment amid recovery efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the most promising locations and asset segments in the country. The virtual media launch also offered a review and outlook of the market from the viewpoint of previous Best Developer award winners Gamuda Land Vietnam and Kien A Corporation.

More: Outstanding developers honoured in Ho Chi Minh City for the 6th PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards 2020

Gamuda Land Vietnam won Best Developer and seven other titles last year at the 6th PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards. Outstanding developers from northern to southern Vietnam converged in Ho Chi Minh City to vie for 49 titles, celebrating the nation’s rising crop of industrial developments, integrated township developments, masterplanned communities, mixed-use sites, and new urban areas.

Organised by Asia’s leading property technology company, PropertyGuru Group, the 7th PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards 2021 is supported by the industry’s leading brands, including platinum sponsor Kohler; gold sponsor Hafele; official portal partner Batdongsan.com.vn; official local partner Oriental Media Vietnam; official cable TV partner History Channel; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official PR partner T&H Communications; media partners Deluxe Magazine, Oi Vietnam, and Vietnam Heritage; official charity partner Right To Play; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; and official supervisor HLB.

For more information, email [email protected] or visit the official website: AsiaPropertyAwards.com.