New categories & broadcast platforms announced for the archipelago’s most prestigious real estate awards programme
- General public nominations and official entries accepted until 20 August 2021
- Inclusive virtual gala event and awards presentation to be livestreamed worldwide 11 November via AsiaPropertyAwards.com and partner channels, with highlights to be aired on official cable TV partner History Channel
- Virtual media roundtable on 23 March touched on the longevity, credibility and benefits of joining the Awards and discussed the pulse of the Philippine real estate market in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic
MANILA — 23 March 2021
Organisers of the 9th Annual PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards, presented in 2021 by platinum sponsor Kohler and supported by gold sponsor Boysen, have begun the search for the best developers and projects in the archipelago.
Developers across the islands are now enjoined to showcase their latest developments, achievements and innovations in the latest Philippine edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series, the widely respected and trusted regional platform celebrated for upholding the real estate industry’s “Gold Standard”.
Open categories for the 2021 PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards include accolades for the best Developer, Development, and Design, along with the Special Recognition for Public Facility. New categories include the titles of Best Developer (Luzon), Best Developer (Mindanao) and Best Developer (Visayas), recognising the most exemplary companies in the island groups.
The latest edition of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards will also have new accolades for developers with the finest collection of investment assets. They include the titles of Best Office Portfolio, Best Industrial Portfolio, Best Hospitality Portfolio and Best Retail Portfolio.
The country’s winning and Highly Commended developers and projects will be revealed on Thursday, 11 November 2021 in an inclusive virtual gala dinner and awards presentation that will stream live on AsiaPropertyAwards.com/tv-podcast and the official channels on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
Key dates for the 2021 edition:
- 1 January 2021 – Entries Open
- 20 August 2021 – Entries Close
- 28 September 2021 – Final Judging
- 11 November 2021 – Virtual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony (Philippines Edition)
- 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
In 2020, the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards online gala series, which included the first virtual gala edition of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards, was viewed more than 516,000 times and reached viewers and property investors in more than 75 countries worldwide. This year, highlights of the Philippines 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
Winners of the main categories will have a chance to compete at the 16th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, which will elevate the region’s most outstanding developers and projects to 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.
Agriya by Damosa Land, Inc. clinched the top honour of Best Residential Green Development (Asia) last year at the 15th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final.
Joining the virtual media roundtable on 23 March to announce the new edition were Jules Kay, managing director of PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards and Events; Christophe Vicic, PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards incumbent chairperson, and country head of Jones Lang LaSalle Philippines, Inc.; and Cyndy Tan Jarabata, president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc., who’s also the founding chairperson of the Philippines Property Awards. The speakers discussed the Awards programme’s longevity, technological growth, and regional aspect. Also on the panel were Ofelia Barroga, senior partner of HLB Philippines, the official supervisor of the Awards, who reiterated the credibility, fairness and transparency of the programme; and Leo Leong, general manager of Kohler Kitchen & Bath for South and North East Asia, who participated in the roundtable to highlight the strong partnership between global brand Kohler and the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards.
The roundtable additionally touched on the programme’s resilience amid Covid-19 restrictions. Set to be safely conducted as a virtual gala event and ceremony, the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards will observe proper protocols in accordance with health and safety standards in the Philippines.
Speakers at the roundtable also touched on the economic health of the Philippines: sharing insights on residential, commercial and industrial demand throughout the islands; recommendations for the most viable real estate locations and asset segments; and predictions for buyers, renters and investors in the wake of the pandemic.
Organised by Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, PropertyGuru Group, the 9th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards 2021 is supported by the industry’s leading brands, including platinum sponsor Kohler; gold sponsor Boysen; official cable TV partner History Channel; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official PR partner FleishmanHillard; media partners Hoppler and Presello; official charity partner Right To Play; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; and official supervisor HLB.
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