Australia’s finest real estate honoured on the international stage at the 5th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia)

Luxurious, multigenerational properties take centre stage during a day of celebration at the prestigious honours

  • Top award for Best Developer (Australia) goes to Auriton Group while SPG Land garners seven wins
  • Wide variety of projects from Victoria to South Australia honoured, including well-developed, well-designed homes for seniors and international students
  • William Wu, director of Mayrin Group, wins inaugural Australia Real Estate Personality of the Year award
  • Winners from Australia garner ‘Best of Asia’ honours at the 17th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final

BANGKOK, Thailand — 9 December 2022

PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, today announced the Winners and Highly Commended recipients of the 5th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia).

The Awards in Australia were presented in 28 categories, recognising developers and projects that appealed to property seekers of various age and income groups throughout Asia Pacific.

Auriton Group became the first winner of the Best Developer title in the history of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia). The company also received Highly Commended citations for its waterfront apartment project Rivea.

Other companies that excelled in the Developer categories were Salvo Property Group, named Best Residential Developer, and Spacious Group, which won both the Best Boutique Developer title and the Best Low Rise Apartment Development (Victoria) award for its project Voyage Altona.

SPG Land won all seven of its nominations—the most of any company this year. The company’s Gold Coast development, Paradiso Place, was named Best Apartment Development (Queensland), Best Integrated WFH Development, Best Waterfront Apartment Development, Best Smart Building Development, Best Lifestyle Development, Best Apartment Interior Design, and Best Apartment Architectural Design.

The prestigious honour of Best Condo/Apartment Development (Australia) went to Forbes Residences, Applecross by Mustera Property Group Ltd in one of three wins for the company. Mayrin Group gained four wins, including the honour of Best Housing Development (Australia) for The Archwood Residences.

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William Wu, director of Mayrin Group, became the first recipient of the Australia Real Estate Personality of the Year award. The editors of Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine of the Awards, chose Wu to receive the inaugural honour for his precocious achievements as a property investor, having acquired lucrative properties and developed apartments across Australia.

This year’s Awards in Australia honoured homes that catered to the country’s diverse demographics. Scape Australia won the Best Student Accommodation Development award for Scape Redfern while Mark Moran Group won Best Senior Living Development for Mark Moran Warrawee.

The new title of Best Apartment Development (South Australia) was awarded to Greaton Development Pty Ltd. for West Franklin. Well-developed, beautifully designed projects in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, and Western Australia were also accoladed, including Heyington by Sterling Global which won Best Luxury Apartment Development (Victoria).

Hari V. Krishnan, CEO and managing director of PropertyGuru Group, said: “Congratulations to the recipients of our Awards in Australia! Our Awards have expanded to represent more states in Australia and recognise developments that appeal to more generations, spanning a wide range of property seekers from investors to international students.”

The 2022 edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) were presented in an exclusive luncheon and presentation ahead of the 17th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final on 9 December at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok.

Top winners of the Awards in Australia vied for the ‘Best in Asia’ honours at the Grand Final, which celebrated the best of the best real estate in dynamic markets across Asia Pacific. Spacious Group won the Best Boutique Developer (Asia) title while Paradiso Place by SPG Land was named Best Smart Building Development (Asia) and Best Integrated Work From Home Development (Asia). Zero Gipps by Dare Property Group won Best Eco Friendly Commercial Development (Asia) while The Archwood Residences by Mayrin Group won Best Housing/Landed Architectural Design (Asia).

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The awardees were chosen by an independent panel of judges, namely Lui Violanti, chairperson of the Awards and regional manager of Western Australia for Inhabit Group; Benson Zhou, director of Savills Melbourne and divisional head of Asia in Victoria; Ivan Lam, ​head of international business, Charter Keck Cramer; Jessica Liew, director, Plus Architecture; Peter Li, general manager, Plus Agency; Richard Newling Ward, director, Bayleyward; Sandra Furtado, co-founder and director, Furtado Sullivan; and Steven Yu, founder and CEO, Valorton Group.

HLB Mann Judd – HLB Australasia, led by partner and head of tax Josh Chye, supervised the selection process—ensuring its fairness, transparency, and credibility.

Organised by PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), the 5th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) programme is supported by official channel partner History; official magazine Property Report by PropertyGuru; official PR partner Good Talent Public Relations; media partner Your Investment Property; and official supervisor HLB.

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

 

LIST OF WINNERS AND HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARDEES

5th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia)

 

DEVELOPER AWARDS

Best Developer

  • WINNER: Auriton Group 

Best Residential Developer 

  • WINNER: Salvo Property Group 

Best Boutique Developer 

  • WINNER: Spacious Group

 

DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Best Luxury Apartment Development (Victoria)

  • WINNER: Heyington by Sterling Global 

Best High Rise Apartment Development (Victoria)

  • WINNER: Melbourne Square by OSK Property
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Stature Southbank by Salvo Property Group

Best Low Rise Apartment Development (Victoria)

  • WINNER: Voyage Altona by Spacious Group 

Best Apartment Development (Western Australia)

  • WINNER: Forbes Residences, Applecross by Mustera Property Group Ltd
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rivière Residences by Edge

Best Apartment Development (South Australia)

  • WINNER: West Franklin by Greaton Development Pty Ltd.

Best Apartment Development (Queensland)

  • WINNER: Paradiso Place by SPG Land

Best Integrated WFH Development

  • WINNER: Paradiso Place by SPG Land

Best Waterfront Apartment Development

  • WINNER: Paradiso Place by SPG Land
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rivea by Auriton Group 

Best Smart Building Development

  • WINNER: Paradiso Place by SPG Land

Best Lifestyle Development

  • WINNER: Paradiso Place by SPG Land 

Best Townhouse Development (New South Wales)

  • WINNER: The Archwood Residences by Mayrin Group 

Best Student Accommodation Development

  • WINNER: Scape Redfern by Scape Australia 

Best Senior Living Development

  • WINNER: Mark Moran Warrawee by Mark Moran Group 

Best Low Rise Mixed Use Development

  • WINNER: Balfour Place by Thirdi Group 

Best High Rise Mixed Use Development

  • WINNER: Melbourne Square by OSK Property 

Best Eco Friendly Commercial Development

  • WINNER: Zero Gipps by Dare Property Group

 

DESIGN AWARDS

Best Apartment Interior Design

  • WINNER: Paradiso Place by SPG Land 

Best Apartment Architectural Design

  • WINNER: Paradiso Place by SPG Land
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rivea by Auriton Group 

Best Townhouse Architectural Design

  • WINNER: The Archwood Residences by Mayrin Group 

Best Townhouse Interior Design

  • WINNER: The Archwood Residences by Mayrin Group 

Best Senior Living Interior Design

  • WINNER: Evette Moran, Mark Moran Warrawee by Mark Moran Group

 

BEST OF AUSTRALIA AWARDS

Best Condo/Apartment Development (Australia)    

  • WINNER: Forbes Residences, Applecross by Mustera Property Group Ltd

Best Housing Development (Australia)   

  • WINNER: The Archwood Residences by Mayrin Group

 

SPECIAL AWARD

Special Recognition in Sustainable Design and Construction

  • WINNER: Mustera Property Group Ltd

 

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE

Australia Real Estate Personality of the Year

  • WINNER: William Wu, Director, Mayrin Group

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