Award-winning companies represent diverse markets at the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final

Country winners vie for the Best in Asia honours at the finale of the real estate awards series

BANGKOK, Thailand — PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU) today announced the marks of excellence that will be presented at the 18th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, presented by Kohler and supported by Dongpeng Ceramic and Subzero Wolf.

The 2023 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series will culminate in the Grand Final on Friday, 8 December at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok. Top winners of the series will gather at the black-tie gala dinner and presentation ceremony for an opportunity to be honoured the Best in Asia.

This year, the Best in Asia honours will be presented in around 50 categories. Contenders will hail from a diverse pool of property markets represented by the Awards such as Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

In addition, the editorial team of Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine, will present the PropertyGuru Icon Award to Dr. Allan Zeman, founder and chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group. Dr. Zeman won the Real Estate Personality of the Year title in 2015.

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The country winners shortlisted as nominees to the Grand Final were chosen by an independent jury, composed of the head judges of participating markets in the Awards: Thien Duong, chairperson of the Grand Final and general director, Group GSA (Vietnam); Ajai A Kapoor, CEO, 360 degrees – Real Estate Services (India); Cyndy Tan Jarabata, president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc. (Philippines); Eddie Guillemette, CEO, Midori no Ki (Greater Niseko); Datuk Ar. Ezumi Harzani Ismail, president, Malaysian Institute of Architects: 2020-2022 (Malaysia); Ken Ip, assistant general manager and group head of marketing, B.S.C. Group (Mainland China); Kristin Thorsteins, head of partnership growth for APAC at IWG PLC (Singapore); Lui Violanti, regional manager for Western Australia, Inhabit Group (Australia); Paul Tse, president, board of directors, Macao Association of Building Contractors and Developers (Hong Kong and Macau); Sorn Seap, executive vice president, Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association (Cambodia); Suphin Mechuchep, CEO, Sen X Group PCL (Thailand); and Vivin Harsanto, senior director and head of advisory, JLL Indonesia (Indonesia).

HLB, the leading international accounting and advisory firm, ensured that the selection process was fair and transparent, under the supervision of Paul Ashburn of HLB International Real Estate Group.

The 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final is part of PropertyGuru Week, an exciting series of events that will run from 6 December to 9 December. PropertyGuru Week includes the latest editions of the Awards in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Greater Niseko, and India as well as the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit.

Organised by PropertyGuru Group, the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final is supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; silver sponsors Dongpeng Ceramic and Subzero Wolf; official portal partner PropertyGuru; official magazine Property Report by PropertyGuru; official publicity partner Artemis Associates; media partners Bridges, d+a Magazine,, Manila Bulletin, Powderlife, and The Manila Times; official beverage partner Fah Mai Holdings; supporting partner REHDA Institute; supporting association IFC – Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies; and official supervisor HLB.

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The Winners in these categories will be presented at the gala celebration on 8 December 2023:



  • Best Developer(Asia)
  • Best Luxury Developer (Asia)
  • Best Industrial Developer (Asia)    
  • Best Mixed Use Developer (Asia)   
  • Best Lifestyle Developer (Asia)            
  • Best Commercial Developer (Asia)  
  • Best Hospitality Developer (Asia)   
  • Best Sustainable Developer (Asia)         
  • Best Boutique Developer(Asia)            
  • Best Affordable Homes Developer (Asia)         
  • Best Breakthrough Developer (Asia)       



  • Best Mega Township Development (Asia)                       
  • Best Waterfront Township Development (Asia)                         
  • Best Township Development (Asia)                      
  • Best Mixed Use Development (Asia)                     
  • Best Boutique Mixed Use Development (Asia)                          
  • Best Residential Development (Asia)                            
  • Best High Rise Condo Development (Asia)                      
  • Best Low Rise Condo Development (Asia)                      
  • Best Boutique Condo Development (Asia)                       
  • Best Luxury Housing / Landed Development (Asia)                     
  • Best Housing / Landed Development (Asia)                     
  • Best Waterfront Condo Development (Asia)           
  • Best Waterfront Residence (Asia)                        
  • Best Connectivity Condo Development (Asia)                                        
  • Best Completed Condo Development (Asia)                     
  • Best Wellness Residential Development (Asia) 
  • Best Smart Building Development (Asia)                        
  • Best Smart Home Development(Asia)                          
  • Best Green Development (Asia)                          
  • Best Industrial Development (Asia)                      
  • Best Hospitality Development (Asia)                            
  • Best Office Development (Asia)                          
  • Best Retail Development (Asia)                          
  • Best Branded Residential Development (Asia) 


DESIGN AWARDS                    

  • Best Township Masterplan Design (Asia)          
  • Best Mixed Use Architectural Design (Asia)       
  • Best Condo Architectural Design (Asia)                         
  • Best Housing / Landed Architectural Design (Asia)       
  • Best Hospitality Architectural Design (Asia)              
  • Best Office Architectural Design (Asia)            
  • Best Retail Architectural Design (Asia)            
  • Best Condo Interior Design (Asia)                        
  • Best Housing / Landed Interior Design (Asia)            
  • Best Hospitality Interior Design (Asia)            
  • Best Office Interior Design(Asia)          
  • Best Retail Interior Design (Asia)          
  • Best Condo Landscape Design(Asia)                            
  • Best Housing / Landed Landscape Design(Asia)         
  • Best Commercial Landscape Design(Asia)        



  • PropertyGuru Icon Award