Asia Property Awards

Australia

Australia’s outstanding developers will be honoured, together with the best in Asia, at the exclusive gala dinner of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final to celebrate the best of the best in the Asia Pacific real estate sector in the past year. 
The 2021 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) is the most respected and most sought-after real estate industry honours. The culminating event is part of the regional PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards programme established in 2005. With a professionally run and supervised judging system, the Asia Property Awards is the gold standard in real estate. 

ENTRIES OPEN

01

Jan 2021

ENTRY FORM DEADLINE

17

Sep 2021

SITE INSPECTIONS

27 – 15

Sep-Oct 2021

FINAL JUDGING

19

Oct 2021

VIRTUAL GALA

09

Dec 2021

DEVELOPER AWARDS

Best Developer

Must have completed at least 5 residential, commercial, hospitality developments in Australia since January 2016. 
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Boutique Developer

Must have completed at least 2 boutique residential, commercial or hospitality developments in Australia since January 2016.
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Sustainable Developer

Must have completed at least 2 sustainable developments in Australia since 2016. Sustainable developers consistently implement environmentally sensitive design features, use low impact construction materials, and install energy, waste efficient systems. 
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Breakthrough Developer

Must have launched first project during or after 2020 and have at least one new project in the pipeline to be launched before the end of 2021. 
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Lifestyle Developer

Must have completed at least 2 lifestyle developments in Australia from 2016 to present. Lifestyle developers offer additional facilities in all their projects for residents to enhance their living experience, such as swimming pools, health and fitness areas, social spaces, children’s playgrounds, convenience stores. 
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Commercial Developer

Must have completed at least 2 commercial developments in Australia from 2016 to present. Commercial developments include office and/or retail projects.
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Hospitality Developer

Must have completed at least 2 hospitality developments in Australia from 2016 to present. Hospitality developments include hotel and resort projects 
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Industrial Developer

Must have completed at least 2 industrial developments in Australia from 2016 to present. Industrial developments include manufacturing and/or logistics sector projects.
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Mixed Use Developer

Must have completed at least 2 mixed use developments in Australia from 2016 to present. Mixed-Use developments should include a minimum of two interconnected components: residential, retail, office, hospitality, medical, entertainment etc. 
*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Special Recognition Awards

Special Recognition in ESG

All shortlisted developers will be invited to submit details of their ESG activities.There is no direct entry for this category. The criteria used to judge developers eligibility for this award includes: 

  • Environmental features, systems and technologies 
  • Social responsibility and diversity approaches 
  • Corporate governance and employee benefits 

Special Recognition in Sustainable Design and Construction

All shortlisted developers will be invited to submit details of their Sustainable Design activities.There is no direct entry for this category. The criteria used to judge developers eligibility for this award includes: 

  • Environmentally friendly design features 
  • Low impact materials selection 
  • Design durability and lifecycle assessment 

Best Apartment Development (Western Australia)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. 

Best Apartment Development (Queensland)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Apartment Development (New South Wales)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Apartment Development (Victoria)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Apartment Development (Australia Capital Territory)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit

Best Housing Development (Western Australia)    

Open to developments with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Housing Development (Queensland)    

Open to developments with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry.

Best Housing Development (New South Wales) 

Open to developments with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Housing Development (Victoria)    

Open to developments with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Housing Development (Australia Capital Territory)

Open to developments with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Townhouse Development (Western Australia)    

Open to Townhouse. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Townhouse Development (Queensland)    

Open to Townhouse. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Townhouse Development (New South Wales) 

Open to Townhouse. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Townhouse Development (Victoria)   

Open to Townhouse. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Townhouse Development (Australia Capital Territory) 

Open to Townhouse. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phase of a multiphase developments are also eligible for entry. 

Best Student Accommodation Development

Open to owner managed accommodation targeted at students. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. 

Best Office Development

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024.

Best Retail Development

Open to retail developments with more than 20,000 GFA. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Hotel Development     

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024.

Best Mixed Use Development    

Open to Mixed Use developments with two or more components, including residential, office, retail, hospitality, medical and entertainment. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Educational Development 

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Industrial Development 

Open to Industrial developments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. Industrial developments include manufacturing and/or logistics sector projects.

Best Heritage Development 

Open to Heritage developments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. 

Best Green Development

Open for Residential and Commercial Projects. The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. Open to developments with internationally recognized green certification (granted). The developer must submit relevant documents, images and certifications to support each entry as evidence of: • Energy saving systems • Water management systems • Waste management systems • Health related features

DESIGN AWARDS

Best Apartment Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. General criteria include concept, form, use of space, design innovation, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Housing Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Criteria is applied to the full masterplan design and includes aesthetics, variety, accessibility, design innovation, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Townhouse Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Criteria is applied to the full masterplan design and includes aesthetics, variety, accessibility, design innovation, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact 

Best Educational Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. 

Best Hotel Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include concept, form, shape, use of space, design innovation, longevity, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Retail Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include concept, form, shape, use of space, design innovation, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Retail Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include concept, form, shape, use of space, design innovation, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Office Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include concept, form, shape, use of space, design innovation, longevity, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Landscape Architectural Design

Open to both residential and commercial projects. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024.
General criteria include consistency (flora & outdoor features), proportion,plant variety, innovation, accessibility, segmentation, special transition,ease of maintenance, environmental impact. 

Best Retail Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include theme, colour, texture, finishing, comfort, functionality, relevance, innovation, maintenance, health and safety.  

Best Educational Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Hotel Interior Design 

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include theme, colour, texture, finishing, comfort, functionality, relevance, innovation, maintenance, health and safety. 

Best Office Interior Design    

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include theme, colour, texture, finishing, comfort, functionality, relevance, innovation, maintenance, health and safety. 

Best Apartment Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. General criteria include interior themes, colours, textures, finishing, functionality, relevance, innovation, safety, health, ease of maintenance. 

Best Housing Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. General criteria include interior themes, colours, textures, finishing, functionality, relevance, innovation, safety, health, ease of maintenance. 

Best Townhouse Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. General criteria include interior themes, colours, textures, finishing, functionality, relevance, innovation, safety, health, ease of maintenance. 

Best Mixed Use Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include theme, colour, texture, finishing, comfort, functionality, relevance, innovation, maintenance, health and safety. 

Best Co working Space    

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include concept, space planning, functionality, communal area design, private area design, colour, texture, finishing, comfort, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Build to Rent Development

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Masterplan Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. 

Best Heritage Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. 

Best Heritage Interior Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. 

Best of The Best Awards

Best Condo/Apartment Development (Australia)    

Chosen from all the condos/apartments categories winners.  

Best Housing Development (Australia)    

Chosen from all the housing/townhouses categories winners. 

Judge Panel

Lui Violanti

Chairperson (Australia)

Regional Manager - Western Australian ,Inhabit Group

Benson Zhou

Director, CBD and Metropolitan Sales, Savills Australia

Leonie Klaric

Co-Founder of ‘The Property Expert International'

Ivan Lam

Head of International Business, Charter Keck Cramer

Jessica Liew

Director, Plus Architecture

Richard Newling Ward

Founding Director , BayleyWard

The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) virtual red carpet and awards presentation ceremony will be livestreamed on 09 December 2021

Register to view the online programme, which will be broadcasted on asiapropertyawards.com/tv-podcastFacebookLinkedIn, and YouTube

The virtual red carpet and virtual gala will be watched by consumers and real estate agents. They will be joined by shortlisted developers, sponsors and partners, comprising C-level and senior industry figures in real estate development, property consultancy, construction, marketing, property technology, legal, finance, and architecture and design. Select members of the media cover the event. 

* Dress Code: Black Tie

4:00 pm

Registration and Cocktail Reception

4:30 pm

Awards Presentation