7th Myanmar

Property Awards

The country’s finest developers will be honoured at the exclusive gala dinner of the PropertyGuru Myanmar Property Awards to celebrate the best projects, designs, and innovations within the industry throughout the past year.  

The 7th annual PropertyGuru Myanmar Property Awards is the most respected and most sought-after real estate industry honours. The 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

24

Sep 2021

SITE INSPECTIONS

07-08

Sep-Oct 2021

FINAL JUDGING

13

Oct 2021

PHYSICAL GALA

09

Dec 2021

Developer Awards

Best Developer

Must have completed at least 2 residential, commercial, hospitality developments in Myanmar 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 one boutique residential, commercial or hospitality developments in Myanmar since January 2016. Boutique developments 

*Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category.

Best Sustainable Developer

Must have completed at least one sustainable development in Myanmar 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 one lifestyle development in Myanmar 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 one commercial development in Myanmar 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 one hospitality development in Myanmar 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 one industrial development in Myanmar 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 one mixed use developments in Myanmar 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 technology 
  • 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 Luxury Condo Development

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average price per sqm. starting at 250 USD per sqft and up. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Condo Development   

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average price per sqm. of 100-250 USD per sqft. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Affordable Condo Development      

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average price per sqm. of less than 100 USD per sqft. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Housing Development    

Open to developments with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas with an average price per sqm. starting at 150 USD and up per sqft. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry.

Best Affordable Housing Development

Open to developments with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas with an average price per sqm. of less than 150 USD per sqft. The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. 

Best Smart Building    

The development must be completed in the period between January 2021 and December 2024. Must have a show unit or have additional reconstruction of more than 20% of the total project.

Best Township Development       

Open to township developments with at least one completed building in an ongoing project. The development must include landed residential, retail, educational and/or medical facilities. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024.

Best Office Development     

Open to office project. 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     

Open to hotel developments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Resort Villa Development     

Open to Resort and Villa developments. 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 Serviced Apartment Development 

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

Best Educational Development 

Open to schools, colleges, and universities. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Wellness Development     

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

Best Healthcare Development     

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

Best Entertainment Development     

Open to mixed use entertainment complexes. The development must be a new build development completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. 

Best Rooftop Development

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

Best Sporting Facility      

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

Best Heritage Renovated Property    

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024.Must have a show unit or have additional reconstruction of more than 20% of the total project. 

Best Industrial Development

Open to Industrial developments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Industrial developments include manufacturing and/or logistics sector projects.

Best Green Development    

Open for Residential and Commercial Projects. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 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 Condo Architectural Design     

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

Best Condo 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 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 Housing Interior Design    

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

Best Commercial Architectural Design

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

Best Commercial Interior Design

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

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 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 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 Restaurant Interior Design    

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

Best Sporting Facility Interior Design    

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

Best Heritage Renovated Property Design

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

Best of The Best Awards

Best Condo Development (Myanmar)      

Chosen from the condo category Winners. 

Best Housing Development (Myanmar)      

Chosen from the housing category Winners. 

Special Awards

Real Estate Personality of the Year      

Chosen by Editorial team of PropertyGuru Property Report Magazine. No direct entry.

Judge Panel

Richard Emerson

Chairperson (Myanmar)

Managing Director, Emerson Real Estate

Charm May Thu

Central Panel

Managing Director, Your Property Finder Company Ltd

Mya Myitzu

Central Panel

Founder and Design Director M.ID

Ben Hickson

Central Panel

Stephenson Harwood Myanmar

Stephen Zawmoe Shwe

Central Panel

Founder & Principal Architect, Spine Architects

May Soe Yu

Central Panel

Founder of Creative Fox Design & Build Co.,Ltd

Richard Moh

Central Panel

Executive Senior Vice President, Corporate Development; Special Assistant to the Chairman, MAA Group Consulting Engineers

Dr. Soe Thein

Central Panel

Principle Design Engineer; Consultant; Project Manager, Clancy Global (Myanmar) Co Ltd

Khin Maung Than

Central Panel

Chairman Asean Real Estate Network Alliance (ARENA), President Myannar Real Estate Services Association (MRESA)

Peter Crowhurst

Central Panel

Chief Executive Officer of the British Chamber of Commerce, Myanmar

Mark Petrovic

Central Panel

Managing Director, Architectural Design Director, Archetype Group, Myanmar

Josh Htet

Central Panel

Senior Associate, Allen & Overy Limited

The PropertyGuru Myanmar Property Awards gala dinner and awards presentation ceremony will be held on 9 Dec 2021, location to be announced at a later date. 

Tickets are exclusive for finalists and event partners only and made available on a first come, first served basis. 

Industry leaders and VIPs attend our gala event, which is exclusive for 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. Register now! 

* Dress Code: Black Tie

5:00 pm

Registration and Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm

Opening Ceremony

7:15 pm

Dinner

8:00 pm

Awards Presentation

10:00 pm

Closing and Post-Award Cocktails