9th Philippines

Property Awards

The country’s finest developers will be honoured at the virtual edition of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards to celebrate the best projects, designs, and innovations within the industry throughout the past year. 
Presented by global brand Kohler, the 9th annual PropertyGuru Philippines 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

20

Aug 2021

SITE INSPECTIONS

06-24

Sep 2021

FINAL JUDGING

28

Sep 2021

VIRTUAL GALA

11

Nov 2021

Developer Awards

Best Developer

Chosen from all Developer categories Winners. No direct entries. 

Best Developer (Luzon)

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

Best Developer (Visayas)

Must have completed at least 3 residential, commercial, hospitality developments in Philippines since January 2016. Companies that enter Developer categories must also enter at least 1 development or design category. 

Best Developer (Mindanao)

Must have completed at least 3 residential, commercial, hospitality developments in Philippines 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 Philippines 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 2 sustainable developments in Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Philippines 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 (Metro Manila)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of more than PHP 325,000 per sqm. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best High End Condo Development (Metro Manila)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of PHP 250,000 to PHP 325,000 per sqm.   The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Mid End Condo Development (Metro Manila) 

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of PHP 150,000 to PHP 250,000 per sqm.  The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.

Best Affordable Condo Development (Metro Manila)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of below PHP 150,000 per sqm. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.  

Best Housing Development (Metro Manila)

Open to development with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry.

Best Luxury Condo Development (Metro Cebu)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of more than PHP 250,000 per sqm. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.  

Best High End Condo Development (Metro Cebu)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of PHP 150,000 to PHP 250,000 per sqm. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.  

Best Affordable Condo Development (Metro Cebu)

Open to condominiums and apartments with an average unit price of below PHP 150,000 per sqm. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.  

Best Housing Development (Metro Cebu)

Open to development with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.  Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry.

Best Condo Development (Metro Davao)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.   

Best Housing Development (Metro Davao)

Open to development with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.   Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry.

Best Condo Development (Luzon)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Eligible projects should be located in the Luzon area (Central Luzon, South Luzon & North Luzon)

Best Housing Development (Luzon)

Open to development with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.   Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry. Eligible projects should be located in the Luzon area (Central Luzon, South Luzon & North Luzon)

Best Condo Development (Visayas)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Eligible projects should be located in the Visayas area (Central Visayas, Western Visayas, & Eastern Visayas)

Best Housing Development (Visayas)

Open to development with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.   Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry. Eligible projects should be located in the Visayas area (Central Visayas, Western Visayas, & Eastern Visayas)

Best Condo Development (Mindanao)

Open to condominiums and apartments. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit. Eligible projects should be located in the Mindanao area (North & South Mindanao)

Best Housing Development (Mindanao)

Open to development with more than 4 units of houses and/or villas. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.   Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry. Eligible projects should be located in the Mindanao area (North & South Mindanao)

Best Alternative Housing Development

Open to owner managed accommodation targeted at students, transient workers, or the elderly. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. Must have a show unit.   Phases of a multiphase development are also eligible for entry.

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 

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

Best BPO Office Development 

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

Best Hotel Development 

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

Best Resort Development

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

Best CBD Development  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 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 Lifestyle Development 

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2024. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%.

Best Alternative Commercial Development

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit.

Best Operational Hospitality Portfolio

Open to developers with at least 4 hospitality projects completed. Developers should submit their full project portfolio from 2016 to present. Projects will be judged based on published development and operational criteria.

Best Operational Office Portfolio

Open to developers with at least 4 office projects completed. Developers should submit their full project portfolio from 2016 to present. Projects will be judged based on published development and operational criteria.

Best Operational Industrial Portfolio

Open to developers with at least 4 industrial projects completed. Developers should submit their full project portfolio from 2016 to present. Projects will be judged based on published development and operational criteria.

Best Operational Retail Portfolio

Open to developers with at least 4 retail projects completed. Developers should submit their full project portfolio from 2016 to present. Projects will be judged based on published development and operational criteria.

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 Condo Architectural Design 

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 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 2020 and December 2024. Criteria is applied to the full masterplan design and includes aesthetics, variety, accessibility, design innovation, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Residential Interior Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and December 2024. General criteria include interior themes, colours, textures, finishing, functionality, relevance, innovation, safety, health, ease of maintenance. 

Best Retail Architectural Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 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 2019 and December 2024. General criteria include concept, form, shape, use of space, design innovation, longevity, materials selection, longevity, environmental impact. 

Best Office Interior Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. General criteria include interior themes, colours, textures, finishing, functionality, relevance, innovation, safety, health, ease of maintenance. 

Best Hotel Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 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 2019 and December 2024. General criteria include theme, colour, texture, finishing, comfort, functionality, relevance, innovation, maintenance, health, and safety 

Best Mixed Use Architectural Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before 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 2019 and December 2024. General criteria include consistency (flora & outdoor features), proportion, plant variety, innovation, accessibility, segmentation, special transition, ease of maintenance, environmental impact. 

Best Co Working Space

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 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 Township Masterplan Design

Open to township developments with at least one completed building in an ongoing project. The development plan must include land, residential units, retail, education and medical facilities. The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and December 2024. Percentage of completed construction should be more than 20%. Must have a show unit 

Best Memorial Park Architectural Design  

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

 

Best Memorial Park Landscape Architectural Design  

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

 

Best of The Best Awards

Best Condo Development (Philippines)    

Chosen from all the condo categories winners.  

Best Housing Development (Philippines)    

Chosen from all the housing categories winners. 

Publicher's Choice

Real Estate Personality of the Year       

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

Judge Panel

Christophe Vicic

Chairperson (Philippines)

Country Head, Jones Lang LaSalle Philippines, Inc.

Jaime A. Cura, Ph.D.

Vice-Chairman of the RGV Group of Companies

Ramon Fernando D. Rufino

Chief Executive Officer, NEO

Carlo Cordaro

President & CEO, Atelier A

Jean Jacquelyn Nathania A. de Castro

CEO, ESCA Incorporated.

Cyndy Tan Jarabata

President, TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc.

IDr. Kathleen P. Obcemea

Principal Interior Designer and owner of KPO Beyond Designs Co.

Luis Enrique T. Mangosing

CEO of Metro Development Managers, Inc

Roberto Vea

Director of Partnerships, Country Lead - Philippines FlySpaces

The PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards virtual red carpet and awards presentation ceremony will be livestreamed on 11 November 2021 (GMT +7). 

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

5:00 pm

Virtual Red Carpet

Virtual Gala & Awards Presentation