8th Philippines

Property Awards

The country’s finest developers will be honoured at the first-ever virtual gala of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards to celebrate the best projects, design and innovation within the industry in the past year.

Presented by global brand Kohler, the 8th Annual PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards are 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 judging system supervised by BDO, one of the world’s largest auditing and accountancy firms, the Asia Property Awards is the gold standard in real estate.

NOMINATIONS & ENTRIES OPEN

14

Jan 2020

NOMINATIONS CLOSE 

28

Aug 2020

ENTRY FORM DEADLINE

4

Sep 2020

SITE INSPECTIONS

7-18

Sep 2020

FINAL JUDGING

9

Oct 2020

VIRTUAL GALA

13

Nov 2020

Developer Awards

Best Developer

Must have completed at least 5 developments in the Philippines since January 2015 till present.

Best Boutique Developer

Must have completed at least 2 boutique developments in the Philippines since January 2015 till present.

Best Sustainable Developer

Should have completed at least 2 sustainable developments in Philippines from 2015 to present. Sustainable developers consistently apply environmentally sensitive design features, use low impact materials and energy, waste efficient systems.

Best Breakthrough Developer

Open to developers with more than one new project in the pipeline and with first project launched during or after 2019.

Best Lifestyle Developer

Should have completed at least 2 lifestyle developments in Philippines from 2015 to present. Lifestyle developers offer additional facilities for residents to enhance their living experience such as health & fitness areas, social spaces, convenience stores.

Best Commercial Developer

Should have completed at least 2 commercial developments in Philippines from 2015 to present. Commercial developers include office and/or retail sector.

Best Hospitality Developer

Should have completed at least 2 hospitality developments in Philippines from 2015 to present. Hospitality developers include hotel and/or resort sector.

Best Industrial Developer

Should have completed at least 2 industrial developments in Philippines from 2015 to present. Industrial developers include manufacturing and/or logistics sector.

Best Mixed Use Developer

Should have completed at least 2 mixed use developments in Philippines from 2015 to present. Mixed-Use developers should include at least two interconnected components in their projects: residential, retail, office, hospitality, entertainment etc

Special Recognition Awards

Special Recognition for Public Facility 

Open to healthcare, education, public service, transportation, public assembly and religious facilities that are owned, leased or operated by a governmental or public entity. The winner(s) will be selected by the panel of judges.

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 CSR

All shortlisted developers will be invited to submit details of their CSR activities. There is no direct entry for this category. The criteria used to judge developers’ eligibility for this award includes:
-Charitable donations and activities
-Positive social impact
-Company funded advocacy

Special Recognition for Building Communities

All shortlisted developers will be invited to submit details of their Building Communities activities. There is no direct entry for this category. The criteria used to judge developers’ eligibility for this award includes:
-Projects’ internal and external infrastructure
-Connectivity of projects with local communities
-Benefits provided to the areas surrounding projects

Special Recognition in Sustainable Design

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

Special Recognition in Sustainable Construction

All shortlisted developers will be invited to submit details of their Sustainable Construction activities. There is no direct entry for this category.  The criteria used to judge developers’ eligibility for this award includes:
-Energy efficient construction practices
-Use of waste prevention systems
-Use of renewable resources

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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit.

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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 2019 and before December 2022. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

Best Condo Development (Metro Davao)

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. 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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

Best Condo Development (Luzon)

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

Best Condo Development (Visayas)

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

Best Condo Development (Mindanao)

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

Best Township Development

Open to township developments with at least one completed building in an ongoing project. The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

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 before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit. 

Best Office 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%.

Best BPO Office 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%.

Best Retail 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%.

Best Hotel 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%.

Best Resort Destination Development

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit.

Best Mixed Use 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%. The development must have two or more of office, retail, hotel or residential components.

Best CBD 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%.

Best Industrial Development 

Open to industrial development. The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023. 

Best Lifestyle 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%.

Best Alternative Commercial Development

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023. Percentage of Completed construction must be more than 20%. Must have a show unit.

Best Green Development  

Open for Residential and Commercial Project. The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023. Open to developments with internationally recognized green certification (granted). Development must include 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 before December 2023.

Best Housing Architectural Design 

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023.

Best Residential Interior Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023.

Best Retail Architectural Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023.

Best Office Architectural Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023.

Best Office Interior Design  

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023.

Best Hotel Architectural Design

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023.

Best Hotel Interior Design 

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023.

Best Landscape Architectural Design 

The development must be completed in the period between January 2019 and before December 2023.

Best Township Masterplan Design

Open to township developments with at least one completed building in an ongoing project. 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 Co Working Space

The project must be completed in the period between January 2020 and before December 2023.

Special Awards

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.

Mario Berta

CEO, FlySpaces

IDr. Kathleen P. Obcemea

Principal Interior Designer and owner of KPO Beyond Designs Co.

The 8th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards virtual red carpet and virtual awards presentation ceremony will be broadcast on Friday, 13 November 2020.

Register to view the 90-minute programme, which will be streamed on asiapropertyawards.com/newsroom, Facebook and YouTube.

For the first time ever, 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

5:30 pm

Virtual Red Carpet

6:00 pm

Virtual Gala & Awards Presentation