Country winners on the cusp of regional triumph at 15th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final

Celebrated developers across Asia Pacific to compete in first virtual edition of the region’s most prestigious real estate awards programme

  • Historic 15th edition of gala event and awards ceremony to laurel the best of the best developers and properties from 14 markets across Asia Pacific
  • Around 87 companies vie for 35 award categories, including ‘best in Asia’ titles never presented before to developers at the Grand Final
  • PropertyGuru Icon Award 2020 to be presented to former Thailand Real Estate Personality of the Year titleholder Thippaporn Ahriyavraromp, chairperson of the board of directors of Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited

BANGKOK, Thailand – 10 November 2020

PropertyGuru, Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, announced today the shortlist of nominees selected to advance to the milestone 15th edition and first virtual edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final on Friday, 4 December.

Around 88 companies, representing winning developers and projects in the 2020 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series, have been chosen to vie for 35 categories at the Grand Final that will elevate them to the title of “Best in Asia”.

Indonesia dominates this year’s shortlist of nominees, with almost 30 country winners in competition at the Grand Final, followed by Mainland China, Singapore, and Thailand, with almost 20 winners representing each country.

All nominees were culled from a list of real estate developers and property developments that garnered trophies over the course of the 2020 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series, which has been held as a mix of virtual and physical gala events across Asia Pacific.

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The 15th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final will be broadcast live online as a virtual gala event and awards ceremony via AsiaPropertyAwards.com and partner channels YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Over the past few months, the 2020 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series has presented more than 300 trophies to outstanding developers and developments across Southeast Asia as well as the emerging and established markets of Australia; mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau; India; and Greater Niseko (Japan).

This year, companies from these countries will vie for well-established Developer categories such as Best Developer (Asia) and Best Boutique Developer (Asia) as well as several categories that have never been presented before at the Grand Final, including Best Mixed Use Developer (Asia); Best Industrial Developer (Asia); Best Lifestyle Developer (Asia); Best Sustainable Developer (Asia); Best Commercial Developer (Asia); and Best Breakthrough Developer (Asia).

The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final also features the presentation of the annual PropertyGuru Icon Award, which will be awarded this year to Thippaporn Ahriyavraromp, chairperson of the board of directors at Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited in Thailand. In 2012, Thippaporn Ahriyavraromp was named Thailand Real Estate Personality of the Year – the first woman to receive the title.

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The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards were established in Thailand in 2005 to distinguish the top properties and development firms in Southeast Asia. The awards programme has since expanded to honour the finest properties and development firms in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau; Australia; South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives); and Japan (Greater Niseko) – celebrating 15 years of rewarding excellence in real estate in 2020.

The 15th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final serves as the culmination of the 2020 PropertyGuru Week, which begins with the first virtual edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau) on Wednesday, 3 December. It continues with the sixth edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit, which will be held on Thursday, 4 December as a virtual gathering of the real estate and proptech industry’s finest minds, top-level business leaders, and decision-makers.

The virtual format of the awards has been an engaging, immersive, interactive way to celebrate exemplary developers and projects across the region and extend their market reach.

Nominees to the 15th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final have been shortlisted by an independent jury comprising head judges of participating markets: Christophe Vicic, Country Head, Jones Lang LaSalle Philippines, Inc. (Philippines); Doddy A. Tjahjadi, Managing Director, PTI Architects (Indonesia); Lim Wenhui, Partner, SPARK Architects (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); Prem Kumar, Deputy Managing Director, Jones Lang Wootton (Malaysia); Richard Emerson, Managing Director, Emerson Real Estate (Myanmar); Sorn Seap, Founder and Director, Key Real Estate Co., Ltd (Cambodia); Sun Yigong, Chairman, Tospur Real Estate Consulting Co., Ltd. (Mainland China); Suphin Mechuchep, Managing Director, JLL Thailand (Thailand); and Thien Duong, Managing Director, Transform Architecture (Vietnam).

The 15th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final is supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; official airline partner Thai Airways; official portal partner PropertyGuru; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official PR partner Artemis Associates; official charity partner Right to Play; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; and official supervisor BDO.

For more information, email awards@propertyguru.com or visit the official website: AsiaPropertyAwards.com.

The Winners and Highly Commended in these award categories will be presented at the virtual gala on 4 December 2020:

 

DEVELOPER AWARDS

  • Best Developer (Asia)  
  • Best Boutique Developer (Asia)                        
  • Best Mixed Use Developer (Asia)   
  • Best Industrial Developer (Asia)   
  • Best Lifestyle Developer (Asia)                         
  • Best Sustainable Developer (Asia)                   
  • Best Commercial Developer (Asia)                   
  • Best Breakthrough Developer (Asia)

 

DEVELOPMENT AWARDS 

  • Best Condo Development (Asia)    
  • Best Housing/Landed Development (Asia)                           
  • Best Township Development (Asia)                             
  • Best Mixed Use Development (Asia)                             
  • Best Industrial Development (Asia)                             
  • Best Industrial Estate Development (Asia)                  
  • Best Retail Development (Asia)                        
  • Best Office Development (Asia)                        
  • Best Hospitality Development (Asia)                  
  • Best Co-Working Space (Asia)                          
  • Best Commercial Green Development (Asia)                           
  • Best Residential Green Development (Asia)                           

 

DESIGN AWARDS          

  • Best High Rise Condo Architectural Design (Asia)                         
  • Best Low Rise Condo Architectural Design (Asia)                         
  • Best Housing Architectural Design (Asia)                  
  • Best Mixed Use Architectural Design (Asia)      
  • Best Retail Architectural Design (Asia)                  
  • Best Office Architectural Design (Asia)                  
  • Best Hospitality Architectural Design (Asia)        
  • Best Condo Interior Design (Asia)                    
  • Best Housing Interior Design (Asia)         
  • Best Hotel Interior Design (Asia)            
  • Best Township Masterplan Design (Asia)        
  • Best High Rise Condo Landscape Architectural Design (Asia)  
  • Best Low Rise Condo Landscape Architectural Design (Asia)  
  • Best Housing Landscape Architectural Design (Asia)                         
  • Best Commercial Landscape Architectural Design (Asia)            

 

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE

PropertyGuru Icon Award

  • Thippaporn Ahriyavraromp, Chairman of Board of Directors, Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited

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