Great resort, urban developers emerge victorious at 16th PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards

The longest-running real estate awards programme in Thailand celebrates first virtual gala event

  • Sansiri Public Company Limited wins Best Developer while Maneerin Property and Utopia Corporation Co., Ltd. take all-new titles of Best Developer (Eastern Seaboard) and Best Developer (Phuket), respectively
  • Anuphong Assavabhokhin, vice-chairman and chief executive officer of AP (Thailand) Public Company Limited, accepts prestigious Real Estate Personality of the Year title
  • Virtual gala celebration broadcasts achievements of Thailand real estate on multiple digital platforms, with an exclusive awards reception to follow in 2022

BANGKOK, Thailand — 3 December 2021

PropertyGuru Group, Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, announced tonight the winners and Highly Commended awardees of the 16th Annual PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards, supported by IHI, JLL, Mitsubishi Electric Kang Yong Watana, and Bathic.

Extending its record as the longest-running programme of its kind in the country, the 16th PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards gave distinctions to great developers, projects and designs in 37 categories. Award recipients this year represented cities and regional markets as diverse as Bangkok, Chiangmai, the Eastern Seaboard, Hua Hin, Phuket, Samui, and the Thai upcountry.

Sansiri Public Company Limited won the ultimate accolade of Best Developer, a title it had previously won in 2013. The newest edition of the awards programme also honoured outstanding real estate companies in resort destinations with the all-new Best Developer (Eastern Seaboard) award, presented to Maneerin Property, and Best Developer (Phuket) award, presented to Utopia Corporation Co., Ltd.

Habitat Group Co., Ltd. was named Best Boutique Developer, with Habitat Hospitality Co., Ltd. collecting the title of Best Hospitality Developer. Andaman Asset Solution Co., Ltd. earned the title of Best Breakthrough Developer.

The Residences at Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok by Siam Sindhorn Co., Ltd. won the coveted honour of Best Condo Development (Thailand) as well as the award for Best Ultra Luxury Condo Development (Bangkok). Sindhorn Village, another project by Siam Sindhorn Co., Ltd., won Best Mixed Use Development.

Istani Villas by Idea Development won another top honour, Best Housing Development (Thailand), in addition to the titles of Best Housing Development (Samui) and Best Multi Housing Architectural Design (Upcountry).

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Celes Asoke by Lucky Living Properties Co., Ltd. swept four titles: Best Luxury Condo Development (Bangkok), Best Smart Building Development, Best Luxury Condo Architectural Design, and Best Luxury Condo Interior Design.

Other projects announced as winners include Asongkhai by Ametus Development Co., Ltd.; Government Center: Sustainable Landscape Master Planning by Dhanarak Asset Development Co., Ltd.; Grand Britania Wongwaen Ramintra by Britania Public Company Limited; Holme Ekkamai 22 by S A Future Property Company Limited; Kave TU by Assetwise Public Company Limited; Kimpton Kitalay Samui by Choengmon Real Estate Company Limited; Luxury Home by The Bibury Property Co. Ltd; Maison Blanche – Sukhumvit 67 by Baan Sasidara Co., Ltd.; Oneder Kaset Condo by Eakphoomsub Development Company Limited; Prompt88 Health Land by Pattana Property Development; Reseo Home (Ramintra-Jatuchot) by Revo Property; The Glamor Ekkamai – Praditmanutham by Peace and Living Public Company Limited; and The Spring Loft by NTS Property Co., Ltd. and Srisiri STT Group Co., Ltd.

Anuphong Assavabhokhin, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AP (Thailand) Public Company Limited, accepted the 2021 Thailand Real Estate Personality of the Year award, a title decided by the editors of PropertyGuru Property Report Magazine. Under his leadership, the company has endeavoured to “Empower Living,” pioneering world-class product and service innovations; supporting Thai SMEs; and growing its philanthropic initiatives.

Anuphong Assavabhokhin said: “This award will keep us motivated and will be the main impetus for AP to stay on its path to continuous improvement as we go on our mission to create and provide the support that enables people to live and enjoy life on their own terms.”

The 2021 edition of the PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards marked the programme’s inaugural virtual gala celebration. It was simulcast on AsiaPropertyAwards.com/tv-podcast and the official live platforms on Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube, with highlights to air on the History Channel.

The programme will have an exclusive awards reception in 2022, a safe but enjoyable gathering for developers and projects selected as awardees in 2021.

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Hari V. Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer of PropertyGuru Group, said: “The PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards has been working with the industry for 16 years for a reason. Developers, architects and designers in Thailand remain as original, creative and inventive as ever, building great homes from sea to summit while market forces rebalance one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic economies. Congratulations to all the recipients of the PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards this year — we celebrate your success.”

Jules Kay, Managing Director of PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards and Events, said: “We believe our programme will inspire property industry leaders to continue to push the boundaries of development and design even through such a difficult time. True to their resilient nature, Thai developers will remain steadfast in their vision to produce quality developments no matter the challenges, setting the Gold Standard in real estate.”

The independent panel of judges consist of Suphin Mechuchep, Awards Chairperson and Chairperson, JLL Thailand; Chaivut Saengaram, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer, Chuchawal – Royal Haskoning Ltd.; Chaiyuth Pete Thirangoon, Director, Akatan Company Limited; Leong Choong Peng, Director, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Consultant Chartered Surveyor; Marciano Birjmohun, Director, The Singapore-Thai Chambers of Commerce; Dr. Phongthon Tharachai, CEO, Project Planning Service Public Company Limited; Precha Suphapetiporn, President, Thai Real Estate Sales and Marketing Association; Sasivimol Sinthawanarong, Design Principal, Jarken Co., Ltd.; Professor Sonthya Vanichvatana, Ph.D, MRICS, Chairperson, the Department of Real Estate, Associate Architect, MSME School of Management and Economics, Assumption University; and Tawatchai Kobkaikit, Managing Director, TK Studio.

The regional panel judges are Clayton Wade, Managing Director, Premier Homes Real Estate; Daniel Chernov, Managing Director of Siamdr Law Firm; George Willoughby, Managing Director, Form Realty Thailand; Martin Porter, Managing Director, OPP; Robert Krupica, Partner, Hughes Krupica; and Russ Downing, Managing Director, Hot Hua Hin Co. Ltd.

The judging process took place under the stringent supervision of HLB Thailand, one of the country’s leading international accounting and advisory firms. Ensuring the fairness, transparency, credibility and integrity of the awards was the HLB Thailand team led by Paul Ashburn, Co-Managing Partner; Pranchat Phananun, Consultant, Business Services & Outsourcing; and Rossathon Charoenpakdee, Senior Consultant, Business Services & Outsourcing.

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Main awardees from Thailand will compete with country winners from around Asia Pacific for coveted Best in Asia accolades at the 16th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, part of the event series known as PropertyGuru Week in December. The latest editions of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards in Australia, China (Mainland, Hong Kong, and Macau), Greater Niseko (Japan), India, and Sri Lanka will also take place during PropertyGuru Week.

The virtual world of the 2021 PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit is also scheduled to open during PropertyGuru Week. The summit, also known as the tech and thought leadership platform of the awards, will touch on topics like the data landscape, accessible data, sustainable development, and data innovation, with high-level speakers joining from Asia to the Americas.

Established in 2005, the PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards originated the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series, which has expanded over the years to cover 16 dynamic real estate markets, including Australia, the Chinese territories, Japan, India, and Sri Lanka.

Organised by Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, PropertyGuru Group, the 16th PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards programme is supported by gold sponsors IHI, JLL, and Mitsubishi Electric Kang Yong Watana; bronze sponsor Bathic; official portal partner DDproperty.com; official cable TV partner History Channel; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official supplier GFour Wines and Spirits; official PR partner Infinity Communications; media partners Discover Pattaya, Hot Magazine, Locanation, Luxury Society Asia, Pattaya Trader and REm Thailand; official charity partner Right To Play; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; supporting associations Asia MarTech Society, Green Building Consulting & Engineering, and British Chamber of Commerce Thailand; and official supervisor HLB.

For more information, email [email protected] or visit the official website: AsiaPropertyAwards.com.

 

LIST OF WINNERS AND HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARDEES

16th PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards

 

DEVELOPER AWARDS

Best Developer                         

  • WINNER: Sansiri Public Company Limited

Best Developer (Phuket)                        

  • WINNER: Utopia Corporation Co., Ltd.

Best Developer (Eastern Seaboard)                   

  • WINNER: Maneerin Property 

Best Hospitality Developer

  • WINNER: Habitat Hospitality Co., Ltd.

Best Boutique Developer                      

  • WINNER: Habitat Group Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Britloftgroup
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Eakphoomsub Development Company Limited
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lucky Living Properties Co., Ltd.

Best Breakthrough Developer                         

  • WINNER: Andaman Asset Solution Co., Ltd.

 

DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Best Ultra Luxury Condo Development (Bangkok)                   

  • WINNER: The Residences at Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok by Siam Sindhorn Co., Ltd.

Best Luxury Condo Development (Bangkok)                          

  • WINNER: Celes Asoke by Lucky Living Properties Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Crest Park Residences by SC Asset Corporation Plc

Best Mid End Condo Development (Bangkok)                        

  • WINNER: Holme Ekkamai 22 by S A Future Property Company Limited

Best Affordable Condo Development (Bangkok)                     

  • WINNER: Kave TU by Assetwise Public Company Limited

Best Condo Development (Chiangmai)                       

  • WINNER: The Spring Loft by NTS Property Co., Ltd. and Srisiri STT Group Co., Ltd.

Best Housing Development (Bangkok)                        

  • WINNER: Grand Britania Wongwaen Ramintra by Britania Public Company Limited

Best Townhome Development (Bangkok)                     

  • WINNER: Reseo Home (Ramintra-Jatuchot) by Revo Property

Best Housing Development (Hua Hin)                         

  • WINNER: Luxury Home by The Bibury Property Co. Ltd

Best Housing Development (Samui)                   

  • WINNER: Istani Villas by Idea Development

Best Mixed Use Development                         

  • WINNER: Sindhorn Village by Siam Sindhorn Co., Ltd.

Best Hotel Development                       

  • WINNER: Kimpton Kitalay Samui by Choengmon Real Estate Company Limited

Best Wellness Lifestyle Development                          

  • WINNER: Prompt88 Health Land by Pattana Property Development

Best Office Development

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lumpini Tower Vibhavadi by L.P.N. Development Public Co., Ltd.

Best Smart Building Development                                

  • WINNER: Celes Asoke by Lucky Living Properties Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Prompt88 by Pattana Property Development

 

DESIGN AWARDS

Best Luxury Condo Architectural Design                      

  • WINNER: Celes Asoke by Lucky Living Properties Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Crest Park Residences by SC Asset Corporation Plc

Best Condo Architectural Design                      

  • WINNER: Holme Ekkamai 22 by S A Future Property Company Limited
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Salaya One by Menam Development Co., Ltd
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Hampton Suites Rayong by Origin Property Public Company Limited

Best Housing Architectural Design (Bangkok)                         

  • WINNER: The Glamor Ekkamai – Praditmanutham by Peace and Living Public Company Limited
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Eigen Premium Townhome Pattanakarn by Revo Development 

Best Housing Architectural Design (Upcountry)                       

  • WINNER: Asongkhai by Ametus Development Co., Ltd.

Best Multi Housing Architectural Design (Upcountry)                         

  • WINNER: Istani Villas by Idea Development
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Maneerin Park (Khaolam) by Maneerin Property

Best Club Facilities Design                    

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Victory by Andaman Asset Solution Co., Ltd.

Best Luxury Condo Interior Design                    

  • WINNER: Celes Asoke by Lucky Living Properties Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Crest Park Residences by SC Asset Corporation Plc

Best Housing Interior Design                           

  • WINNER: Maison Blanche – Sukhumvit 67 by Baan Sasidara Co.,Ltd.

Best Office Interior Design                     

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Concentrix Thailand Office by J.design & Decorative House Co., Ltd.

Best Condo Landscape Architectural Design                          

  • WINNER: Oneder Kaset Condo by Eakphoomsub Development Company Limited
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Celes Asoke by Lucky Living Properties Co., Ltd.

Best Townhome Landscape Architectural Design           

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Reseo Home (Ramintra-Jatuchot) by Revo Property

Best Commercial Landscape Architectural Design                   

  • WINNER: Government Center: Sustainable Landscape Master Planning by Dhanarak Asset Development Co., Ltd.

 

BEST OF THAILAND AWARDS

Best Condo Development (Thailand)                          

  • WINNER: The Residences at Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok by Siam Sindhorn Co., Ltd.

Best Housing Development (Thailand)                        

  • WINNER: Istani Villas by Idea Development

 

SPECIAL AWARDS

Special Recognition in ESG                   

  • WINNER: Maneerin Property

Special Recognition in Sustainable Design and Construction                        

  • WINNER: Habitat Group Co., Ltd.
  • WINNER: Maneerin Property

 

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE

Thailand Real Estate Personality of the Year

  • WINNER: Anuphong Assavabhokhin, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AP (Thailand) Public Company Limited

 

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