Inaugural China Property Awards 2014 rewards the industry’s leading lights
A total of 21 awards were given out at the exclusive gala dinner and presentation ceremony
Some of the top real estate executives and industry leaders in the country last night gathered in Hong Kong to recognise the best developers, developments and design firms at the inaugural China Property Awards.
After months of judging and site visits across China, A total of 21 awards were given out at the exclusive gala dinner and presentation ceremony, held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Thursday, 20 November. Henderson Land Development was the evening’s biggest winner, scooping a total of five awards – Best Developer and Best Residential Development (China) included – and two Highly Commended trophies.
“As we all know, good property, property which we appreciate, is the result of a lot of team efforts from the developer, the architect, designer, whole teams of consultants and most important of all, the commitment of doing a quality or trend-setting project by all parties,” Ivan Ko, chairman of the board of judges, said. “That is why Henderson Land, the big winner of the China Property Awards this year, deserved to take home these awards.”
It was also a multi-award-winning night for Nan Fung Property Holdings Limited, which collected Best Commercial Development (South China) and Best Commercial Development (China) for its The Place project, and Shui On Land, which also took home two awards for Shanghai-based mixed-use development The HUB.
The other Best Commercial Development categories were also highly competitive, with each of the regional awards going to a spread of developers, including Yurun Dihua Property Co., Ltd, Huangshan for its Han Yue Lou Villa Resort and New World Group, which won Best Commercial Development (North China) as well as two highly commended accolades.
“I’m delighted that the first year of the China Property Awards has been such a resounding success, with many of the majors developer in the country participating.” said Terry Blackburn, CEO of Ensign Media, organisers of the Awards. “It was always going to be a challenging endeavour, but I believe that we have laid the foundations for what will undoubtedly become the benchmark for the Chinese real estate industry.”
Honoured residential properties included Sello Royale by Minmetals Land Limited, Vanke Metropolis by Beijing Vanke Co. Ltd, Yue Xiu Starry Cullinan by Yue Xiu Property and Yoo Residence by Couture Homes Limited & ITC Properties Group Limited, which won Best Residential Development (East & Central China), Best Residential Development (North China), Best Residential Development (South China0 and Best Residential Development (Hong Kong), respectively.
The Best Green Development (China), which rewards properties that have fully embraced green initiates and sustainable design, went to Proposed Office Development at 14-30 King Wah Road – another Henderson Land Development project – in Hong Kong’s North Point district, while Special Recognition in Corporate Social Responsibility was awarded to The Link Management Limited.
As one of the evening’s highlights, Pan Sutong, chairman of Goldin Real Estate Financial Holdings Limited (Goldin Group), was presented with the Real Estate Personality of the Year award by the editors of the region’s leading luxury real estate publication, and official sponsor, Property Report, in recognition of his solid track record in property development.
Supported by Perspective Magazine, LOFT, GoHome.com.HK, Baccarat, SMART Investment & International Property Expo and LP, the first-ever China Property Awards’s respected panel of judges comprised Ivan Ko, Chairman, China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong Chapter; Shaman Chellaram, Director, Evantis Group Ltd.; Richard Hawkins, Partner, Foster + Partners; Steve Leung, Founder and Managing Director, Steve Leung Designers Ltd; Nevius Glussi, Corporate Director of Development, Asia Pacific, Rosewood Hotel Group; Trevor Vivian, Global Director, Benoy; Nigel Smith, Managing Director, Landlord Office Agency, CBRE; Simon Smith, Senior Director, Research & Consultancy, Savills Hong Kong; Gustav Szabo, Senior Designer, yoo asia ltd.
Full list of Winners and Highly Commended at the China Property Awards 2014:
Best Residential Development
Winner: Vanke – Vanke Metropolis
East & Central China
Winner: Sello Royale by Minmetals Land Limited
Highly commended: Shimao Epoch Bronze by Shanghai Shimao Co., Ltd
Winner: Yue Xiu Starry Cullinan by Yue Xiu Property
Highly commended: Yue Xiu River Sketch by Yue Xiu Property
Winner: Yoo Residence by Couture Homes Limited & ITC Properties Group Limited
Winner (large scale): Double Cove by Henderson Land Development Company Limited
- The Hampton by Couture Homes Limited
- High Park and High Park Grand by Henderson Land Development Company Limited
- The Hudson, by Henderson Land Development Company Limited
- PATINA by Phoenix Property Investors
Winner: One Guia Hill by Guia Hill（Macau Investments Limited
Best Residential Development (China)
Winner: Double Cove by Henderson Land Development Company Limited
Best Commercial Development
Winner: New World Group – Rosewood Beijing
Highly commended: Tianzhu Vanke Centre
East & Central China
Winner: Han Yue Lou Villa Resort, Huangshan by Yurun Dihua Property Co., Ltd, Huangshan
- Lan Kwai Fong Wuxi by LKF (Wuxi) Development Limited
- Shanghai K11 Art Mall by New World Development Company Limited/K11 Concepts Limited
Winner: Nan Fung – The Place
Highly commended: New World Group – New World Guiyang Hotel
Winner: Henderson Land – QRC
- New World Group – Penta Hotel Hong Kong
- The Link – Lok Fu Market, Lok Fu Plaza (Special Recognition in CSR)
Best Commercial Development (China)
Winner: Nan Fung – The Place
Best Mixed-Use Development
Winner: Kardan Land – Europark
East & Central China
Winner: Shuion – The HUB
- Phoenix Property Investors – Crystal
- Galleria Shimao – Xiamen
- Shimao Tower Shuion – Wuhan Tiandi
Winner: Wharf – Wharf China Estate Limited
- LKF Group – Mission Hills Shen
- Zhen East Paciic Group Ltd – East Pacific International Centre
Winner: Sino – The Avenue
Best Developer (China)
Winner: Henderson Land
Highly commended: Couture Homes Limited Vanke
Special Recognition in CSR (China)
Winner: The Link
Real Estate Personality of the Year
Mr. Pan Sutong, Chairman of Goldin Real Estate Financial Holdings Limited
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