PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) announce distinguished nominees for sixth edition

The highly anticipated gala celebration will be held for the first time in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia — Organisers of the 6th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia), supported by Subzero Wolf, today revealed the nominees that have been shortlisted to receive honours at this year’s highly anticipated gala celebration.

The latest edition of the prestigious international awards programme by PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU) will be presented for the first time within Australia during a black-tie gala dinner and ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne on Friday, 13 October 2023. Attendees expected at the event include senior executives from shortlisted nominees, and partners such as, Australia’s No. 1 property site.

The country’s most exemplary developers and projects, which have specialised in cross-border investment between Australia and Asia, will be recognised in 42 categories, making this the biggest edition of the programme in Australia.

Leading with 18 nominations is Aqualand, nominated for a wide range of honours including those for its mixed-use developments Aura and Blue, as well as its historic apartment development, The Revy at Darling Island.

In recognition of his unwavering dedication to enhancing Australian communities through exceptional projects and philanthropic endeavours, Shangjin Lin, founder and group managing director of Aqualand Australia, is due to receive the golden statuette for Australia Real Estate Personality of the Year from the editorial team of Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine.

The developments and designs shortlisted to the 2023 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) encompass a variety of residential and commercial projects that include the country’s best apartments, housing, townhouses, smart homes, student accommodations, and senior living spaces. Many of the shortlisted projects exemplify the finest real estate in New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland, raising the standard for Australia’s dynamic property sector.

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Luisant Queensberry Pty Ltd. received multiple nominations for its townhouse development Queensberry St. while the nominations for Mark Moran Group include the senior living development known as The Garden at Warrawee.

Sunkin Property Group garnered various nominations for the apartment development Highett Common. MRCB International and its subsidiary MRCB Australia also received a variety of nominations, including those for their lifestyle development 26 Vista. Sunsuria Australia and Verdant Property Group, along with Axe Architects Pty Ltd, are meanwhile nominated for the apartment development One Grant Crescent.

The nominated developers also include BNG Group; Capital Luxury Residences; Chapman Garden Pty Ltd; Enduro Properties; Eve Holdings & Guang Capital; Exal Group; Monaco Property Group; R.Corporation; Salvo; Skyhold; Skyland Group; Sterling Global & CBUS Property Pty Ltd; and Third.i Group.

The shortlist of nominees was determined by an independent panel of judges comprising Lui Violanti, chairperson of the Awards in Australia and regional manager for Western Australia, Inhabit Group; Benson Zhou, director and divisional head for Asia Market in Victoria, Savills Melbourne; Edward Haysom, general director, Haysom Architects Vietnam; Ivan Lam​, head of international business, Charter Keck Cramer; Jessica Liew, principal, Plus Architecture; Karl Fu, partner for Asian Markets, Winning Commercial; Peter Li, general manager, Plus Agency; Richard Newling Ward, director, Bayleyward; and Steven Yu, founder and CEO, Valorton Group.

HLB Mann Judd – HLB Australasia supervised the selection process over the last several months under the guidance of Josh Chye, partner and head of tax, helping to make the process fair, transparent, and credible.

Main country winners of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) will be eligible to advance to the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final on Friday, 8 December in Bangkok, Thailand where they will compete for honours against their peers from Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as India, Japan and China.

Organised by PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, the 6th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) are supported by silver sponsor Subzero Wolf; official magazine Property Report by PropertyGuru; official publicity partner Good Talent Media; media partners Australian Property Journal, Bridges,, The Property Tribune, and Your Investment Property Magazine; supporting partner; supporting associations Australasia Property Advisory Association, Australia Malaysia Business Council – Victoria, and Melbourne Chinatown Association; and official supervisor HLB.

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The Winners and Highly Commended awardees in these categories will be presented at the gala celebration on 13 October 2023:



  • Best Developer                
  • Best Lifestyle Developer
  • Best Luxury Developer        
  • Best Luxury Boutique Developer        
  • Best Mixed Use Developer              
  • Best Boutique Developer               
  • Best Breakthrough Developer



  • Best Mixed Use Development            
  • Best Luxury Apartment Development (New South Wales)           
  • Best Boutique Luxury Apartment Development (New South Wales)           
  • Best Luxury Low Rise Apartment Development (New South Wales)           
  • Best Luxury Apartment Development (Victoria)            
  • Best Apartment Development (New South Wales)          
  • Best Apartment Development (Victoria)          
  • Best High Rise Apartment Development (Victoria)
    Best Housing Development (Queensland)         
  • Best Townhouse Development (Victoria)          
  • Best Townhouse Development (Queensland)               
  • Best Luxury Lifestyle Development               
  • Best Lifestyle Development (Victoria)             
  • Best Lifestyle Development (Queensland)         
  • Best Heritage Development             
  • Best Luxury Heritage Development               
  • Best Waterfront Apartment Development         
  • Best Waterfront Housing Development            
  • Best Eco Friendly Apartment Development                 
  • Best Connectivity Townhouse Development                
  • Best Smart Home Development         
  • Best Student Accommodation Development                



  • Best Mixed Use Architectural Design              
  • Best Apartment Architectural Design             
  • Best Luxury Apartment Architectural Design               
  • Best Mixed Use Interior Design          
  • Best Luxury Apartment Interior Design            
  • Best Apartment Landscape Design               
  • Best Townhouse Landscape Design               
  • Best Senior Living Landscape Design



  • BestCondo Development(Australia)                                
  • BestHousing Development(Australia)



  • Special Recognition in ESG              
  • Special Recognition in Sustainable Designand Construction         



  • Australia Real Estate Personality of the Year