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PropertyGuru.com.my and iProperty.com.my join forces to recognise and honour the country’s best developments, designs and developers

  • The 9th PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia in partnership with iProperty.com.my are now open for eligible entries and nominations
  • 100 categories are open to be judged by the most respected panel of real estate experts in the country
  • People’s Choice Awards will be presented to top-voted developers
  • Highly anticipated in-person gala dinner is set to take place at the historic Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 18 November 2022

KUALA LUMPUR — 3 June 2022

Malaysia’s top two leading property portals have launched the 9th PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia in partnership with iProperty.com.my, bringing together the nation’s most respected awards programmes to set a new single benchmark for excellence in Malaysian real estate.

The good news comes as PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), Southeast Asia’s leading proptech company, integrates and combines forces with premier property portal iProperty.com.my, capturing 90 percent of the property market and connecting developers and agents with the largest base of high-intent property seekers.

The 9th PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia in partnership with iProperty.com.my will be judged by an 18-strong panel of top property industry experts with categories covering residential, commercial and industrial properties, as well as architecture and design awards. The prestigious accolades will also include the coveted People’s Choice Awards, as voted by Malaysian property buyers, plus special recognitions and titles.

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“We are proud and excited to launch this new combined awards programme in Malaysia to set a credible Gold Standard in real estate development and design, endorsed by the country’s most trusted property advisors,” said Jules Kay, general manager of PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards and Events.

“The PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia in partnership with iProperty.com.my are also an important part of the well-established PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series, which covers 12 countries and provides a platform for developers to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their international peers to be crowned the Best of the Best in Asia,” Kay added.

The revamped awards programme will honour the Winners at the exclusive gala dinner and ceremony on Friday, 18 November 2022, at the historic Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, the official venue of the Awards. The highly anticipated ceremony will be staged according to updated health and hygiene protocols in the Malaysian city.

Key dates for the 2022 edition: 

  • 30 June 2022 – Entries Close
  • 1 July 2022 – Long list announcement
  • 11-24 July 2022 – People’s Choice Awards voting period (independently verified by PwC Malaysia)
  • 26-28 July 2022 – Live Judging Days
  • 18 November 2022 – Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 9 December 2022 – Regional Grand Final Gala Event in Bangkok, Thailand

Nominations from the public and official entries from eligible companies are currently being accepted here: AsiaPropertyAwards.com.

One-hundred categories are open in 2022 where one winner per category will be selected from the long list. Eligible companies and projects from all regions in Malaysia may vie for 76 categories, including Developer, Development, Design and Special Awards. Up to 24 award categories honouring regional achievements in Central, Southern and Northern Malaysia are also at stake.

The following categories are now open to eligible nominees and entrants:

DEVELOPER AWARDS

  • Best Developer
  • Best Developer (Central Malaysia)
  • Best Developer (Southern Malaysia)
  • Best Developer (Northern Malaysia)
  • Best Developer (East Malaysia)
  • Best Boutique Developer
  • Best Affordable Homes Developer
  • Best Lifestyle Developer
  • Best Commercial Developer
  • Best Township Developer
  • Best Industrial/Logistics Developer
  • Best Breakthrough Developer
  • Best Mixed-Use Developer
  • Best Hospitality Developer
  • Best Luxury Developer
  • People’s Choice Award – Top 10 Developers

RESIDENTIAL AWARDS

  • Best Mega Township Development (over 500 acres)
  • Best Mid-Sized Township Development (up to 500 acres)
  • Best Waterfront High-Rise Development
  • Best Waterfront Landed Development
  • Best Smart Home High-Rise Development
  • Best Smart Home Landed Development
  • Best Integrated WFH Development
  • Best Investment High-Rise Development
  • Best Investment Landed Development
  • Best Wellness Lifestyle Development
  • Best Health and Wellness Development
  • Best Lifestyle High-Rise Development
  • Best Lifestyle Landed Development
  • Best Connectivity High-Rise Development
  • Best Connectivity Landed Development
  • Best Secure Landed Development
  • Best Secure High-Rise Development
  • Best Value High-Rise Development
  • Best Value Landed Development
  • Best Eco-Friendly High-Rise Development
  • Best Eco-Friendly Landed Development
  • Best Completed High-Rise Development
  • Best Completed Landed Development
  • Best High-Rise Development by Overseas Developer
  • Best Landed Development by Overseas Developer
  • Best Branded Residential Development
  • Best Reconstruction Project Development

COMMERCIAL AWARDS

  • Best Retail Development
  • Best Hotel Development
  • Best Mixed-Use Development
  • Best Office Development
  • Best Industrial Development
  • Best Smart Building Development
  • Best Commercial Green Development
  • Best Eco-Friendly Commercial Development

DESIGN AWARDS

  • Best High-Rise Architectural Design
  • Best High-Rise Interior Design
  • Best Landed Architectural Design
  • Best Landed Interior Design
  • Best High-Rise Landscape Architectural Design
  • Best Landed Landscape Architectural Design
  • Best Commercial Landscape Architectural Design
  • Best Co-Working Space
  • Best Clubhouse Design
  • Best Hotel Interior Design
  • Best Hotel Architectural Design
  • Best Office Interior Design
  • Best Retail Architectural Design
  • Best Township Masterplan Design
  • Best Mixed-Use Architectural Design
  • Best Co-Living Development

SPECIAL AWARDS

  • Best of Malaysia: High-Rise Development
  • Best of Malaysia: Landed Development
  • Best of Malaysia: Township Development
  • Special Recognition in ESG
  • Special Recognition in Sustainable Design & Construction
  • Special Recognition for CSR
  • Real Estate Personality of the Year
  • Rising Star Award of the Year
  • Visionary Developer of the Year
  • Consumer Game Changer of the Year

AWARD CATEGORIES – REGIONAL

CENTRAL (KL, SELANGOR, PAHANG)

  • Best Luxury Landed Development (Central)
  • Best High End Landed Development (Central)
  • Best Mass Market Landed Development (Central)
  • Best Luxury High-Rise Development (Central)
  • Best High-End High-Rise Development (Central)
  • Best Mid-End High-Rise Development (Central)
  • Best Mass Market High-Rise Development (Central)
  • Best Township Development (Central)

SOUTHERN (JOHOR, MELAKA, NEGERI SEMBILAN)

  • Best Luxury Landed Development (Southern)
  • Best High-End Landed Development (Southern)
  • Best Mass Market Landed Development (Southern)
  • Best Luxury High-Rise Development (Southern)
  • Best High-End High-Rise Development (Southern)
  • Best Mid-End High-Rise Development (Southern)
  • Best Mass Market High-Rise Development (Southern)
  • Best Township Development (Southern)

NORTHERN (PENANG, PERAK, PERLIS, KEDAH, KELANTAN, TERENGGANU)

  • Best Luxury Landed Development (Northern)
  • Best High-End Landed Development (Northern)
  • Best Mass Market Landed Development (Northern)
  • Best Luxury High-Rise Development (Northern)
  • Best High-End High-Rise Development (Northern)
  • Best Mid-End High-Rise Development (Northern)
  • Best Mass Market High-Rise Development (Northern)
  • Best Township Development (Northern)

Nominees and entrants will undergo a fair, transparent, ethical judging process, under the helm of HLB as the official supervisor of Awards. The independent panel of judges comprises highly respected, renowned industry leaders in real estate, consultancy, architecture & design, finance, legal, and related fields. The esteemed panel of judges will provide their unbiased insights during the Live Judging Days set in late July 2022.

John Ler and Kelvin Chew, international contact partner and managing partner of HLB Ler Lum Chew – HLB Malaysia, respectively, lead the third-party team of supervisors, ensuring credibility, fairness and transparency of the entire awards process.

In addition to the independent panel of judges, consumers will have the opportunity to vote for their preferred companies through the People’s Choice Awards, honouring the 10 most popular development companies in the country. Results of the People’s Choice Awards are independently verified by PwC Malaysia.

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Reaching a wider audience including consumers, investors and real estate agents throughout Malaysia and across Asia Pacific, the exclusive gala dinner and presentation of the PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia in partnership with iProperty.com.my in November will be streamed live on AsiaPropertyAwards.com/tv-podcast and the official channels on Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube, as well as on iProperty.com.my’s Facebook page. Highlights of the event will air on the History Channel, the official cable TV partner of the Awards.

Country winners from Malaysia have a chance to claim the “Best in Asia” honours as they advance to the 17th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, which will be hosted in Bangkok on 9 December 2022. The hybrid physical and virtual edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit, the tech and thought leadership platform of PropertyGuru Group, will take place in the same week.

The 9th PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia in partnership with iProperty.com.my is supported by gold sponsor Kohler; official portal partners PropertyGuru.com.my and iProperty.com.my; official venue The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur; official cable TV partner History Channel; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; People’s Choice Awards official voting partner PwC Malaysia; and official supervisor HLB.

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

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