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The best of Chinese territories honoured at the 2019 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau)

WELL-ROUNDED LAURELS FOR PROPERTIES IN THE PRC, GREATER BAY AREA, SOUTHWEST CHINA, AND SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGIONS 

  • Three companies named Best Developer in respective Chinese regions, including the Greater Bay Area
  • Hong Kong developer Henderson Land emerges triumphant with six wins and two citations, the most of any company
  • Winning companies move on to score regional gongs at PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final

BANGKOK — 22 November 2019

The developers and designers transforming one of the world’s most vigorous real estate markets were extolled at the 2019 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau), presented in association with Anjuke, part of leading Chinese online marketplace 58.com, at The Athenee Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok in Thailand.

The Awards diversified its honours this year in the Chinese territories with 36 well-rounded categories representing not just the People’s Republic of China (PRC) but also the increasingly dynamic Greater Bay Area, Southwest China, and special administrative regions (SAR).

In an exclusive ceremony, R&F Group was revealed as Best Developer (Mainland China) while HKR International Limited won Best Developer (Hong Kong). A new honour, Best Developer (Greater Bay Area), was handed to Huafa Industrial Share Co., Ltd. Zhuhai, which also won Best Mixed Use Development (Mainland China); Best Retail Development (Mainland China); and Best Condo Development (Greater Bay Area).

Henderson Land Development Company Limited lorded over the Hong Kong categories with six wins and two Highly Commended citations – the most of any company at the ceremony. The Hong Kong development giant gained gongs for the Square Mile – Tai Kok Tsui Urban Renewal project; the office development 218 Electric Road; and boutique condominium project One Artlane Twin Towers.

Architecture firm LWK + PARTNERS won thrice in the Hong Kong design categories for Tsuen Wan Sports Centre.

SM Shopping Center (Chengdu) Co, Ltd. dominated the Southwest China categories with two wins for its residential development SM Jin Yue Fu. The property gained Highly Commended citations in both the Mainland China and Southwest China categories.

Prize-winning shopping centres Zhuhai Jinwan Huafa Mall by Huafa Industrial Share Co., Ltd. Zhuhai and Qingpu Wanda Mall by Shanghai Qingpu Wanda Mall Investment Co., Ltd. would move on to win the regional retail categories at the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final held later that evening. Other big Chinese winners that went on to gain regional titles at the Grand Final included Dukes Place by Couture Homes Properties Limited, Grosvenor Asia Pacific and Asia Standard International Group Limited; Soochow Birthmark, Suzhou, China by MOMA & HZS Design; and The Executive Centre – Level 38 CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou China by The Executive Centre.

The Special Recognition in CSR (Mainland China) was given to development titan China Vanke Co., Ltd, which had won the title of Best Developer (China) in 2018.

Hari V. Krishnan, CEO of PropertyGuru Group, said: “The great feats of engineering and construction on display in China have been a source of awe for us at PropertyGuru. With these awards, we celebrate the success of a truly amazing property market in all its tiers while offering a trusted platform for the Chinese and their ceaseless quest to discover second homes and stores of value across Southeast Asia.”

Rated one of the most popular destinations for Chinese property seekers, Thailand was the apt setting for this year’s PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau). The Awards will connect Chinese buyers and investors to the fast-growing property markets of Asia Pacific.

Lu Lin, Chairman of the Board, Cura Investment & Management Co., Ltd., serves as chairperson of the judges for the Mainland China awards. A central panel of judges supported him in deliberations: Chen Jinsong, Founder and Chairman of World Union Group Inc.; Liu Hongyu, Director of the Institute of Real Estate Studies and Associate Director of the Institute for China Sustainable Urbanization at Tsinghua University; Mike Chan, Head of Property and Asset Management at JLL in Shenzhen; Sun Yigong, Chairman, Tospur Real Estate Consulting Co., Ltd.; and Xu Jun, MRICS,MAI,MHKIS, Senior Real Estate Appraiser, Senior Land Appraiser, and Senior Engineer.

Paul Tse, President of the Board of Directors of the Macao Association of Building Contractors and Developers, returned this year as chairperson of the Hong Kong and Macau awards. He was supported by judges Bernie Devine, Regional Director for Asia at Yardi Systems, Inc.; Gregory Ku, Managing Director of Jones Lang Lasalle Macau & Zhuhai; Jimmy Wardhana, Co-Founder and Principal of JWCC Architecture; Sr Yew Yat-ming, Edmond, Chairman, Planning and Development Division Member, Surveyor Registration Board Member, Disciplinary Panel, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors; Vincent Cheung, Founder and Managing Director of Vincorn Consulting and Appraisal Limited; and Yu Kam Hung, Past President of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors.

BDO, one of the world’s largest networks of accounting and auditing firms, supervised every stage of the judging process, including site inspections. BDO China SHU LUN Certified Public Accountants LLP, led by Dongjun Qu, Senior Marketing Manager; Jimmy Zhang, Director, Partner; and Tom Lin, Senior Partner, ensured fairness, transparency and credibility of the judging process for the Mainland China entries. Meanwhile, BDO Limited Hong Kong, led by Senior Marketing Manager Sala Lo, Auditor Wendy Fong, and Marketing Manager Heidi Lau, supervised the judging process for Hong Kong and Macau.

The 2019 China awards are a precursor to the annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, which is supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; official airline partner Thai Airways; gold sponsors Treacle; official courier Ezy Express; official supplier GFour Wines & Spirits; official portal partner PropertyGuru; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official supervisor BDO; and media partners APAC Real Estate, Archibazaar, Balik Bayan Magazine, Business Today, Deluxe Magazine, Hoppler.com.ph, LP Magazine, Luxury Society Asia, Robb Report Thailand, South East Asia Globe, The Bangkok Insight, Top 10 Malaysia, and Vietnam Heritage. 

FULL LIST OF WINNERS & HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARDEES

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China) 2019 

 

DEVELOPER AWARDS

Best Developer (Mainland China)                         

  • WINNER: R&F Group 

Best Developer (Greater Bay Area)   

  • WINNER: Huafa Industrial Share Co., Ltd. Zhuhai

Special Recognition in CSR (Mainland China)     

  • WINNER: China Vanke Co., Ltd

 

DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Best Mixed Use Development (Mainland China) 

  • WINNER: Huafa City Hub by Huafa Industrial Share Co., Ltd. Zhuhai
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hengqin International Financial Center by Zhuhai Huafa Group Co., Ltd 

Best Retail Development (Mainland China)

  • WINNER: Zhuhai Jinwan Huafa Mall by Huafa Industrial Share Co., Ltd. Zhuhai
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Beijing Fangshan Huafa Mall by Huafa Industrial Share Co., Ltd. Zhuhai
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The One by Poly Investment Co., Limited Hubei

Best Condo/Apartment Development (Mainland China)      

  • WINNER: Wuhan Military Athletes’ Village by Wuhan Poly JinXia Real Estate Development Co. Ltd
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Park Villa by Mingmen Real Estate (Henan) Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Time·Yalong Bay by Sanya Zhonghaijun Investment and Property Development Company Limited & Sanya Jiulong Nursery Development and Construction Company Limited
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Top Mansion by Jiahong Group

Best Condo Development (Greater Bay Area)     

  • WINNER: Huafa Hills by Huafa Industrial Share Co., Ltd., Zhuhai 

Best Condo/Apartment Development (Southwest China)      

  • WINNER: SM Jin Yue Fu by SM Shopping Center (Chengdu) Co, Ltd.

Best Lifestyle Condominium Development (Mainland China)      

  • WINNER: Brilliant Prospect by Beijing Jinan Xingye Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Easyhome In World by Changchun Easyhome Commercial Real Estate Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Oriental China Residence by Beijing Antai Xingye Real Estate Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Shoukai Xiangxijun by Tongxin Branch Company Of Beijing Capital Development Co., Ltd

 

DESIGN AWARDS

Best Mega Mixed Use Architectural Design (Mainland China)

  • WINNER: Skyline, Guiyang, China by CIFI Group & HZS Design
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hangzhou Gallium Valley Science Park by LWK + PARTNERS
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Skyline, Guangzhou, China by Longfor & Shokai & HZS Design 

Best Mixed Use Architectural Design (Mainland China)      

  • WINNER: Aegean Place, Shanghai, China by Macalline & Xinhua
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Xi’an Guoba Factory Renovation by Quantum Industry Company
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Zhengshen Taigugang Commercial Development by JATO Design International Limited 

Best Condo/Apartment Architectural Design (Mainland China)      

  • WINNER: Parkview by Shanghai Rui Hong Xin Cheng Co. Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Glorious Mansion by Shanghai Xuteng Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Skyline, Guangzhou, China by Longfor & Shokai

Best Condo/Apartment Architectural Design (Southwest China) 

  • WINNER: SM Jin Yue Fu by SM Shopping Center (Chengdu) Co, Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Artisan of Pure by Dowell Group & Shanghai PT Architects

Best Retail Architectural Design (Mainland China)        

  • WINNER: Qingpu Wanda Mall by Shanghai Qingpu Wanda Mall Investment Co., Ltd. HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hangzhou East Station Mix C by China Resources Land
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Longfor Chengdu Xichen Paradise Walk by LWK + PARTNERS
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Zhengshen Taigugang Commercial Development by JATO Design International Limited

Best Office Architectural Design (Mainland China)        

  • WINNER: Aegean Place, Shanghai, China by Macalline & Xinhua & HZS Design

Best Office Interior Design (Mainland China)     

  • WINNER: The Executive Centre – Level 38 CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou China by The Executive Centre 

Best Housing Architectural Design (Mainland China)      

  • WINNER: Soochow Birthmark, Suzhou, China by MOMA & HZS Design

Best Retail Interior Design (Mainland China)     

  • WINNER: Foshan Rainbow Shopping Center by Shenzhen Lingben Environmental Art Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Jiuwu Culture City, Shenyang by JATO Design International Limited

Best Condo Interior Design (Mainland China)    

  • WINNER: Epoch Making by Rsun Group

Best Condo Interior Design (Southwest China)  

  • WINNER: Guanghan Aoyuan · Tsuen Wan Villa by Shenzhen Lingben Environmental Art Co., Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: SM Jin Yue Fu by SM Shopping Center (Chengdu) Co, Ltd.

Best Landscape Architectural Design (Mainland China)      

  • WINNER: Sincere Garden by Wuxi Greentown Longting Real Estate Co. Ltd.
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lanzhou Wanda City by Lanzhou Wanda City Development Co., Ltd
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: SM Jin Yue Fu by SM Shopping Center (Chengdu) Co, Ltd.     

 

FULL LIST OF WINNERS & HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARDEES

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (China – Hong Kong and Macau) 2019

 

DEVELOPER AWARDS

Best Developer (Hong Kong)                       

  • WINNER: HKR International Limited

 

DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Best Mixed Use Development (Hong Kong)                  

  • WINNER: Square Mile – Tai Kok Tsui Urban Renewal by Henderson Land Development Company Limited 

Best Office Development (Hong Kong)                          

  • WINNER: 218 Electric Road by Henderson Land Development Company Limited       

Best Luxury Condo Development (Hong Kong)                     

  • WINNER: Dukes Place by Couture Homes Properties Limited, Grosvenor Asia Pacific and Asia Standard International Group Limited 

Best Boutique Condo Development (Hong Kong)                           

  • WINNER: One Artlane Twin Towers by Henderson Land Development Company Limited 

Best Green Mixed Use Development (Hong Kong)                           

  • WINNER: Square Mile – Tai Kok Tsui Urban Renewal by Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Best Green Office Development (Hong Kong)                       

  • WINNER: 218 Electric Road by Henderson Land Development Company Limited

 

DESIGN AWARDS

Best Condo Interior Design (Hong Kong)                    

  • WINNER: Dukes Place by Couture Homes Properties Limited, Grosvenor Asia Pacific and Asia Standard International Group Limited

Best Sporting Facility Architectural Design (Hong Kong)                         

  • WINNER: Tsuen Wan Sports Centre by LWK + PARTNERS 

Best Sporting Facility Interior Design (Hong Kong)                         

  • WINNER: Tsuen Wan Sports Centre by LWK + PARTNERS

Best Universal Design Development (Hong Kong)                           

  • WINNER: One Artlane Twin Towers by Henderson Land Development Company Limited
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: 218 Electric Road by Henderson Land Development Company Limited
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Square Mile – Tai Kok Tsui Urban Renewal by Henderson Land Development Company Limited 

Best Landscape Architectural Design (Hong Kong)                          

  • WINNER: Tsuen Wan Sports Centre by LWK + PARTNERS

 

SPECIAL AWARDS

Special Recognition in CSR

  • WINNER: MGM China Holdings Limited

Special Recognition for Design and Construction (Hong Kong)                      

  • WINNER: HKR International Limited 

Special Recognition for Building Communities (Hong Kong)                      

  • WINNER: HKR International Limited

 

For more information, email awards@propertyguru.com or visit AsiaPropertyAwards.com. 

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