The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2017 has finally reached its grand finale as the best in Asian real estate from Sri Lanka to Macau were honoured at the biggest and most respected industry awards gala presentation in Singapore.
The event recognised real estate industry excellence across Asia, based on the careful assessment of an independent grand final jury comprising 11 chairmen and woman of the Asia Property Awards.
GuocoLand, developer of the award-winning integrated development Tanjong Pagar Centre, was hailed as the Best Developer in Asia for being a leader in urbanisation, mixed-use public spaces and sustainable development.
“One of the Singapore’s leading developers, GuocoLand believes that every project should possess ‘poetic ambience’ and offer a lifestyle that’s comfortable and usable. GuocoLand achieves its goal by incorporating well-designed public spaces, sustainable and green amenities, and choosing the most premium locations for the benefit of consumers,” the grand final jury explains.
In the meantime, Bon Estates Sdn Bhd collected the second biggest regional award for the Best Boutique Developer (Asia), making it the lone regional winner from Malaysia at the grand final ceremony.
Being in its seventh year, the 2017 grand final event also announced the next stage of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards, which will be joined by developers from Japan and South Korea. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s inaugural domestic gala dinner in Colombo is already set to be held in July 2018.
In another note, nominations for the fifth instalment of the Malaysia leg of the 2018 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards programme that will take place on 26 April 2018 is now open. There are categories for outstanding developers, residential and commercial properties, and architectural and interior design across various segments. Special awards also await developers that, in the past year, have shown exemplary initiatives in sustainable development, green building, universal design, and corporate social responsibility.