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Asia’s long-running and most respected real estate awards series crescendoed to a celebratory finale with the announcement of the winners of the 2019 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, presented by Kohler on Friday, 22 November, at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok in Thailand.

Around 150 nominees, representing major winning titleholders from PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards’ series of awarding ceremonies and gala dinners in 2019, put on their strongest front to be named “Best in Asia" from the Grand Final’s expanded, inclusive list of regional categories.

Thailand bagged two prestigious regional wins – FYNN Asoke by FYNN Development Co., Ltd. for Best Low Rise Condo Architectural Design (Asia), and Mulberry Grove The Forestias by Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited for Best Housing Landscape Architectural Design (Asia).

Other projects from Thailand garnering accolades included ANIL Sathorn 12 by Grand Unity Development Co., Ltd. (Best Luxury Condo Development Asia); and Whizdom The Forestias by MQDC Town Royal Place Limited (Best Residential Green Development Asia and Best High Rise Condo Interior Design Asia).

Singaporean development giant UOL Group Limited bested nine companies around the region for the most coveted trophy of Best Developer in Asia. It was a strong showing overall for Singapore at the Grand Final, with developers from the city-state claiming seven regional wins.

Triniti Land won Best Boutique Developer (Asia), one of four regional wins by Indonesia at the Grand Final. Indonesian developer ASTRA Property & Hongkong Land won the coveted regional prize of Best Luxury Condo Development (Asia) for Anandamaya Residences.

The Philippines collected four regional prizes, including the new honours of Best CBD Development (Asia) and Best Township Masterplan Design (Asia), while Cambodia, Myanmar and Malaysia took one regional title each.

Vietnam gained three regional titles, including the sought-after honour of Best Township Development (Asia) for Kien A Corporation. These regional titles were presented in addition to CapitaLand Vietnam CEO Chen Lian Pang winning the 2019 PropertyGuru Icon Award. Only the second recipient of the title in the Awards’ 14-year history, Chen Lian Pang was named Real Estate Personality of the Year at the 2016 PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards.

Around 50 country awards had been presented leading to the Grand Final ceremonies. These include Moncon Construction winning Best Residential Architectural Design for Mandala Tower at the second edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mongolia). Titleholders from the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau) went on to score four regional wins altogether at the Grand Final, while those that won at the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) and PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Sri Lanka) scored one regional title each.

Prior to the Grand Final, the Awards had presented more than 330 awards and gathered more than 3,220 guests across eight gala dinners and other awarding ceremonies in various Asian cities this year. Around 500 guests and members of the media attended the 14th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, a collocated event of the two-day PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit. Both events were part of the PropertyGuru Week that began with Road to Gold, a tour of Asia Property Award-winning properties in Bangkok.

The 2019 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final was supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; official airline partner Thai Airways; gold sponsor 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, Southeast Asia Globe, The Bangkok Insight, Top 10 Malaysia, and Vietnam Heritage.

For the full list of winners click here.

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


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Published 3rd December 2019