COUNTRY WINNERS FROM 13 DYNAMIC PROPERTY MARKETS COMPETE TO BE SHOWCASED AS THE BEST IN ASIA TO INVESTORS, CONSUMERS ACROSS THE REGION
BANGKOK, Thailand — 18 November 2022
PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, announced today the marks of excellence that will be presented at the 17th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, presented by Kohler and supported by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, on 9 December in Bangkok.
Forty-seven regional categories, distinguishing the ‘Best in Asia’ across various segments and niches, will be presented at the finale of the 2022 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series. Country winners, representing major award recipients of the series, will be honoured in each regional category.
In addition to these categories, the PropertyGuru Icon Award, whose recipient is decided by the editorial team of Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine of the Awards, will be presented to Candra Ciputra, CEO of Ciputra Group and president director of PT Ciputra Development Tbk. The PropertyGuru Icon Award is given to a previous recipient of the Real Estate Personality of the Year award, also a title decided by the editorial team. Ciputra had won the Indonesia Real Estate Personality of the Year award in 2015.
The award-winning companies and projects shortlisted as nominees to the Grand Final will compete for nine Developer titles; 24 Development titles; and 14 Design titles. Contenders have been selected from the major winners of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards’ series of celebrations this year in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Greater Niseko (Japan), India, and Australia.
The 17th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, to be held at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok, marks the full return of the black-tie gala dinner and awards presentation, following a successful virtual gala edition in 2021. The 2022 Grand Final will be streamed live on AsiaPropertyAwards.com as well as the programme’s official Facebook and YouTube channels.
The 17th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final is part of the series of events known as PropertyGuru Week. It kicks off with the ninth edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau) on 7 December, followed on 8 December by the latest edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit. The thought leadership platform of PropertyGuru features a high-calibre line-up of speakers and presenters on a wide variety of topics themed around ‘Adaptive Reinvention.’
The country winners shortlisted as nominees to the Grand Final were selected by an independent jury consisting of head judges of participating markets in the Awards: Thien Duong, chairperson of the Grand Final and general director, Group GSA (Vietnam); Amit Khanna, managing director, Phoenix Advisers (India); Bill Barnett, founder and managing director, C9 Hotelworks (Greater Niseko); Cyndy Tan Jarabata, president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc. (Philippines); Dato’ Sr. Lau Wai Seang, president, Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM): 2017-2018 (Malaysia); Kristin Thorsteins, head of partnership growth for APAC at IWG PLC (Singapore); Lui Violanti, regional manager for Western Australia, Inhabit Group (Australia); Paul Tse, president, board of directors, Macao Association of Building Contractors and Developers (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau); Sorn Seap, executive vice president, Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association (Cambodia); Suphin Mechuchep, chairperson, JLL Thailand (Thailand); and Vivin Harsanto, senior director and head of advisory, JLL Indonesia (Indonesia).
HLB, the leading international accounting and advisory ﬁrm, upheld fairness, transparency and credibility throughout all points of the selection process, under the leadership of Paul Ashburn, HLB International Real Estate Group.
Since it was established in Thailand in 2005, the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards programme has expanded over the years to 18 property markets. Through its series of in-person and virtual gala celebrations, the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards programme has provided an international platform for excellent real estate developers, architects, and interior designers across Asia Pacific. The programme therefore connects awardees to a wide pool of investors, consumers, and agents, as well as the diaspora, throughout the region and beyond.
Organised by PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), the 17th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final is supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; gold sponsor Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®; official portal partner PropertyGuru; official channel partner History; official magazine Property Report by PropertyGuru; official PR partner Artemis Associates; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; official charity partner Liter of Light; supporting partners IFC – Building Resilience Index, IFC – Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies, and REHDA Institute; supporting associations EuroCham Cambodia, Global Design Awards Lab, Green Building Consulting & Engineering, Niseko Tourism, Singapore Estate Agents Association, and Singapore Green Building Council; and official supervisor HLB.
The Winners in these award categories will be presented at the gala dinner and ceremony on 9 December 2022:
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ABOUT PROPERTYGURU ASIA PROPERTY AWARDS:
PropertyGuru’s Asia Property Awards, established in 2005, are the region’s most exclusive and prestigious real estate awards programme. The Asia Property Awards are recognised as the ultimate hallmark of excellence in the Asian property sector. Boasting an independent panel of industry experts and trusted supervisors, the Awards have an unparalleled reputation for being credible, ethical, fair and transparent.
In 2022, the Awards series is open to more than a dozen key property markets around the region. The exciting gala events welcome senior industry leaders and top media, as well as reach property agents and consumers via live streaming. Recognising excellence within each Asian market with a variety of categories, including green and sustainable development, each local awards programme will culminate in the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, which takes place after the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit during ‘PropertyGuru Week’ in December 2022.
For more information, please visit AsiaPropertyAwards.com
ABOUT PROPERTYGURU GROUP:
PropertyGuru Group is Southeast Asia’s leading* property technology company, and the preferred destination for over 38 million property seekers# to find their dream home, every month. PropertyGuru and its group companies empower property seekers with more than 3.3 million real estate listings, in-depth insights, and solutions that enable them to make confident property decisions across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
PropertyGuru.com.sg was launched in 2007 and has helped to drive the Singapore property market online and has made property search transparent for the property seeker. Over the decade, the Group has grown into a high-growth technology company with a robust portfolio of leading property portals across its core markets company; award-winning mobile apps; a high quality developer sales enablement platform, FastKey; mortgage marketplace PropertyGuru Finance; and a host of other property offerings including Awards, events and publications across Asia.
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