PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) announce distinguished nominees for sixth edition

Thailand, 22 September 2023


MELBOURNE, Australia — Organisers of the 6th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia), supported by Subzero Wolf, today revealed the nominees that have been shortlisted to receive honours at this year’s highly anticipated gala celebration.

The latest edition of the prestigious international awards programme by PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU) will be presented for the first time within Australia during a black-tie gala dinner and ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne on Friday, 13 October 2023. Attendees expected at the event include senior executives from shortlisted nominees, and partners such as, Australia’s No. 1 property site.

The country’s most exemplary developers and projects, which have specialised in cross-border investment between Australia and Asia, will be recognised in 42 categories, making this the biggest edition of the programme in Australia.

Leading with 18 nominations is Aqualand, nominated for a wide range of honours including those for its mixed-use developments Aura and Blue, as well as its historic apartment development, The Revy at Darling Island. 

In recognition of his unwavering dedication to enhancing Australian communities through exceptional projects and philanthropic endeavours, Shangjin Lin, founder and group managing director of Aqualand Australia, is due to receive the golden statuette for Australia Real Estate Personality of the Year from the editorial team of Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine. 

The developments and designs shortlisted for the 2023 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) encompass a variety of residential and commercial projects that include the country’s best apartments, housing, townhouses, smart homes, student accommodations, and senior living spaces. Many of the shortlisted projects exemplify the finest real estate in New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland, raising the standard for Australia’s dynamic property sector.

Luisant Queensberry Pty Ltd. received multiple nominations for its townhouse development Queensberry St. while the nominations for Mark Moran Group include the senior living development known as The Garden at Warrawee.

Sunkin Property Group garnered various nominations for the apartment development Highett Common. MRCB International and its subsidiary MRCB Australia also received a variety of nominations, including those for their lifestyle development 26 Vista. Sunsuria Australia and Verdant Property Group, along with Axe Architects Pty Ltd, are meanwhile nominated for the apartment development One Grant Crescent.

The nominated developers also include BNG Group; Capital Luxury Residences; Chapman Garden Pty Ltd; Enduro Properties; Eve Holdings & Guang Capital; Exal Group; Monaco Property Group; R.Corporation; Salvo; Skyhold; Skyland Group; Sterling Global & CBUS Property Pty Ltd; and Third.i Group.

The shortlist of nominees was determined by an independent panel of judges comprising Lui Violanti, chairperson of the Awards in Australia and regional manager for Western Australia, Inhabit Group; Benson Zhou, director and divisional head for Asia Market in Victoria, Savills Melbourne; Edward Haysom, general director, Haysom Architects Vietnam; Ivan Lam​, head of international business, Charter Keck Cramer; Jessica Liew, principal, Plus Architecture; Karl Fu, partner for Asian Markets, Winning Commercial; Peter Li, general manager, Plus Agency; Richard Newling Ward, director, Bayleyward; and Steven Yu, founder and CEO, Valorton Group.

HLB Mann Judd – HLB Australasia supervised the selection process over the last several months under the guidance of Josh Chye, partner and head of tax, helping to make the process fair, transparent, and credible.    

Main country winners of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) will be eligible to advance to the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final on Friday, 8 December in Bangkok, Thailand where they will compete for honours against their peers from Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as India, Japan and China.

Organised by PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, the 6th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) are supported by silver sponsor Subzero Wolf; official magazine Property Report by PropertyGuru; official publicity partner Good Talent Media; media partners Australian Property Journal, Bridges,, The Property Tribune, and Your Investment Property Magazine; supporting partner; supporting associations Australasia Property Advisory Association, Australia Malaysia Business Council – Victoria, and Melbourne Chinatown Association; and official supervisor HLB.

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The Winners and Highly Commended awardees in these categories will be presented at the gala celebration on 13 October 2023:

6th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia)


Best Developer

Best Lifestyle Developer

Best Luxury Developer

Best Luxury Boutique Developer

Best Mixed Use Developer

Best Boutique Developer

Best Breakthrough Developer     



Best Mixed Use Development                   

Best Luxury Apartment Development (New South Wales)              

Best Boutique Luxury Apartment Development (New South Wales)                         

Best Luxury Low Rise Apartment Development (New South Wales)                         

Best Luxury Apartment Development (Victoria)                    

Best Apartment Development (New South Wales)                

Best Apartment Development (Victoria)                 

Best High Rise Apartment Development (Victoria)               

Best Housing Development (Queensland)               

Best Townhouse Development (Victoria)                

Best Townhouse Development (Queensland)                        

Best Luxury Lifestyle Development                         

Best Lifestyle Development (Victoria)                     

Best Lifestyle Development (Queensland)              

Best Heritage Development                      

Best Luxury Heritage Development                         

Best Waterfront Apartment Development               

Best Waterfront Housing Development                   

Best Eco Friendly Apartment Development                            

Best Connectivity Townhouse Development                          

Best Smart Home Development                

Best Student Accommodation Development                       



Best Mixed Use Architectural Design                       

Best Apartment Architectural Design                      

Best Luxury Apartment Architectural Design                         

Best Mixed Use Interior Design                 

Best Luxury Apartment Interior Design                   

Best Apartment Landscape Design                         

Best Townhouse Landscape Design                        

Best Senior Living Landscape Design



BestCondo Development(Australia)                                              

BestHousing Development(Australia)            



Special Recognition in ESG                        

Special Recognition in Sustainable Designand Construction         



Australia Real Estate Personality of the Year          




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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 2023, 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 2023. 

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