FRONTRUNNERS INCLUDE ROBINSONS LAND CORPORATION AND SM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (SMDC)
MANILA, Philippines — The shortlisted nominees of the 11th Annual PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards, presented by Kohler and supported by Boysen Paints and Dongpeng Ceramic, were revealed today ahead of the highly anticipated black-tie gala celebration on Friday, 22 September at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila.
Honouring developers from major metropolises in the archipelago to its most promising provincial markets, this year’s Awards will distinguish luminaries of Philippine real estate across 65 categories.
Leading the shortlist of nominees were Robinsons Land Corporation with 17 nominations and SM Development Corporation (SMDC) with 14 nominations.
Cebu Landmasters, Inc. gained 10 nominations. Aboitiz InfraCapital Economic Estates secured eight nominations while Aboitiz Land, Inc. gained six nominations. Damosa Land, Inc. also garnered seven nominations.
Other major contenders include Alveo Land; Alsons Development and Investment Corporation; Antel Land; AppleOne Group Inc.; Asiana Homes Inc.; AyalaLand Logistics Holdings Corp.; Benedict Ventures Inc.; Eastland Property Ventures Inc.; Federal Land, Inc.; Greentech Land Development Corporation; ISOC Land, Inc.; Ph1 World Developers, Inc.; PHINMA Property Holdings Corporation; PHirst Park Homes Inc.; Priland Development Corporation; Primary Homes, Inc.; Primeworld Land Holdings Inc.; Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation; Shang Properties, Inc.; Sunshine Fort North Bonifacio Realty Development Corporation; and Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation.
Jose R. Soberano III, chairman, president, and CEO of Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI), will accept the Philippines Real Estate Personality of the Year award from the editorial team of Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine of the Awards.
The all-new Rising Star award will be presented for the first time ever on gala night. The title, presented by Bridges, a media partner of the Awards, will honour Kyle Tan, president and chief executive officer of Eton Properties, and Lucio Tan III, director of LT Group, Inc.
The shortlist of nominees was decided by an independent panel of judges consisting of Cyndy Tan Jarabata, chairperson of the Awards in the Philippines and president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc.; Carlo Cordaro, president and CEO, Atelier A; Jaime A. Cura, PhD, vice-chairman, The RGV Group of Companies; Jean Jacquelyn Nathania A. de Castro, CEO, ESCA Incorporated; Kathleen P. Obcemea, principal interior designer, KPO Beyond Designs Co.; Luis Enrique T. Mangosing, CEO, Metro Development Managers, Inc. (MDMI); Michelle Barretto, founder and CEO, Vitamin B, Inc.; Philip Mareschal, head of property and asset management, JLL Philippines; Raymond Rufino, CEO, NEO; and Richard Raymundo, managing director, Colliers Philippines.
Diaz Murillo Dalupan and Company – HLB Philippines upheld the fairness, transparency, and credibility of the selection process under the supervision of Ofelia S. Barroga, Lloyd T. Tan, Margaux Zarah Casihan, and Remedios Ducay.
Main country winners of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards will advance to the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final on Friday, 8 December in Bangkok, Thailand where they will compete for regional honours against their peers from other nations.
Established in 2005, the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards continue to reward high-calibre work within the industry, encompassing property development, construction, architecture, interior design, and sustainable building practices. The series initially covered Southeast Asia and has expanded over the years to include the region’s dynamic property markets, including Australia, China, India, and Greater Niseko in Japan.
Organised by PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, the 11th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards are supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; gold sponsor Boysen Paints; silver sponsor Dongpeng Ceramic; official magazine Property Report by PropertyGuru; official newspaper The Philippine Star; official publicity partner Ripple8; media partners Back End News, Bridges, BusinessWorld, Business Mirror, Manila Bulletin, Philstar Property Report PH, Real Estate News PH, and The Manila Times; supporting association IFC – Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies; and official supervisor HLB.
SHORTLIST OF NOMINEES
11th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards
Best Developer (Luzon)
Best Developer (Visayas)
Best Developer (Mindanao)
Best Industrial Developer
Best Mixed Use Developer
Best Lifestyle Developer
Best Sustainable Developer
Best Boutique Developer
Best Operational Hospitality Portfolio
Best Township Development
Best Mixed Use Development
Best Branded Residential Development
Best Ultra Luxury Condo Development (Metro Manila)
Best Luxury Condo Development (Metro Manila)
Best High End Condo Development (Metro Manila)
Best Mid End Condo Development (Metro Manila)
Best Affordable Condo Development (Metro Manila)
Best High End Condo Development (Metro Cebu)
Best Affordable Condo Development (Metro Cebu)
Best Condo Development (Metro Davao)
Best Condo Development (Luzon)
Best Condo Development (Visayas)
Best Condo Development (Mindanao)
Best Waterfront Condo Development
Best Connectivity Condo Development
Best Eco Friendly Condo Development
Best Wellness Residential Development
Best Integrated Work From Home Development
Best Lifestyle Development
Best Smart Home Development
Best Co Living Space
Best Housing Development (Metro Manila)
Best Housing Development (Metro Cebu)
Best Housing Development (Metro Davao)
Best Housing Development (Luzon)
Best Housing Development (Visayas)
Best Housing Development (Mindanao)
Best Waterfront Housing Development
Best Sub Division Development
Best Eco Friendly Housing Development
Best Alternative Accomodation Development
Best Industrial Development
Best Office Development
Best Hotel Development
Best Retail Development
Best BPO Office Development
Best CBD Development
Best Green Development
Best Mixed Use Architectural Design
Best Condo Architectural Design
Best Housing Architectural Design
Best Condo Interior Design
Best Housing Interior Design
Best Hotel Architectural Design
Best Retail Architectural Design
Best Office Architectural Design
Best Hotel Interior Design
Best Retail Interior Design
BEST OF THE PHILIPPINES AWARDS
Best Condo Development (Philippines)
Best Housing Development (Philippines)
Special Recognition in ESG
Special Recognition in Sustainable Design and Construction
Real Estate Personality of the Year
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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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