Highlights of the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final 2023

PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU) announced the winners of the 18th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final on 8 December at The Athenee Hotel in Bangkok.

Winners from 13 property markets across Asia competed for the highest marks of excellence in real estate development, construction, architecture, and design at the finale of the 2023 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series. More than 50 golden statuettes were presented to the finest developers and projects in the region at the black-tie gala dinner and presentation ceremony.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2023 - Best Developer Asia

Best Developer (Asia) – Guocoland (Singapore)

GuocoLand won the biggest award of the year, Best Developer (Asia), for the third time in the history of the Awards. It marks one of five regional wins for developers from Singapore. Frasers Property Singapore won the Best Mixed Use Developer (Asia) award and UOL Group Limited and Pan Pacific Hotels Group received the Best Hospitality Developer (Asia) award. UOL Group Limited also won the Best Sustainable Developer (Asia) award while EL Development Pte Ltd won the Best Hospitality Interior Design (Asia) award.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2023 - Best Hospitality Developer Asia

Best Hospitality Developer (Asia) – UOL Group Limited and Pan Pacific Hotels Group (Singapore)

Developers from Indonesia gained eight regional wins, the most of any country. PT Sinar Mitbana Mas garnered the Best Breakthrough Developer (Asia) title, with parent company Sinar Mas Land and subsidiary PT. BSD Diamond Development also receiving regional wins.

The Philippines was represented with seven regional wins, with Aboitiz InfraCapital Economic Estates winning both the Best Industrial Developer (Asia) and Best Industrial Development (Asia) awards. RLC Residences; Robinsons Hotels and Resorts; North Bonifacio Landmark Realty and Development Inc.; Shang Robinsons Properties, Inc.; and Sunshine Fort North Bonifacio Realty Development Corporation received golden statuettes for a wide range of projects.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2023 - Best Sustainable Developer Asia

Best Sustainable Developer (Asia) – UOL Group Limited (Singapore)

Developers from Vietnam received six regional wins, led by SonKim Land Corporation, which won both the Best Luxury Developer (Asia) and Best Boutique Mixed Used Development (Asia) awards).

Andaman Asset Solution won the Best Boutique Developer (Asia) award in one of six regional wins for developers from Thailand. KingBridge Tower by KingBridge Tower Company Limited (Saha Pathana Inter-Holding Public Company Limited) alone earned three regional wins for the kingdom while Rawayana by Phuket9 scored two regional wins.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2023 - Best Mixed Use Developer Asia

Best Mixed Use Developer (Asia) – Frasers Property Singapore (Singapore)

Salvo was named Best Lifestyle Developer (Asia), one of five regional wins for developers from Australia. Regional winners from the country include projects by Capital Luxury Residences; Monaco Property Group; R.Corporation; and Third.i Group.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2023 - Jules Kay

Jules Kay, General Manager of PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards and Events

Malaysia and Cambodia each gained four regional wins. Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (PKNS) was hailed Best Affordable Homes Developer (Asia), with projects by Eastern & Oriental Berhad; Eupe Corporation Berhad; and Sime Darby Property also representing Malaysia with regional titles. Projects by OCIC Group and RM Commercial Co., Ltd. each clinched a regional win for Cambodia as Sir Stamford Raffles (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. gained two regional wins for the project Marum Estate.

Hanacreek by Apex Property and Aki Niseko by Takuetsu Co., Ltd. represented Greater Niseko as regional winners from the renowned Japanese skiing destination.

The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong by Sino Land Company Limited and M8 by China Construction Engineering (Macau) Company Limited garnered two regional wins for Hong Kong and Macau. New Bund 31 by Shun Tak Qiantan (Shanghai) Cultural and Real Estate Company Limited was named Best Mixed Use Development (Asia), a regional win for Mainland China.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards 2023 - Icon Award

PropertyGuru Icon Awardee, Dr. Allan Zeman, founder and chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group (right), with Jeremy Williams, PropertyGuru Group, Managing Director-Marketplaces

The Grand Final drew one of the most iconic personalities in the Hong Kong real estate industry. Dr. Allan Zeman, founder and chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group, came to accept the Icon Award from the editorial team of Property Report by PropertyGuru.

The regional winners were chosen by an independent jury, comprising head judges of participating markets in the Awards: Thien Duong, chairperson of the Grand Final and general director, Group GSA (Vietnam); Ajai A Kapoor, CEO, 360 degrees – Real Estate Services (India); Cyndy Tan Jarabata, president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc. (Philippines); Eddie Guillemette, CEO, Midori no Ki (Greater Niseko); Datuk Ar. Ezumi Harzani Ismail, president, Malaysian Institute of Architects: 2020-2022 (Malaysia); Ken Ip, assistant general manager and group head of marketing, B.S.C. Group (Mainland China); 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 (Hong Kong and Macau); Sorn Seap, executive vice president, Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association (Cambodia); Suphin Mechuchep, CEO, Sen X Group PCL (Thailand); and Vivin Harsanto, senior director and head of advisory, JLL Indonesia (Indonesia).

Here’s the complete list of winners.

For more information, visit: AsiaPropertyAwards.com.