Thursday, June 25, 2015

Shortlist for the Philippines Property Awards 2015 revealed

Shortlist for the Philippines Property Awards 2015 revealed 

An overwhelming response from the country’s real industry has paved the way for the biggest event to date

MANILA, Philippines – 16 June 2015

Following a rigorous six-month entry process and comprehensive site inspection period by the esteemed and independent panel of judges, the shortlist for the third annual Philippines Property Awards has been announced.

Free, fair and transparent, the Philippines Property Awards 2015 is part of the Asia Property Awards, which for 10 years has rewarded the best of Asian real estate and become the most respected and recognised industry awards series in the region.

“It is our pleasure to present the third annual Philippines Property Awards. Since our debut event nearly three years ago, the Awards has received overwhelming response from established and emerging developers, as well as top industry professionals in the country,” said Terry Blackburn, CEO of Ensign Media and publisher of Asia’s industry leading Property Report magazine.

The third edition in the Philippines will feature 25 award categories covering the best developer, developments and designs in the local real estate sector, covering residential, commercial, office, retail, hospitality, villa and green developments in Mega Manila, Cebu and Davao.

“Our highly-qualified central panel of judges have worked hard to ensure that we have the highest quality entrants across all categories from all deserving developers and projects that showcase the best of the best in the country’s real estate sector,” he added.

Led by the president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc, Cyndy Tan Jarabata, who is on her third and final year as chairwoman, the esteemed panel of judges has shortlisted the Philippines’ best developers and developments as assessed and monitored by BDO International, one of the world’s biggest accounting firms.

Returning as top contender is 2014’s biggest winner Ayala Land Inc (ALI) – recipient of the Best Developer awards in the Philippines and at the fourth annual South East Asia Property Awards in Singapore – with a total of eight nominations for ALI and its subsidiaries Avida Land and Alveo Land Corp in 2015, including a nod for Best Developer yet again for ALI.

Other major contenders with multiple nominations include the SM Group, led by SM Prime Holdings, and subsidiaries SM Development Corporation (SMDC) and First Asia Realty Development Corporation, with a combined total of nine nominations, including Best Developer for SM Prime; and Megaworld Corporation, which is also competing in the Best Developer and three other categories including Best Luxury Condo Development (Metro Manila).

In the regional categories, Primary Homes Inc is one of the biggest nominees, grabbing four citations in several categories, including Best Condo Development (Cebu).

This year’s final Winners and Highly Commended companies and projects will be presented with their respective trophies and certificates during the exclusive, black-tie event at The Raffles and Fairmont Makati on Thursday, 9 July.

Top winners in the Philippines will also be showcased on a regional stage and compete at the Asia Property Awards grand finals on Wednesday, 21 October, at the fifth annual South East Asia Property Awards 2015 to be held at the prestigious Shangri-La Hotel Singapore.

With support from top regional and local media outfits, including ABS-CBN, Lifestyle Network, Inquirer.net (a Philippine Daily Inquirer company), The Philippine Star, BusinessWorld, Vault, Metro Home & Entertaining, iProperty Philippines, Property24, and MyProperty.ph, the Official Property Portal of the Philippines Property Awards 2015, this year’s event is set to be the biggest yet.

In addition, global innovator in premium kitchen and bath products Kohler returns as Gold Sponsor. The Philippines’ largest foam-maker Uratex Premium Mattresses has also signed on as Gold Sponsor, whilst premium kitchen and bathroom products manufacturer TEKA is a Silver Sponsor.

Tickets for the gala dinner and awards ceremony – which will include a cocktail reception and a lavish four-course dinner graced by renowned Italian mineral waters brand Sanpellegrino, the Official Supplier of the Asia Property Awards 2015 – plus live entertainment and extensive television, print and radio media coverage, are still available and can purchased here.

For more information on the Philippines Property Awards, visit the website.

Sponsorship and media partner opportunities for the country’s biggest real estate event are still available. For more details, email: info@asiapropertyawards.com.

The full shortlist of the Philippines Property Awards 2015:

DEVELOPER

Best Developer

Ayala Land Inc

Megaworld Corporation

SM Prime Holdings

 

DEVELOPMENT

Best Office Development

BDO Corporate Center Ortigas – BDO Unibank Inc

Ore Central – Monte De Tesoro Corporation

W CityCenter – W Group Inc/WCC Inc

 

Best Retail Development

Evia Lifestyle Center – Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc

Mega Fashion Hall (SM Mega Megamall Expansion 2) Bldg. D – First Asia Realty Development Corporation

 

Best Housing Development (Metro Manila)

Amore of Portofino – Brittany Corporation (a Vista Land company)

Southgrove Estates – Avida Land

 

Best Luxury Condo Development (Metro Manila)

Admiral Baysuites – Anchor Land Holdings Inc

Botanika Nature Residences – Filinvest Alabang Inc

Uptown Ritz – Megaworld Corporation

 

Best Mid-Range Condo Development (Metro Manila)

Kroma – Alveo Land Corp

The Sapphire Bloc – Robinsons Land Corporation

 

Best Affordable Condo Development (Metro Manila)

Avida Towers Altura – Avida Land

Green Residences – SM Development Corporation (SMDC)

Mezza II Residences – SM Development Corporation (SMDC)

 

Best Condo Development (Cebu)

AppleOne Banawa Heights – AppleOne Properties Inc

Mabolo Grand Heights – Primary Homes Inc

Solinea – Alveo Land Corp

 

Best Housing Development (Cebu)

Argao Royal Palms – Primary Homes Inc

Astelé – Primary Homes Inc

 

Best Residential Development (Davao)

Abreeza Residences – Alveo Land Corp

Arezzo Place Davao – Phinma Properties

 

Best Luxury Development (Resort)

Anvaya Cove – Ayala Land Inc

Boracay Newcoast-Oceanway Residences – Megaworld Corporation and Global Estates Resorts Inc (GERI)

 

Best Mid-Range Development (Resort)          

Camella Puerto Princesa – Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc

Wind Residences – SM Development Corporation (SMDC)

 

DESIGN

Best Residential Architectural Design

Admiral Baysuites – Anchor Land Holdings Inc

8 Newtown Boulevard – Megaworld Corporation

Park Terraces – Ayala Land Inc

 

Best Residential Interior Design

Admiral Baysuites – Anchor Land Holdings Inc

Argao Royal Palms – Primary Homes Inc

Three Central – Megaworld Corporation

 

Best Retail Architectural Design

Evia Lifestyle Center – Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc

Mega Fashion Hall (SM Mega Megamall Expansion 2) Bldg. D – First Asia Realty Development Corporation

The Venice Grand Canal Mall – Megaworld Corporation

 

Best Office Architectural Design

BDO Corporate Tower Ortigas – BDO Unibank Inc

Menarco – Menarco Development Corporation

Ore Central – Monte De Tesoro Corporation

Vista Hub Application – Vista Land and Landscapes Inc

 

Best Landscape Architectural Design

Grace Residences – SM Development Corporation (SMDC)

Shell Residences – SM Development Corporation (SMDC)

Trees Residences – SM Development Corporation (SMDC)

 

Best Hotel Architectural Design

Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila – WJGlobal Inc

Citadines Salcedo Makati – Valero Primeland

Somerset Alabang Manila – LBL Prime Properties Inc

 

Best Hotel Interior Design

Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila – WJGlobal Inc

Citadines Salcedo Makati – Valero Primeland

 

Note: The best of the best awards for Best Green Development, Special Recognition in CSR, Best Commercial Development (Philippines), Best Housing Development (Philippines), and Best Condo Development (Philippines) will be announced during the gala night.

Media and Sponsorship contact:

Alva Horgan

Director of Sales, Ensign Media

Tel: +66 (0) 2662 5195

Email: alva@ensign-media.com

 

About the Philippines Property Awards:

Established in 2013, the Philippines Property Awards celebrates the best of the best in the country’s residential, commercial and hospitality real estate sectors, showcasing the archipelago’s top developers, developments, designs and services. Featuring the most outstanding companies, projects and real estate personalities, the Philippines Property Awards set the benchmark in real estate, architecture and design from the country’s key markets, from Mega Manila to Cebu and Davao.

 

About the Asia Property Awards:

Free, fair and transparent, the Asia Property Awards offer an unrivalled showcase of the region’s real estate industry, boosting awareness and highlighting top quality developers, projects and services. The Awards shine a spotlight on the high calibre work within the Asian real estate industry, encompassing construction, architecture and interior design. With a professionally run and fully audited judging system, they also bring Asia’s real estate industry to the world stage. Started in Thailand in 2006, the Asia Property Awards have since expanded to reward developments, consultants, architects and designers in Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, China, and this 2015 will be expanding into Myanmar, Indonesia and Vietnam.


About Ensign Media:

Ensign Media is the publisher of Property Report, Asia’s leading monthly luxury real estate, architecture and design magazine. The company also organises the region’s foremost real estate events, the Asia Property Awards, which play host to annual gala dinners for more than 600 CEOs, senior managers and leading industry figures across the Southeast Asian region.

Established in Thailand in 2003, the company is headquartered in Bangkok, with additional operations in Phuket and Singapore, giving Ensign Media a unique and direct reach into the most affluent markets in Southeast Asia.

With more than a decade of experience in producing high quality media and events in the world’s most vibrant economic region, and a distribution network encompassing Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Macau, Ensign Media is Asia’s leading property media company.


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