PropertyGuru, a property technology company in Southeast Asia, celebrated the 10th Annual PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards, highlighting Philippine excellence in property development, architecture and design.
The 2022 PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards, presented by Kohler and supported by Boysen Paints, celebrated the country’s innovative real estate developers and projects as the black-tie gala celebration returned to the country’s financial capital.
Held in the Main Ballroom of the Fairmont Makati and streamed live online, a total of 62 categories were awarded. For the first time in the awards’ history, Robinsons Land was named Top Developer, one of the company’s nine winning titles. Robinsons Land also received the Top Developer Award (Luzon) and Special ESG Recognition, as well as various awards for projects such as Bridgetowne Destination Estate, Forbes Estates Lipa, Montclair Industrial Park and work.able Exxa-Zeta Center.
Cebu Landmasters, Inc., a past winner of the Top Developer award, also picked up nine wins, including Top Developer (Visayas) and Top Developer (Mindanao). SM Development Corporation (SMDC), recipient of the Top Developer award last year, racked up seven wins, including titles for projects such as Air Residences, Glam Residences, Gold City, Ice Tower Residential-Offices, Joy Residences and Shore Residences.
Aboitiz InfraCapital Economic Estates won five awards, including Best Industrial Developer. The company, named Best Industrial Developer (Asia) at last year’s PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, also picked up wins for its LIMA Central Business District and LIMA Estate projects. AboitizLand, Inc. won the Best Subdivision Award (Visayas) for its Amoa project.
Megaworld Corporation won the unprecedented award for Best Operational Office Portfolio, in addition to the titles of Best Hospitality Developer and Best Mixed-Use Developer, as well as special recognition in ESG. Megaworld Hotels & Resorts won Best Operational Hospitality Portfolio, another new accolade, while Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI), a subsidiary of Megaworld Corporation, won Best Lifestyle Developer.
Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation was named Best Boutique Developer, buoyed by a win for its Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort project. Phinma Property Holdings Corporation has won the coveted title of Best Subdivision (Philippines) for Phinma Maayo San Jose in one of the company’s three wins. The title of Best Condo Development (Philippines) was awarded to The Seasons Residences by Sunshine Fort North Bonifacio Realty Development Corporation.
Alveo Land also excelled overnight with wins for Best High End Condo Development (Metro Manila) for Callisto; Best high-rise condo development (Metro Cebu) for Palatine at Solinea; and best desktop development for Tryne Enterprise Plaza.
Several awards were presented for the first time to developments throughout the archipelago. Among them were the titles of Best Branded Residential Development, awarded to residences at Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort by AppleOne Mactan, Inc.; Best completed condo development (Pixel Residences by Aseana Residential Holdings, Corp.); Best Connectivity Condo Development (Vertex Central by Priland Development Corporation); Best Eco-Friendly Business Development (Site of the Future – Acienda Silang by Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation); Best Eco-Friendly Housing Development (Ameria by Damosa Land, Inc); Better Health and Wellness Development (Forbes Estates Lipa by Robinsons Land); Better integrated development of working from home [Ice Tower Residential-Offices by SM Development Corporation (SMDC)]; Best Memorial Park Landscape Architectural Design (Golden Haven Memorial Park – Cebu by Golden Haven Memorial Park, Inc.); and Best Waterfront Condo Development (Costa Mira Beachtown Mactan by Cebu Landmasters, Inc.).
Lourdes Josephine Gotianun Yap, President and CEO of Filinvest Development Corporation, has accepted the Philippines Real Estate Personality of the Year award, making her the first woman in the country to receive this special honor.
Hari V. Krishnan, CEO and Managing Director of PropertyGuru Group, said, “I am proud to see how the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards program has progressed from honoring the best properties in Metro Manila to celebrate developer success. through this beautiful archipelago. The awards have become more diverse with accolades for environmental friendliness, connectivity, health, wellness, and other characteristics desired by Filipinos around the world. The 10th edition of our awards program in the Philippines is a great opportunity to elevate the achievements of Filipino developers and designers to the world stage.
The main winners of the Philippines Property Awards will now compete for the “Best in Asia” titles at the 17th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Finals in Bangkok, Thailand on December 9 during “PropertyGuru Week”, which will be preceded by the annual PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit.
Established in 2005, the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards continue to recognize high caliber work within the industry, encompassing property development, construction, architecture, interior design and sustainable building practices. The series has expanded over the years to cover the region’s dynamic real estate markets, including Australia, Chinese markets, Japan, India and Sri Lanka.
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