CELEBRATING A DECADE OF HONOURING INNOVATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS IN REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN IN THE CITY-STATE  

 

 

- In its 10th year, Singapore’s most prestigious real estate awards programme innovates with an inaugural virtual gala event and ceremonies, broadcast worldwide via AsiaPropertyAwards.com and partner channels


- GuocoLand emerges victorious with wins for supertall project Wallich Residence and the Real Estate Personality of the Year award for the company’s esteemed group managing director, Cheng Hsing Yao

- Landmark 10th edition of the awards presents almost 40 titles, including accolades never presented before in the Developer, Development and Design categories

 

SINGAPORE – 30 October 2020 

 

PropertyGuru, Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, announced today the pioneering crop of winners and highly commended awardees at the first virtual gala edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Singapore).

 

The inaugural virtual gala event and awards ceremony, also known as the landmark 10th edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Singapore), was broadcast on AsiaPropertyAwards.com and partner channels, including YouTube and Facebook.

GuocoLand emerged victorious with top accolades that included Best Developer, the highest award of the night, and Best Condo Development (Singapore) for Wallich Residence. The exquisite residential project, housed in Singapore’s tallest building, also garnered the new title of Best Ultra Luxury Condo Development (Completed).

Cheng Hsing Yao, GuocoLand’s Group Managing Director, also accepted the Real Estate Personality of the Year award, the only accolade not chosen by the independent judging panel.  The award is decided annually by the editors of PropertyGuru Property Report, the official magazine of the awards.

 

Under his commendable leadership, GuocoLand has served at the forefront of urban rejuvenation in Singapore – breathing life into the city’s underserved areas with high-concept developments and strategic placemaking projects.

 

UOL Group Limited, which won the Best Developer award last year, returned to clinch several awards for Avenue South Residence, its project with UIC Limited and Kheng Leong Company, as well as Clavon, its project with UIC Limited.      

        

Aurum Land (Private) Limited received the title of Best Boutique Developer this year, with the support of projects such as Nyon, which won Best Boutique Condo Development, and The Hyde, which won Best Boutique Condo Architectural Design.

 

A pioneering roster of companies gained several titles that had never been presented before under the Developer categories: Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited (Best Landed Developer); GuocoLand (Best Mixed Use Developer); Macly Group (Best Breakthrough Developer); Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd (Best Industrial Developer); Qingjian Realty (South Pacific) Group Pte Ltd (Best Residential Developer); and Wing Tai Asia (Best Lifestyle Developer).

 

A total of 18 projects received trophies and Highly Commended citations at the awards. One of the most nominated projects, Pullman Residences, Newton by EL Development (Horizon) Pte Ltd, won all four of its nominations, namely Best Luxury Condo Development, Best Luxury Condo Architectural Design, Best Luxury Condo Interior Design, and Best Luxury Condo Landscape Architectural Design.

 

Another highly nominated project, Forett at Bukit Timah by Qingjian Perennial (Bukit Timah) Pte Ltd, garnered the titles of Best Private Condo Development and Best Private Condo Landscape Architectural Design. Qingjian Realty (Marymount) Pte Ltd also won the new award of Best Sales Gallery Architectural Design for JadeScape.

 

Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited won one of the highest accolades of the night, Best Housing Development (Singapore), for its Luxus Hills Contemporary Collection project.

 

Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd won Best Industrial Development, Best Industrial Smart Building Development, and Best Green Development for its Solaris @ Tai Seng project.

 

Wing Tai Asia added the wins of Best Residential Smart Building Development and Best Private Condo Interior Design for The M @ Middle Road project. 

Other winning projects include Parkwood Collection by Fantasia (Park) Pte Ltd (Best Strata Housing Development) and The Woodleigh Residences by Kajima Development Pte. Ltd. and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. (Best Integrated Development).

Around 40 awards were presented this year, including special prizes that were given to GuocoLand; Kajima Development Pte. Ltd. and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.; Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd; and UOL Group Limited in the fields of ESG, Sustainable Construction, Sustainable Design, and Building Communities.       

 

The 10th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Singapore) is supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; official portal partner PropertyGuru.com.sg; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official PR partner Klareco Communications; media partner Archibazaar; official charity partner Right To Play; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; and official supervisor BDO.

For more information, email awards@propertyguru.com or visit the official website: AsiaPropertyAwards.com.

 

FULL LIST OF WINNERS & HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARDEES

10th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Singapore)

 

DEVELOPER AWARDS

 

Best Developer            

WINNER: GuocoLand      

 

Best Boutique Developer                        

WINNER: Aurum Land (Private) Limited                

                          

Best Breakthrough Developer                         

WINNER: Macly Group             

 

Best Landed Developer                 

WINNER: Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited          

                                                     

Best Mixed Use Developer

WINNER: GuocoLand

 

Best Industrial Developer                      

WINNER: Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd                  

                                            

Best Lifestyle Developer                         

WINNER: Wing Tai Asia           

                 

Best Residential Developer                    

WINNER: Qingjian Realty (South Pacific) Group Pte Ltd

 

DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

 

Best Ultra Luxury Condo Development (Completed)

WINNER: Wallich Residence by GuocoLand

 

Best Luxury Condo Development                     

WINNER: Pullman Residences, Newton by EL Development (Horizon) Pte Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Midtown Bay by GuocoLand

 

Best Boutique Condo Development                 

WINNER: Nyon by Aurum Land (Private) Limited    

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Iveria by Macly Iveria Pte Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Verticus by Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd

 

Best Mega-Scale Condo Development

WINNER: Avenue South Residence by UOL Group Limited, UIC Limited and Kheng Leong Company

 

Best Private Condo Development

WINNER: Forett at Bukit Timah by Qingjian Perennial (Bukit Timah) Pte Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Wilshire Residences by TE2KS-RH Pte Ltd (JV with Tong Eng Group & Roxy Pacific Holdings)

 

Best Landed Housing Development                 

WINNER: Luxus Hills Contemporary Collection by Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited     

        

Best Strata Housing Development                   

WINNER: Parkwood Collection by Fantasia (Park) Pte Ltd

        

Best Industrial Development

WINNER: Solaris @ Tai Seng by Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd

 

Best Integrated Development

WINNER: The Woodleigh Residences by Kajima Development Pte. Ltd. and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.

 

Best Mixed Use Development

WINNER: Guoco Midtown by GuocoLand

 

Best Green Development                        

WINNER: Solaris @ Tai Seng by Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd                                                      

 

Best Industrial Smart Building Development

WINNER: Solaris @ Tai Seng by Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd

 

Best Residential Smart Building Development

WINNER: The M @ Middle Road by Wing Tai Asia

 

DESIGN AWARDS

 

Best Luxury Condo Architectural Design

WINNER: Pullman Residences, Newton by EL Development (Horizon) Pte Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Midtown Bay by GuocoLand

 

Best Boutique Condo Architectural Design

WINNER: The Hyde by Aurum Land (Private) Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Verticus by Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd

 

Best Private Condo Architectural Design                  

WINNER: Clavon by UOL Group Limited and UIC Limited  

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Forett at Bukit Timah by Qingjian Perennial (Bukit Timah) Pte Ltd

 

Best Mega-Scale Condo Architectural Design

WINNER: Avenue South Residence by UOL Group Limited, UIC Limited and Kheng Leong Company

 

Best Sales Gallery Architectural Design

WINNER: JadeScape by Qingjian Realty (Marymount) Pte Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Avenue South Residence by UOL Group Limited, UIC Limited and Kheng Leong Company

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Forett at Bukit Timah by Qingjian Perennial (Bukit Timah) Pte Ltd

 

Best Luxury Condo Interior Design                 

WINNER: Pullman Residences, Newton by EL Development (Horizon) Pte Ltd

        

Best Private Condo Interior Design

WINNER: The M @ Middle Road by Wing Tai Asia

 

Best Luxury Condo Landscape Architectural Design                   

WINNER: Pullman Residences, Newton by EL Development (Horizon) Pte Ltd  

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Midtown Bay by GuocoLand

 

Best Private Condo Landscape Architectural Design

WINNER: Forett at Bukit Timah by Qingjian Perennial (Bukit Timah) Pte Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Clavon by UOL Group Limited and UIC Limited                                     

 

BEST OF SINGAPORE AWARDS

 

Best Condo Development (Singapore)

WINNER: Wallich Residence by GuocoLand

 

Best Housing Development (Singapore)                   

WINNER: Luxus Hills Contemporary Collection by Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited

                          

SPECIAL AWARDS

 

Special Recognition for ESG 

WINNER: UOL Group Limited             

                 

Special Recognition in Sustainable Construction      

WINNER: Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd         

WINNER: UOL Group Limited                                        

                          

Special Recognition in Sustainable Design      

WINNER: GuocoLand               

                          

Special Recognition for Building Communities

WINNER: GuocoLand      

WINNER: Kajima Development Pte. Ltd. and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.        

WINNER: UOL Group Limited                      

 

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE

 

Singapore Real Estate Personality of the Year 

WINNER: Cheng Hsing Yao, Group Managing Director, GuocoLand

 

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In 2020, the Awards series is open to 15 property markets around the region, presented in a mix of virtual galas, which is open to the consumers and real estate agents, and exclusive gala dinners hosting up to 500 senior industry leaders to recognise excellence within each Asian market. Each local awards culminate in the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final virtual ceremony, which takes place after the virtual PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit in December 2020.

 

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