Robinsons Land was judged the Best Developer in the Philippines for the second consecutive year, at the 11th PropertyGuru Property Awards held recently.
The annual black-tie gala dinner and presentation ceremony, held at the Shangri La The Fort, Manila, also saw the titles of Best Developer (Luzon) and Best Mixed Use Developer bestowed on Federal Land, Inc.; the Best Developer (Mindanao) trophy to Cebu Landmasters, Inc.; and the Philippines Real Estate Personality of the Year plum to Jose R. Soberano III, chairman, president, and CEO of Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI).
Robinson Land also won the title of Best Developer (Visayas), in addition to a Special Recognition in ESG, while RLC Residences was named Best Lifestyle Developer.
Robinsons Hotels and Resorts garnered the Best Operational Hospitality Portfolio award, supported by multiple wins for Fili Hotel Cebu. Robinsons Offices was honoured for its office developments GBF Centers 1 & 2 and Cybergate Iloilo Towers 1 & 2. Aurelia Residences, a project of Shang Robinsons Properties, Inc., won the prestigious Best Condo Development (Philippines) award.
The titles of Best Developer (Luzon) and Best Mixed Use Developer were presented to Federal Land, Inc., which also won for its development The Grand Midori Ortigas. Sunshine Fort North Bonifacio Realty Development Corporation and North Bonifacio Landmark Realty and Development Inc., both subsidiaries of Federal Land, Inc., clinched winning titles for their developments Mitsukoshi BGC and Grand Hyatt Manila Residences South Tower, respectively.
Cebu Landmasters, Inc. was hailed Best Developer (Mindanao), supported by various wins for its projects Casa Mira Towers Bacolod; Casa Mira Homes Danao; Casa Mira Iloilo; Costa Mira Beachtown Panglao; and DGT City Center.
Soberano was recognized by the team of Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine, for achievements that include leading the expansion of the homegrown Metro Cebu developer to more markets throughout the archipelago. Soberano joined the elite ranks of past winners Henry Sy, Sr. and Family (SM Investments Corporation), Ramon S. Ang (San Miguel Corporation), Manny Villar (Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc), and last year’s winner Lourdes Josephine Gotianun Yap (Filinvest Land Inc).
The new Rising Star award was presented to brothers Kyle Tan, president and chief executive officer of Eton Properties, and Lucio Tan III, director of LT Group, Inc, for their notable arrival in the real estate scene.
Aboitiz InfraCapital Economic Estates gained the Best Industrial Developer award, in addition to Special Recognitions in ESG and Sustainable Design and Construction, plus winning titles for the projects LIMA Central Business District, LIMA Estate, and West Cebu Estate. Aboitiz Land, Inc. won the prestigious Best Housing Development (Philippines) award for Seafront Residences, plus winning titles for the projects Ajoya Cabanatuan and The Villages at Lipa.
Honored for the project Royal Oceancrest Mactan, Primary Homes, Inc. won the Best Sustainable Developer title and received a Special Recognition in Sustainable Design and Construction.
Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation, cited for the projects 3Torre Lorenzo and lyf Malate Manila, was named Best Boutique Developer.
SM Development Corporation (SMDC), another recipient of the Special Recognition in ESG, bagged titles for its projects Bloom Residences, Glam Residences, Light 2 Residences, and Sands Residences.
On to Bangkok
Main country winners of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards will be eligible to advance to the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final on December 8 in Bangkok, Thailand. They will compete for honors against their peers from other nations across Southeast Asia and including China, Japan, India, and Australia.
The 11th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards was supported by platinum sponsor Kohler; gold sponsor Boysen Paints; silver sponsor Dongpeng Ceramic; and the official magazine Property Report by PropertyGuru.
For the complete list of wnners, visit the official website: AsiaPropertyAwards.com.