|Representatives for Khang Dien House Trading and Investment JCS accepting the Best Housing Landscape Architectural Design award. — VNS Photo Văn Châu|
HCM CITY — The 5th Property Guru Việt Nam Property Awards honoured 52 of Việt Nam’s most prestigious and respected property developers yesterday at the InterContinental Saigon Hotel in HCM City.
Presented by Kohler and organised by Oriental Media in Việt Nam, the awards included categories for HCM City and Hà Nội, recognising affordable, mid-end, high-end and luxury condo, office, hotel and retail properties, as well as outstanding residential developments in Nha Trang, Đà Nẵng and Hạ Long Bay.
Kiến Á Corporation won the top award for Best Developer as well as the new Best Mixed Use Developer award at the country’s biggest and most respected property awards programme.
“Showcasing outstanding design vision, intricate development concepts and an applaud-worthy commitment to creating communities that inspire and thrive, Kiến Á Corporation is taking big, bold and brilliant steps forward with world-class developments in Việt Nam such as Lavila Nam Sài Gòn Township and is a noteworthy winner,” said the independent panel of judges.
The Best Boutique Developer award went to SonKim Land Corporation.
The event presented five other new awards in recognition of the industry’s niche segments: Best Sustainable Developer was won by Gamuda Land (HCM City) JCS, Best Hospitality Developer was given to CapitaLand Việt Nam, Best Breakthrough Developer went to Alpha King, Best Industrial Developer was won by VSIP JSC and the Best Lifestyle Developer was given to MIKGroup.
Hari V. Krishnan, CEO of PropertyGuru Group, said: “I applaud all the winners and highly commended awardees at the 5th Property Guru Việt Nam Property Award for yet again raising the bar of excellence in the country’s real estate and sustainable development sectors. The 52 awards this year truly define industry breakthroughs and showcase innovations in all segments of an evolving property market.”
This year’s event was supported by gold sponsors Hitachi Elevators & Escalators, An Cường Wood Working, LMG and Malloca; silver sponsors Dulux Professional, Electrolux and VietCeramics; official portal partner Batdongsan.com.vn; official magazine PropertyGuru Property Report; official supervisor BDO and local representative Oriental Media Vietnam.
The media partners were Việt Nam News, Deluxe Magazine, Vietnam Heritage and Forbes Vietnam.
Last year, 43 awards were given to more than 25 companies and public-private entities.
The event is part of the regional PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards programme established in Thailand in 2005. — VNS