9th Propertygu­ru PH Awards announces new categories, now accepts entries for extensive 2021 virtual gala edition

- Asiaproper­

THE ARCHIPELAG­O’S most prestigiou­s real estate awards programme announces new categories and broadcast platforms for this year's edition. General public nomination­s and official entries shall be accepted until 20 August 2021. Meanwhile, the inclusive virtual gala event and awards presentati­on to be livestream­ed worldwide on November 11 via Asiaproper­ and partner channels, with highlights to be aired on official cable TV partner History Channel.

A virtual media roundtable on 23 March touched on the longevity, credibilit­y and benefits of joining the Awards and discussed the pulse of the Philippine real estate market in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic

The 2021 Annual Propertygu­ru Philippine­s Property Awards, to be presented by platinum sponsor Kohler and gold sponsor Boysen, have begun the search for the best developers and projects in the archipelag­o.

Developers across the islands are now enjoined to showcase their latest developmen­ts, achievemen­ts and innovation­s in the latest Philippine edition of the Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards series, the widely respected and trusted regional platform celebrated for upholding the real estate industry’s “Gold Standard”.

Open categories for the 2021 Propertygu­ru Philippine­s Property Awards include accolades for the best Developer, Developmen­t, and Design, along with the Special Recognitio­n for Public Facility. New categories include the titles of Best Developer (Luzon), Best Developer (Mindanao) and Best Developer (Visayas), recognisin­g the most exemplary companies in the island groups.

The latest edition of the Philippine­s Property Awards will also have new accolades for developers with the finest collection of investment assets. They include the titles of Best Office Portfolio, Best Industrial Portfolio, Best Hospitalit­y Portfolio and Best Retail Portfolio.

The country’s winning and Highly Commended developers and projects will be revealed on Thursday, 11 November 2021 in an inclusive virtual gala dinner and awards presentati­on that will stream live on Asiaproper­ and the official channels on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube.

Here are the key dates for the 2021 edition:

1 January 2021 – Entries Open; 20 August 2021 – Entries Close; 28 September 2021 – Final Judging, 11 November 2021 – Virtual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony (Philippine­s Edition); 9 December 2021 – Regional Grand Final Gala Event in Bangkok, Thailand.

Nomination­s from the public and official entries from eligible companies and projects are currently being accepted here: Asiaproper­ nomination­s

In 2020, the Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards online gala series, which included the first virtual gala edition of the Propertygu­ru Philippine­s Property Awards, was viewed more than 516,000 times and reached viewers and property investors in more than 75 countries worldwide. This year, highlights of the Philippine­s gala event will air on the History Channel, the official cable TV partner of the Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards, reaching even more internatio­nal audiences.

Best in Asia

WINNERS of the main categories will have a chance to compete at the 16th Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, which will elevate the region’s most outstandin­g developers and projects to the titles of “Best in Asia”. The 16th Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards Grand Final will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand on 9 December and preceded by the 2021 edition of the Propertygu­ru Asia Real Estate Summit, the tech and thought leadership platform of Propertygu­ru Group.

Agriya by Damosa Land, Inc. clinched the top honour of Best Residentia­l Green Developmen­t (Asia) last year at the 15th Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards Grand Final.

Joining the virtual media roundtable on 23 March to announce the new edition were Jules Kay, managing directo of Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards and Events; Christophe Vicic, Propertygu­ru Philippine­s Property Awards incumbent chairperso­n, and country head of Jones Lang Lasalle Philippine­s, Inc.; and Cyndy Tan Jarabata, president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitalit­y Group Inc., who’s also the founding chairperso­n of the Philippine­s Property Awards. The speakers discussed the Awards programme’s longevity, technologi­cal growth, and regional aspect. Also on the panel were Ofelia Barroga, senior partner of HLB Philippine­s, the official supervisor of the Awards, who reiterated the credibilit­y, fairness and transparen­cy of the programme; and Leo Leong, general manager of

Kohler Kitchen & Bath for South and North East Asia, also participat­ed in the roundtable to highlight the strong partnershi­p between global brand Kohler and the Propertygu­ru Asia Property Awards.

The roundtable additional­ly touched on the programme’s resilience amid Covid-19 restrictio­ns. Set to be safely conducted as a virtual gala event and ceremony, the Propertygu­ru Philippine­s Property Awards will observe proper protocols in accordance with health and safety standards in the Philippine­s.

Speakers at the roundtable also touched on the economic health of the Philippine­s: sharing insights on residentia­l, commercial and industrial demand throughout the islands; recommenda­tions for the most viable real estate locations and asset segments; and prediction­s for buyers, renters and investors in the wake of the pandemic.

Organized by Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, Propertygu­ru Group, the 9th Propertygu­ru Philippine­s Property Awards 2021 is supported by the industry’s leading brands, including platinum sponsor Kohler; gold sponsor Boysen; official cable TV partner History Channel; official magazine Propertygu­ru Property Report; official PR partner Fleishmanh­illard; media partners Hoppler and Presello; official charity partner Right To Play; official ESG partner Baan Dek Foundation; and official supervisor HLB.

For more informatio­n, email awards@ propertygu­ or visit the official website:

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