HONG KONG, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iProperty Group Ltd, the Australia listed parent company of Hong Kong's No. 1 online property platform GoHome.com.hk, operates leading property portals and related business across the Asia-Pacific region, including Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, the Philippines and Australia. Committed to serving consumers and customers in the real estate industry, the iProperty Group is organizing the inaugural "iProperty Best Development Awards" to recognize outstanding property developments across the globe.
The award ceremony is held today at the Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel. Winning developments were nominated by the public and selected by a professional judging panel, chaired by Mr. Georg Chmiel, the Chief Executive Officer of iProperty Group.
Winners were chosen by a panel of judges from various international professional institutions and the iProperty Group. Competing projects were judged and honored according to a range of criteria including architectural design, amenity, construction material, innovation, location, special features and use of space.
"iProperty Best Property Development Award 2014" Honourable Guests (in no specific order):
Mr. Georg Chmiel Chief Executive Officer of iProperty Group
Ms. Catherine So Regional Manager of GoHome.com.hk
Ms. Zhonghui LI General Manager, Sina Leju
Ir. Sidney Tong Chairman of the HKIE Building Division of
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Mr. Brendon Chau Chairman of Noblesse Lifestyle Group
Mr. Georg Chmiel, the iProperty Group's Chief Executive Officer, said, "The iProperty Group has an extensive business network covering major cities in the Asia-Pacific region. With its extensive knowledge and experience in the real estate market, the Group is committed to providing buyers and investors a broad range of real estate information and the best search experience. This year, we launch the first iProperty Best Property Development Award 2014 to recognize outstanding property developments across the globe. The award is also set up to encourage development of higher quality properties aimed at raising the quality of living. Presented by the iProperty Group, the awards bestow well-deserved world-class recognition upon all winning developments for their outstanding achievements."
Ms. Catherine So, Regional Manager of GoHome.com.hk, added, "We are excited to see a wide array of diversified and high quality property projects with exquisite designs and exceptional qualities across the region in the market. To encourage continuous advancement of the overall industry, we are organizing the first iProperty Best Property Development Award and are excited to receive tremendous feedback and support from the consumers and property developers and would like to extend our congratulations to all winning projects and organizations."
Winners of "iProperty World's Best Property Development Award 2014"
(in alphabetical order by project name)
Best Modern Residential Development
Artiza-Higashiginza -- Tokyo, Japan
Marimo Co., Ltd.
Best Resort Living Development
Ashjar -- Dubai
Al Barari Firm Management LLC.
Best Urban Villa
Kingdom Park -- Shanghai, China
Shanghai Kingdom Properties Limited
Best CBD Development -
Melbourne ONE -- Melbourne, Australia
Central Equity Ltd.
Best Residential High-rise Development
One Blackfriars -- London, UK
St George South London
Best Low-Density Luxury Development
Residence Nine -- Shenzhen, China
China Overseas Property
Best Amenities for Residential Development
Seymour -- Hong Kong
Wing Tai Properties Limited
Best Residential Low-rise Development
The Fountainside -- Macau
Headland Developments Limited
Best Urban Living Development
The H Collection -- Hong Kong
Henderson Land Development Company Limited
GoHome.com.hk is Hong Kong's No. 1 online property platform, with a market-leading presence among HK property buyers and real estate professionals. Established in Hong Kong in 1999, GoHome.com.hk focuses on providing value-added property searches and related information and services for 15 years. It has built a strong and sustainable business backed by unmatched Hong Kong local intelligence. The website outperforms other local real estate portals with the highest traffic, user and listing figures, making it the most popular property portal for home buyers in Hong Kong and the most effective online advertising platform for real estate and related businesses. GoHome.com.hk was named Marketing Magazine's "Property Portal of the Year" in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and was awarded "Best Property Developer Partner- Most Comprehensive Property Website" by the Capital Magazine. The leading property platform is part of the iProperty Group (IPP.AX) which owns Asia's no. 1 network of property websites under the iProperty.com umbrella brand.
About iProperty Group Limited (www.iproperty-group.com)
Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, the iProperty Group (IPP.AX) owns and operates Asia's No.1 network of property websites under the iProperty.com umbrella brand. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Company is focused on developing and operating leading property portals with other complementary offerings in Asian markets. It currently operates market leading property portals in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia and Singapore, and has investments in India and Philippines. With further expansion planned, the iProperty Group is continuously working to capitalise on its market-leading positions and the rapidly growing online property advertising market throughout the region. Along with 18 property websites across the region, the Group's portfolio also includes the first comprehensive regional commercial property website, CommercialAsia.com, as well as a regional property exhibition business and monthly property magazines in Malaysia and Indonesia.
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