The 12th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards Launches With New Categories

March 18, 2024



Rick Formalejo

PropertyGuru Group (NYSE: PGRU), a leading property technology company in Southeast Asia, has announced the return of the highly anticipated 2024 edition of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards. The 12th Annual PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards will take place on September 6, 2024, at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. Submissions are now open to industry professionals and the public via until 14 June 2024.

(L-R) Kamille Abapo, senior marketing manager of Kohler Kitchen and Bath Philippines, platinum sponsor; Lloyd T. Tan, partner at Diaz Murillo Dalupan and Company – HLB Philippines; Cyndy Tan Jarabata, chairperson of the independent panel of judges and president of TAJARA Leisure & Hospitality Group Inc.; Jules Kay, general manager of PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards and Event; and John Richard Sotelo, senior vice-president and general manager of RLC Residences and chief marketing officer of Robinsons Land

The latest timeline for the 2024 awards program was unveiled on March 7, 2024. It happened during an official launch event at the Grand Hyatt Manila in Bonifacio Global City.

Key dates for the 2024 edition:

14 June 2024 – Entries close

1 July – 9 August 2024 – Site Inspections 

12 August 2024 – Final Judging

6 September 2024 – Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Manila, Philippines 

13 December 2024 – Regional Grand Final Gala Presentation in Bangkok, Thailand

A Diverse Range of Categories

The awards program, which sets out to elevate standards and drive innovation in the real estate sector, features a diverse range of categories recognizing excellence in various specializations and locations. In addition to acknowledging developers’ operational portfolios, the awards highlight their impact in terms of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) practices.

Esteemed judges, representing various segments of the property sector, will conduct a transparent judging process, culminating in the selection of shortlisted nominees and announcement of winners under the supervision of HLB, a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms.

Cyndy Tan Jarabata, chairperson of the independent panel of judges, emphasized the awards’ role in promoting innovation and raising industry standards. She highlighted the Philippines’ burgeoning real estate market, encompassing luxury and affordable residences, hotels and resorts, retail and F&B hubs, industrial spaces, and master-planned estates.

PropertyGuru PH Celebrates Industry Achievements

Notable speakers at the launch event included representatives from Robinsons Land, which received prestigious accolades at the 11th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards 2023, reinforcing the company’s commitment to excellence and innovation amidst global challenges.

Robinsons Land’s success reflects the confidence in the Philippine property market, evidenced by the country’s economic recovery and GDP growth in 2023. Despite global challenges, Robinsons Land remains optimistic about the market’s resilience and its commitment to innovation, sustainability, and meeting evolving customer needs.

The PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards form part of the regional PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series, now in its 19th year, covering key markets across Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia, and Oceania. Supported by prestigious sponsors and partners, the awards series represents the most anticipated property events of the year, celebrating excellence and innovation in the real estate industry.

As the 2024 PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards approach, the real estate industry eagerly anticipates the recognition of excellence, innovation, and sustainability. As stakeholders gather to celebrate industry achievements, the awards serve as a testament to the resilience and dynamism of the real estate sector in the Philippines and across the Asia-Pacific region.

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