What you missed from the archipelago’s most prestigious annual real estate gala

Damosa Land VP Ricardo Lagdameo receives the Best Residential Development (Davao) from official portal partner ZipMatch co-founder Chow Paredes

The fifth annual gala evening of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards 2017, presented by Kohler, was held on 4 May at the Fairmont Makati and was attended by around 250 key industry figures and VVIPs in their tuxedos or traditional Filipiniana attire.

Department of Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon T. Teo, who encouraged developers to create sustainable projects in her keynote address, was the evening’s guest of honour.

Complete Winners list: 5th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards 2017

The four-hour gala dinner and awards ceremony saw Megaworld Corporation win a historic, back-to-back Best Developer title, taking home a total of nine trophies and 17 Highly Commended distinctions. Meanwhile, Robinsons Land president Frederick D. Go was honoured as the 2017 Philippines Real Estate Personality of the Year by Property Report.

Watch the most memorable moments from the Philippines’ biggest real estate event of the year:

The domestic winners in the Philippines are now headed to the seventh annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final 2017 to compete for more regional honours to be named the ‘Best in Asia’.

For more information about the Grand Final, visit the official website: AsiaPropertyAwards.com

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