Twenty-three companies will head to the gala dinner to compete in 33 categories

CapitaLand Vietnam leads the nominations with 10 nods in the final shortlist

The PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards 2017, presented by Kohler, has announced the complete shortlist of nominees for the prestigious annual competition.

Rewarding the country’s best developers, real estate projects and design in the top-tier markets and emerging resort destinations, the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards will include honours for Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, as well as outstanding residential development in Danang, Ha Long Bay and Nha Trang.

Leading the race is CapitaLand Vietnam, with 10 appearances in the final shortlist, including nods for its condominium and retail projects. The firm behind D1MENSION, the nominated branded condo development in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1, joins this year’s edition following a single win and two Highly Commended accolades in 2016 for its high-end properties in HCMC and Hanoi.

Watch: Highlights from the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards 2016 gala dinner

In Danang, MIVI Joint Stock Company’s mixed-use development X2 HOI AN collects a total of seven nominations, including five citations in architectural, interior and landscape design. Comprising hotel and residential villa units, the Co Co River front project is set to become one of the acclaimed destinations in Vietnam’s central coast.

Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation earns six places in the shortlist, including two nods for the hotly contested Best High End Condo Development (Ho Chi Minh City) category, where it’s competing against the high-profile Diamond Island by Kusto Home and The Sun Avenue by four-time nominee Novaland Group, the Best Developer winner during the inaugural awards in 2015.

Former Best Developer title holders return

Another Best Developer (Vietnam) title holder returns to the competition, this time with a single nomination for Nam Long Investment Corporation for its housing project called Valora Fuji.

In Hanoi, Vietnam International Township Development (VIDC), developer of the integrated community project ParkCity Hanoi that began development in 2008, earns four nominations in the Development and Design categories.

Nearly 130 entries were submitted for the extremely competitive 2017 Awards, with a total of 23 companies making the final cut following a rigorous nomination and judging process in the last six months.

Thien Duong, managing director of Transform Architecture, once again heads the 10-member central panel that comprises experts in the real estate sector and related fields.

Higher levels of standard

“PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards offer quality projects in Vietnam a great amount of exposure to the local market as well as to foreign investors. Well-designed and developed projects help to set higher levels of standard for properties in Vietnam,” he commented.

Expressing his support for the shortlisted companies, he added: “Developers can be proud that they have made benchmark contributions to the built environment and while giving high value for money to their customers and investors. There is an opportunity for businesses in Vietnam, which strive not just for profit but to create brands that have long term credibility in the market.”

Below is the full shortlist of the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards 2017:

DEVELOPER

Best Developer

  • WINNER to be revealed on 2 June 2017

Best Boutique Developer

  • Hung Thinh Real Estate Business Investment Corporation (Hung Thinh Corp)

BEST OF THE BEST

Best Condo Development (Vietnam)

  • WINNER to be revealed on 2 June 2017

Best Housing Development (Vietnam)

  • WINNER to be revealed on 2 June 2017

SPECIAL AWARDS

Best Green Development

  • Seasons Avenue by CapitaLand Vietnam

Best Universal Design Development

  • Gamuda Gardens (The ZEN Residence) by Gamuda Land
  • Mapletree Business Centre by Saigon South Office 1 Company

Special Recognition in CSR

  • Novaland Group

DEVELOPMENT CATEGORIES (RESIDENTIAL)

Best Luxury Condo Development (Ho Chi Minh City)

  • D1MENSION by CapitaLand Vietnam
  • Evergreen by Tai Nguyen Ltd

Best High End Condo Development (Ho Chi Minh City)

  • Diamond Island by Kusto Home
  • Millennium by Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation
  • The EverRich Infinity by Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation
  • The Sun Avenue by Novaland Group

Best Mid End Condo Development (Ho Chi Minh City)

  • Riva Park by Viet Real Estate Commercial Joint Stock Company (Vietcomreal)
  • The Habitat by VSIP-Sembcorp Gateway Development Co., Ltd.

Best Affordable Condo Development (Ho Chi Minh City)

  • Citisoho by Kien A Corp

Best Housing Development (Ho Chi Minh City)

  • Evergreen by Tai Nguyen Ltd
  • Senturia Vuon Lai by Tien Phuoc Real Estate Joint Stock Company
  • Valora Fuji by Nam Long Investment Corporation

Best High End Condo Development (Hanoi)

  • Seasons Avenue by CapitaLand Vietnam

Best Mid End Condo Development (Hanoi)

  • EcoHome Phuc Loi by Capital House
  • Gamuda Gardens (The ZEN Residence) by Gamuda Land

Best Housing Development (Hanoi)

  • Evelyne Gardens Residential Neighborhood, ParkCity Hanoi Township by ParkCity Hanoi

Best Condo Development (Danang)

  • X2 HOI AN by MIVI Joint Stock Company

Best Housing Development (Danang)

  • X2 HOI AN by MIVI Joint Stock Company

Best Residential Development (Ha Long Bay)

  • FLC Ha Long Bay Golf Club & Luxury Resort by FLC Group
  • Times Garden Ha Long by Times Garden Vietnam JSC

Best Residential Development (Nha Trang)

  • Panorama Nha Trang by Ca Tam

DEVELOPMENT CATEGORIES (COMMERCIAL)

Best Office Development

  • Mapletree Business Centre by Saigon South Office 1 Company

Best Retail Development

  • Millennium by Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation
  • The Oxygen by CapitaLand Vietnam

Best Hotel Development

  • FLC Quynhon Beach and Golf Resort by FLC Group
  • Fleur de Lys by Naviland JSC
  • Nova Phù Sa by Novaland Group
  • The Westin Resort by Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation

DESIGN CATEGORIES

Best Condo Architectural Design

  • D1MENSION by CapitaLand Vietnam
  • Feliz en Vista by CapitaLand Vietnam
  • Panorama Nha Trang by Ca Tam
  • The EverRich Infinity by Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation
  • Waterina Suites by Maeda Thien Duc Company Limited

Best Housing Architectural Design

  • Evelyne Gardens Residential Neighborhood, ParkCity Hanoi Township by ParkCity Hanoi
  • Evergreen by Tai Nguyen Ltd
  • X2 HOI AN by MIVI Joint Stock Company

Best Residential Interior Design

  • City Garden by Sicart & Smith Architects
  • D1MENSION by CapitaLand Vietnam
  • Feliz en Vista by CapitaLand Vietnam
  • X2 HOI AN by MIVI Joint Stock Company

Best Retail Architectural Design

  • The ParkCity Club Hanoi, ParkCity Hanoi Township by Vietnam International Township Development Joint Stock Company
  • The Oxygen by CapitaLand Vietnam

Best Office Architectural Design

  • Mapletree Business Centre by Saigon South Office 1 Company

Best Hotel Architectural Design

  • Fleur de Lys by Naviland JSC
  • Regent Phu Quoc Hotel & Villas by BIM Group
  • X2 HOI AN by MIVI Joint Stock Company

Best Hotel Interior Design

  • Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon by KAZE Vietnam Co., Ltd
  • X2 Hoi An by Mivi Joint Stock Company

Best Condo Landscape Architectural Design

  • Diamond Island by Kusto Home Vietnam
  • Feliz en Vista by CapitaLand Vietnam
  • Kenton Node by Tai Nguyen Ltd

Best Housing Landscape Architectural Design

  • Lavila by Kien A Corp
  • Senturia Vuon Lai by Tien Phuoc Real Estate Joint Stock Company

Best Hotel Landscape Architectural Design

  • Nova Phù Sa by Novaland Group
  • The Westin Resort by Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corporation
  • X2 HOI AN by MIVI Joint Stock Company

Best Retail Landscape Architectural Design

  • The ParkCity Club Hanoi, ParkCity Hanoi Township by Vietnam International Township Development Joint Stock Company

 

Related: An Cuong wood returns as co-sponsor of the Vietnam Property Awards 2017

With the unparalleled reputation of the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards in the local real estate industry for being credible, fair and transparent, with an independent judging body, established and up-and-coming developers join the competition to receive the industry’s stamp of approval.

The Winners and Highly Commended awardees in 33 categories will be revealed at the black-tie gala dinner on 2 June at the InterContinental Asiana Saigon. An estimated 400 guests comprising senior industry figures are expected to join the exclusive event.

Vietnam is a vital market

Hari V. Krishnan, CEO, PropertyGuru Group, said: “Vietnam is a vital market for PropertyGuru Group. In the past year Vietnam became our fifth core market and I’m excited to see more positive developments in the country’s real estate industry. Through the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards we’re investing in the success of Vietnamese developers and championing them to produce the best properties that cater to serial investors and younger consumers.

“The developments that made this year’s shortlist of nominees are very encouraging as they bring great value to consumers especially at a time when property seekers look to trusted online and offline platforms to guide them as they make their property decisions.”

Terry Blackburn, founder and managing director of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards, commented: “I would like to thank the chairman of the judges, the central panel and everyone who have assisted during the site visits, for the long hours that they’ve put in to ensure that the awards process is ethical, fair, transparent and credible. The panel represents the finest real estate professionals in Vietnam and we’re very appreciative of their contributions.”

Related: Vietnam Property Awards adds Malloca as 2017 co-sponsor

PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards 2017 is supported by title sponsor Kohler; co-sponsors An Cuong Wood and Malloca; official property portal Batdonsan.com.vn; official newspaper Viet Nam News; media partners Deluxe, Resort and Spa, and PropertyGuru Property Report magazines; supporting associations British Business Group Vietnam and European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam; local representative Oriental Media Vietnam; and official supervisor BDO led in Vietnam by audit partner Jeffrey Ong Peng Lock and audit manager Nguyen Thuy Hoa.

Early bird tickets for the gala dinner are available until 5 May. For reservations or more information about the PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Awards, email info@asiapropertyawards.com or visit the official website: AsiaPropertyAwards.com/vietnam.