applications for propertyguru asia property awards for australia are now open until 2 august 2024
Entry submissions are accepted online until 2 August 2024 via: AsiaPropertyAwards.com. From left to right: Josh Chye, Partner, Tax Consulting, HLB Mann Judd, the Awards Official Supervisor; Jules Kay, General Manager, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards & Events; Travis Su, Managing Partner, Skyland; Ivan Lam, Head of International Business, Charter Keck Cramer, Chairperson of the Judges; and; Lui Violanti, Regional Manager, Western Australia, Inhabit Group, Vice Chairperson of the Judges.
  • Award entries close 2 August 2024.
  • This year sees new awards for ESG, nature-integrated developments, and more.
  • Australian award winners go on to compete in the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final in Bangkok on 13 December 2024.

The Australian property industry’s premier awards are back for its seventh edition, with submissions for the 7th Annual PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) now open via asiapropertyawards.com.

Submissions for the prestigious accolades close on 2 August 2024, with this year’s awards featuring several brand new categories.

To be presented on 11 October 2024 at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne, it’s the second time gala celebrations have been held on Australian soil, following its first Melburnian appearance last year.

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This year’s PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) features several brand new categories, including ESG, nature-integrated developments, and more.

PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) key dates

  • Entries close on 2 August 2024.
  • Site inspections to take place between 12 August and 9 September 2024.
  • Final judging to occur on 10 September 2024.
  • The Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Melbourne, Australia will be held on 11 October 2024.
  • The Regional Grand Final Presentation in Bangkok, Thailand will be held on 13 December 2024.

An all-encompassing recognition of the industry’s finest

The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) comprises 102 categories, casting a wide net of recognition over outstanding real estate enterprises, developments, and designs throughout the continent.

PropertyGuru’s awards recognise the best developers and projects across the country, spanning well beyond New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria to include the Australian property industry’s best in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

This year’s award series includes the never-before-presented ESG awards, recognising companies that advocate for and excel in sustainable design, sustainable construction, energy efficiency, and social impact.

Other new categories honour outstanding condominium and housing developments for investment, nature-integrated developments, and even sales galleries.

Ivan Lam appointed as new chairperson for the judging panel, and a new association extends its support to the awards

Charter Keck Cramer’s head of international business, Ivan Lam, succeeds Inhabit Group’s regional general manager for Western Australia, Lui Violanti, as the chairperson for the independent panel of expert judges; Violanti remains on the programme as vice-chairperson of the judging panel.

“It’s evident that Australia remains a top choice for property seekers from all over Asia-Pacific,” Lam shared.

“The return of buyers, from families of international students to investors looking for great returns, underscores Australia’s importance on the global stage.”

“As we appreciate the investment shifts and trends that move this property market, we are thrilled to recognise and reward the developers at the forefront of this transformation, creating spaces that resonate with property seekers at home and abroad.”

Ivan Lam, Charter Keck Cramer

The Australian Property Developers Association joins the awards as a supporting association, appearing alongside such esteemed organisations as Australia Malaysia Business Council Victoria and Melbourne Chinatown Association in celebrating the Gold Standard of real estate.

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Josh Chye, Partner, Tax Consulting, HLB Mann Judd, the Awards Official Supervisor.

HLB Mann Judd partner, tax consulting, Josh Chye also returns to preside over the awards to ensure the entire selection process is made credible and impartial.

The lustre of Australian property shines on despite global uncertainty

The latest edition of the awards launches as Australia recovers and strengthens its appeal to overseas property buyers, according to Property Report by PropertyGuru, the official magazine.

Highlighting the growing number of high-rise options around Australia, and in particular, the Melburnian suburb of Box Hill, PropertyGuru’s Property Report for December 2023 – January 2024, delved into the rise of multi-storey in Australia, alongside the necessity and incentives for higher density.

The piece also shone a light on the new price records achieved across the nation. Sydney recorded a median price of over $1.11 million as of the start of October 2023; Melbourne recorded a median of $776,716 for the same period, and Adelaide recorded a median of $691,591.

Alongside strong returns and outstanding performance, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards and Events general manager, Jules Kay, added that the Australian property market’s strength also lies in its governance.

jules kay general manager for propertyguru asia property awards and events
Jules Kay, General Manager, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards & Events.

“Amid global uncertainties, Australia offers a well-regulated environment, attracting international investors as a haven of stability and opportunity.”

Jules Kay, PropertyGuru

Kay added that the nation’s natural beauty was another major drawcard.

“From the picturesque waterfronts of Gold Coast to the multicultural cities of tomorrow in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia offers some of the finest lifestyle value propositions in the world.

“The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards amplify this message, providing a platform to showcase Australia’s best real estate to the rest of Asia-Pacific.”

From Australian success to the regions

Joining Kay at the launch event was Travis Su, managing partner of Skyland Group, winner of the Best Luxury Boutique Developer title at the 6th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) 2023.

travis su managing partner skyland award winning 2023 best luxury boutique developer
Travis Su, Managing Partner, Skyland, Winner of Best Luxury Boutique Developer 2023.

Skyland Group and other major winners of the 2023 awards went on to compete with their peers across Asia-Pacific at the 18th PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. Developers from Australia received five regional wins at the event known as the culmination of the regional PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series.

The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Australia) are part of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards series, which marks its 19th year in 2024. The series covers key markets across the region, spanning Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia, and Oceania, with exclusive gala dinners and ceremonies that represent the most anticipated property events of the year.

Developers are encouraged to apply before the 2 August 2024 deadline at asiapropertyawards.com.



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