Four Cebu-based developers were recognized for their development during the recent Philippines Property Awards, based on a statement posted on property-report.com.
AppleOne Properties, Inc. was named Best Boutique Developer, a new category that debuted this year.
It was also highly commended for AppleOne Banawa Heights, a residential development inspired by the Victorian aesthetics of the San Francisco Bay Area in the US.
Primary Homes, Inc. was awarded for Solare, which was named the Best Housing Development.
Two other projects, Mabolo Garden Flats and The Courtyards, were highly commended in the Best Condo Development (Cebu) category.
A fourth development, Royal Palms Dos, was highly commended for Best Housing Development Resort category.
King Properties was highly commended in the Best Boutique Developer category as well as for Avenir in the Best Condo Development category while Cebu Landmasters, Inc. was highly commended for two residential projects, Casa Mira Linao and Velmiro Heights, in the Best Housing Development category.
Developments undertaken by big Manila-based developers in Cebu also won big.
SM Seaside City Cebu, the biggest mall in the Visayas and Mindanao, reaped three awards, namely, Best Retail Development, Best Commercial Development and Best Retail Architectural Design.
SM Seaside was the 56th mall built by property giant SM Prime Holdings, Inc. in the country and is located within SM’s second lifestyle city, the SM Seaside Complex at the South Road Properties.
The mall was also highly commended for Best Landscape Architectural Design.
Megaworld, which was named Best Developer, also received the Best Condo Development award for 8 Newtown Boulevard.
Developer and former senator Manuel B. Villar, Jr. was recognized as the Real Estate Personality of the Year given by the Property Report magazine.
The awards recognize developments that have shown excellence in design, architecture, green technology, and hospitality. These are presented by Hansgrohe and organized by PropertyGuru property portal group.
The winners in the major categories will go on to compete for the South East Asia Property Awards.