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Tropicana Bags 8 Awards At PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2017

Last update: 17/08/2017KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- Tropicana Corp Bhd bagged eight awards, including 'Best Developer' at the real estate industry's premier gala event, PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2017.

It also won the 'Best of Malaysia' Award for Best Condominium Development (Malaysia) for its Tropicana Residences project, a new luxury condo that will rise in the capital.

In Iskandar Malaysia, United Malayan Land Bhd's (UMLand) Seri Austin Residences collected two awards for Aster 2 - Double-Storey Semi-Detached House, including the coveted Best Housing Development (Malaysia) title.

Meanwhile, UMLand took the stage thrice for winning the Best Condo Development (Iskandar), and special awards in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

It shared the latter two with last year's best developer winner, Sime Darby Property Bhd and this year's champion Tropicana.

Guest of honour, Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Besar Seri Menanti, Tunku Ali Redhauddin ibni Tuanku Muhriz, presented a total of 21 awards and special recognitions to 17 shortlisted developers.

An independent panel of experts. headed by incumbent Chairman, Prem Kumar, deliberated on the eligible nominees over the last six months. Prem is also Executive Director of Jones Lang Wootton.

As a precursor to the awards night, the PropertyGuru Malaysia Real Estate Summit was held on Aug 16 at the InterContinental, where over 100 senior industry executives, decision-makers and media, including over 20 expert speakers, discussed Malaysian real estate issues, trends and outlook.

-- BERNAMA