Property developer makes history with back-to-back wins

SMDC

Posted at Nov 12 2021 03:30 PM

This local real estate developer bagged 11 awards at the 9th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards with the ceremony held virtually on November 11, 2021. 

SM Development Corporation (SMDC) took home awards such as the coveted Best Developer (Philippines) and Best Lifestyle Developer for the second straight year.

It also secured the new Best Developer (Luzon) Award and the Best Mid Rise Condo Development (Philippines) for Gold Residences.

Gold Residences, located right across the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the developer's first township, won this year's Best Mid Rise Condo Development (Philippines) along with other awards. Photo source: SMDC
Gold Residences, located right across the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the developer's first township, won this year's Best Mid Rise Condo Development (Philippines) along with other awards. Photo source: SMDC

Gold Residences, located within SMDC's pioneer township development in Parañaque City called Gold City, is the winner of the Development category's Best Mixed-Use Development, Best High-End Condo Development (Metro Manila), and Best Lifestyle Development awards. Meanwhile, Vine Residences won the Best Upper Affordable Condo Development (Metro Manila) Award, while Green 2 Residences earned the award for Best High End Condo Development (Southern Luzon).

Other SMDC projects made the shortlist across several Development categories: Best High End Condo Development for Metro Manila (Sail Residences), Best Upper Mid End Condo for Metro Manila (Light 2 Residences, Shore 3 Residences), Best Upper Affordable Condo Development for Metro Manila (Bloom Residences, Charm Residences), Best Affordable Condo Development (Hill Residences), Best Condo Development for Metro Davao (Lane Residences), Best Condo Development for Central Luzon (Cheer Residences), and Best Condo Development for Visayas (Smile Residences, Style Residences). 

Gold Residences also won in the Design category, earning the title of Best Landscape Architectural Design as well as being in the shortlist for the Best Condo Architectural Design and Best Condo Interior Design Awards. Light 2 Residences (Best Condo Architectural Design) and Vine Residences (Best Landscape Architectural Design) also received mentions from the awarding body. 

SMDC was among the winners of the Special Recognition in Sustainable Design and Construction – an award given to developers whose projects utilize environmentally-friendly design features, low-impact material selection, and are assessed to be durably designed and capable of withstanding various lifecycles. 

With its vast open greenery, sunken gardens, and expansive pools, it is no wonder that Vine Residences was able to take home the Best Upper Affordable Condo Development (Metro Manila) Award and made the shortlist in the Best Landscape Architectural Design Award. Photo source: SMDC
With its vast open greenery, sunken gardens, and expansive pools, it is no wonder that Vine Residences was able to take home the Best Upper Affordable Condo Development (Metro Manila) Award and made the shortlist in the Best Landscape Architectural Design Award. Photo source: SMDC

This year's results further build on what has been a successful awards show run for SMDC, continuously driving the company's vision to make luxurious urban living affordable – enabling Filipinos to have access to a cosmopolitan lifestyle. 

"For our efforts to be recognized by an esteemed organization such as PropertyGuru is indeed something we at SMDC can truly be proud of," SMDC President Jose Mari Banzon said. "While these wins certainly validate the collective work we have done to realize the vision of our company founders, ultimately, they fuel our drive towards the creation of a nation of homeowners where every Filipino can live their best lives," he added. 

To learn more about SMDC, visit its website.

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