Real estate’s crème de la crème at The Outlook

Real estate at Lamudi’s The Outlook Awards 2019

It’s been two weeks since Lamudi’s The Outlook Awards 2019: Philippine Buyers’ Choice Property Awards wrapped up, yet we’re still on a high from all the excitement that transpired that night. Makati Shangri-La was abuzz with glitz and glamour as the crème de la crème of the country’s real estate industry were conferred the most prestigious real estate awards.

Co-presented by the Philippine Daily Inquirer Property and Holcim, The Outlook Awards 2019 celebrated the best developers all over the country. It was truly a showcase of some of the real estate trends that have influenced developments this year and celebrated projects that rose to the demands of Philippine property seekers.

Lamudi global chief executive officer and co-founder Kian Mioni kicked off the night on an optimistic note, citing the real estate trends that continue to make the Philippines a force to be reckoned with in Southeast Asia. Lamudi Philippines CEO Bhavna Suresh meanwhile capped the festivities with an inspiring closing speech for the guests.

The gala also paid tribute to real estate leaders John Gokongwei Jr. of JG Summit, Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr. from Eton Properties and Willie Uy from 8990 Holdings.


Some of the country’s notable figures in the real estate industry were tapped by Lamudi for the shortlisting of the nominees for each award:

  • Atty. Robert Leyretana, Deputy Administrator for Land Registration Authority
  • Kenneth Stern, country manager, Re/Max Philippines
  • Richard Raymundo, managing director for Colliers International Philippines
  • Georg Platzer, market development manager of Ikano Philippines, Inc. and store manager of IKEA Pasay City
  • Arch. Amado de Jesus, principal architect at A.P. De Jesus & Associates
  • Tek Samaniego, Property Editor, Philippine Daily Inquirer
  • Amy Remo, Writing Editor, Philippine Daily Inquirer Property
  • Dr. Eduardo Ong, former chair of Professional Regulatory Board for Real Estate Services
  • Leira Buan, Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC)
  • James Buskowitz, CEO of Buskowitz Energy
  • Rick Santos, chairman and CEO of Santos Knight Frank
  • Arch. Jason Buensalido, principal architect, chief design ambassador, and founder of Buensalido + Architects
  • As the Philippine real estate is ever changing, Lamudi introduced two new Special Awards—Best Co-living Space and Best Co-working Space.


Here again is the complete list of winners for The Outlook Awards 2019: Philippine Buyers’ Choice Property Awards.

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Luzon winners

  • Best Affordable Condo: Cheer Residences (SMDC)
  • Best Premium Condo: Avida Towers Makati Southpoint (Avida Land Corp.)
  • Best Luxe Condo: The Albany (Megaworld Corp.)
  • Best Affordable House: Avida Southfield Settings Nuvali (Avida Land Corp.)
  • Best Premium House: The Peak (Filinvest Land Inc.)
  • Best Mixed-Used Development: Hamilo Coast (Costa del Hamilo Inc.)

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Visayas and Mindanao winners

  • Best Affordable Condo: Casa Mira Towers Labangon (Cebu Landmasters Inc.)
  • Best Premium Condo: Sanremo Oasis at City di Mare (Filinvest Land Inc.)
  • Best House: Amoa (AboitizLand)
  • Best Mixed-Use Development: The Mactan Newtown (Megaworld Corp.)


Special Awards

  • Best Green Project: Three E-Com Center (SM Prime Holdings Inc.)
  • Best Innovation Project: The Seasons Residences (Sunshine Fort North Bonifacio Realty Development Corp.)
  • Best Co-Living Space: MyTown Co-Living Hubs (Philippines Urban Living Solutions Inc.)
  • Best Co-Working Space: Acceler8 (UnionSPACE)
  • Personality of the Year: Jose “Joe” Soberano III, chair, president and CEO of Cebu Landmasters Inc.


Grand Awards

  • Best Developer-Luzon: DMCI Homes
  • Best Developer-VisMin: Cebu Landmasters Inc.
  • Best Boutique Developer-Luzon: Phinma Property Holdings Corp.
  • Best Boutique Developer-VisMin: Datem Homes Inc.

Source: Business Inquirer.Net | By: Tessa Prieto-Valdes

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