Lamudi’s The Outlook Awards 2022 Hails Five Grand Awardees

Lamudi sees bright prospects for the Philippines as it recognizes outstanding real estate developers across the country with three new unique pandemic-related citations amid the new normal during The Outlook 2022: Philippine Real Estate Awards.

Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, Lamudi’s Global CEO and Co-Founder Kian Moini said the future of the Philippines is bright.

“COVID times have been tragic for all of us but I have very strong beliefs in the future of the Philippines as a country and as an economy,” he said.

During the gala night held last Sept. 27, the real estate platform bestowed 23 awards to real estate developers who excelled in providing the needs of Filipinos.

Lamudi’s Global Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Kian Moini opens the night with his speech about the importance of building homes for Filipinos.

It conferred Five Grand Awards to recognize this year’s Best Boutique Developers and Best Developers in Luzon and Visayas and Mindanao, along with the Personality of the Year.

Alveo Land Corp. was named as the Developer of the Year for Luzon and AboitizLand Inc. for Visayas and Mindanao. 

Landco Pacific Corp. bagged Luzon’s Boutique Developer of the Year for addressing the specific aesthetic and functional needs of its clientele. 

For Visayas and Mindanao, Primeworld Land Holdings Inc.  won the Boutique Developer of the Year.

The Outlook 2022: Philippine Real Estate Awards winners line up for the group photo-op. (From left to right: John Richard Sotelo (RLC Residences), Krizia Lagunda (Avida Land), Jeannie Dela Vega (Avida Land), Tess Tatco (Avida Land), Lex Lavin (Pueblo de Panay Inc.), May Rodriguez (BellaVita Land Corp.), David Rafael (AboitizLand, Inc.), Beverly Dayanan (Contempo Property Holdings, Inc.), Jerry Rubis (Suntrust Properties, Inc.), Anurag Verma (Lamudi Philippines country head), Barbie Go (Casas + Architects, Inc.), Haydee Gopez (Vista Residences), Gerard Peneflor (Landco Pacific Corporation), Sherwin Uy (Primeworld Land Holdings, Inc.), Filinvest, Aries Cajucom (Alveo Land).

Lamudi said “these prestigious awards are presented to developers who exemplify real estate excellence through the conceptualization, design, and construction of world-class residential, office, commercial and/or retail projects.”

The Personality of the Year was bagged by May Rodriguez, president of Subdivision and Housing Developers Association (SHDA) and COO of BellaVita Land Corp.

This is “in recognition of an individual whose overall body of work in real estate is a positive force in the industry, whose voice and actions contribute to moving the industry forward, and whose influence will reverberate for years to come,” Lamudi said.

Best Premium Condo – The Lattice at Parklinks (Alveo Land Corp.)

“I will say that ours is the most noble profession as we help uplift the dignity of every person who fulfills the dream of owning a home,” she said. 

In its comeback, Lamudi introduced three unique pandemic-related citations namely Best Pandemic Pivot, Best Seller Support, and Best Property Seeker Support award.

RLC Residences bagged the Best Pandemic Pivot award for seamlessly adapting to the digital and contactless initiatives of their operations brought on by the global health crisis.

Despite its digital transformation being underway before 2020, RLC accelerated its deployment in response to the pandemic.

The Best Seller Support award was bestowed on Avida Land for showcasing extra care and effort to the sellers to keep the real estate industry afloat amid the COVID-19 crisis. 

Contempo Property Holdings Inc. clinched the Best Property Seeker Support for looking after their customers during the pandemic by creating initiatives that ease a property seeker’s mind, such as flexible payment offers, discounts, promos, and freebies.

The event also unveiled the best industry projects from Luzon and Visayas & Mindanao in the House, Condominium, and Mixed-use development categories that capture property seekers’ attention to greener, more sustainable themes, namely:

Luzon Winners

Best Affordable Condo –

Avida Towers Ardane (Avida Land)

Best Premium Condo –

The Lattice at Parklinks (Alveo Land Corp.)

Best Affordable House –

Suntrust Sentosa (Suntrust Properties Inc.)

Best Premium House –

Seafront Residences (AboitizLand Inc.)

Best Mixed-Use Development –

Kizuna Heights (Vista Residences)

Visayas and Mindanao Winners

Best Affordable Condo –

Avida Towers Riala (Avida Land)

Best Premium Condo –

AmiSa Private Residences (RLC Residences)

Best Affordable House –

Amoa (AboitizLand Inc.) 

Best Premium House –

The Gardens at South Ridge

(UrbanEast Developments, Inc.)

Best Mixed-Use Development –

Legacy Leisure Residences

(Crisron Holiday Builders, Inc.)

Special Awards

Best Masterplanned Community –

Pueblo de Panay Township (Pueblo de Panay Inc.)

Best Smart Development –

Woodsville Crest (RLC Residences)

Best Pandemic Pivot –

RLC Residences 

Best Seller Support –

Avida Land

Best Property Seeker Support –

Contempo Property Holdings Inc.

KONE Special Awards

People Flow™ Award – Worldwide Plaza (Megaworld Corp.)

Lift to Rise Award – Casas + Architects, Inc.

KONE DX Award – Rockwell Land Corp.

 Moini said different real estate developers change people’s lives through making homes for Filipinos.

“As builders, all of you in this room actually change people’s lives. Every single house that you build – every condo, every unit that a Filipino family moves into – makes a happier Filipino family,” Moini said.

“Lamudi exists because of all of you […] We exist because of your continued trust. Your success is our success. This awarding ceremony is also a day for us to say thank you for helping us in our vision,” said Lamudi Philippines’ Country Head Anurag.

The Outlook 2022: Philippine Real Estate Awards was co-presented by KONE and in partnership with media organizations Philippine Daily Inquirer, Inquirer Property, Manila Bulletin, Business Mirror, Manila Standard, The Manila Times, The Philippine STAR, Malaya Business Insight, Sunstar Cebu, Real Estate Blog PH, Negosentro, Property Finds Asia, Village Connection, and World Executives Digest. 

The event’s silver sponsors are Maximus and Gorenje, while the bronze sponsors are Inventi, BDO, RCBC, BPI, Metromart, Shopee, Zalora, and CleanSource Solution.