July 17, 2009 – SUNWAY CITY BERHAD (SunCity)’s Sunway Palazzio has been selected as a winner in the category of Best High Rise Residential Development in Malaysia in the 2009 Asia Pacific Property Awards, sponsored by CNBC Television.
The Asia Pacific Property Awards recognises outstanding property development projects which show excellence in all stages of creation. Among the winning criteria that awarded Sunway Palazzio the coveted award included the high stringent construction standards and eco-friendly measures implemented in the construction of Sunway Palazzio project from its design to structure which was intended to improve the safety, security, accessibility and well-being of its residents. In addition, the judging panel also took into consideration Sunway Palazzio’s consistent efforts in benchmarking for excellence the marketing of the development as a high-end opportunity investment.
Recently, Sunway Palazzio was also awarded the prestigious Gold Award (High Rise Residential Development‚ Provisional) in Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority Green Mark Scheme (Green Building Design). The development is the only residential development in Malaysia to have ever won a Gold-rated recognition.
Established in 2008, the Asia Pacific Property Awards celebrates excellence in the worldwide property industry and has objectives to encourage and promote international standards. A total of 21 countries in the Asia Pacific zone took part in the property awards this year, and they were judged by an independent panel of judges consisting of 52 industry experts selected by the Awards Organisers.
With the distinction of winning in the category, the company pledges that it will continue to prioritize its commitment to achieve customer service excellence and continue in pushing forth its mission to lead in transformation and innovation in the property industry, a vision that has existed ever since the company was formed almost 25 years ago.
“Excellence is the watchword of the Company and we are very grateful that this has been recognised by the Asia Pacific Property Awards,” said Ngian Siew Siong, Managing Director of the Property development Division for SunCity.
Ngian added that “this win attests to SunCity’s position as a leading community master developer, having adopted holistic approach to develop quality properties, managing cost effective and energy-efficient buildings and influencing its stakeholders and the community. We are committed to be the innovator in eco-friendly projects and we aim to bring together concepts and designs that would support the efforts to green the city.”
Being awarded the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2009 is an accomplishment of prestige and honour in the property industry. With the recognition from the international sector of the industry, SunCity is now placed in the same league with globally successful property developers. The achievement of this milestone is in itself a reminding challenge for SunCity to continue raising the bar in its pursuit of excellence as it bridges the gaps in crossing international borders.