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RICS Awards 2019 Southeast Asia

RICS Awards 2019 Southeast Asia

The RICS Awards 2019 Southeast Asia showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. They recognise outstanding achievement, teamwork and their impact on local communities.

Want to enter the awards?

Read this before you submit your nomination

It is important that you understand what categories are available, the guidelines for each category, the judging criteria, award eligibility, and the way your nomination should be presented (what should be included, how it should look etc).

To make this easier for you, we have summarised all this information in a nomination brochure, which includes everything you need to know and a FAQ.

Download the nomination brochure

Want to sponsor the awards?

The RICS Awards 2019 gives your brand exposure to the largest number of built environment professionals, which will raise your organisation's profile.

We offer a range of sponsorship options to suit your business development needs. Contact Marcus Lim, Country Manager of Southeast Asia, RICS, for more information.

Headline & award sponsorship information

Headline & event sponsorship information

Award categories & judges

  • 1. Agency Team of the Year

    The Agency Team of the Year award acknowledges companies, teams and consortia acquiring, selling, managing or leasing properties in office, retail, industrial or residential sectors during 2018.

    2. Building Consultancy & Project Management Team of the Year

    Focusing on excellence in the building consultancy and project management industry, the Building Consultancy & Management Team of the Year award recognises companies, teams or consortia who have undertaken a significant project(s) during 2018. Including, but not limited to, building surveying, technical due diligence, makegood, project management etc.

    3. Facilities Management Team of the Year

    Awarded to a company, team or consortia responsible for outstanding facilities management, the Facilities Management Team of the Year award recognises the provision of services to end users.

    4. Project Construction Team of the Year

    The Project Construction Team of the year award recognises companies and teams from main contractors with its registered office in Singapore, engaged in outstanding construction projects during 2018.

    5. Property Management Team of the Year

    The Property Management Team of the Year Award recognises a company, team of consortia responsible for outstanding tenant-relationship management, financial management and asset management throughout 2018.

    6. Quantity Surveying Team of the Year

    Celebrating the success of quantity surveyors, the Quantity Surveying Team of the Year award recognises companies, teams and consortia engaged in outstanding quantity surveying projects during 2018. This includes, but is not limited to, cost planning, tax depreciation and contract management.

    7. Valuation Team of the Year

    The Valuation Team of the Year award recognises a company, team or consortia involved in valuation services which uphold international standards and give confidence to end users for their objectivity, independence and reliability on both commercial and/or residential projects.

    8. Innovation Award

    Future-proofing the profession is a key challenge in a time of rapid technological changes. The Innovation Award recognises teams, companies and consortia engaged in developing innovative solutions, using technology, to sustain the profession for the future.

    9. Sustainability Award

    The Sustainability Award demonstrates how innovation, design or construction techniques have solved environmental challenges and improved their sustainability.

  • 10. Construction Professional of the Year

    Presented to an outstanding individual for excellence in quantity surveying, project management, land or building surveying, building control, the Construction Professional of the Year award recognises achievement in construction projects during 2018. The successful candidate will demonstrate how their work has combined the highest professional, ethical and industry standards to deliver superior results and outcomes for clients and stakeholders.

    11. Property Professional of the Year

    The Property Professional of the Year award is presented to an outstanding individual involved in valuation, property management, facilities management, valuation or acquiring/selling or leasing a commercial, industrial or retail property. The successful candidate will represent the highest professional ethics, demonstrate their use of standards in their day-to-day activities and embody the excellence expected of the recipient of such a prestigious award.

    12. Women of the Built Environment Award

    The Woman of the Built Environment Award recognises and promotes the positive contribution women make to the industry. RICS encourages female professionals from all disciplines of the industry to enter, including: quantity surveyors, building surveyors, construction, consultants, property services, real estate and property management professionals, both in the private and public sectors.

    13. Young Achiever of the Year Award

    The future of our profession rests on the shoulders of emerging professionals. The Young Achiever of the Year Award acknowledges an outstanding individual who, having embarked upon the journey to professionalism through RICS, has achieved excellence in their chosen field. The successful candidate selected will embody the highest standards of professionalism, be a role model for their peers and be capable of making an outstanding contribution to the profession throughout the course of their future career.

    14. Lifetime Achiever Award

    Recognising eminent commitment to RICS and the wider profession, the Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious award for built environment professionals. The presentation of this award is subject to the determination of the judging panel that the recipient is worthy of this significant honour.

    • Ang Kian Seng, Group Director, Environmental Sustainability, Building & Construction Authority
    • Andrew Melvyn Sim, MRICS, Head of Real Estate, OCBC Bank
    • Annie Y Zhang, MRICS, Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP
    • Chris Fossick, FRICS, Chief Executive Officer, JLL Southeast Asia
    • Cheng Su Chen, Group Managing Director, Facility Management, C & W Services
    • David Fogarty, Managing Director, Asset Services, Singapore & SEA, CBRE
    • Khoo Sze Boon, Executive Director, Head of Cost Management & QS, ARCADIS
    • Loh Boon Theng, Director, Turner & Townsend
    • Seah Choo Meng, Senior Advisor, GCEO's Office, Group Chief Compliance Officer, Surbana Jurong and Chairman of Threesixty Cost Management & Threesixty Contract Advisory
    • Sigrid Zialcita, Chief Executive, Asia Pacific Real Estate Association
    • Tony Khoo, President, IFMA (Singapore Chapter) and CEO, E M Services Pte Ltd
    • Prof Yu Shi-Ming, FRICS, Head, Department of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore

Nomination checklist

All submission materials must be received by Friday 26 April 2019 at 18:00 (Singapore time), via the nomination form. Please note that your nomination will be accepted only upon acknowledgement of nomination materials.

Before filling out the nomination form, ensure you have read the nomination brochure and have the following materials.

Submission materials

This comprises three parts: an eight page PDF, a 100-word written summary and photos.

Eight-page PDF

  • Maximum eight pages in A4 size (this should include full written description and supporting documents)
  • PDF format
  • No larger than 4MB
  • Formatted in 12-point font (not a requirement for charts, graphics etc)

Written summary

  • A 100-word summary of the full written description
  • DOC or DOCX format

Photos

  • Company logo (this is only necessary for team award categories)
  • Team or individual photo
  • Project or building photo
  • No larger than 4MB each
  • JPEG or PNG format

If you have any problems with the submissions form, please contact the RICS team.

Contact the team

Nomination form

If you are submitting a nomination on behalf of someone else, please enter your details, not the details of the nominee. Nominee details should be included in the submission materials.

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Upload your eight-page PDF

Please refer to the nomination checklist for requirements.

Upload your company logo

Please refer to the nomination checklist for requirements (this is only necessary for team award categories).

Upload your 100-word summary

Please refer to the nomination checklist for requirements.

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Upload your photos

Please refer to the nomination checklist for requirements.

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You're done!

Thank you for your submission materials.

Please note that this information will be accepted only upon acknowledgment by the RICS Awards team via email.