The RICS Awards Hong Kong showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. They celebrate the achievements and successes of RICS professionals and their impact on local communities.
Across 14 individual categories, the RICS Awards are regarded as the premier property and construction awards in the country, celebrating the most innovative projects in the region and their impact on local communities.
In 2019, we are excited to announce two new award categories: Research Team of the Year, and Construction Project Management Team of the Year.
You will find the nomination at the bottom of this page. All your submission materials must be with us by 10 December 2019 at 18:00 (Hong Kong time). Please note that your nomination will only be accepted once your payment has been processed.
Winners will be announced during the RICS Annual Dinner and RICS Awards Hong Kong Presentation Ceremony, which will take place on Friday 15 March 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
These four criteria apply to all team categories. There are additional criteria for specific categories, please see the award categories below for further information.
Criteria weighting: Professionalism (30%), Outcome & achievement (30%), Innovation & technology (20%), Teamwork (20%).
Major functions of the nominated team must be selling, leasing, managing and/or acquiring office properties.
Major functions of the nominated team must be in marketing, managing and/or acquiring residential properties and/or serviced apartments.
Major functions of the nominated team must be selling, leasing, managing and/or acquiring retail properties. (Food and Beverage properties are also welcome to participate in this category.)
Nominated team should be a company’s surveying consultancy team, which is providing quality surveying, building surveying, property or business valuation, etc.
Nominated team may be an in-house team or the service provider or contractors of a project.
Nomination must cover a Construction Project that satisfied the completion date requirement in the “Award Entry Rules”.
Major functions of the nominated team should be in quality control, time management and budget control, etc.
Nominated team may be an in-house team of a property owner or a service provider.
Nomination must cover one project or initiative which demonstrates the refurbishment or revitalisation of a building asset.
Nomination should highlight professionalism, value and improvement, such as any major breakthrough in respective field.
Outcome and achievement - Additions and alterations of the building to provide better appearance, circulation, space planning and attraction of users. Revitalisation of the building with new usage to meet the market demand and, as a result, lead to an increase in property / rental value. Demonstration of how to deliver a cost effective option for the alterations by using life cycle costing. Consideration of design for safety and ease of maintenance.
Nominated team must focus on tech research which can benefit the building/ surveying industry as a whole.
Nominated team must operate or station in Hong Kong.
Research projects used to demonstrate the strengths of the nominated team must be launched within 1 December 2017 to 30 November 2018 (both dates inclusive).
Nomination should outline sustainability goals achieved and challenges overcome.
The campaign and achievement must be from a project which satisfies the completion date requirement in the “Award Entry Rules”.
The nominated project with BEAM Plus or equivalent certification will be an advantage.
Nominated transaction must from a project which satisfies the completion date requirement in the “Award Entry Rules”.
Nominated transaction can be related to leasing, buying or selling.
Nominated project and major/key team member must operate or be located in Hong Kong.
Nominated project must show a well-rounded application of corporate social responsibility values and ideas.
All professionals and companies are invited to participate in the awards, including but not limited to: consultancy firms, real estate agencies, developers and asset management firms etc.
Nominee must be 35 years old or younger as of 30 November 2018.
Nominee must be a member of RICS (except student member).
Professionalism (25%), Outcome & achievement (25%), Innovation & technology (20%), Teamwork (15%), Presentation (15%).
This optional award will be selected by the jupy Panel if deemed appropriate.
Mr Brooke is a chartered surveyor with 28 years' experience in various fields of the property industry. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1989, after which he began his career in the United Kingdom, prior to relocating to Hong Kong in 1992.
Between 1992 and 2002 Mr Brooke was based in Hong Kong and focused upon providing consultancy advice in relation to real estate markets and development projects in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific region. During this period, he was responsible for the provision of advice regarding property development, investment, and financial viability issues to a wide range of corporations, landowners and developers, as well as providing strategic advice and consultancy services to occupiers, retailers and investors.
In 2002, Mr Brooke relocated to Beijing, where he was based until the end of 2013. During this period, Mr Brooke held a number of senior management positions at CBRE, both in China and Asia. At the beginning of 2014, Mr Brooke returned to Hong Kong to take up the role of Executive Managing Director, Consulting, Asia Pacific at CBRE. This role involved the strategic oversight of all consulting and advisory work undertaken by CBRE throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Mr Brooke was also a long standing member of the Asia Pacific Strategic Group within CBRE, the body responsible for the formulation and implementation of business strategy throughout Asia Pacific.
Mr Brooke left CBRE at the end of 2015 with a view to pursuing alternative career interests. In October 2016, he established Brooke Husband Limited, a real estate consulting practice based in Hong Kong which is focused upon the provision of strategic advice, development consultancy and investment advisory services to real estate owners, developers and investors throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Mr Brooke is Fellow of the RICS and a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. He is global senior vice president and a member of the RICS Governing Council, as well as the current Chairman of the RICS Asia Pacific World Regional Board. In addition, he is also a member of the Urban Land Institute.
Mr Brooke is also a Director of the Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU), with responsibility for oversight of the facilities strategy being pursued by the HKRU.
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Alan Dalgleish is responsible for leading ANREV's Executive Office team and for working with ANREV's Management and Executive Boards to implement the Association's strategic growth plans.
Alan has an extensive real estate background, principally in research, consulting and capital markets, having spent over 25 years working in real estate markets throughout Asia.
Previously, Alan was based in Singapore where he was responsible for the Consulting and Real Estate Finance business lines in Asia of CBRE. Prior to this he was Country Manager for Colliers International in the Philippines. He has worked for in Hong Kong, for leading investor and developer Hongkong Land, a member of the Jardine Group of companies, as well as for investment bank Société Générale and early in his career in a research role for First Pacific Davies.
Alan was educated in Scotland where he attended Edinburgh University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Philip Lo is a consultant for Rider Levett Bucknall Limited in Hong Kong and China. Rider Levett Bucknall is a global firm of quantity surveyors and construction cost consultants.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and a Registered PRC Cost Engineer. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a first honours degree and a distinction degree.
He has over 30 years' professional experience including working in Hong Kong, China and Australia and has been involved in many construction projects of varying sizes and complexities.
He is an Honorary Professor of the Department of Real Estate and Construction of the Faculty of Architecture in the University of Hong Kong. He was a member of the Management Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors from 2011 to 2016.
He has served on the advisory panels and as external examiners for a number of universities, including University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong. He also serves on various committees for charitable and institutional organisations and social clubs.Mr Gerry Kipling FRICS, Managing Director, Oak Tree Property Services Limited
Gerry Kipling, FRICS, is an energetic general practice surveyor. Gerry started his professional career with the Greater London Council (GLC) in 1974, and was quickly involved in a wide variety of property challenges in one of the most dynamic inner London boroughs of Islington, qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor at that time.
In 1978, Gerry took up a new UK nationwide role with Jones Lang Wootton (JLW), London, working with some of the Firm’s most dynamic Investor Clients. In 1982 eager to explore new horizons, Gerry took up a role with JLW Hong Kong, tasked with setting up a new property management division, and good progress was made despite turbulent market conditions, and Gerry went on to the role of Managing Director JLW Hong Kong (1996), and then CEO Asia for the new Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in 1999, driving a period of rapid expansion for the Firm in the region. In 2002 keen to set us his own business, Gerry successfully set up a new company PropertyOne Limited, with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, the business focus property asset management and consultancy, and well received by select Clients. In 2010 CBRE Limited acquired the PropertyOne business, and Gerry joined the Firm to run their property asset management business.
Keen to take up a new challenge, Gerry left CBRE in 2016, and recently established Oak Tree Property Services Limited. Gerry is passionate about Hong Kong, an enthusiastic runner, and hiker, and now keen to work with RICS Hong Kong to add to their fine work to date in the furtherance of the highest professional standards, and value add property advisory input in Hong Kong.
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Dr William Chan West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Chief Operating Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms Ada Wong Ka Ki Champion REIT Chief Executive Officer email@example.com
Prof LingKar-kan Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong Honorary Professor firstname.lastname@example.org
Ir Wai Chi Sing Urban Renewal Authority Managing Director CSWai@ura.org.hk