For the second consecutive year MIPIM Asia, the world's property market in Asia-Pacific, will host the MIPIM Asia Awards, which reward the finest real estate achievements in this region. MIPIM Asia 2008 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center from 19 to 21 November.
Winners of the MIPIM Asia Awards 2007
For the first time, winners will be selected by MIPIM Asia participants who will be able to elect their favorite project in the following seven award categories: 'Business Centers,' 'Mixed Use Buildings,' 'Residential Developments,' 'Hotels and Tourism Resorts,' 'Green Buildings,' 'Shopping Centers' and the 'MIPIM Asia Futura Award.' In addition, a special jury prize will be awarded and, new this year, the project with the most votes will receive a 'Participants' Choice Award.'
"For the launch of the Awards in 2007, MIPIM Asia set the bar very high, selecting an outstanding jury and giving unprecedented visibility to the candidate projects," says Tadao Kamei, Executive Officer Principal of Japanese design firm Nikken Sekkei, one of last year's most noticeable winners. "The judicious choice of categories will this year again give extensive promotion to outstanding projects around the world."
21 finalists will be selected on September 19 by an international jury of well-known personalities from the Asia Pacific real estate sector headed by Robert Lie, Redevco Asia Limited, Real Estate Investment & Development Managing Director, Hong Kong:
- Reuben Chu, Chairman, Professional Green Building Council, Managing Director, Structural, Infrastructure & Environmental, Hong Kong
- Richard David, Treasury Holdings China Limited, Managing Director, China
- Martin Donovan, South China Morning Post, Editor, Hong Kong
- Mark Gabbay, Lehman Brothers, Managing Director, Co-Head Global Real Estate Group