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Mr. Chen Lian Pang picks up honor at Vietnam Property Awards.
Mr. Chen Lian Pang, CEO of CapitaLand Vietnam, has received the Real Estate Personality of the Year award at the Vietnam Property Awards 2016, held on June 10 in Ho Chi Minh City by Property Report, Asia’s leading luxury real estate, architecture and design magazine.
The only accolade not chosen by the independent panel of judges, it is given to an individual who has achieved great success in the local property sector over the past year.
With more than 30 years of experience in construction and real estate, Mr. Chen Lian Pang has earned a reputation for excellence, especially when it comes to doing business in emerging markets.
“It is a great honor and privilege to be chosen as Real Estate Personality of the Year,” he said.
“This is a remarkable achievement not only for myself but also for CapitaLand Vietnam, especially those who have supported me and taught me to be a better leader through the years. I believe that the best-run companies connect effectively with customers, employees, and the communities where they operate. It is a continuous learning process where we learn from each other.”
CapitaLand’s prime residential developments in Vietnam were also winners, with Kris Vue picking up Best High-End Condominium in Ho Chi Minh City while The Krista was Highly Commended for Best High-End Condominium in Ho Chi Minh City and Seasons Avenue Highly Commended for Best High-End Condominium in Hanoi.
“We are proud to receive the Best High-End Condominium awards for our Kris Vue, The Krista, and Seasons Avenue and projects,” he said.
“The awards are testament to our core values of pursuing excellence and creativity in everything we do. Having been in Vietnam for more than 20 years, CapitaLand Vietnam is committed to quality development standards and on-schedule delivery and to contributing to the community.”
The Vietnam Property Awards is part of the long established Asia Property Awards, recognizing the best practices in the real estate sector.
The Asia Property Awards offer an unrivaled showcase of Asia’s real estate industry, boosting awareness and highlighting top quality projects in the region. With a professionally run and fully audited judging system, they also bring Asia’s real estate industry to the world stage.
According to this year’s Chairman of the Judging Panel, Mr. Thien Duong, Managing Director of Transform Architecture, the awards are designed to provide a much-needed boost for developers in this exciting cycle for the local property sector.
“The short-listed companies can be proud that they have made benchmark contributions to the built environment while providing high value for money to their customers and investors,” he said. “This is an opportunity for businesses in Vietnam to strive not just for profit but to create brands that have long-term credibility in the market.”
Vietnam is one of CapitaLand’s key markets in Asia. Its real estate market is supported by its strong economic growth, rapid urbanization and young and growing population. CapitaLand is committed to being a long-term real estate developer in the country.
CapitaLand Group’s has a presence in six major cities and provinces: Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Nha Trang and Binh Duong province in the residential and serviced residences sectors.
In the residential sector it has a portfolio of close to 7,850 quality homes across eight residential projects, including Seasons Avenue and Mulberry Lane in Hanoi and Kris Vue, The Krista, Vista Verde, The Vista and PARCSpring in Ho Chi Minh City.
CapitaLand was one of the top-performing foreign developers in Vietnam last year, selling more than 1,320 units in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
In the serviced residence sector, its wholly-owned serviced residence business unit The Ascott Limited has a portfolio of more than 3,000 apartments in 17 properties in the six major cities, making it the largest international serviced residence owner-operator in the country.
Under its strategy and vision, CapitaLand will continue to contribute to Vietnam’s economy by engaging and nurturing a strong local team, exchanging knowledge and skills with local partners, and contributing to underprivileged children in local communities and the environment through corporate social responsibility efforts.