List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore Wins 4 Awards At The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2019-20
Four awards include two 5-Star Awards for Real Estate Agency Marketing and Real Estate Agency Website
Singapore, 16 May 2019 – Leading luxury real estate brokerage List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore, won a total of 4 awards at this year’s Asia Pacific Property Awards. The awards ceremony was held at The Marriot Marquis Queen’s Park, Bangkok on 15 May 2019.
With awards in 4 major categories, List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore emerged as the biggest winner in terms of number of wins among the real estate agencies in Singapore. The 4 awards were for the following categories.
Held annually since 2008, the Asia Pacific Property Awards is the largest and most prestigious award in the region, and is widely recognised as a mark of excellence for property professionals.
Of the four wins, the agency was named a 5-Star Winner in two of the categories – Real Estate Agency Marketing and Real Estate Agency Website. A 5-Star Award represents the top award attainable in each category. At the gala dinner event, List Sotheby’s International Realty was also announced to be a nominee for the two categories at the International Property Awards which will be held in London in December.
Since opening its office in 2017, List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore, has grown from strength to strength, and now has a team of close to 70 real estate professional relationship managers.
Locally, List Sotheby’s International Realty (referred to as “List SIR” hereafter) has been appointed to market some of Singapore’s most exclusive properties, including both the Super Penthouses of Wallich Residence and Concourse Skyline.
One of the significant transactions that List SIR was involved in 2018 was a $33.3 million deal for a Sentosa Cove bungalow – the highest quantum for a Sentosa Cove bungalow since 2012. List SIR was also involved in the first sale of a Good Class Bungalow (GCB) for 2019 – a Jervois Hill GCB that was transacted at $30.88 million.
Internationally, List SIR’s Singapore office has also been appointed to market several major projects from Malaysia, Australia and Dubai (U.A.E).
Mr Leong Boon Hoe, Chief Operating Officer, List Sotheby’s International Realty, Singapore, said: “The key to our success is in valuing each of our clients and the relationship we have built with them. This relationship is what drives us to constantly push ourselves to improve our service, processes and how we market our properties. Winning these awards is testament to the efforts that the team has put in ensure that we deliver only the best to our clients.”
The Awards are judged by an independent panel of over 80 industry experts from fields such as architecture, design, marketing, public relations, publishing and interior design, as well as investors and consultants. Aspects that the judges focused on include design, quality, service, originality and innovation.
Mr Johnson Goh, Chief Marketing Officer of List Sotheby’s International Realty (Asia region), said: “Today’s real estate industry sees many changes at an ever-increasing pace. We have to stay nimble and know what are the needs of our clients and how to reach our clients through multiple channels. Our integrated real estate marketing ecosystem has been set up precisely to do that and we will continue to build on our strengths to be data driven, while remaining customer-centric at the same time.”
List SIR has established itself as a leader in the marketing of properties, including harnessing the power of technology to maximise the promotion of listings and enhance the experience of buying and investing in properties. Innovation – both online and offline – is also key to List SIR’s success.
List SIR is part of the Sotheby’s International Realty® network, which was founded in 1976 as the real estate arm of the prestigious Sotheby’s Auction House. The network currently has more than 22,700 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 1,000 offices across 72 countries and territories.
Uniting the worldwide recognition and prestige of the Sotheby’s name with the expertise of Japan’s List Group in the growing Asian market, List SIR is one of the leading luxury residential brokerages in Singapore and the region with an international network and strong digital marketing capabilities. Headquartered in Japan, List SIR also has offices in Hong Kong, Thailand, Hawaii and the Philippines, with upcoming offices in Indonesia and Vietnam.
The Asia Pacific Property Awards was established in 2008. It is part of the International Property Awards, which was first presented in 1993 in London. Awards are also given out for other regions including Arabia, Africa, Canada, the Caribbean, Central & South American, Europe and the U.S.A. These awards will be presented at gala events around the world during the course of the year, and will culminate at a final awards ceremony in December, where results of the International Property Awards will be announced.
The Asia Pacific Property Awards were presented alongside the IPAX Asia Pacific Global Exhibition and networking event which was held on 14 and 15 May 2019 at the same venue.