LOOK: The Winners at the 2nd Lamudi 'The Outlook' Awards

By Miong - Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Lamudi, the Philippines’ leading online real estate platform honors Local Real Estate’s Best Players and Industry Projects at the recently concluded The Outlook 2018 gala dinner and awards presentation at the Makati Shangri-La last November 15, 2018. Now on its second year, The Outlook 2018 is hosted by Lamudi and co-presented by Philippine Daily Inquirer Property aims to recognized the best real estate developers and projects in the past year.

The Outlook 2018 Winners

Lamudi Co-Founder and global CEO Kian Moini opened the evening with a major announcement--that Lamudi recently welcomed two new investors, leading global media companies Axel Springer SE and Ringier. According to Moini,
“the majority of funding can and will be spent on growth given the company’s comfortable financial situation and a clear path to breakeven.”
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno delivered the evening’s first keynote, highlighting the country’s sound economic fundamentals and sustained investment grade rating. Meanwhile, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo shone the spotlight on real estate as a key driver of economic growth--underscoring that the industry is far from overheating and that the central bank sees no evidence of asset price bubbles. Lastly, Ambassador Jose Santiago L. Sta. Romana, Philippine Ambassador to China, discussed strengthening China-Philippine relations and the cross-border opportunities that have opened up, particularly in the property sector. The keynote speeches followed into the awards segment of the evening. The awards were presented based on the extensive property seeker survey conducted by Lamudi. The winning developers and projects are as follows:


Best Affordable Condo of the Year 2018
  • Amaia Land Corporation - Amaia Steps Mandaue
Best Premium Condo of the Year 2018
  • Alveo Land Corporation - Solinea 

Best House of the Year 2018
  • Cebu Landmasters, Inc. - Casa Mira South
  • Megaworld Corporation - Iloilo Business Park


Best Affordable Condo of the Year 2018
  • For Amenities: Filinvest Land, Inc. - Sorrento Oasis
  • For Investment Opportunity: C5 Mansions Development Corporation - Ridgewood Towers Premier 
Best Premium Condo of the Year 2018
  • For Customer Service: DMCI Homes, Inc. - Kai Garden Residences
  • For Trust & Reputation of the Developer: Avida Land Corporation - Avida Towers Asten 
Best Luxe Condo of the Year 2018
  • For Customer Service: Federal Land, Inc. - Grand Hyatt Manila Residences
  • For Location: Anchor Land Holdings, Inc.

Best Affordable House of the Year 2018
  • Filinvest Land, Inc. - Claremont
Best Premium House of the Year 2018
  • Brittany Corporation - Portofino Alabang

Best Mixed-Use Development of the Year 2018 - Luzon
  • For Amenities & Location: Megaworld Corporation - McKinley Hill
  • For Investment Opportunity: SM Prime Holdings, Inc. - SM Mall of Asia Complex

Best Green Project of the Year 2018
  • Imperial Homes Corporation - Solana Verde
Best Innovation Project of the Year 2018
  • Italpinas Development Corporation - Miramonti Green Residences
Personality of the Year 2018
  • Mr. Jeffrey Lim - President & Executive Director of SM Prime Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Jeffrey Lim, Executive Director and President of SM Prime Holdings, Inc. won Personality of the Year. Jose Mari Banzon, Executive Vice President of SM Development Corporation, received the award. The award was presented by (L-R) Bhavna Suresh, CEO of Lamudi Philippines; and Kian Moini, Co-Founder and CEO of Lamudi.


Best Boutique Developer of the Year 2018 - Visayas and Mindanao
  • King Properties, Inc.
Best Boutique Developer of the Year 2018 - Luzon
  • Primehomes Real Estate Development, Inc.
 Best Developer of the Year 2018 - Visayas and Mindanao
  •  Megaworld Corporation 

Iloilo Business Park by Megaworld Corporation won Best Mixed-Use Development in Visayas & Mindanao. Harold Geronimo, Senior Assistant Vice President and Head for Public Relations and Media Affairs received the award. The award was presented by (L-R) Chris Nelson, Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines; Christopher Lopez, Chief Commercial Officer of eCompare mo; Jean de Castro, Chief Executive Officer of ESCA Incorporated; Lars Wittig, Country Manager of Regus; Cristina Romero, Lamudi Head of Account Management; and Aina Cruz, Lamudi Head of Brand.

Best Developer of the Year 2018 - Luzon
  •  Ayala Land, Inc.

Avida Towers Asten by Avida Land Corporation won Best Premium Condo in Luzon for Trust & Reputation. Tess Tatco, Marketing Head and Yani Manuel, Marketing Manager received the award. The award was presented by (L-R) Angie de Silva, AVP for Foreclosed Properties, SSS; Leonardo Bruge, Deputy Director of ICCPI; Frances Nunag, The Outlook Director; Gilles Hage, Vice President for Commercial of Lamudi; and Michael Mccullough, Managing Director of KMC Savills.

“We hope that The Outlook may continue to push all of us in the real estate industry to keep breaking barriers and raising the bar higher every chance we get. Hand-in-hand, I believe that through our collective efforts to achieve and do better every time, we can create a culture of excellence that will inspire everyone and elevate the industry,”
said Lamudi Philippines CEO Bhavna Suresh in her closing speech.

About Lamudi
Lamudi is an innovative real estate property platform that offers a wide range of properties for sale and for rent in the Philippines. The paltform is a part of the Rocket Internet group, which is the fastest and the most successful online venture builder across the globe. Rocket's success can be attributed to an exceptional team that has been building online companies since 1999, creating over 100 market leading companies in 50+ countries. Rocket possesses an unrivaled expertise in launching various ventures, as well as the proficiency of an international company with an acute understanding of the local market.

It has over 100K properties listed, receiving around 1.5M visitors per month. Property seekers can easily find a house, condo, apartment, land, or a commercial space online. Individual sellers and real estate brokers are guaranteed a trusted online presence by providing them their own personalized page. It provides a high level of transparency through professional photos, comprehensive property details, and regularly updated listings. The users combine location, property type, and offer type effortlessly to find exactly what they are looking for. Whether permanently, for long-term, or for short-term, using Lamudi to buy or rent properties is fast, secure, and stress-free.

A collection of properties in the most dynamic locations in the Philippines can be found on the website. From luxury condominiums to warehouses, from Quezon City to Zamboanga, Lamudi’s listings offer something for everyone. Their website even has a comprehensive online Journal that provides interesting articles and property advice. Lamudi’s service is easy to use and Lamudi’s listings cater to all your real estate needs. Everything is just a simple click away. Find your penthouse in Makati or an office space in Muntinlupa, and let Lamudi take care of the rest.

For more information on The Outlook 2018, visit www.lamudi.com.ph/outlook2018.

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