THE unique DNA that sets Tropicana Corp Bhd apart from other developers has led to the firm scooping eight awards at the recent PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2017.
The DNA focuses on accessibility, connectivity, innovative concepts and designs, generous open spaces, amenities, facilities, multi-tiered security and quality.
Tropicana has been innovating and redefining the art of living through the creation of integrated developments by incorporating residential and commercial components to build thriving townships that are well-connected and easily accessible.
Tropicana, which is best known for its Tropicana Golf and Country Resort development in Petaling Jaya, won the Best Developer (Malaysia) award.
PropertyGuru Malaysia chairman Tunku Ali Redhauddin Muhriz presented the award to Tropicana marketing and sales executive director Ung Lay Ting.
Tropicana Residences won two awards for Best Condo Development (Malaysia) and Best Luxury Condo Development (Kuala Lumpur), while Best Green Development was picked by Tropicana Gardens.
Tropicana Aman won Best Housing Development (Kuala Lumpur) and the award for Best Mixed Use Development was won by the Tropicana Metropark integrated community project in Subang.
The developer was also given two special recognitions for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development.
The 35.4ha Tropicana Metropark development, which sits on prime freehold land in the Subang Hi-Tech Industrial Park, offers varied components comprising serviced residences, retail units, business suites, SOHOs (single office home offices), office towers and a mall.
It will have, among others, a 3.7ha central park and a new flyover linking it directly to the Federal Highway.
The design concept for Tropicana Metropark was inspired by the world’s most livable city, Melbourne, and its Yarra River with the holistic influences.
The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards recognised the year’s most outstanding developments in the residential, commercial and design sectors in Kuala Lumpur, Iskandar and Penang.
A total of 21 awards and special recognitions were presented to 17 shortlisted developers.
In Iskandar Malaysia, Johor, UMLand’s Seri Austin township picked up two awards for Aster 2 — double-storey semi-detached house and the coveted Best Housing Development (Malaysia) title.
The developer also took home an award for Best Condo Development (Iskandar), and was given special recognitions in CSR and sustainable development.
Two separate awards were also presented for Best Mass Market Developments - condo and landed — both of which went to LBS Bina Group Bhd.