The fifth installment of the Property Insight Prestigious Developer Award (PIPDA) 2019
The fifth installment of the Property Insight Prestigious Developer Award (PIPDA) 2019

The fifth instalment of the Property Insight Prestigious Developer Award (PIPDA) 2019, was

held on the evening of 3rd May at Shangri-La Hotel. The awards serve as a benchmark for local
property developers to strive for, and as a celebratory occasion to recognise the
accomplishments in the property sector leading up to the event.
 
The PIPDA award ceremony/gala dinner is supported by the Ministry of Housing & Local
Government (KPKT). Gracing the gala dinner and award ceremony with his presence was YBM
Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad, the Deputy Minister of Housing & Local
Government.
 
PIPDA is one of the largest, most prestigious, and widely recognised awards programmes
throughout Malaysia, and it functions as a tribute to the continually evolving property landscape
here in Malaysia.
 
“This year’s award ceremony will be bigger, better and grander than what we have previously
accomplished,” commented Dato’ KK Chua, managing director and editor-in-chief of Property Insight.
 
In her opening speech, YBM Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin also shared:
 
“In a time where there are many uncertainties in the market, there is one thing that I am certain
about - Industry members who are able to adapt to these changes, and answer the market
demands will go a long way in the industry. It is important to build the right product for the right
customers, and the local ministry is making efforts trying to help solve the housing oversupply
issue as well.”
 
Several notable award recipients for this year’s PIPDA include:
Matrix Concepts Holdings Berhad
United Malayan Land Berhad
LBS Bina Group Berhad
Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad
Mah Sing Group Berhad
UEM Sunrise Berhad
IOI Properties Group Berhad
Sime Darby Property Berhad
Sunway Integrated Properties Sdn Bhd
 
Mah Sing Group has gone on a trailblazing spree, nabbing the “Top 10 Developer” award for the
fifth consecutive year since 2015.
 
 
The key driving factor behind PIPDA is to recognise innovation and outstanding achievements
committed by individuals, groups or even sector projects in the industry.
 
The awards are strictly audited by HML & Co. Chartered Accountants.
 
The judge's lineup for this year’s PIPDA include
Eric Lim, President of Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA)
Datuk Paul Khong, Managing Director of Savills Malaysia
Ar Ezumi Harzani, President of Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM)
Dr Dolf de Roos, New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author
Dr Suhardi Maulan, President of Institute of Landscape Architect of Malaysia (ILAM)
 
“With this award, I hope that the development standards for Malaysian properties can go
nowhere but up from here. I would like to congratulate all the award recipients for tonight, and
please look forward to next year’s PIPDA as well,” said Dato’ KK Chua.
 
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Published : 7-May-2019

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