PROPERTY AWARDS

ONE HORIZON CENTER AWARDED BEST COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE IN INDIA AT THE ASIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY AWARDS 2013-14

Hundreds of Asia’s finest developers, architects, interior designers and real estate agents gathered at the Shangri-la Hotel in Kuala Lampur recently to hear the long-anticipated results of the Asia Pacific Property Awards. With 429 awards bestowed upon 260 companies from 23 countries in the region, it was the biggest event in the program’s 19-year history. As part of the International Property Awards program, the Asia Pacific Awards were open to residential and commercial property professionals from around the Asia Pacific region, and celebrate the highest levels of achievement by companies operating in all sectors of the property and real estate industry. The highest-scoring winners from each region were automatically entered into the overall International Property Awards, which will be judged later this year to determine the world’s finest property companies.

The Right Honorable Lord Bates from the House of Lords in British Parliament presented the winning companies with special plaques during the awards presentations. Each company was announced as either a “Highly Commended” or “Five-Star” winner. Hines accepted award for One Horizon Center which won “Best Commercial High-Rise Development in India,” a Five-Star award. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern, One Horizon Center is a 25-story, 880,000-square-foot office tower, built in partnership with DLF.

About International Property Awards

The International Property Awards are open to residential and commercial property professionals from around the globe. Since 1995, they have celebrated the highest levels of achievement by companies operating in all sectors of the property and real estate industry. The awards are split into regions covering Africa, Asia Pacific, Arabia, Canada, Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, UK and USA. The highest-scoring winners from each region are automatically entered into the overall International Awards, which ultimately determine the world’s finest property companies. An International Property Award is a world-renowned mark of excellence. Judging is carried out through a meticulous process involving a panel of over 70 experts covering every aspect of the property business.