• Hong Kong’s most exceptional property industry professionals honoured at RICS Awards HK 2018

    3 April 2018

    (Hong Kong, 25 March 2018) The annual RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Awards, Hong Kong recognised the region’s most successful real estate teams and developments in the property sector. Companies and individuals received 36 awards at the seventh annual RICS dinner and presentation ceremony.


    2018 marks the 150th anniversary for RICS. The annual RICS dinner and award presentation ceremony, held 23 March 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, is one of the highlighted events for celebrating this milestone. RICS CEO Dr Sean Tompkins joined the event from the UK to help commemorate the anniversary with local surveying professionals.

    Guest of honour, Mr Paul Chan Mo-po, GBM, GBS, MH, JP, Financial Secretary, Hong Kong SAR Government, kicked off the ceremony with a speech recognising chartered surveyors for their significant contributions to the built environment. “Thank you RICS for inspiring excellence among our building professionals and for your counsel and support to the government. I’m even more grateful to RICS for your continuing support to Hong Kong and our economy. I have no doubt that your membership here will continue to grow and continue to make a difference for Hong Kong in the coming years.” said Mr Chan.

     “The RICS Annual Awards and Annual Conference are the flagship events for our 150th anniversary celebration,” said Mr Clement Lau FRICS, Chair of RICS Hong Kong Board. “While the RICS Awards showcases the best practices of local contributors in the built environment, our upcoming annual conference will present Greater Bay Area opportunities and offer insight on how to maintain Hong Kong’s leading role in the region’s built environment”.

    The RICS annual Lifetime Achiever Award was presented to Mr Stewart Chi Kin Leung, Vice Chairman, Wheelock and Company Limited. The RICS jury panel recognised Mr Leung’s 50 years of experience in property development, construction, management and related businesses in Hong Kong. The panel also acknowledged his contributions to Hong Kong through his service in various social groups, including the Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, and his ability to facilitate the evolution and economic development of his community.

     “I am extremely honoured and humbled to be receiving this award tonight.  Many thanks to the RICS. I would also wish to thank the many dedicated, hardworking and smart people who have worked with me in the past 57 years in this industry.  They have made my career and my life so much more enjoyable and meaningful.” said Mr Leung.


    Results of RICS Awards 2018 Hong Kong:

    Office Team of the Year

    • Winner: CBRE
    • Certificate of Excellence: Cushman & Wakefield – WeWork; JLL




    Residential Team of the Year

    • Winner: Savills Hong Kong;
    • Certificate of Excellence: Knight Frank; Wheelock Properties (Hong Kong) Limited – Peninsula East




    Retail Team of the Year

    • Winner: New World Development Company Limited – THE FOREST
    • Certificate of Excellence: Cushman & Wakefield – Tin Hau Food Square; JLL




    Facilities Management Team of the Year

    • Winner: JLL
    • Certificate of Excellence: CBRE




    Property Management Team of the Year

    • Winner: MTR Corporation Limited – Premier Plus
    • Certificate of Excellence: JLL; Savills Property Management Limited




    Professional Consultancy Services Team of the Year

    • Winner: Knight Frank for West Kowloon Cultural District
    • Certificate of Excellence: CBRE; Knight Frank for CLP’s Argyle Street Redevelopment Project




    Project Construction Team of the Year

    • Winner: Gammon Construction Limited
    • Certificate of Excellence: Chun Wo Construction & Engineering Co., Ltd.




    Project Management Team of the Year

    • Winner: CBRE
    • Certificate of Excellence: Architectural Services Department – Construction of Arts and Cultural Facilities Under Kwun Tong Bypass (Site B & C); JLL




    Refurbishment / Revitalisation Team of the Year

    • Winner: Wharf Real Estate Investment Company Limited
    • Certificate of Excellence: Architectural Services Department – Junior Police Call Permanent Activity Centre and Integrated Youth Training Camp; Link Asset Management Limited




    Sustainability Achievement of the Year

    • Winner: Manulife & Citi
    • Certificate of Excellence: Henderson Real Estate Agency Limited; Kai Shing Management Services Limited – International Commerce Centre




    Best Deal of the Year

    • Winner: Savills Hong Kong; Wheelock Properties; Cushman & Wakefield – 8 Bay East
    • Certificate of Excellence: Colliers International




    Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year

    • Winner: Wheelock Properties (Hong Kong) Limited




    Young Surveyor of the Year

    • Winner: Mr Ryan Wong MRICS
    • Certificate of Excellence: Mr Eric Cheng MRICS; Mr Cyrus Fong MRICS




    Lifetime Achiever Award

    • Mr Stewart Chi Kin Leung



    For additional details about the RICS Awards Hong Kong, please visit rics.org/hkawards.





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