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Announcing Arabia’s & Africa’s Best Property Professionals… This year’s competition has now reached its closing stages as we reveal the winners from our two remaining regions of the world, Arabia and Africa. The International Property Awards’ judges chaired by three active members of the UK’s House of Lords: Lord Caithness, Lord Best and Lord Courtown, has scrutinized many hundreds of entries across Arabia and Africa. They have now selected those showing exemplary levels of innovation, flair and sustainability, including the following examples: The award for Africa’s Best Architecture Multiple Residence went to Azuri in Mauritius by Blue Life. Designed and built to the highest standard, its residences are perfect for an oceanfront lifestyle. Arabia’s Best Architecture Multiple Residence was won by Cliff Edge Villas in Oman by O1A International. Each villa has been specially designed to have breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea. Arabia’s Best Interior Design Private Residence was awarded to a contemporary villa in Emirates Hills, Dubai by Bishop Design. The project involved a complete transformation of the property in a relatively short space of time. House De Goede in South Africa by Redesign Interiors took the crown for Africa’s Best Interior Design. A true African influence has been bought into the space through the use of raw textures and finishes. Many congratulations to all award winners listed within this publication and please remember that you are invited to participate in our 2015 series of Property Summits. Companies in related businesses as well as members of the public are also welcome to attend. Please visit www.propertyawards.net for dates, locations and how to register.

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Index 8 10 14 16 19 20 21 24 25 26 27 28 29 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 46 47 48 49 50 51 54 55 56 57 60

Sponsors Judges Saudi Architects Visionnaire Development Consulting Ltd iki design group Wa International Home Offices Century City Property Ltd DTB sarl Lababidi Holdings Limited Jumeirah Golf Estates Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort BG Mimarlik Musavirlik Ltd P&T Architects and Engineers Kingdom Hotel Investments Al Hamra Real Estate Development Balwin Properties Arcade Architectural & Interior Designers Al Barari Firm Management LLC LWA Architects British-American Insurance (K) Limited Doonbeyt Design Q Homes LLC Bishop Design LLC Tao Designs LLC SPF Realty Real Estate Broker LLC Dakota Design (PTY) Ltd Mylo Real Estate Zen Interiors LLC Royal Palm House Mimar Group Feenstra Group Katharine Pooley Ltd Billion Group Wissam Hayek Architects 2014 Africa & Arabia Property Award Winners

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2014-2015 International Property Awards Judges Chairmen Lord Best

The Earl of Caithness

The Earl of Courtown

Sir David Michels

Ian Aitch Architecture Journalist

David Graham Grahams Hi-Fi

Duncan Macarthur Hotel Solutions Partnership

Paul Scrivener MCM Architecture

Peter Anscombe Hotel Finance

Ian Graham Hotel Consultant

Steve Macfarlane Stonegres

Judith Baker Travel Writer & Editor

Susan Grossman Journalist

Felix Mara Editor of Architects Journal

Helen Shield Editor-in-Chief, International Property & Travel magazine

Xuelin Bates Chinese Property Consultant

Simon Hamilton Managing Director, Simon Hamilton & Associates Ltd

Julia Marozzi Bentley Motors

Judging Panel

Peter Bolton-King Group Director, RICS Doreen Boulding Founder, DMB Consultants Russell Bragg Bragg & Co Stephen Brownless Gaggenau Peter Bush CEO, New Swansea Bay Xavier Calloc’h Director, Yacht Investor John Cetra Architect, CetraRuddy Architecture Ian Chalk ORMS Architecture Matthew Clare Building Consultant Sean Cochrane Cochrane Design Andrew Cockburn Design Director, International Property Media Katrina Craig Hotel Development Consultant David Dalby Former CEO, RICS Johnny Dunford Global Commercial Director, RICS James Dunford-Wood Hotel Consultant Imtiaz Farookhi Former CEO, NHBC Fred Finn Guinness World Record holder for most travelled person Will Gibbs MD, KLC School of Design

Julia Hands Hotelier Michael Harris Editor, Golf Monthly Richard Hartshorn NHBC Sean Hatcher MCM Architecture Amanda Hills Hills Balfour PR Daniel Hopwood Architect John Hunter Tenhurst Ian Jenkins Director of Research, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland Rebecca Johnson Consultant, Bloomberg Television Tom Jones Architect, Populous Mike Jordan Cornish Stairways International Jill Keene Editor, International Property & Travel magazine Dawn Kitchener Interior Designer Brian Lawrence Director, Brian Lawrence Ltd James Lawton Colefax & Fowler Paul Lewis Architect, Altham Lewis Architects Andrew Link Chief Operating Officer, Construction Industry Council

James Mattin Managing Partner, Bond Wolfe Dr William Maxwell Institute of Travel Tony Mcguirk Architect Guy Medd Chosen Group Luis Montfort Porcelanosa Christian Morris Consultant, Aukett Fitzroy Robinson Laura Nixey Aston Martin PR Simon Numphud AA Hotel Services

Janine Stone Interior Designer Patrick Story Design Director, Casa Forma Gary Strong RICS Technical Standards Mark Taylor Interior Designer Paul Taylor Residential Faculty, RICS Sue Timney President, BIDA Tricia Topping Director, Carlyle Consultants Steve Turek Assistant Commissioner, London Fire Brigade Jo Vickers JV Public Relations

Helen Oldfield Founder, Affinity PR

Anthony Walker Deputy Director, Property Team, Education Funding Agency

Andrew Panting Director of Operations, British Property Federation

Nick Watson Daily Telegraph

Edward Park Park Designed Penny Patterson Interior Designer Stephen Rees Coutts Banking Real Estate Renuka Reins Fueng Shui expert David Reynolds Project Management & Quantity Surveyor, and Board Member, RICS Philippe Rossiter Former CEO, Institute of Hospitality

Eleanor Weaver Cochrane Design Gillian Wheatcroft PR Marketing Belen White Cochrane Design Stuart Wilsdon Wilsdon Design Associates Gail Wright Commercial Manager, Miele Benedict Zucchi Architect, BDP

Nancy Ruddy Architect, CetraRuddy Architecture Patrick Sanigar Architect, Space Shuffle

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BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ARABIA BEST GOLF DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

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Saudi Arabia A RC H I T E C T U R E

HIGHLY COMMENDED MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Home Offices by Saudi Architects

Founded in 1992, Saudi Architects

span between two and three floors

delivers award winning world-class

over a total area of 45,000m². Special

professional architectural design and

entrances and electric elevators

management services, progressive

separate each office and offer ease of

infrastructure engineering and highly

access. There is also provision for private

ranked project and construction

vehicle parking for senior officials and

management known for quality and

businessmen at the entrances to their

professionalism.

offices. This offers the greatest possible

Home Offices is a unique

degree of privacy and the highest level

development providing an oasis of highly

of hospitality when receiving VIP guests.

integrated special services for elite

Additional parking to accommodate up

businessmen and corporate executives.

to 650 cars is positioned lower down

As the first complex of this type in Saudi

the building and also around the houses

Arabia, it proves an ideal location for

for visitors’ convenience.

offices and private companies of every

Saudi Architects has carefully

size. Located in the centre of Riyadh, one

considered the significant benefits

of the most economically active capitals

of a development that harmonises

in the Middle East, Home Offices offers

the working environment with the

exclusive privileges and utmost privacy.

needs of individuals. Therefore Home

Services include all logistics and banking

Offices’ vitality of design reflects an

facilities as well as flight bookings and

unprecedented blend of the highest

other travel information. Home Offices

and most luxurious standards. Great

even offers a 24-hour concierge service

attention has been paid to every minute

via its five-star boutique hotel on site.

detail to meet and often exceed the

Diverse spaces ranging from 250m² and varying types of office options

requirements of the VIPs working within this prestigious environment.

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A RC H I T E C T U R E

HIGHLY COMMENDED MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Home Offices by Saudi Architects

Designed according to Arab inherent

activities can be organized on an annual

architectural details, Home Offices also

basis if wished.

displays a special elegance throughout its modern concept. Equipped with state-of-the-art

In order to keep a sense of wellbeing alongside the working environment, Home Offices includes a health club.

amenities for the 21st century, Home

Containing all the necessary sports

Office features fibre optic technology

equipment to promote physical fitness,

– the latest communication technology

it will help to alleviate the pressures of

in the world. This provides all the

work, save the businessmen’s precious

requirements of integrated companies,

time and preserve their privacy.

businessmen and their clients, enabling

Home Offices also features all the

them to communicate across the

latest major office safety and security

world through an advanced modern

systems. These include 24-hour CCTV

communication system. Home Offices

surveillance cameras, security guards

also features an integrated services

patrolling both outside and inside

business centre where managers and

the compound, fire-fighting systems

officers of major companies can gather.

and a smart card entry system at the

This gives them the opportunity to meet

compound’s gates. Peace of mind, perfect

with their counterparts and create new

privacy and exclusive services make

business opportunities for the future.

Home Offices a highly prestigious place

Additionally, Home Offices provides a

in which working life can be enjoyed to

conference centre where commercial

the full.

Saudi Architects Takhassousi Street, Riyad Bank Building, First Floor, PO Box 75515, Riyadh 11588, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia t: +966 1148 01011 f: +966 1148 86292 e: gm@saudiarc.com w: www.saudiarc.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 15

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Ajman DE VELOPMENT

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT AJMAN Al Zorah Resorts by Visionnaire Development Consulting Ltd.

The masterplan for the award winning

Following the first site visit,

Al Zorah development was created by

Visionnaire and Solidere International

Visionnaire Development Consulting,

both recognized that the natural assets

a London based property and urban

of Al Zorah have the potential to offer

development consultancy, in close

a new lifestyle and tourist destination in

Solidere International Ltd

collaboration with the project’s client

the UAE. This intrinsic value of the site

Liberty House,

Solidere International, the UAE based

became the genesis for a vision to create

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developer known for creating ‘places

a new destination crafted for refined

DIFC,

for life’. Al Zorah, a joint venture

coastal living.

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between the Government of Ajman

Dubai,

and Solidere International, is a refined

commitment to protecting the site’s

UAE

lifestyle and leisure destination in the

natural assets, Visionnaire prepared an

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United Arab Emirates.

innovative master plan that achieved the

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Based on Solidere International’s

Al Zorah will be a masterfully

right balance between the constraints

crafted development. Located 25

of conservation and the requirements

minutes away from the Dubai

of urban development. The masterplan

Al Zorah Development (Private) Company Ltd PSC

International Airport, Al Zorah is

designated the lagoon and mangroves as

positioned within a remarkable natural

a natural reserve, and Al Zorah is set to

The Emirate of Ajman,

setting defined by a 1.6 km long

become the first private development

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stretch of pristine beach frontage along

in the GCC to include such a biosphere.

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the Arabian Gulf. The destination is

In aggregate, 60% of the project’s land

Ajman,

differentiated by a placid inland lagoon,

area will be devoted to the protected

UAE

crisscrossed by traditional dhows, and an

mangroves and to public space.

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extensive stretch of natural mangroves,

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home to more than 58 bird species

Development Company, said: “Al

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Zorah is defining a new development

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Imad Dana, CEO of Al Zorah

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DE VELOPMENT

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT AJMAN Al Zorah Resorts by Visionnaire Development Consulting Ltd.

approach in the region, where the natural

was consciously different. It set out to

environment is intelligently integrated

design a compact ‘walkable’ environment

with modern development. Al Zorah is

composed of a network of streets,

a project of the future that enhances the

promenades and public squares which

ever-changing development landscape of

serve to connect several distinct mixed-

the UAE.”

use neighborhoods.”

Visionnaire’s Director Layth Madi

An essential part of Al Zorah’s

said that “the master plan was inspired by

development vision and hallmark

the uniqueness of the setting, a peninsula

of Visionnaire’s masterplan is the

which faces the Arabian Gulf on one

creation of a remarkable beachfront

side and shelters an inland lagoon and

district during the inaugural phase of

mangrove on the other. Our design

development. The open and vibrant

responded to the context by proposing a

beachside neighborhood at Al Zorah

new coastal community which connects

will offer a noteworthy alternative to

these remarkable natural poles across the

the privatization of urban waterfronts in

low lying peninsula.”

the UAE.

“The scale of development

In pairing the richness of nature with

and infrastructure in Dubai and the

the vibrancy of urban development, Al

neighboring Emirates has resulted in

Zorah achieves a perfect harmony, and in

cities designed for cars” added Madi.

so doing creates an incomparable ‘work,

“Visionnaire’s master plan for Al Zorah

live and play’ destination.

Visionnaire Development Consulting Ltd I2 Business Centre, Suite 128, 200 Aldersgate, London EC1A 4HD, UK t: +44 (0)20 3440 4337 f: +44 (0)20 3440 4344 e: contact@visionnaire.eu w: www.visionnaire.eu Africa & Arabia Property Awards 17

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BEST RETAIL ARCHITECTURE AFRICA Cradlestone Mall by Bentel International Associates

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Tanzania A RC H I T E C T U R E

 BEST ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE TANZANIA Safari City by iki Design Group

iki design group was established in 1995

Offering a diverse and flexible

as an architecture and design platform

layout, Safari City provides a wide

and has been contributing to modern

range of alternatives for different

architecture ever since. No matter what

purchasing groups from affordable

the scale and scope, whether urban

houses right through to high-end

or rural, the company’s solutions are

properties. The development’s

conceived to be functional, inspiring

innovative concept avoids a compact

and timeless.

building pattern and promotes a

Safari City in Arusha, Tanzania was designed by iki design group with the aim of re-establishing the balance and

strong community spirit as well as a sense of belonging. Pedestrian routes enliven the street

equilibrium of sustainable urban and rural

life, while the valley at the eastern

life. This extremely large scale project

section features a flow of parks and

is undoubtedly a critical attempt to

recreation areas to enrich the quality

reconcile the two fundamental elements

of life. Safari City also aims to host key

of development and preservation. The

events from national to international

2,513,000m² project area will provide a

level and therefore a central area, known

major attraction site accommodating an

as the Eye of Arusha, will be placed at

estimated future population of 55,000.

the heart of the development.

iki design group Nispetiye cd. Aydın sk. Büyükhanlı İs¸ Merkezi 4/9, 34330 Levent/Istanbul, Turkey t: +90 212 278 74 44 f: +90 212 278 74 23 e: iki@ikidg.com w: www.ikidg.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 19

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Dubai INTERIOR DESIGN

BEST HOTEL INTERIOR ARABIA One&Only The Palm by Wa International

 BEST HOTEL INTERIOR DUBAI One&Only The Palm by Wa International

Founded in London, Wa International

architecture, Wa International has

in Dubai in 1993 to meet the demand

designed a contemporary Moorish

for their interior design services in

interior. Once again working with

the rapidly growing 5-star hospitality

One&Only and Mirage Leisure and

sector of the Middle East. The company

Development, the company’s brief was to

has since built a client base of top

create a luxurious destination retreat.

hotel and resort brands that extends

With a contemporary take on

far beyond Dubai and the Middle East,

Andalusian architecture, Wa International

while garnering a reputation for award-

simplified traditional interior detailing

winning interior designs.

to create pure architectural forms with

Located on the peninsula of one of

Wa International

Taking its influence from Andalusian

established its interior design studio

clean lines and contemporary finishes.

the world’s most spectacular landscapes,

Utilizing a diverse array of materials,

Palm Jumeirah is an exclusive enclave of

such as marble inlay to the floors,

impeccable style along the shores of the

decorative textured plaster walls,

Arabian Gulf. Here, only a short journey

mashribiya screens, back lit etched glass

by private water taxi or limousine,

and embossed metal, WA international

One&Only The Palm, Dubai is guaranteed

has created a timeless interior to this

to elevate the senses.

boutique resort hotel.

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Saudi Arabia DE VELOPMENT

HIGHLY COMMENDED OFFICE DEVELOPMENT SAUDI ARABIA Home Offices Complex by Home Offices Company Ltd

Tatweer Holding Company was

Home Offices’ premises are in the

established in 1991 and has since

heart of the capital city of Riyadh, one

become a respected industry leader.

of the most economically active capitals

Over the years it has established a chain

in the Middle East. Because of this vital

of specialist companies that develop,

central location, the site gives the project

manage and operate commercial,

important advantages in facilitating the

residential and hotel projects.

transition to and from all services and

As one of Tatweer Holding Company’s projects, Home Offices has a unique real

government facilities. Diverse spaces and types of offices

estate development concept that has

over two and three floors give a total

influenced its structure and design. As the

area of 45,000m². Special entrances

first complex of its kind in Saudi Arabia,

and electric elevators separate each

Home Offices characterises the best

office while parking floors have been

services for offices and private companies.

tailored with small gardens. Trees and

Developed through an integrated

shrubs have been planted in front of

design concept, it provides all the special

the offices and green landscapes cover

privileges that leading businessmen

80 per cent of the outdoor spaces,

and corporate executives require in an

enhancing the overall view and sense

environment of complete privacy.

of well-being.

Home Offices Intersection of Prince Turki Al-Awal Road with Urouba Road, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia t: +966 1128 34754 f: +966 1128 34744 e: abdelrahman@homeoffices-sa.com w: www.homeoffices-sa.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 21

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BEST OFFICE ARCHITECTURE AFRICA ENL House by Architects Studio Ltd

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Kenya DE VELOPMENT

BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AFRICA Palm Valley Estate by Century City Property

 BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT KENYA Palm Valley Estate by Century City Property

The award-winning Palm Valley

an inspiring yet comfortable living

development is an exclusive collection

environment for discerning residents.

of 96 luxury residences in the heart

Offering an exclusive neighbourhood

of Nairobi’s most desirable residential

estate, Palm Valley is filled with

estates.

recreational and social facilities unlike

Just steps away from Gigiri, Nairobi’s Diplomatic centre and a hub of fantastic

country. It has all the elegance of

shopping, Palm Valley offers residents

Mediterranean culture, whilst making use

ultimate access in an oasis of exclusive

of contemporary design elements.

privileges. Amongst scenic lakes and

Century City Property Ltd

any other gated community in the

Residents can walk amid the

rolling hills in a peaceful area, Palm Valley

manicured lawns or entertain

is minutes away from The Village Market,

themselves in an outdoor resort pool

East Africa’s largest shopping complex,

amid lush greenery. Within these

and two upcoming commercial and

inspiring gardens are premium villas,

retail developments in Runda which

townhouses and luxurious apartment

will offer a wide variety of restaurants

residences, with elevated courtyards,

and shops.

open terraces and private gardens

Palm Valley combines urban

designed to offer an ideally balanced

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sophistication with an exquisite suburban

The Village Market,

location. Its elegant architecture and

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designer interiors coupled with modern

Property has earned a reputation for

Nairobi,

features, facilities and services create

high-value properties throughout Kenya.

living experience. Founded in 2011, Century City

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Lebanon INTERIOR DESIGN

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT LEBANON The LIGHT HOUSE by DTB sarl

Diana Tabbara created her own interior

owned by a couple with four children.

design company, DTB, in Lebanon in

Respecting the clients’ identities and

2004 and has since built up a team of

requirements, DTB relocated the location

highly qualified architects and designers.

of the living room so that it would be

From contemporary to modern,

nearer the kitchen for both functionality

from Art Deco to English style, from

and practicality.

American diners to traditional Lebanese

A modern, colourful theme was

restaurants, from casual retail shops to

adopted throughout the living spaces

hotel bedrooms and suites, DTB’s wide

with emphasis placed on maximizing

variety of styles listens to each client’s

the flow of natural light. Although

desires and addresses their exact needs.

the husband and wife had rather

The Light House in Beirut is an

conflicting tastes and interests, DTB

award-winning interior design project by

found a solution by designing the

DTB. Facing the Mediterranean Sea, the

master bedroom in natural and earth

apartment is within a building named

colours. While this suited the husband’s

after its plot, Manara (Lighthouse), in a

wishes, a mixture of materials such as

vital waterfront apex. Overlooking the

leather, natural French oak and mirrors

sea and two lighthouses (one old, one

embellished with strong lighting suited

new), the four-bedroom apartment is

his wife’s more colourful tastes.

DTB sarl ID Office, Verdun, Concorde bldg, 5th Floor, Beirut, Lebanon t: +961 1 754054 f: +961 1 354054 e: info@dianatabbarabohsali w: www.dianatabbarabohsali.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 25

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Nigeria DE VELOPMENT

HIGHLY COMMENDED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT NIGERIA MAANSBAY by Lababidi Holdings Limited

Maansbay is a residential development

A sleek and modern façade

located in the prestigious district

featuring large glass panels adorns each

of Ikoyi on Lagos Island, Nigeria.

apartment and follows the current

Developers including Chief Maan

trend of bringing the outside in.

Lababidi, the founder and chairman of

Allowing residents to establish a

Lababidi Holdings who spearheaded the

connection with the exterior, it also

Maansbay development, have created

enables a maximum amount of natural

eight apartments to complement this

light to enter the apartments.

highly valued location. Built to international standards,

Maansbay’s two extremely luxurious penthouses offer approximately 693m²

the brief was for the apartments to

of living space each. Their harmonious

have luxurious amenities including a

design is achieved through a combination

magnificent swimming pool, meeting

of generous space planning, high ceilings

rooms and a weight room. Each

and floor-to-ceiling windows leading to

apartment overlooks the lagoon that

a large terrace. Complete with Jacuzzi,

divides the island from mainland Lagos

these terraces provide a panoramic view

and provides an unparalleled view from

of the development’s scenic pool, artistic

the waterway to Victoria Island. Residents

landscape and jetty. Residents may also

Lababidi Holdings Limited

also have the benefit of travelling

utilize Maansbay’s dedicated interior

20 North Avenue,

by water if they wish to beat Lagos’

design team to design their own dream

Apapa,

constantly busy traffic.

home if they wish.

Nigeria, Africa t: +234 818 319 9977 e: info@lbhex.com w: www.maansbay.com 26 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Dubai DE VELOPMENT

BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

 BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

Jumeirah Golf Estates, home to the DP

Ideally located between Green

World Tour Championship, the final

Community and Dubai Sports City off

tournament of The European Tour’s

the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road,

Race to Dubai, is one of the Middle

a number of residential communities

East’s most prestigious residential golf

make up Jumeirah Golf Estates. The latest

communities. It offers a wide range

of these is ‘Redwood’ – a new collection

of world-class facilities and 1,000

of premium townhouses (Redwood

individually designed homes.

Park) and villas (Redwood Avenue) with

Situated just 20 minutes from

75 three and four-bedroom townhouses

The Palm and Dubai Marina, Jumeirah

overlooking the 11th and 12th holes

Golf Estates is well placed to provide

of the Fire Course and 42 five and six-

an unforgettable experience at its two

bedroom villas.

BEST GOLF DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

 BEST GOLF DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

championship golf courses, Fire & Earth,

Jumeirah Golf Estates is part of

and luxury homes within easy reach of

European Tour Properties – a network

Dubai’s top attractions. From a state-

of world-class golf venues which all have

of-the-art clubhouse to restaurants,

a close association with the European

swimming pools and fitness centres,

Tour. It is also home to the European

Jumeirah Golf Estates has a wide

Tour Performance Institute; a world class

Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road,

variety of luxurious entertainment and

training facility for elite professionals and

Next to the Green Community,

recreation facilities.

amateur golfers.

Jumeirah Golf Estates

Box 644877, Dubai, UAE t: +971 55 696 8091 f: +971 4 363 0522 e: sales@jumeirahgolfestates.com w: www.jumeirahgolfestates.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 27

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South Africa DE VELOPMENT

BEST GOLF DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort by Pinnacle Point Home Owners Association

 BEST GOLF DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort by Pinnacle Point Home Owners Association

Ideally situated halfway between Cape

conservation of endangered eco systems

Town and Port Elizabeth, Pinnacle

while rehabilitating and protecting the

Point Beach & Golf Resort is set in

archaeological heritage of the previously

HIGHLY COMMENDED

the beautiful Mossel Bay. This popular

degraded site. Its vision was to ensure that

coastal village and harbour is within

the style, splendour and integrity of design

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort by Pinnacle Point Home Owners Association

South Africa’s famous Garden Route

was paramount and complemented the

and proves a perfect all-year round

natural beauty and environmental needs

holiday destination.

of this special location.

Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort

Whilst density has been kept

overlooks the Indian Ocean and

deliberately low, variety and choice of

comprises 700 residential properties

homes has been enhanced. Options

centred around a championship golf

include 120 Golf Lodges, 113 Golf Villas

course. Facilities include a magnificent

and 98 properties designed in a cluster

club house, two pristine and secluded

formation within Fynbos Village. There

beaches along four kilometres of

is also the opportunity to design and

spectacular coastline with numerous

build a house within the development’s

additional amenities, all set on a 400

architectural guidelines. This allows

Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort

hectare site of outstanding natural beauty.

individual choice to be at the forefront

The project’s goal was to develop a

whilst also allowing diversity on the 300

1 Pinnacle Point Road,

world-class estate that would pioneer the

plus residential stands.

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Saudi Arabia A RC H I T E C T U R E

 BEST RETAIL ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Oasis Ar Rass by B Design

Oasis Mall is an award-winning retail

with natural light streaming through

architecture project by B Design in

overhead skylights.

the centre of the Kingdom of Saudi

Consisting of five entrances, three

Arabia. It is one of the biggest malls

of which are main entrances opening on

in the Al Gassim region and, located

to major plazas, the 540m² building is

in the gateway to Al Rass city, it is

divided into ‘islands’ featuring small shops.

ideally placed to serve more than

Larger shops are located at the back of

900,000 people in the west and south

the building and ‘wrap’ around the islands.

of the area.

Corridors are designed to be wider than

The most famous leading brands

usual to give a market place feel with

in fashion, accessories, perfume,

kiosks. Geometric and minimal patterns

luxury watches and one of the biggest

were used on the ceilings and floors to

hypermarkets in KSA are found at

focus shoppers’ attention on the retail

Oasis Mall. It also includes a huge play

units. All these elements result in Oasis

area, food court and more than 3,000

Mall being considered one of the most

parking lots. An impressive atrium,

important shopping centres and tourist

based on the area’s traditional Bedesten

attractions within Al Rass as well as in the

(covered market) structures, is flooded

Al Gassim area.

BG Mimarlik Musavirlik Ltd Asmail Mescit Mah, Istiklal Caddesi, Suriye Pasajı No 166 K:5 d:49, Istanbul, Turkey t: +90 212 293 1640 f: +90 212 293 1643 e: info@b-design.com.tr w: www.b-design.com.tr Africa & Arabia Property Awards 29

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BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE AFRICA Segera Retreat by Life Interiors Architecture Creative Strategy

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BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE ARABIA Al-Odaylia Single Residence by ROMA International

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Saudi Arabia A RC H I T E C T U R E

BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE ARABIA Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd.

 BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd.

P&T Architects and Engineers is

The 5-star Kempinski hotel has a

committed to the pursuit of excellence

2000m² ballroom, a Fitness Center

in architecture and aims to improve

with spa, gym and squash courts, and

quality of life by contributing to the

a landscaped podium roof with pools,

design of the built environment. Emphasis

a tennis court and children’s playground

is placed on visual and functional

available for residents and the hotel.

elements of design to create buildings

Apartment residents have a club facility

that are both aesthetically pleasing and

with pool, gyms and lounge on the top

sympathetic to their surroundings.

floor where residents enjoy the views.

Burj Rafal in Riyadh is an award-

The local Najdi style with triangular

winning mixed-use project demonstrating

openings in mud brick walls is the

P&T’s expertise as led designers

theme for the 6 story podium clad in

for complex projects, sustainability

Riyadh Stone. The stone is close to the

and sensitivity to local culture. The

mud brick colour and giving a contrasting

development is the first luxury tower in

softness to the neutrally silver reflective

P&T Architects and Engineers

Riyadh and the 300 room Kempinski hotel

tower glass reflecting the ever changing

5/F, unit 510 Block B,

and a luxury shopping mall introduces a

colours of the sky in dramatic fashion on

Al Hudaiba Awards Bldg,

new lifestyle for Riyadh.

the curved surfaces.

Mina Rashid/Jumeirah 1 Road, PO Box 112025, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 358 6803 f: +971 4 358 6800 e: ptdubai@p-t-group.com w: www.p-t-group.com 32 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Ghana DE VELOPMENT

HIGHLY COMMENDED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT GHANA Ambassador Heights by Kingdom Hotel Investments

Kingdom Hotel Investments (KHI) is a

district, Ambassador Heights will offer

leading international hotel and resort real

an ownership and lifestyle experience

estate investment company. Its business

unparalleled in the market. Homeowners

is focused on emerging markets with a

will enjoy access to the services and

balanced portfolio of hotel properties

amenities of the surrounding complex

in upscale, upper-upscale, and luxury

including; pool, spa, fitness, restaurants,

market segments.

retail, and meeting and event facilities.

KHI is again establishing itself as a

Each residence features a spacious

pioneer in emerging market development

living and dining area that flows

with its creation of Ambassador Heights

seamlessly together; a large kitchen

in Accra, Ghana. Comprised of 18

with exquisite fittings and luxury

exclusive and luxurious three and four

appliances; smartly designed bedrooms

bedroom “City Homes” being sold for

that take full advantage of the views

private ownership, Ambassador Heights

across the development; and exteriors

will complete the first 5 Star mixed used

that maximize light and space with

offering in West Africa. The new landmark

beautiful glass facades and manicured

development, managed by Mövenpick

private gardens.

Hotels and Resorts, features a 260 room

Delivering a taste and lifestyle never

5 Star hotel, 10,000m² of retail and office

seen before in Accra, Ambassador Heights

space, and now Ambassador Heights.

will be the city’s premier downtown

Set within 16 acres of prime real estate in the heart of the central business

Kingdom Hotel Investments Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, Independence Avenue,

address. An opportunity for a select few

Ridge,

to own their piece of history.

Accra, Ghana t: +233 302 669 559 e: info@ambassadorheights.com w: www.kingdomhotels.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 33

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Ras Al Khaimah DE VELOPMENT

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT RAS AL KHAIMAH Al Hamra Village by Al Hamra Real Estate Development

Al Hamra Village

HIGHLY COMMENDED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT RAS AL KHAIMAH Al Hamra Village by Al Hamra Real Estate Development

Falcon Island

Falcon Island

Al Hamra Real Estate Development,

including the legendary Waldorf Astoria,

the company behind some of the

an 18-hole golf course, a marina and

most luxurious properties in the UAE,

shopping mall.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

is fast becoming one of the region’s most significant real estate developers.

is the perfect balance of luxury and

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT RAS AL KHAIMAH Falcon Island by Al Hamra Real Estate Development

The Ras Al Khaimah based property

sustainability encompassing a limited

developer has won a trio of awards

collection of homes in an exclusive

involving two of its developments, Al

gated community where you can live in

Hamra Village and Falcon Island.

harmony with your environment, due for

The double award-winning Al

Falcon Island at Al Hamra Village

completion in late 2016. It offers a truly

Hamra Village is the company’s flagship

exclusive experience as there is nowhere

master planned development. This

else in the Gulf region that provides such

luxurious integrated community is

a close location to the sea. Explore the

located in Ras Al Khaimah on the shores

surrounding seascapes and neighbouring

of the Arabian Gulf. It offers laidback

attractions by boat, dive into the clear

oceanfront living approximately 45

blue waters of the Gulf, and berth

minutes from Dubai and the world’s

your yacht close to your home at the

busiest airport. The development covers

Al Hamra Marina & Yacht Club. It’s the

Al Hamra Real Estate Development

an area of 77 million square feet and

ultimate waterfront lifestyle. Falcon Island

includes 1.5 kilometres of pristine beach,

offers the utmost privacy, without being

Ras Al Khaimah,

over 1,000 villas and town houses, nearly

detached from Al Hamra Village’s vibrant

United Arab Emirates

2,500 residential apartments, five hotels,

cosmopolitan lifestyle.

t: +971 7 243 2724 f: +971 7 243 4466 e: realestate@alhamravillage.com w: www.alhamravillage.com 34 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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South Africa DE VELOPMENT

HIGHLY COMMENDED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA De Velde by Balwin Properties

Balwin Properties has been developing

described as a modern Cape vernacular

spectacular properties since 1989.

interpretation of the original Cape Dutch

Every new development produced by

buildings. The design pays homage to

the company is tailor made to meet

Somerset West’s cultural heritage by

its customers’ needs and improve

creating an aesthetic appropriate to the

their lifestyle. Having begun developing

area, whilst also affording each home

property in the south of Johannesburg,

maximum privacy. This gives residents

before moving on to the north and east,

the benefits of estate living but also the

Balwin Properties has now ventured

seclusion many other developments lack,

into Somerset West in Cape Town with

all within a beautiful, secure environment.

an award-winning project. De Velde Somerset West is a

Featuring spacious apartments with exceptional finishes, De Velde also

luxurious residential estate with superb

provides an on-site Lifestyle Centre.

views of the Helderberg, Hottentots

This gives residents access to a number

Holland mountains. This prime location

of leisure, entertainment and sporting

is also only a short drive away from the

facilities. These include a clubhouse,

Somerset Shopping Mall and the pristine

boutique gym, spa, squash court,

beaches of the Strand and Gordon’s

multipurpose sports field, fitness track,

Bay. Designed by an award-winning

entertainment area, swimming pools,

architect, the development can best be

wine cellar and herb garden.

Balwin Properties t: +27 (0)11 450 2818 w: www.balwin.co.za

De Velde Somerset West Cnr Broadway Boulevard and De Beers Avenue, Somerset West, Cape Town t: +27 (0)83 229 1224 e: monique@develde.co.za w: www.develde.co.za Africa & Arabia Property Awards 35

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Kuwait INTERIOR DESIGN

HIGHLY COMMENDED INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE KUWAIT Private Diwaniya by ARCADE

Established in 1994, Arcade has expanded

Being part of a large family, the

from a small group of architects to an

client hosts weekly gatherings for

organization of architects and designers,

family as well as formal functions. He

providing total project solutions and

requested spacious, open dining areas

selective professional services for various

to accommodate seated dinners with

project requirements.

the flexibility to be transformed into a

Arcade’s award-winning project

large empty space for buffets. Specific

began as a simple renovation of a private

attention was paid to the fact that most

Diwaniya (gathering place) in Kuwait.

of the new areas were to look out to the

In the old cities, this reception area

landscape and sea views of the Arabian

was where a man received his business

Gulf through big windows.

colleagues and male guests. Today the

This full concrete structure in the

term refers both to a reception hall and

shape of a tent features an uninterrupted

the gathering held in it. This renovation

surface with a dominating custom-made

has maintained the ideas of the Diwaniya,

chandelier. Representing the traditional

Arcade Architectural & Interior Designers

transforming the space into a modern

tent that hosted gatherings in the old

and minimalistic adventure for the guests,

desert days of this Emirate, the newly

SunCity – Block E – Offices 42-43

recalling tradition with architectural

designed main Diwaniya fulfils its brief

Shuwaikh Industrial Area.

features and fittings.

perfectly.

Kuwait. Postal Code: 32017 P.O. Box: 1680 t: +965 22241612/3/4 f: +965 22241610 e: info@arcadekw.com w: www.arcadekw.com 36 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Dubai DE VELOPMENT

Al Barari

BEST CONDOMINIUM ARABIA Seventh Heaven by Al Barari Firm Management LLC Ashjar

Ashjar

 BEST CONDOMINIUM DUBAI Seventh Heaven by Al Barari Firm Management LLC

Seventh Heaven

Seventh Heaven

Adjacent to the royal enclave of Nad

of Ashjar. They all share the experience of

Al Sheba, Al Barari is the flagship

living at either the forest floor, at the tree

development of the family-run Zaal

line or above the tree canopy. In this way

Group. With Phase I completed,

all apartments engage with nature and

Al Barari has succeeded in its

the landscape in different ways.

vision to create one of the most

architectural typologies with a

developments in the UAE.

blossoming forest theme. The project will form a social gathering destination,

Barari forms a true desert oasis. Eighty

while comfort and a leisurely ‘resort

per cent of its 14.2 million square

lifestyle’ is promoted once again

feet is made up of green, lush space

through its vibrant landscape design.

that envelops the 189 palatial-villas.

Zaal Group also owns the region’s

Beautiful themed gardens, with over

largest privately-owned plant nursery

16.4 kilometres of naturally landscaped

Greenworks, which covers 38 hectares

lakes, freshwater streams, cascades and

and currently produces over 800 plant

waterways make Al Barari the lowest

varieties. Beginning in 2005 with the Al

density development in the UAE.

Barari project, to date Greenworks has

The concept of ‘canopy living’ encompassed all three architectural styles

BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Al Barari by Al Barari Firm Management LLC

Seventh Heaven has four

desirable, environmentally-conscious Literally meaning ‘wilderness’, Al



delivered over 450,000m² of planned landscape design.

HIGHLY COMMENDED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Ashjar by Al Barari Firm Management LLC

Al Barari Firm Management LLC P.O. Box 74429, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 388 6040 e: info@albarari.com w: www.albarari.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 37

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Kuwait INTERIOR DESIGN

HIGHLY COMMENDED HOTEL INTERIOR KUWAIT Radisson Blu Hotel by LWA Architects

LWA Architects offers a variety

to the owners having a long history

of expertise in creating functional,

with Sweden and other Scandinavian

appealing and compelling spaces. The

countries.

company’s award-winning interior

The entire building is a stunning

design for Radisson Blu Hotel Kuwait

feature in itself and includes an additional

is a perfect example.

new floor hosting a high quality, indoor

It is the second time that the

and outdoor business lounge with a

company has carried out a total

beautiful view overlooking the Arabian

refurbishment of the hotel, the first

Gulf. Three different room styles have

being in 1991 after it was gutted by

been introduced across the 220 guest

fire. This time, the family which owns

rooms and suites to meet every taste

Radisson Blu Hotel Kuwait gave a

while four stylish new restaurants provide

design brief which included a large,

an enhanced culinary experience. The

exclusive lobby featuring Scandinavian

hotel grounds feature extensive sports

furniture and a fresh colour palette.

and spa facilities as well as stunning pool

The touch of Scandinavian coolness in

areas. Additionally, the biggest ballroom

LWA Architects

the colours and materials is deliberate.

in Kuwait has been built into the hotel’s

Viktoriagatan 24,

This is not only because LWA Architects

magnificent dow and is capable of hosting

411 25 Gothenburg,

is based in Sweden but is also due

1,500 guests.

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Kenya DE VELOPMENT

HIGHLY COMMENDED COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT KENYA Britam Tower by British American Insurance Co. (K) Ltd.

The iconic Britam Tower is currently

a state-of-the-art, commercial building

under construction in Upper Hill,

designed to international standards. It

Nairobi’s financial hub. It is a commercial

encompasses a simple, rational three-

investment by the British-American

dimensional geometry, meeting the

Insurance Company (Kenya), which is

client’s brief for a multi-tenanted office

part of the Britam Group, the leading

building that embodies the qualities of

diversified financial services group

strength and stability. Timeless and able

with interests across the Eastern

to age gracefully, Britam Tower will be an

Africa region and offering a wide range

inspirational and environmentally friendly

of financial products and services in

building, both inside and out.

insurance, asset management, banking and property.

Other than the building’s striking form which facilitates floor plates of

This 31-storey building is not only

varying sizes, there are two other notable

the flagship project for Britam’s property

points of architectural interest. One is the

portfolio, but also for Vision 2030, Kenya’s

façade which comprises a full-height glass

economic blueprint.

curtain wall, sun screened by a “veil” of

Upon completion in mid-2016,

ceramic rods. The other is the sculptural

the tower is projected to be the most

feature on top of the building in the form

prominent building in the Nairobi skyline

of a 60 metre high mast carrying three

and the third tallest in Africa.

helical wind turbines. The turbines will

It will have an area of 31,500m² of office space to let, providing Nairobi with

generate electricity and will contribute to the tower’s sustainability features.

British-American Insurance (K) Limited Head Office, Britam Centre, Mara/Ragati Road Junction, Upperhill, PO Box 30375-00100, Nairobi, Kenya t: +254 20 283 3000 m: +254 703 094 000 f: +254 20 271 7626 w: www.britam.co.ke Africa & Arabia Property Awards 39

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Lebanon INTERIOR DESIGN

HIGHLY COMMENDED OFFICE INTERIOR LEBANON Siegma by Doonbeyt Design

Doonbeyt Design’s dynamic team, lead

concept was to implement an adequate

by Mr Vicken Tarhanian (architect) and

and functional working space featuring an

Mr Raffi Tarhanian (interior designer),

innovative and luxurious design.

specializes in creating innovative

The attraction and added value

interiors, architecture and furniture.

of the design were essential from the

The company’s philosophy is that each

beginning of the process. This eagerness

project is unique in both approach and

to create an exquisite, impressive and

design and is driven by vision, passion

complex design led to a competent and

and innovation.

aesthetical architectural space. Highlights

The award-winning interior design for

include desks for the director and his

the office of Siegma Telecom in Lebanon

secretary that almost resemble the

had to project the company’s identity

white, carefully folded paper seen in the

and image. This explains the fundamental

ancient Japanese art of Origami. Slanting

choices that were made, such as the two

black benches and doors contrast with

simple colours of black and white. The

these beautifully and add to the modern

client requested a futuristic yet elegant

ambience of the spaces. Crisp, clean

Doonbeyt Design

image of the company and its office

and contemporary, Doonbeyt Design’s

PO Box 90-1615,

through a dynamic and spirited design.

solution for Siegma’s offices provided a

3rd Floor,

Doonbeyt Design’s most challenging

smart and practical working environment

Vanlian Lighting Building,

aspect of the 180m² office project’s

that met the client’s brief perfectly.

Seaside, Jal el Dib, Lebanon t: +961 3 208 456 e: raffi@doonbeyt.com w: www.doonbeyt.com 40 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Qatar R E A L E S TAT E

HIGHLY COMMENDED REAL ESTATE AGENCY WEBSITE QATAR www.qhomes.com.qa by Q Homes LLC

Quest Homes (Q Homes) is a home-

relation to the nearest schools, hospitals,

grown Qatari brand, a 100% Qatari

shopping centres, and nurseries.

owned company created and managed

Access to the patented Q Homes

by Al Ali’a International Investments.

online tenant system includes Qatar’s first

Its vision is to revolutionize the

e-maintenance system. Furthermore, it

real estate services market in the

allows tenants to download documents,

areas of marketing, leasing, property

check the status of their lease and submit

management and corporate services for

maintenance requests, all online.

the residential real estate sector. Firstly

Additionally, the patented Q Homes

operating in Qatar, Q Homes will then

online landlord system allows a landlord

expand this successful business model

to view the status of their property,

to the rest of the GCC, in line with

documents, reports, and even pay

Qatar National Vision 2030, by way of

invoices online as part of the Q Homes

expanding the reach of local enterprises

property management package.

to deliver products and services at the international level.

Q Homes’ unique e-marketing campaign brings thousands of website

Q Homes’ award-winning website

views per month. This allows landlords

gives potential tenants online access to the

to market their properties in front of a

first real-time property database in Qatar

wide and targeted audience of potential

complete with an Advanced Mapping

tenants and enables them to rent their

Al Fardan Center,

feature. This displays the property in

properties more quickly and efficiently.

4th floor, Grand Hamad Street,

Q Homes LLC

Doha, Qatar PO Box 27111 t: +974 4444 0077 e: admin@qhomes.com.qa w: www.qhomes.com.qa Africa & Arabia Property Awards 41

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Abu Dhabi & Dubai INTERIOR DESIGN

Private Apartment Dubai Marina

BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE ARABIA Private Villa Emirates Hills

Private Villa Emirates Hills

Cle Restaurant & Lounge

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE DUBAI Private Villa Emirates Hills BEST LEISURE INTERIOR ABU DHABI KOI Restaurant & Lounge

KOI Restaurant & Lounge

Caramel Restaurant & Lounge

Bishop Design LLC is an international

allowing for both its internal and external

HIGHLY COMMENDED

interior design company based in Dubai

elements to be reduced and expanded

with an impressive award-winning record.

as necessary. The result is a stylish yet

LEISURE INTERIOR ABU DHABI Caramel Restaurant & Lounge

Its latest accolades cover five projects:

exciting evening venue for Michelin Star

LEISURE INTERIOR DUBAI Cle Restaurant & Lounge INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT DUBAI Private Apartment Dubai Marina by Bishop Design LLC

Caramel Restaurant & Lounge is an elegant venue at ‘The Collections’

dining and entertainment. The client’s brief for a Private

Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. Bishop Design

Apartment in Dubai Marina was to

LLC created spatial layers allowing spaces

create a home for unwinding and

to merge between the main dining area

enjoying the serenity of the Marina views.

& lounge and the refined comfort and

Its white contemporary interior with

exclusivity of the VIP area. Within the

soft touches of soft, frosty, green tones

same resort, KOI Restaurant & Lounge

represent the water reflections from the

features a combination of natural and

exterior beautifully.

urban materials with a contemporary

The Private Villa in Emirates Hills,

Asian influence. A Japanese fusion

Dubai involved a full renovation of its

restaurant, its design is stylish,

design and layout to meet the client’s

comfortable and understated.

requirements for his large 40th birthday

Clé Dubai Lounge and Restaurant at

party. Contemporary, elegant and avant-

Bishop Design LLC

the Dubai International Financial Centre

garde, Bishop Design LLC transformed

Suite 111 & 112 Pinnacle Building

required an extremely flexible layout

the property in just two months.

Al Barsha 1, Dubai U.A.E t: +971 4 399 0271 f: +971 4 399 0273 e: info@bishopdesignme.com w: www.bishopdesignme.com 42 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Dubai INTERIOR DESIGN

BEST LEISURE INTERIOR ARABIA Skydive by TAO Interior + Architecture Hallab Bab El Bahr

 BEST LEISURE INTERIOR DUBAI Skydive by TAO Interior + Architecture

Shuiqi

TAO Designs is an acclaimed design

Skydive

Al Hallab Bab El Bahr is the most

firm providing services to global brands

happening seafood restaurant in the

in interior design and architecture.

vibrant Downtown-Boulevard in Dubai.

Creativity, artistry, imagination and

Gentle waves and fish scale patterns

inspiration drive the process of TAO

were used as feature elements within

Designs, merging aesthetics and

the space, while a striking colour

functionality tailored to the client’s

palette of black and white with touches

needs. The company has won awards for

of grey radiates a relaxed sense of luxury

three different projects:

and refinement.

Skydive Dubai, a restaurant promising

Shuiqi spa and fitness is within the

an enigmatic and unexpected dining

magnificent, underwater themed Atlantis

experience, is located on the iconic Palm

Hotel in Dubai. A complete contrast to

Jumeirah. Its concept design is based

the hotel’s interior architecture, Shuiqi

on the descending parachute in the

exudes a warm and energetic feel to

bar area with dining and lounge areas

its members, encouraging them to enter

positioned strategically alongside. Offering

into all the fitness activities available.

the best view of this stunning, sculptural

The simplicity of fine lines and a focus

centre-piece, visitors are immersed in a

on earthy materials shape the space

combination of wall finishes, illuminated

making it dynamic yet displaying

dining tables and openness.

minimalism and functionality.

BEST PUBLIC SERVICE INTERIOR ARABIA Shuiqi by TAO Interior + Architecture

 BEST PUBLIC SERVICE INTERIOR DUBAI Shuiqi by TAO Interior + Architecture

HIGHLY COMMENDED LEISURE INTERIOR DUBAI Hallab Bab El Bahr by TAO Interior + Architecture

Tao Designs LLC Twin Tower 2102, Baniyas Road, PO Box 64152, Dubai, UAE t: +97 (0)4 227 1633 f: +97 (0)4 227 1636 e: info@taouae.com w: www.taouae.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 43

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BEST HOTEL INTERIOR ARABIA One&Only The Palm by Wa International

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Dubai R E A L E S TAT E

HIGHLY COMMENDED REAL ESTATE AGENCY DUBAI SPF Realty Real Estate Broker L.L.C

HIGHLY COMMENDED REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING DUBAI Grand Views at Millennium Estates by SPF Realty Real Estate Broker L.L.C

HIGHLY COMMENDED REAL ESTATE AGENCY WEBSITE DUBAI www.SPFrealty.com by SPF Realty Real Estate Broker L.L.C

Grand Views at Millennium Estates – an award winning project

SPF Realty is an extended selling arm

of being bilingual. This puts them in an

for developers, trusted with their

excellent position to handle the diverse

projects and enabling an extensive

multicultural and varying backgrounds of

portfolio. SPF Realty’s approach to

clients in Dubai.

customer care is to ensure that its

Keeping abreast of the latest trends

clients receive the maximum levels of

in engaging with customers, SPF Realty

freedom and choice through the entire

shares its ideas and marketing campaigns

process of choosing a property and

through various media including print,

acquiring it. Fully realizing that, for most

outdoor, online, direct marketing, events,

clients, buying real estate is a dream

expo and social media platforms. Its

come true and a decision of a lifetime,

multi award-winning website also proves

the company always strives to give each

an integral part of the business as it

client the experience of a lifetime.

brings clients closer to the company,

Operating from a 10,000 square foot

both locally and internationally – over

SPF Realty Real Estate Broker LLC

office on the prestigious Sheikh Zayed

70% of SPF Realty’s customer interaction

Road, just a five-minute drive from Burj

and leads are sourced online. The

227 Block B,

Khalifa Downtown, SPF Realty boasts a

company’s aim is to remain one of the

Al Shafar Investment Building,

highly experienced team. Its property

fastest growing real estate companies,

Interchange 3,

consultants, some of whom have 20 years

employing innovation alongside evolving

Sheikh Zayed Road,

of experience, come from a multicultural

technology to stay one notch ahead of

PO Box 213469,

background and have the advantage

the competitors.

Dubai, UAE t: 971 4339 6222 e: marketing@spfrealty.com w: www.spfrealty.com 46 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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South Africa INTERIOR DESIGN

HIGHLY COMMENDED RETAIL INTERIOR SOUTH AFRICA Remo’s Restaurant by Dakota Design (Pty) Ltd

Remo’s Restaurant

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Old Khaki

Old Khaki

Old Khaki

Dakota Design has a passion for

gastronomic perfection. The result is a

creating memorable experiences that

space filled with the kind of theatre only

surprise and delight both its clients

encountered in the culinary style capitals

and their customers. From bustling

of Europe.

retail outlets to tranquil luxury spas,

The client’s brief for Old Khaki in

the South African practice is known for

Cape Town was to create a fashion

delivering real-world solutions designed

store with a unique feel that would

to meet 21st century challenges.

appeal strongly to a 30-something target

Remo’s Fratelli is a family run

RETAIL INTERIOR SOUTH AFRICA Old Khaki by Dakota Design (Pty) Ltd

audience. Rather than restricting the

business comprising two highly

design, the limited budget served to

successful Durban-based Italian

enhance the entire concept. The use of

restaurants. When the company wished

rough painted timber floorboards, local

to bring the franchise to Johannesburg,

clay brick walls, rusted steel and timber

Dakota Design’s task was to create

displays under exposed dark soffits, give

a space founded on Remo’s twin

the shopper a feeling of solid authenticity.

values of quality and craftsmanship.

Clear sight lines are achieved through

Everything from the centre-piece bar

using low height tables and floor units

to the immaculately clad waiters had to

and customers an easily navigate the

speak of a passionate commitment to

store to access its merchandise.

Dakota Design (PTY) Ltd Ground Floor, Equity House, Corner Rivonia Boulevard & 5th Avenue, Rivonia, South Africa 2191 t: +27 11 803 0000 e: info@dakotadesign.co.za w: www.dakotadesign.co.za Africa & Arabia Property Awards 47

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Dubai R E A L E S TAT E

HIGHLY COMMENDED PROPERTY CONSULTANCY DUBAI Mylo Real Estate / Mylo Group / 5 Star PR

Established five years ago with three

Mylo upholds the core belief that

members of staff, the Mylo Group

integrity, professionalism and customer

now has 150 employees with offices

focus are paramount to making the

in Dubai and Erbil. The Erbil office is

company the finest property consultancy

involved in a range of sectors within

in Dubai. Their staff are qualified and

Kurdistan and Iraq. The Dubai office

experienced professionals comprising a

not only provides disciplines within

multi-disciplinary team of agents, valuers,

the UAE but also acts as a gateway to

engineers, economists, planners, estate

support companies looking to form

managers and qualified surveyors.

links with Iraq.

As one of only a few RICS affiliated

Mylo Real Estate is the real estate

property consultancy firms in Dubai,

consultancy, brokerage and management

Mylo’s culture is always to act on its

arm of Mylo Group and covers all

clients’ best interests. This is achieved

residential and commercial projects

through using its knowledge, skills and

to include apartment blocks, shopping

experience to achieve goals ethically.

malls, hotels, offices, power stations and

Continuous staff training and

refineries. Its turn-key consultancy

professional development, strategic

Mylo Real Estate

service enables the company to deliver

marketing and branding and the use of

Office 1201,

projects from the initial feasibility

innovative, state-of-the-art technology all

API Trio Tower,

study right through to completion and

combine to ensure this aim is reached

Al Barsha 1,

then management.

each and every time.

Dubai, 282410 t: +971 (0) 4 395 7500 e: jamie@mylorealestate.com w: www.mylorealestate.com 48 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Dubai INTERIOR DESIGN

BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT ARABIA Le Reve Tower by Zen Interiors

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT DUBAI Le Reve Tower by Zen Interiors

Based in Dubai, Zen Interiors provides

combining exotic pieces with original

personalised interior design solutions

classic elements, Zen Interiors has

for residential properties with the aim

created a new, unusual and eclectic

of becoming the region’s number one

design. Glossy lacquer furniture, richly

interior design company. Le Reve is one

grained woods and vibrant tones, work

of the most modern and sophisticated

in harmony to create a bright and

buildings in Dubai, so when given the

welcoming interior that exudes quality,

chance to furnish a full floor in this

elegance and attention to detail.

prestigious location, Zen Interiors

These various furniture pieces used

naturally leapt at the opportunity.

in the apartment were designed by Zen

The owner of the apartment, who

and manufactured overseas. In order

owns multiple properties in Dubai and

to accommodate these pieces, many

around the world, wanted a totally

structural changes and modifications

different style that would take him

were made to the space.

to different periods and destinations.

This was all achieved through

Therefore Zen Interiors designed an

the Zen Interiors creative team who

iconic house that will last for generations

utilized every single square metre of

by using various items of furniture from

this apartment. The client’s brief was

different locations and times.

followed to perfection and the balance

The colour scheme selected

was perfectly matched between his

was funky and bright and included

requirements for a party home as well as

a combination of natural hues. By

a working business environment.

Zen Interiors LLC Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 340 5050 f: +971 4 340 2240 e: sales@zeninteriors.net w: www.zeninteriors.net Africa & Arabia Property Awards 49

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Seychelles

 BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE SEYCHELLES Royal Palm Residences - Villa 01 by Royal Palm Development Co Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SEYCHELLES Royal Palm Residences by Royal Palm Development Co Ltd

Royal Palm Residences is the first

designed for a family and their frequent

gated residential development in the

guests. The client’s brief requested a

Seychelles not linked to a hotel. It

structure that would blend in with its

comprises a 75-acre, sprawling hillside

surroundings and complement the site’s

with 35 highly luxurious homes, each

natural setting. Oriented to capture a

with land in excess of an acre and

framed view of the ocean, the villa’s

spectacular views of the Indian Ocean

huge windows allow cross ventilation

and inner islands of the Seychelles.

and ample light inside. Its infinity edge

The aim of the development was to

against the backdrop of the ocean,

within a stunning tropical landscape with

creating a visual effect of water extending

strong emphasis placed on preserving

to the horizon.

the site’s natural beauty. The colonial

The villa provides a perfect blend

architectural heritage of the Seychelles

of contemporary design and traditional

has been drawn upon to provide the

Creole architecture. Its secluded pavilions,

design inspiration for the villas and

spacious living areas and landscaped

features local stone and timber.

gardens respect the gentle beauty of the

Within this award-winning residential

Royal Palm House

swimming pool is also strategically placed

create an exclusive residential community

development is an award-winning villa,

countryside and make it attuned to the unpredictable elements of tropical living.

P O Box 1150, Providence, Mahe, Seychelles t: +248 4374519 f: +248 4374521 e: rpd@seychelles.net 50 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Qatar A RC H I T E C T U R E

HIGHLY COMMENDED PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE QATAR New College of Engineering, Qatar University by Mimar Emirates Engineering Consultants

Founded in Doha, Qatar in 1997, and

Departments, they will have a bigger

having expanded operations into the

capacity to accommodate the rising

UAE in 2002 as Mimar Emirates, Mimar

number of students.

partners with speciality consultants

Mimar co-operated with a group of

to ensure design excellence and

expert consultants in the educational

the highest level of client service

field among others of relevant expertise

throughout its architectural design

to create a project capable of projecting

services. The College of Engineering

the vision, objective and function

is one of the core flagships of Qatar

expected by the end users. The elements

University and, since being established

affecting the design philosophy were

in 1980, has remained its leading

driven from the existing environmental

college. The university launched a

elements. These included the location

development scheme for a new facility

of the College of Engineering’s site and

to accommodate the college’s ongoing

its connection with Qatar University

requirements and Mimar won the

Campus, as well as the nature of the

competition to carry out the project.

education, the end-users and the cultural

The university allocated a site

references. They can be summarized into

of around 56,000m² to construct

four main points: orientation, connection,

seven departments to form the new

culture and function. The harmony

college core. Comprising Chemical,

between these elements was the main

Civil, Architecture, Electrical, Industrial,

driver behind achieving an integrated,

Mechanical, and Computer Science

sustainable building.

Mimar Group PO Box 119487 Dubai, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 2889262 f: +971 4 2889810 e: mimar@mimar-group.com w: www.mimar-group.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 51

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BEST CONDOMINIUM ARABIA Seventh Heaven by Al Barari Firm Management LLC

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South Africa DE VELOPMENT

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Hatfield Studios

RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Hatfield Studios, Student Accommodation by Feenstra Group (Proprietary) Limited

HIGHLY COMMENDED RESIDENTIAL OFFICE DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Menlyn Corporate Park, Commercial Offices by Feenstra Group (Proprietary) Limited

Menlyn Corporate Park

The Feenstra Group comprises

will be owned solely by Feenstra Group

niche commercial development

to ensure synergy in managing the

and investment companies and

complex as one unit.

also specialises in strategic facilities

With Menlyn Corporate Park,

management and student and inner-city

Feenstra Group’s vision was to create

accommodation. Hatfield Studios was

a corporate office environment in the

conceptualized by the Feenstra Group

prime locality of Menlyn in the east of

as a unique product for the student

Pretoria. The project brief required a

accommodation market in Hatfield,

large but human scale, modern, iconic

Pretoria which has a great demand for

and energy efficient office complex

available stock.

of approximately 21,000m². It needed

The high-level project brief was to

to blend in with the surrounding

create a secure, large scale, modern,

environment whilst at the same time

sought after student accommodation

looking into the future to ensure that it

Feenstra Group

development within walking distance of

will match the profile and expectations

Menlyn Corporate Park,

the University of Pretoria. The hotel-

of discerning tenants in years to come.

Block C, 3rd Floor,

like complex needed to accommodate

By projecting a visually appealing image

Cnr Garsfontein & Corobay Str,

around 1,000 students and feature the

of sophistication, Menlyn Corporate Park

Waterkloof Glen,

latest concepts in holistic student living.

will become an aspirational symbol to its

Pretoria,

One of very few in Pretoria, this block

target market and potential users.

GP 0063, South Africa t: +27 12 472 9200 f: +27 12 472 9216 e: marketing@feenstragroup.co.za w: www.feenstragroup.co.za 54 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Qatar INTERIOR DESIGN

HIGHLY COMMENDED RETAIL INTERIOR QATAR Katharine Pooley Doha Showroom by Katharine Pooley Ltd

Founded in 2004, Katharine Pooley

metallic panels, hand-embroidered

has become one of the most revered

with Swarovski crystals on large brass

international interior design studios in

frames. This entices passers-by into the

the world. The company has offices and

showroom and immediately sets the

boutiques in London and Doha with

tone for the entire space. Once inside,

over 35 highly skilled staff members.

a spectacular light installation featuring a

The brief for the Doha showroom

cascade of porcelain leaves hand painted

was to showcase the Katharine Pooley

with real gold leads the eye through to

design philosophy on a grand scale by

the delights of the store beyond. A white

developing the aesthetic of the London

marble floor with subtle grey veining

flagship boutique. Arranged into a series

displays the furniture and furnishing to

of stunning room sets, each one features

best effect.

luxurious materials, expert craftsmanship

The showroom aims to provide

and the meticulous attention to detail for

Qataris with the opportunity to source

which Katharine Pooley is renowned.

and shop for exquisite furnishings. They

A harmonious flow has been created

will also be able to use the expertise of

between the areas achieving a warm

a first class interior design service, led by

and welcoming ambience. The entrance

Katharine’s team of talented designers

is flanked with two show-stopping

and architects.

Katharine Pooley Ltd The Gate Mall, Maysaloun Street, West Bay, Doha, Qatar t: +974 4407 7171 f: +974 4407 7170 e: admin@katharinepooley.qa w: www.katharinepooley.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 55

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South Africa DE VELOPMENT

HIGHLY COMMENDED RETAIL DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Forest Hill City by Billion Group

Billion Group has made its mark in

Group as a single level circular mall

the South Africa property sector

route offering approximately 75,000m²

by developing everything from

gla. Easily accessible and highly visible,

regional shopping centres and office

the mall will boast around 200 shops,

developments to five-star hotels and

restaurants, coffee shops, fast food

golf course developments. Forest Hill

outlets, fashion boutiques, national

City is an award-winning mixed-use

retail anchors, international brands

development in Monavoni, Centurion,

and also comprises of an Olympic

combining fashionable retail and dining

size ice rink, heated wave pool and an

with offices, hotels, showrooms and

exclusive champagne bar. It also includes

lifestyle residences.

approximately 4,000 parking bays which

All set in a vibrant enclosed and pedestrian friendly setting, it draws Gauteng’s most exclusive, trend-focused

are conveniently located, mostly in the centre of the mall. Taking inspiration for its architectural

shopper and is destined soon to become

design approach from nature, Forest Hill

Billion Group

a household name around South Africa.

City Mall’s entrance features two

3rd Floor,

Brimming with energy, this cosmopolitan

monolithic mountainous structures, as

Palazzo Towers West,

hub will be such a powerful development

if visitors are entering via a valley or

Montecasino Boulevard,.

that it will change the way people live,

canyon. The building itself has a

Fourways,

work, shop, play and relax.

distended leaf structure guiding shoppers

Johannesburg, South Africa

Forest Hill City Mall has been designed and developed by Billion

into an exciting forest offering a unique retail experience.

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Lebanon INTERIOR DESIGN

HIGHLY COMMENDED INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT LEBANON BITAR Residence by WISSAM HAYEK architects & planners

Wissam Hayek Architects & Planners

installations were made. These included

were commissioned to transform an

an automation system, energy saving

apartment in Beirut for a family of

lighting and double-glazing for insulation.

four. The client was a banker who has

The refurbishment changed the four-

lived mostly abroad and travelled all

bedroom apartment into a two-bedroom

over Europe, the States and the Far

configuration but added a master

East. During his 25-year career, he has

bedroom suite, en suite bathrooms and

experienced many different residences

a reception area. Being north – south

and cultures and collected a lot of

oriented, the north side hosts the

memories and souvenirs along the way.

reception area and master bedroom suite,

Therefore, he wanted his latest dwelling

both of which are completely open to

in his home town to reflect both his life

the sea view. The south side features the

and personality.

kitchen, dining room and two bedrooms.

The apartment is on the 10th

Staying true to the client’s brief,

floor of a 50 year-old building facing

the interiors are simple yet stylish and

the Mediterranean Sea. Following the

comfortable. Materials such as Italian

complete demolition of the apartment,

marble, ebony, walnut, chrome, mother

everything was replaced from partitions

of pearl, silk and leather all add to the

to plumbing and wiring and several new

desired ambience.

Wissam Hayek Architects Mekalles 2001 Building, Section 126 – 4th Floor, Mekalles Main Road, Beirut, Lebanon t: +961 3 802 080 e: info@wissamhayek.com w: www.wissamhayek.com Africa & Arabia Property Awards 57

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BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE ARABIA Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd.

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Africa & Arabia Property Award Winners 2014-2015 Africa

Seychelles Architecture Multiple Residence

Ghana

 Eden Luxury Apartments by ADD.Locus Architects Ltd.

Apartment

Architecture Single Residence

 The Gallery by Clifton Homes

 Royal Palm Residences - Villa 01

Architecture Multiple Residence

by Royal Palm Development Co Ltd

 OCTAVIA 154 by Arch+Int.

Hotel Architecture

Mixed-use Development

Highly Commended

Highly Commended

Platinum Place by Yaw Addo Development Limited

Residential Development

Dhevatara Beach Hotel, Praslin by ADD.Locus Architects Ltd.

Mixed-use Interior Highly Commended

North Island by Life Interiors Architecture Creative Strategy

Highly Commended

The Gallery by Clifton Homes

Residential Development

Highly Commended

Ambassador Heights by Kingdom Hotel Investments

Highly Commended

Kenya

South Africa

Commercial High-rise Development Highly Commended

Royal Palm Residences by Royal Palm Development Co Ltd

Britam Tower by British American Insurance Co. (K) Ltd.

Apartment Highly Commended

Mixed-use Architecture

Igalofu Village, Zimbali Coastal Estate by Extra Dimensions Property Group

 Segera Retreat by Life Interiors Architecture Creative Strategy

Architecture Single Residence

Mixed-use Interior

 House Joubert Hoedspruit by Krynauw Nel Associates (Pty)

Highly Commended

Ltd with kim-h (interior designer)

Segera Retreat by Life Interiors Architecture Creative Strategy

Residential Development

Highly Commended

 Palm Valley Estate by Century City Property

Developer Website

Residential High-rise Development

Highly Commended

Highly Commended

The Lighthouse by Studio Loy www.valdeviepolovillage.com by AdMakers International and Val de Vie Estate

Kings Distinction Residential by Kings Developers Ltd

Development Marketing Mauritius

 Polo Village by AdMakers International and Val de Vie Estate

Apartment

Highly Commended

 Azuri by Blue Life Limited

Brettenwood Coastal Estate by Hulett Development Company (Pty) Ltd

Architecture Multiple Residence

Highly Commended

 Azuri by Blue Life Limited

Golf Development

Development Marketing

 Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort by Pinnacle Point Home

 Royal Park by Adoreum

Marina Village by Marina Village and AdMakers International

Owners Association

Office Architecture

Highly Commended

 ENL House by Architects Studio Ltd

Interior Design Private Residence

Residential Development

 House De Goede by Redesign Interiors and Products

 Azuri by Blue Life Limited

Highly Commended

Heron Banks Golf and River Estate by Sable Homes

229 Val de Vie Wine and Polo Estate by Interior Concepts

Leisure Interior Morocco

Highly Commended

Architecture Single Residence

Lettings Agency

 Qasr Al Wadi by NAGA Architects, Designers & Planners

 Just Property Group Highly Commended

Nigeria

 Waterfall Estates by Waterfall Investment Company / Atterbury / Century

One Zero Five Place by AdMakers International

Developer Website Highly Commended

Choprop SA

Mixed-use Development

Commercial High-rise Development Highly Commended

Life Grand Cafe by Life Interiors Architecture Creative Strategy

www.onezerofiveplace.com/home by AdMakers International

Development Marketing

Office Development Highly Commended

Menlyn Corporate Park, Commercial Offices by Feenstra Group (Proprietary) Limited

 One Zero Five Place by AdMakers International

Property Consultancy

Residential Development

 Choprop SA

Highly Commended

MAANSBAY by Lababidi Holdings Limited

Property Consultancy Marketing  Choprop Marketing by Choprop SA

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South Africa (cont.)

Arabia

Property Single Unit Highly Commended

178 Coral Close, Zimbali Coastal Estate

Abu Dhabi

by Extra Dimensions Property Group

Hotel Interior

Public Service Architecture

Highly Commended

 Malapa, Hominid Fossil Site Cover and Visitors’ Platform

Leisure Architecture

by Krynauw Nel Associates (Pty) Ltd

Highly Commended

The Market, Le Royal Meridien by LW Design Group LLC Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium by Pattern Design Ltd.

Real Estate Agency

Leisure Interior

 Pam Golding Properties

 KOI Restaurant & Lounge by Bishop Design L.L.C

Highly Commended

Home & Country Property (Pty) Ltd

Highly Commended

Highly Commended

The Rawson Property Group

Office Interior

Caramel Restaurant & Lounge by Bishop Design L.L.C

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Highly Commended

 Your Neighbourhood Experts

Retail Interior

by The Rawson Property Group Highly Commended

Royal Group Offices by Boudoir Interiors LLC

 Time Art by Retail Access

Choprop Real Estate Marketing by Choprop SA

Real Estate Agency Website

Ajman

 www.rawson.co.za by The Rawson Property Group

Mixed-use Development

Real Estate Agent

 Al Zorah Resorts by Visionnaire Development Consulting Ltd.

 Choprop SA Residential Development

Bahrain

 Brettenwood Coastal Estate by Hulett Development

Property Consultancy

Company (Pty) Ltd

 Impact Estate W.L.L.

Highly Commended

De Velde by Balwin Properties

Property Consultancy Marketing

Highly Commended

Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort by Pinnacle Point

Highly Commended

Home Owners Association

Real Estate Agency

Residential High-rise Development Highly Commended

Highly Commended

Juffair Heights by Pegasus Real Estate

 Impact Estate W.L.L.

Hatfield Studios, Student Accommodation

Residential High-rise Development

by Feenstra Group (Proprietary) Limited

Highly Commended

Juffair Heights by Dadabhai Development & Properties Management

The Beaumont by Rawson Developers

Residential Renovation/Redevelopment Highly Commended

32 Camwood, Zimbali Coastal Estate

Dubai

by Extra Dimensions Property Group

Architecture Multiple Residence

Retail Architecture

 Cayan Tower by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

 Cradlestone Mall by Bentel International Associates

Highly Commended

Retail Development

Condominium

Highly Commended

Forest Hill City by Billion Group

Retail Interior

DAMAC Towers by Paramount by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

 Seventh Heaven by Al Barari Firm Management LLC Developer Website

Highly Commended

Remo’s Restaurant by Dakota Design (Pty) Ltd

 www.damacproperties.com by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Highly Commended

Old Khaki by Dakota Design (Pty) Ltd

Development Marketing

Retirement Development

Highly Commended

 Forest Village Phase 2 by Hulett Development

AKOYA by DAMAC (Trump Estates) by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Company (Pty) Ltd

Golf Course

Highly Commended

Evergreen Bergvliet by Amdec Residential Developments

 Trump International Golf Course by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Highly Commended

The Retreat at Hazeldean by Sable Homes

Golf Development

Safe Home Award

 Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

 Val de Vie Estate by Val de Vie Estate & AdMakers International

Highly Commended

AKOYA by DAMAC by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Hotel Interior Tanzania

 One&Only The Palm by WA International

Architecture Multiple Residence

Highly Commended

DAMAC Towers by Paramount by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

 Safari City by iki Design Group

Highly Commended

Vida Hotel by LW Design Group LLC

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Dubai (cont.)

Dubai (cont.)

Interior Design Apartment

Residential Development

 Le Reve Tower by Zen Interiors

 Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

Highly Commended

Private Apartment Dubai Marina by Bishop Design L.L.C

Highly Commended

Platinum One Managed Apartments by ACW Holdings Ltd

Highly Commended

DAMAC Heights / Residenze

Highly Commended

Ashjar by Al Barari Firm Management LLC

by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Residential High-rise Architecture

Interior Design Private Residence

 DAMAC Heights / Residenze by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

 Private Villa Emirates Hills by Bishop Design L.L.C

Residential High-rise Development

Highly Commended

P35 Palm Project by Elemento

Highly Commended

Highly Commended

Palm Jumeirah Residence by VSHD Design JLT

Residential Landscape Architecture

Interior Design Show Home Highly Commended

Ashjar-Al Barari Community by Etcetera Living LLC

DAMAC Towers by Paramount by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

 Al Barari by Greenworks Retail Interior

Leisure Interior

 Biorganic Market by Retail Access

 Skydive by TAO Interior + Architecture

Highly Commended

Dhamani 1969 by Callison

Highly Commended

Yas Perfumes by Retail Access

Highly Commended

Cle Restaurant & Lounge by Bishop Design L.L.C

Highly Commended

Hallab Bab El Bahr by TAO Interior + Architecture

Lettings Agency

Iraq

 Allsopp & Allsopp Real Estate

Office Interior

Mixed-use Development

 Hewa Office Building by Sia Moore Architecture - Interior Design

 Al Barari by Al Barari Firm Management LLC

Residential Development

Mixed-use Interior

Highly Commended

Highly Commended

Iraq Gate Project by Amwaj International For Real Estate Investments

N.A.I.L.S. Spa by Elemento

New Hotel Construction & Design

Retail Development

 Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Highly Commended

by IFA Hotels & Resorts

Iraq Gate Project by Amwaj International For Real Estate Investments

Office Interior Highly Commended

Office Sheikh Zayed Road by Casa Forma

Jordan

Property Consultancy

Public Service Architecture

 Colliers International - Middle East And North Africa (MENA)

 Al Hamshari Mosque by Atelier White

Highly Commended

Edwards and Towers

Retail Development

Highly Commended

Mylo Real Estate / Mylo Group / 5 Star PR

Highly Commended

Public Service Interior

Saraya Aqaba by Colliers International - Middle East And North Africa (MENA)

 Shuiqi by TAO Interior + Architecture Real Estate Agency

Kuwait

 Ocean View Real Estate

Architecture Single Residence

Highly Commended

Allsopp & Allsopp Real Estate

 Al-Odaylia Single Residence by ROMA International

Highly Commended

SPF Realty Real Estate Broker L.L.C

Hotel Interior

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Highly Commended

 Riverwalk, Westminster SW1 by Live Downtown

Interior Design Private Residence

Highly Commended

Highly Commended

Radisson Blu Hotel by LWA Architects

Real Estate Brokers

Highly Commended

2013-2014 Marketing Campaign Summary

Leisure Interior

by Allsopp & Allsopp Real Estate

Highly Commended

Grand Views at Millennium Estates

Office Interior

by SPF Realty Real Estate Broker L.L.C

 Bon Voyage Travel & Tourism Company by MAKS.INTERIORS

Private Diwaniya by ARCADE Mezzo by Pro-design Studio

Real Estate Agency Website  www.allsoppandallsopp.com

Lebanon

by Allsopp & Allsopp Real Estate

Architecture Single Residence

Highly Commended

www.downtown.ae by Live Downtown Real Estate Brokers

 SR residence by Design Novel Architecture

Highly Commended

www.SPFrealty.com by SPF Realty Real Estate Broker L.L.C

Interior Design Apartment

Real Estate Agent Highly Commended

Philip Verzun by VERZUN Real Estate Broker

 The LIGHT HOUSE by DTB sarl Highly Commended

BITAR Residence by WISSAM HAYEK architects & planners

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Lebanon (cont.)

Qatar (cont.)

Mixed-use Development

Retail Interior

 Parallel Towers by Injaz Holding

Highly Commended

Office Architecture

Katharine Pooley Doha Showroom by Katharine Pooley Ltd

 Senteurs d’Orient headquarters by Atelier130 Highly Commended

Mina 1394 by apractice studio

Ras Al Khaimah

Highly Commended

Isocele by Design Novel Architecture

Mixed-use Development

Office Interior Highly Commended

Siegma by Doonbeyt Design

 Al Hamra Village by Al Hamra Real Estate Development Residential Development

Property Consultancy

Highly Commended

Al Hamra Village by Al Hamra Real Estate Development

 RAMCO

Highly Commended

Falcon Island by Al Hamra Real Estate Development

Property Consultancy Website Highly Commended

www.ramcolb.com by RAMCO

Saudi Arabia

Real Estate Agency

Interior Design Show Home

 RAMCO

Highly Commended

Real Estate Agency Website

Leisure Interior

Highly Commended

www.ramcolb.com by RAMCO

Residential Development Highly Commended

Tilal El Fanar by Injaz Holding

Highly Commended

Bab El Yemen Restaurant by GCH Architects

Mixed-use Architecture  Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski

Retail Architecture  The Spot Choueifat by Design Novel Architecture

DAMAC Esclusiva by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd. Highly Commended

Home Offices by Saudi Architects

Mixed-use Development Oman

 Al-Qanadeel by Rikaz Properties

Architecture Multiple Residence

Office Development

 Cliff Edge Villas by O1A International

Highly Commended

Architecture Single Residence  Ras Al Hamra Director Villas by Ras Al Hamra Development Project, PDO

Home Offices Complex by Home Offices Company Ltd

Residential Development  Al-Hinakiyah Housing Project

Mixed-use Development

by Omrania & Associates

 Saraya Bandar Jissah

Highly Commended

568 Alzahra Residences by Lifestyle Developers

New Hotel Construction & Design

Highly Commended

Ewan Alnawras by Retal Urban Development

 Saraya Bandar Jissah

Retail Architecture

Public Service Architecture

 Oasis Ar Rass by B Design

Highly Commended

Ras Al Hamra International School by Ras Al Hamra Development Project, PDO

Public Services Development Highly Commended

Ras Al Hamra International School by Ras Al Hamra

Syria Architecture Single Residence Highly Commended

Family Palace by Roger Nazarian Architects & Associates

Development Project, PDO Qatar Public Service Architecture Highly Commended

New College of Engineering - Qatar University by Mimar Emirates Engineering Consultants

Real Estate Agency  MD Properties Real Estate Agency Marketing Highly Commended

The Park Residences by Tanween Residences

Real Estate Agency Website Highly Commended

www.qhomes.com.qa by Q Homes LLC

Residential Landscape Architecture Highly Commended

Morrocan Touch by Francis Landscapes SAL Offshore

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Overall Africa & Arabia Property Award Winners These companies represent the top winners across Africa & Arabia. Each of these will go on to compete in the overall International Property Awards to determine the World’s Best in each category.

Africa Best Apartment Africa The Gallery by Clifton Homes Best Architecture Multiple Residence Africa Azuri by Blue Life Limited Best Architecture Single Residence Africa Qasr Al Wadi by NAGA Architects, Designers & Planners Best Development Marketing Africa Polo Village by AdMakers International and Val de Vie Estate Best Golf Development Africa Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort by Pinnacle Point Home Owners Association Best Interior Design Private Residence Africa House De Goede by Redesign Interiors and Products Best Lettings Agency Africa Just Property Group Best Mixed-use Architecture Africa Segera Retreat by Life Interiors Architecture Creative Strategy Best Mixed-use Development Africa Waterfall Estates by Waterfall Investment Company / Atterbury / Century Best Office Architecture Africa ENL House by Architects Studio Ltd Best Property Consultancy Africa Choprop SA Best Property Consultancy Marketing Africa Choprop Marketing by Choprop SA Best Public Service Architecture Africa Malapa, Hominid Fossil Site Cover and Visitors’ Platform by Krynauw Nel Associates (Pty) Ltd Best Real Estate Agency Africa Pam Golding Properties Best Real Estate Agency Marketing Africa Your Neighbourhood Experts by The Rawson Property Group

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Best Real Estate Agency Website Africa www.rawson.co.za by The Rawson Property Group

Best Mixed-use Architecture Arabia Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd.

Best Real Estate Agent Africa Choprop SA

Best Mixed-use Development Arabia Saraya Bandar Jissah

Best Residential Development Africa Palm Valley Estate by Century City Property

Best New Hotel Construction & Design Arabia MĂśvenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers by IFA Hotels & Resorts

Best Retail Architecture Africa Cradlestone Mall by Bentel International Associates Best Retirement Development Africa Forest Village Phase 2 by Hulett Development Company (Pty) Ltd

Arabia Best Architecture Multiple Residence Arabia Cliff Edge Villas by O1A International Best Architecture Single Residence Arabia Al-Odaylia Single Residence by ROMA International Best Condominium Arabia Seventh Heaven by Al Barari Firm Management LLC Best Developer Website Arabia www.damacproperties.com by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC Best Golf Course Arabia Trump International Golf Course by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Best Office Architecture Arabia Senteurs d’Orient Headquarters by Atelier130 Best Office Interior Arabia Hewa Office Building by Sia Moore Architecture - Interior Design Best Property Consultancy Arabia Colliers International - Middle East And North Africa (MENA) Best Public Service Architecture Arabia Al Hamshari Mosque by Atelier White Best Public Service Interior Arabia Shuiqi by TAO Interior + Architecture Best Real Estate Agency Arabia Ocean View Real Estate Best Real Estate Agency Marketing Arabia Riverwalk, Westminster SW1 by Live Downtown Real Estate Brokers

Best Golf Development Arabia Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

Best Real Estate Agency Website Arabia www.allsoppandallsopp.com by Allsopp & Allsopp Real Estate

Best Hotel Interior Arabia One & Only The Palm by WA International

Best Residential Development Arabia Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

Best Interior Design Apartment Arabia Le Reve Tower by Zen Interiors

Best Residential High-rise Architecture Arabia DAMAC Heights / Residenze by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Best Interior Design Private Residence Arabia Private Villa Emirates Hills by Bishop Design L.L.C

Best Residential Landscape Architecture Arabia Al Barari by Greenworks

Best Leisure Interior Arabia Skydive by TAO Interior + Architecture

Best Retail Architecture Arabia The Spot Choueifat by Design Novel Architecture

Best Lettings Agency Arabia Allsopp & Allsopp Real Estate

Best Retail Interior Arabia Biorganic Market by Retail Access Africa & Arabia Property Awards 65

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