Leading Property Developer Honoured with Award Recognition
Petaling Jaya, 15 April 2019 – The sixth annual edition of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) recently celebrated the crème de la crème of theproperty development industry. LBS Bina Group Berhad (LBS) was awarded with the ‘Best Mass Market Development (Landed)’ category for Rentak Perdana @ LBS Alam Perdana. At the same time, LBS received the recognition of ‘Highly Commended in the Best Township Development’ category for LBS Alam Perdana, and ‘Highly Commended in Best Mid-End Condo Development (Klang Valley)’ category for Residensi Bintang Bukit Jalil.
LBS bagged the ‘Best Mass Market Landed Development’ award for Rentak Perdana @ LBS Alam Perdana; ‘Highly Commended for Township Development (Klang Valley)’ for LBS Alam Perdana; and ‘Highly Commended for Mid End Condo/Apartment Development’ for Residensi Bintang Bukit Jalil. (From left) Mr Victor Lim, LBS Senior General Manager of Investor Relations; LBS Executive Director, Dato’ Sri Barry Lim; and LBS Senior Project Manager, Mr Wong Chin Choy.
“It is such an honour for LBS to receive these awards as it marks another important milestone for us especially in the affordable housing segment. We strive to continue supporting the government’s national affordable housing plan by developing more affordable homes. We look forward to creating more award-winning living spaces,” said Tan Sri Lim Hock San, LBS Group Managing Director.
LBS Alam Perdana, the community-inspired township located in Bandar Puncak Alam, Kuala Selangor won the ‘Highly Commended award in the Best Township Development’ category with its landed homes within a gated and guarded community designed for family-centric living environment. Since the introduction of the LBS Alam Perdana township in November 2017, LBS has successfully launched three phases of quality homes namely, Irama Perdana, Simfoni Perdana and Rentak Perdana.
The third phase of LBS Alam Perdana development, Rentak Perdana, was also awarded with the ‘Best Mass Market Development (Landed)’ category during the glitzy event. Rentak Perdana comprises of 856 units of double storey terraced houses and offers home buyers a cosy layout featuring four rooms with three bathrooms, affordably priced from RM519,900. This township development capitalises on spacious bedrooms and open living spaces, surrounded by lush landscaped greenery, making it an ideal home for families.
Residensi Bintang Bukit Jalil (RBBJ) has also received recognition for the ‘Highly Commended in the Best Mid-End Condo Development (Klang Valley)’ category for its modern units, facilities and location. The development is strategically located in Bukit Jalil and is purposefully designed to meet the work and leisure needs of homebuyers. In a bid to appeal to today’s discerning home buyers, the development features more than 90 facilities and access to a plethora of shopping and dining options, comprehensively built to cater to both indoor and outdoor lifestyle needs of its residents. RBBJ did not fail to impress the judges with its quality and innovative designs as well as its carefully planned features.
The PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2019 gala dinner, held at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, was graced by the Minister of Housing and Local Government, YB Puan Zuraida Kamaruddin. There were three main categories of awards, namely ‘Developer awards’, ‘Development awards (residential awards and commercial awards)’ and ‘Design awards’. Each nominated development project was judged based on a rigorous set of criteria such as design and amenities, strategic locations, value for money, use of space, unique selling points and state of completion.
About LBS Bina Group Berhad
LBS has a distinct pedigree which dates back to 1980s when Dato’ Seri Lim Bock Seng – a young and aggressive man with vision – founded the original construction business in Petaling Jaya. After a decade of rapid growth, LBS set its sights higher and ventured into the property development sector in 1992 where it started its first project, the Jelapang Maju Light Industrial Park in Ipoh, Perak. After taking over the baton from his father, Tan Sri Lim Hock San has grown and developed LBS into one of the major players in property development in Malaysia. LBS Bina Group Berhad (5789) was listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in 2002 with business expanded to Zhuhai, the People’s Republic of China.
Under the leadership of Managing Director, Tan Sri Lim Hock San, the Group re-strategised its business model, and launched a brand new image, identity and direction as part of its long term objective to be an internationally recognised developer, building and inspiring lifestyle spaces that enhance community living. To mark this new direction, the Group has extended its portfolio of quality homes to the high-end market and has embarked on a progressive journey of change, which includes the areas of product, customer experience, after-sales services, sustainability, green technology and design.
In recognition of his entrepreneurship, Tan Sri Lim was awarded the Asia Pacific Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2012 by Enterprise Asia. In July 2012, as an acknowledgement of his active involvement in the development of Zhuhai City, China, Tan Sri Lim Hock San was appointed a committee member of the Zhuhai Municipal People’s Political Consultative Conference (Zhuhai CPPCC). Under the stewardship of Tan Sri Lim, the Group was awarded the ‘Best Company for Leadership of Property Development’ at the 2014 International Alternative Investment Review (IAIR) Awards.
Another exemplary accomplishment of Tan Sri Lim was the conferment of The Brand Laureate Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Brand ICON Leadership Award 2015. Tan Sri Lim was presented the award in recognition of his perseverance through many years, resilience that has withstood the test of time, demonstration of strong leadership, deep industry knowledge and impeccable values of integrity and responsibility through LBS.
In appreciation of his contribution to the lasting relationship between Malaysia and China, Tan Sri Lim was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 during the World Chinese Economy Summit 2015 (WCES). The World Economic Summit honours entrepreneurs for their dedication, selfless service and innovative leadership. LBS marked new milestones in 2016, as the company was awarded the 5 Star Best Development Marketing Malaysia award for its lifestyle-concept development BSP21, and the 5 Star Interior Design Show Home Malaysia award for its Corallia semi-detached homes, at the prestigious Asia Pacific Property Award (APPA) 2016. LBS also clinched the BrandLaureate Most Valuable Brand Award for Property Industry 2016 award in recognition of its esteemed reputation as a trusted property developer at the BrandLaureate Best Brands Awards 2015 – 2016.