The BCI Asia Top 10 Awards provides an overview of the regional building and construction industry by recognizing the top architectural firms and developers that had the greatest impact on the built environment in Southeast Asia.

*Below developer lists are not following in sequence*

1. City Developments Limited

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City Developments Limited (CDL) is a Singapore-listed international real estate operating company with a global presence spanning 94 locations in 26 countries. As one of Singapore’s largest companies by market capitalisation, its income-stable and geographically-diversified portfolio comprises residences, offices, hotels, serviced apartments, integrated developments and shopping malls, totalling over 18 million square feet of floor area globally.


Projects: The Criterion, Brownstone, Gramercy Park etc.

2. EL Development Pte Ltd

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EL Development Pte Ltd first started as a small business unit within one of Singapore’s leading builders, Evan Lim & Co. Pte Ltd. In late 2006, the company achieved success in its first high end residential project, Rhapsody on Mount Elizabeth, with the project selling out in merely 6 weeks. In early 2007, the company launched its first industrial development, Nordix, a multi-user strata titled terrace factories in Woodlands, and also achieved excellent results with the project sold out within a period of 2 months.


Projects: Symphony Suites, La Fiesta, Trivelis, SkySites 17, Stevens Suites etc.

3. Far East Organization

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Far East Organization is the largest private property developer in Singapore, with a growing reputation for building innovative and functional spaces and providing enriching experiences and value for its customers. Since its establishment in 1960, Far East Organization has been contributing to the transformation of Singapore’s urban landscape with 770 developments in the residential, hospitality, retail, commercial, and industrial sectors, including 50,000 or 1 in 6 private homes in Singapore.


Projects: SBF Center, Woods Square, Greenwoods Mews etc.

4. Frasers Centrepoint Limited

frasers centrepoint limited

Frasers Centrepoint Limited is an international real estate company with a portfolio that spans residential, commercial, hospitality and industrial asset classes. We invest in and develop properties in three core markets of Singapore, where we are listed and have our roots, Australia and China where strong market fundamentals characterise these territories. Over the years, we have developed an intimate knowledge of our core markets and also of our secondary markets of the United Kingdom, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. We also manage hospitality properties in over 80 cities across North Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East.


Projects: Northpoint City, Q Bay, Twin Fountains, RiverTrees Residences etc.

5. GuocoLand  (Singapore) Pte Ltd


Listed on the Singapore Exchange since 1978, GuocoLand Limited (“GuocoLand”) is a premier regional property company with operations in the geographical markets of Singapore, China, Malaysia and Vietnam. Headquartered in Singapore, the principal business activities of GuocoLand and its subsidiaries (“the Group”) are property development, property investment, hotel operations and property management.


Projects: Leedon Residence, Sims Urban Oasis, Wallich Residence etc.

6. Kingsford Development Pte Ltd


Kingsford Development, a branded enterprise known for its quality and reliability, was set up in 2000 by Hong Kong registered company Kingsford Investments.

Under the Kingsford Group of companies are many reputable businesses that include property development, property management and manufacturing. They all have Kingsford’s unique management, operation and development models which are internationally recognized.


Projects: Waterbay, Hilview Peak

7. MCC Land (Singapore) Pte Ltd

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MCC Land (Singapore) Pte Ltd (“MCC Land (Singapore)”) forms part of the MCC group in Singapore (“MCC Singapore”) which is a subsidiary of Fortune 500 company Metallurgy Corporation of China Ltd (the “MCC Group”) listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchange. MCC Singapore is a total building services provider with capabilities in property development, construction and project management, as well as engineering services.


Projects: Poiz Residences and Centre, The Santorini, Sea Horizon, North Wave etc.

8. Qingjian Realty (South Pacific) Group Pte Ltd

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Qingjian Realty (South Pacific) Group Pte Ltd , is a subsidiary of CNQC (South Pacific) Holding Pte Ltd, is the regional headquarters of South-East Asia that focuses on property development including residential, commercial, office and industrial.


Projects: Bellewoods, Bellewaters, The Visionaire, Ecopolitan etc.

9. Sim Lian Group Limited

sim lian group

Sim Lian Group Limited has been creating homes for families in Singapore for over 35 years, first earning an outstanding track record and award-winning expertise in construction. Sim Lian Group is led by a strong and strategic management team with a collective experience of over 15 decades in the industry. The Group has seen many exciting phases of development and continues to grow from strength to strength.


Projects: Hillion Residences, A Treasure Trove, Waterview, The Tampines Trilliant etc.

10. Tuan Sing Holdings Limited

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Tuan Sing Holdings Limited was established in 1969 as “Hytex Limited” and listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange in 1973. It adopted its current name in 1983. Tuan Sing has interest mainly in property development, property investment and hotel ownership. Headquartered in Singapore, the Group has over 60 subsidiaries and associates serving a broad spectrum of customers through its workforce across the region.


Projects: Robinson Towers, Seletar Park Residence, Sennett Residence, Cluny Park Residence etc.

News source: (BCI)



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