AWC Wins Record 23 Awards for 'Outstanding Building Safety' and ‘Sustainable Management Building', Reaffirming excellence in building management and facilities with international standards

22 November 2023

The award ceremony for "Outstanding Building Safety" and "Sustainable Management Building," executives and general managers from AWC’s properties participated in the event held at the Naresuan Room, Department of Public Works and Town & Country Planning.

Bangkok, 22nd November 2023 – Asset World Corp Public Company Limited (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real estate group, has received a record breaking 23 excellence awards in building management, further reinforcing the Company’s commitment to strengthening the real estate industry in Thailand. The awards include 17 BSA Building Safety Awards 2023 from The Building Inspectors Association (BSA), with support from the Department of Public Works and Town & Country Planning, and 6 TFMA Sustainable Management Building Awards 2023 from the Thailand Facility Management Association (TFMA), emphasizing the globally standardized approach in managing buildings and facilities under AWC affiliated properties.

Receiving 23 prestigious awards from two associations reflects the efficiency of AWC’s property management, elevating the standards of various real estate projects continuously, and the Company’s focus on safety and meeting the needs of building users as a top priority. The commitment extends from the management processes aligned with green building certification standards to advancements in occupational health, safety, and environmental aspects. The goal is to deliver sustainable long-term value to building users and all stakeholders. This recognition also aligns with AWC's sustainability business operations framework, the 3BETTERs, particularly in creating a BETTER PLANET through sustainable building development and promoting BETTER PEOPLE by enhancing occupational health and safety. Through the BETTER PEOPLE framework, the promotion of personal safety resources is a significant driving force in the sustainable development for both the operating and developing assets of AWC, fostering enduring growth.

The "BSA Building Safety Awards 2023" are presented to buildings that excel in safety, encompassing aspects of design, construction, as well as the maintenance and management of occupational health. Properties under the AWC were honored with 17 awards in this category including:

  • Platinum Award: 1. The ‘Empire’ 2. Interlink Tower Bangna 3. Le Méridien Bangkok
  • Gold Award: 1. Athenee Tower 2. 208 Building Wireless Road 3. Gateway at Bangsue 4. Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse
  • Silver Award: 1. Tawanna Bangkapi 2. Gateway Ekamai 3. Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Sathorn
  • Bronze Award: 1. The Pantip Lifestyle Hub 2. The Pantip at Ngamwongwan 3. Lasalle’s Avenue 4. The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok 5. Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park 6. Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok 7. DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Additionally, AWC’s properties also received 6 special awards for sustainable management practices, reflecting its commitment to sustainable resource management with tangible results. AWC has consistently elevated building standards in energy efficiency to support sustainable operations and minimize the environmental impact with initiatives such as the Energy Saving Initiatives (ESI) and the Energy Efficiency Plan (EEP). The 6 properties that won “TFMA Sustainable Management Building Awards 2023” include:

  • FM Gold Award: 1. Gateway at Bangsue 2. Tawanna Bangkapi
  • FM Silver Award: 1. The Pantip Lifestyle Hub 2. The Pantip at Ngamwongwan
  • Certificate of Appreciation (COA): 1. Gateway Ekamai 2. Lasalle’s Avenue

The BSA Building Safety Awards are prestigious awards that recognize buildings with clear and effective safety management and measures. These awards, organized by The Building Inspectors Association, have been held since 2012. In 2023, 58 buildings received awards for Outstanding Building Safety. The TFMA Sustainable Management Building Awards are special awards that have been held for the 3rd consecutive year, with 20 buildings receiving recognition. Award winners are selected by the Thailand Facility Management Association, focusing on promoting international principles of sustainable development and management of buildings. This includes emphasizing the establishment of policies and risk management guidelines, integrating technological innovations in resource management processes, and organizing activities to engage building users for sustainable resource management.

With a commitment to "Building a Better Future," AWC places significant importance on developing properties within its portfolio to meet global standards. The focus is on managing building resources for safety and sustainability, aiming to instill confidence in service users and deliver long-term value to all stakeholders. As an integrated lifestyle real estate business, AWC actively contributes to the strength and growth of the real estate industry in Thailand and is dedicated to supporting a robust real estate sector, fostering enduring growth, and building resilience.