Quality Property & Facility Management Award 2018 is now open for nominations
The Quality Property & Facility Management Award (QPFMA) is a biennial award that honours and recognises outstanding developments and professionals in the property and facility management industry within Hong Kong. The award is co-organised by The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) and The Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies (HKAPMC). QPFMA 2018 is now officially open for nominations.
"The QPFMA encourages and inspires industry professionals and companies to employ innovative technologies and creative ideas to improve property and facilities management while upholding the highest professional standards," said QPFMA 2018 Organising Committee Chairman, Sr Kays K.S. WONG.
"We anticipate even greater enthusiasm for the 2018 edition, and we are look forward to uniting property and facility management specialists to help promote and advance the industry” says Sr Wong.
It has been announced that the theme for this year is Smart Buildings, Smart Management. The award presents business opportunities for the property and facility management sector, and encourages smart city development in Hong Kong. A new award category (International Innovative Strategic Management) has also been added this year to help promote and encourage smarter city development. The new award is open for both local and overseas properties to showcase their innovative strategies in property and facility management.
Some of the other changes to the 2018 award, includes combining two award categories from QPFMA 2016, Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS) & Public Rental Housing (PRH), and Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) & Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS) & Sandwich Class Housing Scheme (SCHS), a new award category has been established, titled Subsidised Housing Property Management. In addition, the Office Building Management Award under the Non-Residential category has been divided into two awards: Small- & Medium-Scale Office Building and Large-Scale Office Building.
"This is the industry's premier showcase in Hong Kong; 32 companies and professionals were awarded and more than 100 nominations were received at the 2016 event," said QPFMA 2018 Head Juror, Dr CHEUNG Tin Cheung, JP.
Nominations for this year’s Quality Property & Facility Management Award are open until August 24 2018.