Keppel clinches multiple awards from BCA this year

One of the notable award received by Keppel Land this year for its Singapore projects include the BCA Universal Design Mark Gold (Design) Award for The Garden Residences.

The Keppel Group bagged multiple awards from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) this year in “recognition of its commitment to sustainability and excellence in the built environment”.

For the second year in a row, Keppel Land was presented with the BCA Quality Excellence Award – Quality Champion (Platinum) earlier this month.

In a release issued on Wednesday (16 December), Keppel Corporation noted that the award “recognizes leading progressive developers and builders for their commitment and consistent achievement in developing high-quality buildings through workmanship excellence and quality assurance programmes”.

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Moreover, Keppel Bay Tower, which is owned and operated by Keppel Land, also emerged as Singapore’s first commercial building to be certified by BCA as a Green Mark Platinum (Zero Energy) building in December. 

Other notable awards received by Keppel Land this year for its Singapore projects include the BCA Universal Design Mark Gold (Design) Award for The Garden Residences, the BCA Construction Excellence Award (Merit) for Highline Residences as well as the BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Awards for 19 Nassim and The Reef at King’s Dock. 

In China, Phase 2 of Serenity Villas, the residential development project of Keppel Land in Chengdu, was conferred the BCA Green Mark Gold Award. 

Keppel Land also clinched the BCA SGBuilds Awards in the developer category for its projects in Vietnam, Indonesia and China. 

Meanwhile, Tower 1 and 2 of Marina Bay Financial Centre as well as Marina Bay Link Mall were re-certified with the BCA Green Mark Platinum Award earlier in the year. Keppel REIT holds a 33.3% stake in the Marina Bay Financial Centre integrated development. 

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“Keppel DC Singapore 2 (KDC SGP 2) was re-certified with the BCA Green Mark GoldPLUS Award, while Keppel DC Singapore 5 (KDC SGP 5) achieved the BCA Green Mark Platinum Award in 2020,” said the release. 

Owned by Keppel DC REIT, KDC SGP 2 as well as KDC SGP 5 are operated by Keppel Data Centres.

“At Keppel, we align ourselves with international benchmarks of excellence, including stringent quality management systems and high environmental standards, to ensure that each property is built for the long-term well-being and benefit of its occupants and the community,” said Keppel Land CEO Tan Swee Yiow.

“We are honoured that our efforts in creating well-built, thoughtfully designed and sustainable properties have been recognised by BCA. This will spur us on in our continuous pursuit of excellence.”

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