Datuk Susan Wong Siew Guen, honoured as the Top Property Woman of the Year at the SHAREDA Excellence Awards 2023 (Platinum), champions the ethos of constructing quality yet affordable homes. Delighted to witness residents thriving in the townships she develops, Susan considers property development not just a profession but a personal hobby and interest that has evolved over her 40-year journey.
Speaking at the SHAREDA Nite 2023 event at the Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort last Friday (3rd Nov), Susan emphasized her commitment to creating residences with high standards, accessible to a diverse population. She highlighted the importance of well-planned locations, drawing from her experience as the former President of SHAREDA, where she served from 2009 - 2013.
Susan's company, WSG Group, also secured the SHAREDA Excellence Awards 2023 (Gold) in the Excellence in Township Property Development category for their Benoni project. Inspired by her mother's hometown, Susan incorporated a cinema into the Benoni New Township development, which is set to be officiated on December 10. Susan also revealed plans to expand her endeavors to Tuaran, envisioning another township development with affordable housing, cinemas, McDonald's outlets, supermarkets, and more.
Here are the Shareda Excellence Awards 2023 winners in various property categories:
- Best Creative Design Theme Boutique Hotel - Ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu
- Best Theme Concept for Industrial Building: Crest Megaway Sdn Bhd - The Gallery Industrial Estate @ Kolombong
- Best Shopping Mall of the Year: Imago Shopping Mall
- Best Beach Resort: Sipadan Mabul Resort
- Best Low-Rise Affordable Development: Sabah Urban Development Corporation - Seri Sutera Residence
- Best Affordable Residential High-Rise Precast Development: Visaland Sdn Bhd; joint venture with
Lembaga Pembangunan Perumahan Dan Bandar (LPPB) @ PR1MA Kinarut Selatan
- Sabah IBS Residential Masterpiece: KTI Sdn Bhd; joint venture with
Lembaga Pembangunan Perumahan Dan Bandar (LPPB)
- Best Developer for Innovative Commercial Property: TMBC Development Sdn Bhd
- Best Mixed-Use Development: Hap Seng Land Bandar Sri Indah, Tawau
- Best Developer for Landed Property: WMG Holdings Berhad - Taman Bukit Sepanggar
- Best Emerging Hospitality and Tourism Developer- JSK Mantanani Island Resorts
- Excellence in Township Property Development - WSG Properties Sdn Bhd - Benoni
- Most Valuable Developer of the Year - Mr. Benny Ng
- Top Property Woman of the Year - Datuk Susan Wong
Heartfelt congratulations to all the winners of the SHAREDA Excellence Awards 2023! Your outstanding contributions to the realm of property development have not only shaped communities but have also set exemplary standards in innovation, creativity, and commitment.