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Sime Darby Property wins big in quality at CIDB’s QLASSIC Excellence Award 2017

22.08.2017
  • Sime Darby Property wins big in quality at CIDB’s QLASSIC Excellence Award 2017
ARA DAMANSARA, 22 August 2017 – Sime Darby Property solidified its position as Malaysia’s leading property developer in terms of quality at the QLASSIC Excellence Award 2017, bagging 13 quality building awards, making it the most awarded developer at the ceremony.

Sime Darby Property was awarded for its various products in townships such as Bandar Bukit Raja, City of Elmina, Bandar Ainsdale and Nilai Impian, among others. The awards included a commercial development in Ara Damansara by its subsidiary company, Sime Darby Brunsfield.

Sime Darby Property was among high-achieving developers and contractors of 43 projects which received awards for quality and excellence during the event organised by the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB).

CIDB also presented Sime Darby Property with a special appreciation award at the ceremony, the QLASSIC Excellence Awards 2017 for being the developer with the most wins.

Sime Darby Property Chief Operating Officer, Dato’ Wan Hashimi Albakri said, “Quality is at the heart of what we do in Sime Darby Property because it is what our customers deserve. We would like to thank the CIDB for this honour, which is indeed a motivation for us to continually deliver products that are of the highest quality and standards to our customers.”

The Quality Assessment System in Construction (QLASSIC) is a system or method to measure and evaluate the workmanship quality of a building construction work based on the Construction Industry Standard (CIS 7:2006). QLASSIC enables the quality of workmanship between construction projects to be objectively compared through a scoring system.

QLASSIC assessments are carried out through site inspection and is based on the principles of first time inspection. Construction works that are rectified after an assessment will not be re-assessed. The objective of this principle is to encourage the contractor to "Do Things Right the First Time and Every Time".

“We implement strict internal quality measures to complement the external assessment by CIDB through QLASSIC. These awards further highlight the outstanding efforts by the Sime Darby Property team, whose hard work and commitment has produced exceptional results despite a challenging market environment,” added Wan Hashimi.

Sime Darby Property’s QLASSIC results have shown tremendous improvements year on year, such as the reduction of non-compliance at the structural construction stage as well as a decrease in defects per unit. QLASSIC is one of the final stages in Sime Darby Property’s product quality assessment system, following its own stringent internal assessments.

Updates on Sime Darby Property activities and developments can be found on simedarbyproperty.com, Facebook (facebook.com/SimeDarbyProperty), Instagram (instagram.com/SimeDarbyProperty) and the Sime Darby Property Mobile App (available for download via the App Store and Google Play).

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Sime Darby Property is the property arm of Sime Darby Berhad. On the back of a successful 40-year track record of developing sustainable communities, Sime Darby Property has to date built 23 active townships/developments with a global reach that encompasses assets and operations across the Asia Pacific region and the United Kingdom. In the UK, as part of a Malaysian consortium, Sime Darby Property is the developer of the iconic Battersea Power Station project in central London. Sime Darby Property is a multiple award-winning property group with numerous local and international accolades. It is the first Malaysian property developer to be awarded the International FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards twice for its Subang Jaya and UEP Subang Jaya townships. The company bagged its 7th consecutive Gold at the Putra Brand Awards 2016 and its 5th consecutive Top 10 Developers Awards at the BCI Asia 2015. Sime Darby Property has also been recognised as among the top developers in Malaysia in the annual The Edge Top Property Developers Awards, a recognition which the company consistently receives since 2009. For more information, log on to www.simedarbyproperty.com




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Ahmad Shahriman Johari
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