City Development Limited has been ranked the top developer in the Building and Construction Authority’s “Search for Quality Housing” online tool since 2017. The tool assesses the quality of workmanship in structural works, architectural works, and mechanical electrical works, by sampling a representative number of units in a housing development.
Five of CDL’s projects – Apart from Whistler Grand, City Development Limited has several other top selling projects. The Venue Residences, The Glyndebourne, Tree House, Nouvel 18, and Hundred Trees – are also listed among the top 10 properties in Singapore.
In 2017, City Development Limited emerged as the most awarded private-sector property developer at the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Awards with a total of 30 accolades. On top of that, City Development Limited is also the first and only property developer to be conferred the inaugural top Quality Star Champion Award, on top of the Quality Champion (Platinum) Award, and the only Platinum winner for the Construction Productivity Award — Advocates (Developer) Category.
On top of that, Whistler Grand's developer City Development Limited was presented with the Top Developer Award at the inaugural EdgeProp Excellence Awards gala dinner held on 25 October 2017 at the Pan Pacific Singapore hotel. On the night of the gala dinner, three CDL projects also swept awards for excellence. Gramercy Park, a 174-unit freehold residence on Grange Road, received the Development Excellence Award. Forest Woods, a 519-unit condominium at Lorong Lew Lian, was presented with the Marketing Excellence Award. The project was one of 2016's bestselling private condominium projects. Bartley Residences, jointly developed by Hong Leong Holdings, CDL and TID Pte Ltd, received the Value Creation Award, accorded based on quantitative analysis.
The shortlisted projects and eventual winners were evaluated based on a rigorous judging process by an independent panel of judges from more than 50 submissions received from over 20 property developers. The awards are a benchmark of excellence in Singapore's property industry.