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Smile has announced some significant changes to its data plans as a measure to cushion the negative effect of the coronavirus on its customers and the nation’s economy.

On offer, is a range of data plans with that range from Daily, Weekly, Monthly and even Yearly plans. The Daily and weekly offers boast of varying validity periods of 1 day, 2 days and 7 days. The price tag, in this category, ranges from N300 to N1,500 whilst the data volume is between 1GB and 6GB.

For the monthly offers, with a validity period of 30 days can be used at any time of the day or night. The prices range from N1,000 to N18,000 with data volumes is between 1.5GB and 100GB.

The validity period for the BumpaValue plans offers three options of 60 days, 90 days and 120 days with the data volume of 50GB, 80GB and 100GB.

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The crowning glory is the 1-year data plans with a price range of N8,000, N16,000, N36,000, N70,000 and N120,000 and data volumes of 15GB, 35GB, 90GB, 200GB and 400GB.

For Best Value And Anytime Use, Smile Revamps Data Plans - Brand Spur

Smile’s resolve to revamp its Data Plans, according to its Chief Marketing Officer, Abdul Hafeez, is to lessen the burden on families whose wards have been taking online classes at home and businesses whose workers have been working remotely by availing them the most competitive data offers in the market. “We are revamping all our data plans offering the best value and can be used any time of the day” Hafeez surmised.

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A cross-section of customers on the Smile network have already commended the company for introducing more value, anytime use and greater affordability through the revamped data plans.

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To Oluseyi Balogun, a Smile customer based in Anifowose Area of Ikeja, the revamped data plans will help cushion the biting effect of the inclement economic times. He gave kudos to Smile for always looking out for the best interest of its customers.

Ngozi Madukor, an undergraduate in one of the Higher Institutions in Lagos opined that the revamped data plans is pocket friendly and exactly what is needed by the teeming Nigerian youths whose disposable income is daily being challenged by contending needs.

Hafeez, while noting that the range of the revamped data plans on offer is unsurpassed in the value, further explained that the revamped data plans are very robust, wide-ranging and versatile.

Each offering is tailor-made for both individual and corporate users. He urged forward-looking customers and prospects alike to embrace any of their preferred offerings and savour the benefits inherent in any of the revamped data plans.

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Market watchers are unanimous in their view that Smile is continuously innovating to beat the existing market benchmark all in a bid to provide products that will serve their customers’ best interest in the present turbulent market landscape. They urged the company to continue to innovate so as to always meet the demands of its customers and consumers.

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MIPIM Asia Awards 2020 Winners & Startup Competition Hong Kong Winners Announced

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 26 January 2021 - Reed MIDEM announces the MIPIM Asia Awards 2020 and Startup Competition Hong Kong winners. The awards took place as part of the online MIPIM Asia Awards Forum.

 

MIPIM Asia Awards, the leading regional property awards, otherwise known as the "Oscars of the Asian real estate world," announced the 2020 winners during the awards ceremony at the MIPIM Asia Awards Forum on 26 January 2021. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the awards event was 100% virtual, live-streamed for free, and open to all.

 

With a total of 33 property developments recognized and shortlisted for their excellence and innovation, Gold Award winners were selected from the 11 award categories, representing the most outstanding real estate projects among the Asia-Pacific region. 

 

"The arrival of the pandemic in 2020, presented many new obstacles to the awards team, the project team and the jury members," said MIPIM Director Ronan Vaspart. "Despite these challenges, the response we received was overwhelming, demonstrating how the industry never ceases to progress, even during difficult times."

 

Founded in 2007, the annual MIPIM Asia Awards honour the most outstanding and accomplished projects, completed or yet to be built, in Asia-Pacific. The competition allows companies the invaluable opportunity to promote their projects, value the work of their team, and their company's work to the real estate community.

 

The jury panel, chaired this year by François Trausch, Global CEO & CIO of Allianz Real Estate GmbH, reviewed a total of 114 entries in November, which were whittled down to the final 33 winners, drawn from 8 countries, by the jury panel of 17 industry experts.

 

Given the current sanitary context, the Awards luncheon will be held during MIPIM Asia Summit in December 2021.

 

Members of the MIPIM Asia Awards Jury 2020 are:

-       François TRAUSCH, Chairman of the Jury, Allianz Real Estate GmbH, Global CEO & CIO, Germany

-       George AGETHEN, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Senior Vice President Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong

-       Margaret BROOKE, Professional Property Services Group CEO, Hong Kong Heritage Chair, Hong Kong

-       Henry CHENG, Chongbang Group, CEO & Executive Director, China

-       Stanley CHING, CITIC Capital Holdings, Senior Managing Director, Managing Partner & Head of Real Estate, Hong Kong

-       Donald CHOI, Chinachem Group, CEO, Hong Kong

-       Chris CHOW, LaSalle Investment Management, Senior Managing Director, Hong Kong

-       Harvey COE, Ernst & Young, Partner & Head of Greater China, M&A Real Estate, Hong Kong

-       Alison COOKE, Starr International Investment Advisors (Asia) Limited, Managing Director - Real Estate, Hong Kong

-       Tripp GANTT, Washington State Investment Board, Investment Officer Real Estate, USA

-       George HONGCHOY, Link Asset Management Limited, Executive Director & CEO, Hong Kong

-       Charles LAM, Baring Private Equity Asia, Managing Director Real Estate, Hong Kong

-       Nicholas J. LOUP, Chelsfield, Group Vice Chairman, CEO Asia, Hong Kong

-       Ellen NG, Warburg Pincus, Head of China Real Estate, Hong Kong

-       Shuji TOMIKAWA, Mitsui Fudosan Investment Advisors, Inc. (MFIA), President, Japan

-       Richard YUE, ARCH Capital Management Company Limited, CEO & CIO, Hong Kong

-       Nicholas WONG, The Townsend Group, Partner, Hong Kong

 

The annual Startup Competition also took place today with eight contestants presented under four categories of Data, Investment, Sustainability and User Experience. The winner of each category will pitch in the grand final at MIPIM Cannes in June 2021 alongside the Paris and NYC finalists.

 

Winners of the Startup Competition Hong Kong round are :

  • Tower 360 in the Data category
  • RealX in the Investment category
  • Urbanetic in the Sustainability category
  • Roots in the User Experience category

 

Moderated by Aaron Block, Managing Partner of MetaProp.vc, winners were announced upon deliberation of the jury panel, comprised of :

-      Eric CHEAH, Union Investment Real Estate, Head of Investment Management Asia-Pacific

-      Akina HO, The Great Eagle Company, Head of Digital Transformation & Innovation

-      Andrew YOUNG, Sino Group, Associate Director (Innovation)

-      Antonio CHAN, King Wai Group, Vice Chairman



MIPIM ASIA AWARDS 2020 WINNERS


BEST GREEN DEVELOPMENT


GOLD

K11 ATELIER King's Road

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: P&T Architects and Engineers Limited

Developer: New World Development Company Limited

Other: P Landscape Co., Ltd., ESKYIU Ltd., Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited

 

SILVER

Qianhai Kerry Centre

Shenzhen, China

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Howeler+Yoon Architecture

Developer: Kerry Properties Limited, Phase One: Million Palace Development (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.; Phase Two: Million Fortune Development (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.; Phase Three: Great Universe Development (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Other: ALN Hong Kong (Landscape Designer), Woods Bagot (Retail Interior Designer)

 

BRONZE

Ronsin Technology Centre

Beijing, China

Architect: Victory Star Design

Developer: D&J China


BEST HOTEL & TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

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GOLD

Kyoto Higashiyama project (Sanso Kyoyamato - Park Hyatt Kyoto)

Kyoto, Japan

Architect: TAKENAKA CORPORATION

Developer: TAKENAKA CORPORATION

Other: Tony Chi (Interior Designer), Yasuo Kitayama (Landscape Architect)

 

SILVER

Hebei Grand Hotel, Anyue

Shijiazhuang, China

Architect: LWK + PARTNERS

Developer: Hebei Zhonghong Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

 

BRONZE

InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort

Raa Atoll, Maldives

Architect: ECO-ID Architects Pte Ltd

Developer: Leisure Horizons Pvt Ltd

Other: ACID (Avalon Collection Interior Design)

 

BEST INFRASTRUCTURE, COMMUNITY & CIVIC BUILDING


GOLD

ESR Amagasaki Distribution Centre

Amagasaki, Japan

Architect: Taisei Corporation

Developer: ESR Cayman Limited

Other: Taisei Joint Venture (Contractor), Takato Tamagami Architectural Design, Ltd.

(Amenity Space Designer), Mio Watanabe Design Office, LLC. (Landscape Designer)

 

SILVER

Museum Tower Kyobashi

Tokyo, Japan

Architect: NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD

Developer: Nagasaka Corporation & Ishibashi Foundation

 

BRONZE

HeFei Fei River Central Smart Garden Library

Hefei, China

Architect: GEEDESIGN

Developer: Vanke

 

BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT


GOLD

Qianhai Kerry Centre

Shenzhen, China

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Howeler+Yoon Architecture

Developer: Kerry Properties Limited, Phase One: Million Palace Development (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.; Phase Two: Million Fortune Development (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.; Phase Three: Great Universe Development (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Other: ALN Hong Kong (Landscape Designer), Woods Bagot (Retail Interior Designer)

 

SILVER

VICTORIA DOCKSIDE

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Ronald Lu & Partners (Executive Architect & Authorised Person), Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (Design Architect & Facade Designer)

Developer: New World Development Company Limited

Other: New World Construction Company Limited (Main Contractor), Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC (Design Architect & Facade Designer), Ronald Lu and Partners (Hong Kong) Limited (Executive Architect & Authorized Person), James Corner Field Operations (Urban Planner and Landscape Design Architect), PLandscape Co., Limited (Landscape Design Architect), Urbis Limited (Executive Landscape Architect), C. M. Wong & Associates Limited (Civil/Geotechnical Engineer), Arup (Registered Structural Engineer), tonychi (Interior Designer of Rosewood Hong Kong and Rosewood Residences), Simplicity Design Studio (Interior Designer of K11 ATELIER), K11 in collaboration with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC, AB Concept & LAAB Architects (Interior Designers of K11 MUSEA), AFSO Designs (Interior Designer of K11 ARTUS), LAAB Architects (Design Architect of Special Features), One Bite Design Studio Limited (Design Architect of Ancillary Facilities)


BRONZE

Shibuya station area redevelopment

Tokyo, Japan

Architect: Nikken Sekkei and Tokyu Architects & Engineers Project Consortium (Shibuya Hikarie), Tokyu Architects & Engineers (SHIBUYA STREAM), Shibuya Station District Development Project Consortium/ Nikken Sekkei + Tokyu Architects & Engineers + JR-East Design Corporation + Metro Development (SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE SQUARE); Shimizu Corporation (SHIBUYA FUKURAS)

Developer: Shibuya New Cultural District Project Promotion Council(Shibuya Hikarie);

Tokyu Corporation and land proprietors of the area along Toyoko Line (SHIBUYA STREAM), Tokyu Corporation + East Japan Railway Company + Tokyo Metro co.,Ltd. (SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE SQUARE), Redevelopment association of Dogenzaka 1-chome

(front of station) area (Participating member: Tokyu Land Corporation) (SHIBUYA FUKURAS)

Other: Tokyu Corporation (General Supervisor of SHIBUYA STREAM), CAt (Design

Architect of SHIBUYA STREAM), Nikken Sekkei + Kengo Kuma and Associates + SANAA (Design Architect of SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE SQUARE), Nikken Sekkei (Master Architect of SHIBUYA FUKURAS), Tezuka Architects (Design architect of SHIBUYA FUKURAS)

 

BEST OFFICE DEVELOPMENT


GOLD

DaiyaGate Ikebukuro

Tokyo, Japan

Architect: NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD

Developer: Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. (Business Owner) & Seibu Properties Co., Ltd.

(Business Agent)

 

SILVER

K11 ATELIER King's Road

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: P&T Architects and Engineers Limited

Developer: New World Development Company Limited

Other: P Landscape Co., Ltd., ESKYIU Ltd., Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited


BRONZE

Sequis Tower

Jakarta, Indonesia

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (Design Architect), Wiratman Architecture

(Architect of Record)

Developer: PT Prospero Realty

 

BEST REFURBISHED BUILDING


GOLD

Grand Gateway 66 Renovation

Shanghai, China

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, ELENA GALLI GIALLINI LTD

Developer: Hang Lung Properties

Other: ELENA GALLI GIALLINI LTD (Interior Designer), AGC Design Ltd (Executive

Architect), Belt Collins international (HK) Limited (Landscape Architect), GIRIMUN Architect (Retailer Planner)

 

SILVER

Rebuilding of Main Building of Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store

Osaka, Japan

Architect: NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD & TAKENAKA CORPORATION

Developer: Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores Co.Ltd.

Other: The Preservation Review Committee consisting of academics, developers,

architects, and constructors

 

BRONZE

Parkway Health Gleneagles Hospital

Chengdu, China

Architect: HKS Architect

Developer: Parkway Pantai

Other: EcoFace International Group


BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT


GOLD

EDEN

Singapore, Singapore

Architect: Heatherwick Studio

Developer: Swire Properties Ltd

Other: Unison (Main Contractor), RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Executive Architect & Structural Engineer), Squire Mech (Mechanical & Electrical Engineers), Rider Levett Bucknall LLP (QS), COEN Design International (Landscape Architect), Ensemble (Executive Interior Designer), Heatherwick Studio (Interiors), The Lightbox Pte Ltd (Lighting Consultant)

 

SILVER

Cloud Villa

Shanghai, China

Architect: Shanghai JUND Architects Co., Ltd.

Developer: Shanghai Haihui Real Estate Co., Ltd

 

BRONZE

Hadohilljo Townhouse

Jeju-do, South Korea

Architect: UNITEDLAB Associates LLC

Developer: DAEAE Development

Other: S5 Construction, Ltd. (Contractor)


BEST RETAIL DEVELOPMENT


GOLD

K11 MUSEA

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Ronald Lu & Partners (Executive Architect & Authorized Person); Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC (Design Architect & Facade Designer)

Developer: New World Development Company Limited

Other: New World Construction Company Limited (Main Contractor), Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC (Design Architect & Facade Designer), Ronald Lu and Partners (Hong Kong) Limited (Executive Architect & Authorized Person), WSP (Asia) Limited (Building Services Engineer), James Corner Field Operations (Urban Planner and Landscape Design Architect), PLandscape Co., Limited (Landscape Design Architect), Urbis Limited (Executive Landscape Architect), C. M. Wong & Associates Limited (Civil/Geotechnical Engineer), Arup (Registered Structural Engineer), K11 in collaboration with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC, AB Concept & LAAB Architects (Interior Designers of K11 MUSEA), LAAB Architects (Design Architect of Special Features), One Bite Design Studio Limited (Design Architect of Ancillary Facilities)

 

SILVER

WITH HARAJUKU

Tokyo, Japan

Architect: TAKENAKA CORPORATION, Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects

Developer: NTT Urban Development Corporation

Other: Xavier Veilhan (Artist of sculpture, La Statue de Harajuku), Hiromura Design Office (Sign and Graphic Designer), Sirius Lighting Office (Lighting Designer)

 

BRONZE

Sanya CDF Mall II

Sanya, China

Architect: Benoy Limited

Developer: CITS


BEST URBAN REGENERATION PROJECT


GOLD

Vanke 'Sugar' Town

Quanzhou, China

Architect: Atelier cns (Guanqiu Zhong, Gang Song, Zhiyuan Zhu)

Developer: Vanke

 

SILVER

Xuhui Runway Park

Shanghai, China

Architect: SASAKI, Scenic Architecture Office

Developer: Shanghai Xuhui Waterfront Development Investment Construction Co. Ltd.

Other: Shanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute (Group) Co., Ltd. (Structural, (Civil and Electrical Engineer), Leni Schwendinger Light Projects Ltd. (Lighting Design

Consultant), Arcplus Group Co. Ltd., Fluidity Design(Fountain Design Consultant), Shanghai Gardening-Landscaping Construction Co. Ltd. (General Constructor)

 

BRONZE

Xi'an Dahua 1935

Xi'an, China

Architect: Woods Bagot

Developer: Fosun


BEST FUTURA PROJECT


GOLD

AIRSIDE

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Ronald Lu & Partners (Executive Architect & Authorized Person), Snøhetta

Overseas Architecture (Design Architecture)

Developer: Nan Fung Development Limited

Other: Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited (Structural, Geotechnical and Civil

Engineer), Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited / J. Roger Preston Limited (Building

Services Engineer), Urbis Limited (Executive Landscape Architect), Arcadis Hong Kong Ltd

(Quantity Surveyor), Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited (Building Sustainability

Engineer), Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited (Facade & BMU Engineer), Lighting

Planners Associates (Lighting Designer), Hip Hing Construction Co., Ltd. (Main Contractor)

 

SILVER

Commercial Development at Murray Road

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects (London) in collaboration with Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong)

Developer: Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Other: Zaha Hadid Architects (Design Architect & Interior Designer), Ronald Lu & Partners (Lead Architect & Authorized Person), WSP (MEP Consultant), C M Wong (Structural & Geotechnical Engineer), Ove Arup & Partners (Building Sustainability Consultant), LERA (Structural Steelwork Engineer), Thornton Tomasetti (Structural Peer Reviewer), Group 5F (Swiss Facade Consultant), Meinhardt Facade (Local Façade Consultant), Peter Walker and Partners (International Landscape Architect), Earthasia (Local Landscape Architect), Speirs + Major (Special Lighting Consultant), Lichtvision (Lighting Consultant), Atelier Pacific (Graphic & Signage Consultant), Eckersley O' Callaghan (Glass Facade and Footbridge Consultant)


BRONZE

Anta Sports Campus

Shanghai, China

Architect: NBBJ

Developer: Anta Group

 

BEST FUTURA MEGA PROJECT


GOLD

Panlong Tiandi

Shanghai, China

Architect: Sasaki (Masterplanner), Ben Wood Studio Shanghai (Main Designer)

Developer: Shui On Land

Other: Tianhua, Design Land Collaborative, Archi-union

 

SILVER

Tencent Dachanwan Net City

Shenzhen, China

Architect: NBBJ

Developer: Tencent

 

BRONZE

Xinyang University South Bay Campus

Xinyang, China

Architect: Sasaki

Developer: Xinyang University


SPECIAL JURY AWARD

 

The 2020 Special Jury Award will be announced during the Awards celebration luncheon at MIPIM Asia Summit 2021.

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