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Awards and Recognition

In recognition of our endeavours, we are honoured to have received the following awards from prestigious organisations.




​The Asset Corporate Awards
​In December, Link emerged a big winner at The Asset Corporate Awards 2017, garnering four accolades: The Asset Platinum Award, the Best Chief Executive Officer Award, the Best Investor Relations Team Award, and the Best Initiatives Award in the “Diversity and Inclusion” category. The Asset Corporate Awards provide a benchmark for listed companies with regard to corporate sustainability.  20171213_Link Real Estate Investment Trust.jpg
Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Award
​In December, Link became an award winner in the “Hang Seng Index Constituent Companies” category at the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Award 2017 organised by The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, in recognition of its high standard in corporate governance, business ethics and board leadership. 20171214_DSC_1690.JPG
Directors of the Year Awards
​In November, at the Directors of the Year Awards 2017 organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, Link’s Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director Nicholas Allen was named the Directors of the Year Award winner in the Non-Executive Director category for “Listed Companies (SEHK - Hang Seng Indexes Constituents)”, while Link’s Board of Directors was a winner in the Board category in addition to receiving a “Recognition of Excellence in Board Diversity”. 20171130_LK_5268.JPG
​MIPIM Asia Awards
​In November, The Quayside, a commercial property jointly developed by Link and Nan Fung Development in Kowloon East, was the Gold Winner of the Best Futura Project at the MIPIM Asia Awards 2017, which recognises the property industry’s best and brightest.  20171129_ASIA17_0504.jpg
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year China
​In November, Link’s CEO and Executive Director George Hongchoy was named Country Winner for the Hong Kong/Macau Region at the renowned EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) China 2017 Awards. Honouring entrepreneurs who inspire others with their outstanding vision, leadership and achievement, the EOY Awards is one of the world’s most prestigious business accolades for entrepreneurs. 20171124_eoy-2017-photo-10.jpg
Galaxy Awards
​In November, Link Together Initiatives’ Guide Dog Localisation Programme was named a Gold winner and its Food Recycling Project a Bronze winner in the "Public Relations: Sustainability" category at the Galaxy Awards 2017, which celebrates the best in marketing communications worldwide. GLX2017WIN_print.jpg
Institutional Investor All-Asia Exec​utive Team Rankings
​In July, Link was named the “Most Honoured Company” in the “2017 All-Asia Executive Team Ranking” organised by Institutional Investor magazine, while CEO George Hongchoy won two “Best CEO” honours with his first place ranking. Link also garnered three honours in the “Best IR Companies” and “Best Website” categories. P.07_ii 2017 all asia most honored.png
Shopping Centre Golden Lily Award
​In July, EC Mall in Beijing was named “Golden Lily Best Regional Shopping Centre” in the 2017 Shopping Centre Golden Lily Award, organised by China Chain Store & Franchise Association to recognise shopping malls for their excellence in enhancing shoppers’ satisfaction and experience. 2017 Award_Golden Lily.jpg
The Asset Triple A Asset Servicing, Fund Management and Investors Awards
​In July, Link was named “Property Investor of the Year” and “Impact Investor of the Year” at The Asset Triple A Asset Servicing, Fund Management and Investors Awards 2017, which aimed to recognise the best investors and service providers in the industry. small_1063_TK1_0312.jpg
HKIRA 3rd Investor Relations Awards
​In May, Link garnered seven awards at the 'HKIRA 3rd Investor Relations Awards 2017' organised by the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association in recognition of its outstanding performance in investor relations. The accolades included "Best IR Company", "Best IR by Chairman/CEO", "Best IR by CFO", "Best IRO", "Best IR Presentation Collaterals", "Best IR in Corporate Transaction" and "Best Investor Meeting" in the Large Cap category.
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Hong Kong Public Relations Awards 
​In May, Link’s brand campaign “Cheers Express” community programme won the Silver PR Campaign Award in the Reputation/ Brand Management category at The 3rd Hong Kong Public Relations Awards organised by the Hong Kong Public Relations Professionals’ Association, while “Link Together Initiatives” charity programme garnered the Merit Award in the Corporate Social Responsibility category.
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Asia Pacific Best Managed Sustainability Program Award
​In May, Link Square won the "Asia Pacific Best Managed Sustainability Program Award" at the Asia Pacific Awards of Excellence 2017, which was organised by the International Facility Management Association to recognise sustainability programmes with substantial positive effect on the environment and the organisation.
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Market Leadership Awards
​In March, CEO George Hongchoy was named "CEO Marketer of the Year" and Link won the "Market Leadership in Property Development" award at the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing’s Market Leadership Awards 2016. 17424796_1306639802715069_929907369512912636_n.jpg
Mob-Ex Awards
​In March, Link’s Park & Dine mobile app won a gold award in the Best User Experience category and a bronze award in the Best Insight-Driven Mobile Campaign category at the Mob-Ex Awards 2017.
Hong Kong Smoke-free Leading Company Awards
​In February, Link received the Gold Award at the Hong Kong Smoke-free Leading Company Awards 2016. Co-organised by the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) and the Occupational Safety and Health Council, the Awards  aims to encourage businesses to promote smoke-free messages to their stakeholders.
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​Inclusive Environment Recognition Scheme
​In February, five of Link’s shopping centres were honoured at the “Inclusive Environment Recognition Scheme”, organised by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service and The Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities. Stanley Plaza and Leung King Plaza were honoured the highest accolade  ─ “Excellence Award for Inclusive Environment”, while Tin Chak Shopping Centre garnered the "Inclusive Environment Award", and Cheung Fat Plaza and Homantin Plaza the "Progressive Award".
Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards
​In February, at the Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2016, organised by Corporate Governance Asia, Link was named the “Icon on Corporate Governance” for the fifth time, and CEO George Hongchoy was honoured with the “Asian Corporate Director Recognition Award”.
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​Social Responsibility Brand of the Year
​In January, Link won the “Social Responsibility Brand of the Year” at the sixth China Charity Festival, marking the second year Link was honoured with this title, which acknowledges Link's strong sustainability performance and contributions to the community. China Charity Festival-r.jpg
Best Green Bond, Hong Kong
In January, Link won the “Best Green Bond, Hong Kong” award at The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2016 organised by The Asset magazine. Link is the first Hong Kong business enterprise and Asian property company to issue a green bond. The award affirms the global recognition of Link’s green bond among international investment companies. small_5291_TK1_1525.jpg


Euromoney Real Estate Awards 2013 Best Investment Manager in Hong Kong 2015 Institutional Investor Most Honored Company in Hong Kong 2015 The Asset Triple A Awards Property Investor of the Year DJSI Asia Pacific FTSE4Good GRESB Green Star 2014 Hong Kong Awards for Industries: Customer Service Grand Award Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme