Dubrovnik Sun Gardens has won the Overseas Property Professional "Gold Award for Excellence 2011" in the "Best Developer in Southern Europe" category.
Dubrovnik Sun Gardens is one of forty OPP gold and silver medal worldwide winners. The awards were presented at a special ceremony at The Property Investor Show & OPPLive in London last week.
The OPP award winners have been selected by an independent judging panel of 50 industry leaders from all around the world. Commenting on the award for Dubrovnik Sun Gardens, the judges said:
"Nobody could argue with the careful planning and total commitment of the developer team involved in Dubrovnik Sun Gardens. This really is a well-presented, high quality operation – a true flagship development for Croatia. It deserves to do well, and the team behind the scheme clearly knows exactly what it needs to do to get there. This is a wonderful case study in how to refresh a large-scale development with verve and quality."
Julian Houchin, Commercial Director of iO Adria Limited (Dubrovnik Sun Gardens' owner), also commented on the award:
"We are very honoured to have been awarded OPP's Gold Award for Best Developer in Southern Europe. The award is testimony to our detailed planning and design of Dubrovnik Sun Gardens and our vision to be one of Europe's finest 5 star integrated resorts. We have been methodical in our approach to create a resort real estate offering that appeals to today's lifestyle investor and through a strategic marketing and communication programme Dubrovnik Sun Gardens is quickly generating great interest from a variety of markets across Europe."
Dubrovnik Sun Gardens is a five star luxury beachfront resort located just outside the Old Town of Dubrovnik. The resort, one of the first of its kind in Croatia, offers both the facilities of a five star 201-room Radisson Blue Hotel and an opportunity for private residence ownership. A world class spa, sports centre, three outdoor tennis courts, three outdoor swimming pools, 13 restaurants and bars, a shopping promenade, and a children’s activity centre are an integral part of the resort.
The resort's exclusive Mediterranean-style residences for private ownership, designed by a group of renowned Croatian architects, are the perfect home for individuals, couples, families, or friends. The spacious one and two-bedroom residences range from 44 to 111 sq. metres, and offer generous outdoor living spaces with views over the resort and the waters of the Adriatic Sea.