Entries now open: 5th Annual Africa Property Investment Awards

Date(s) - 08 Sep '21


Taking place on the 8th of  September 2021, the API Awards are the most high profile and recognizable awards for excellence in African real estate.

This year, the awards will be presented in-person and virtually during the API Summit taking place in Johannesburg (08-09 September). API are excited to celebrate and connect with Africa’s real estate leaders in-person again and recognise the tremendous progress, innovation and efforts the African real estate industry has made over the past year.

Enter, connect and celebrate with your colleagues and peers from across the African continent.

The awards are open to developers, professional teams, consultants, suppliers and property owners involved in the African real estate industry. To ensure impartiality and objectivity, the awards are judged by a panel of industry experts and thought leaders.

The 16 categories include:


  • Best Retail Development
  • Best Mixed-Use Development
  • Best Commercial Office Development
  • Best High-End Residential Development
  • Best Affordable Housing Development
  • Best Industrial Development
  • Best Architectural Design
  • Best Green Building
  • Best Hotel Development


  • Woman in African Real Estate
  • Young Property Person of the Year
  • Top Africa Real Estate CEO of the Year
  • API Lifetime Award

Services & Innovation

  • Top African Real Estate Bank of the Year
  • Top Property Technology Company
  • Top Property Services Group of the Year

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Awards criteria