Northern Cyprus was awarded for the first time this year at the Sign of the City Awards 2018, known as Turkey's "Real Estate Oscars."
The winners of the '' Sign of the City Awards (SotCA) 2018 '', which was held for the fifth time this year under the leadership of Hürriyet, in order to encourage the Turkish construction and real estate sector to the best were announced at the award ceremony held at Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel, November 6, 2018. In the “Sign of the City” awards, where hundreds of projects apply every year, Kıbrıs Town Houses, the latest project of the Blue Way Group's award-winning brand, Kıbrıs Developments, was awarded the "Greenest Building" award in the ongoing projects. In this year's contest, Kıbrıs Town Houses won the Sign of the City Premium Project title by staying in the finals in 3 categories: “Best Residence”, “Greenest Building” and “Best Marketing Campaign.”
Kıbrıs Developments, which has realized its projects based on world standards in the construction sector, has been operating in our country for 33 years with the awareness of sustainable environment and savings. Kıbrıs Developments project Kıbrıs Town Houses, has brought great pride to its own company and our country by crowning its success in the final where it competed with giants of Turkey. Kıbrıs Town Houses has the the title of being the first and only living space in Cyprus to receive the BREEAM certificate, which is the International Green Building Certification. Kıbrıs Developments has once again registered its innovative vision in the sector with its success.
The jury of 18 members of the sector representatives of the Sign of the City Awards 2018, where a comprehensive and meticulous evaluation process was experienced, consisted of the following names: Architect-Urban Designer and Jury Co-Chair Prof Dr Güzin Konuk, World Architecture Community Founding President and Jury Co-Chair Prof Dr Süha Özkan, Pamir & Soyuer Real Estate Chairman Ali Pamir, Urban Strategy Co-Founder Ali Faruk Göksu, KONUTDER President Z Altan Elmas, JLL Country President Avi Alkaş, Architect, MDS Ayşe Hasol Erktin, Turkish Freelance Architects Association President Aytek Itez, Lineadecor Chairman of the Board M Ercan Ecemiş, Turkey İMSAD President Ferdi Erdoğan, GYODER Board Member Füsun Yılmaz Phillipson, Halum Sur, Chairman of FORUM Istanbul 2023 Thought Platform, Hüseyin Arslan, Deputy Chairman of the Turkish Contractors Association, METU Department of Architecture Lecturer Assoc. Dr. Lale Özgenel, Makbule Yönel Maya, General Manager of TSKB Gayrimenkul Değerlerme A.Ş, İNDER President Nazmi Durbakayım, GYODER Vice Chairman of the Board Neşecan Çekici and ULI Turkey President Zafer Baysal.