The strength and positive impact of Bahrain’s real estate market has been recognized as Riffa Views won 5-star Awards for Best Golf Real Estate Development and Best Marketing Campaign and a 4-star Award for Best Development Website at the prestigious CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2009.
Alfredo Laffitte, CEO of Riffa Views commented: “During the past 18 months the real estate sector has been adversely impacted by the current global economic slowdown. Being recognized in such challenging times proves that Riffa Views continues to be a leading development and highlights the position of Bahrain as a strong player in the Middle East real estate market.”
“Riffa Views along with all the developments in Bahrain, are key agents of positive change in the country and the region. These Awards recognize the value and efforts not only of Riffa Views, but of all other developers that have helped elevate Bahrain as a residential destination” Laffitte ended.
Stuart Shield, CNBC Property Awards Organiser, commented: “These awards not only draw the most dynamic companies to participate, they also help identify those in the strongest position to lead the recovery in this important business sector.”
Entries were judged by a panel of professionals whose collective knowledge of the property industry is second to none and unsurpassed by any other property awards. This year’s judges included Eric Pickles, chairman of the Conservative Party, Ben Wood, industry head property markets of Google UK; Peter Bolton King, group chief executive of the National Federation of Property Professionals; Imtiaz Farookhi, chief executive of the National House Building Council; Christopher Hall, president elect of FIABCI; Wilhelm Harnish, Master Builders of Australia (MBA); Thijs Stoffer, International Consortium of Real Estate Agents Association (ICREA); Helen Shield, editor-in-chief of International Homes magazine and Gillian Farr, head of design of Laura Ashley Home.
RIFFAVIEWS.COM RECEIVES E-BUSINESS AWARD
Riffa Views website won the e-Business category Award at the prestigious Bahrain eContent Award (BEA) presented by the Government of Bahrain.
The BEA is organized jointly by the eGovernment Authority, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Bahrain Internet Society in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and is inspired by WSA – the WORLD SUMMIT AWARD. The BEA was launched with aim of selecting quality eContent and promote creativity and innovation in the development of new media applications in Bahrain.
The Award was presented to Riffa Views by Deputy Prime Minister and Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology Chairman, Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa at a ceremony held at the Sheraton Hotel in March 2009.
The riffaviews.com website encapsulates some of the latest dynamic content management system and a complete immersive experience that the specially commissioned video content provides to visitors.
Riffa Views recognizes that to be truly dynamic, the site must evolve over time, and take full advantage of web and video developments. We are also fully aware of the impact the design of the website can make and as such it has been fully integrated the marketing strategy. The solid foundations the site was built on and the separation it offers between content and display allows a quick re-stylization for the site to coincide with Riffa Views ongoing marketing actions.
The adjudicating panel was highly impressed by the 3D models and animation incorporated in riffaviews.com which give a clear idea about the villa designs and the essence of the project.