2009-04-06

Sino Property Services clinches 154 security services awards

Sino Property Services (SPS) received 54 awards in the recent "Kowloon West Best Security Services Awards 2008", including 19 best security guard awards and 35 property and carpark management awards. Fong Chin Fat, Senior Building supervisor of SPS, proudly received the "Outstanding Security Guard Bronze Award" for his prompt action in putting out a fire at his building. Four Sino Group properties were also recognised as "Star Managed Properties" – being named "Outstanding Managed Properties" for four consecutive years and without recording serious crimes for the past five years. Together with the one hundred awards received from various districts" crime prevention offices of the Hong Kong Police Force, SPS has clinched 154 awards for its outstanding security services (please refer to the attached awards list).

Organized by the Kowloon West Regional Crime Prevention Office of the Hong Kong Police Force, "Kowloon West Best Security Services Awards 2008" recognise outstanding frontline staff in the security service and property management sector.

Mr Spencer Foo, Deputy Head of SPS and General Manager of Sino Security Service said, "As a leading Hong Kong security company, Sino Security Services provides a full range of security services to over 190 properties. With 20 years of experience, its portfolio is diverse and covers residential properties, industrial and commercial properties, luxury clubhouses, first-class hotels and public institutions. We also work closely with our sister companies, namely Sino Estates Management and Sino Parking Services. This synergy enables us to flexibly allocate resources and seamlessly accommodate urgent requests from our customers."

Sino Security Services employs over 1,700 full-time security personnel. The management team includes a number of former senior officers who served with distinction in the Hong Kong Police Force. They are ably supported by a well-trained security team, including a contingent of former Gurkhas.

SPS has gone to great lengths to tailor programmes that match the competency to the task. The Sino Security Academy offers comprehensive training programmes to keep its security personnel abreast of modern advances. A 16-hour "Proficiency in Security Work" programme enables frontline property management staff to acquire basic know-how in various security functions. First aid and occupational safety training equips teams to secure customer wellbeing. Regular seminars organised at Sino Group managed properties raise public awareness in crime prevention.

SPS installed various security intelligent devices to maximise service performance. Advanced monitoring innovations such as Smart Card Access, Mobile Patrol Teams, 24-hour Control Rooms, License Plate Recognition, Digital Video Recording and Remote Surveillance have been introduced to maintain high security at all levels.

"With a passion for superior service and a deep commitment to consistently exceeding customer expectations, SPS provides one-stop services covering property management, security, cleaning and car park management. We continuously strive to enhance the property value and quality of life of our customers." Foo added.