Dato’ Sri Gavin Tee
- President Swhengtee International Investment Alliance and Principal of Arborland & Co. Sdn Bhd (Real Estate Agency)
- Group Chairman of SKT Media & Entertainment Group Sdn Bhd and Managing Director of 1Balcony Sdn Bhd -China-ASEAN Business magazine, publisher
- Publisher of Real Estate Malaysia Magazine and Asian Property Review -Creator & Pro -Creator & Producer of “Anyone can be a Property Millionaire” Reality TV Show
- Founder & President of Malaysia PropTech Association
- Co-Founder & Vice President of Malaysia Xiamen Chamber of Commerce
- Chairman of International Film Development Committee of Malaysia Chinese Culture Society (MCCS)
Dato' Sri Gavin Tee obtained his Bachelor Degree in International Marketing from Eastern Michigan University, USA in 1988. He is a man with many talents and has taken on numerous roles in his professional life. He is the Founder and President of SwhengTee International Real Estate Investors Club.
Over the decades, Gavin has built himself up into not only an internationally renowned investment adviser and entrepreneur, but an extremely popular and respected speaker and trainer.
As one of the region’s most popular investment experts, Gavin’s annual forecast on the Malaysian real estate market has long been one of the major highlights of the industry. Key points revealed during his talks often became major references for both investors and developers.
In 2013, Gavin took the next step in his global venture with his self-funded SwhengTee Property World Tour (SWT) to more than 20 cities worldwide to promote what he calls the Greater SEA Era as well as Malaysia as a premium tourism real estate destination. He was invited as a VIP speaker at “The 5th China Real Estate Fujian Businessman Conference” held in FuZhou, China, Guest of honor & speaker for “Asia- Pacific Real Estate Investment Fair” held in Tokyo as well as a key speaker among all the top Asean leaders at “Charming ASEAN, into China” launching event which was organized by the China-Asean Association. Gavin was also invited as a Guest Lecturer at Tsinghua University Global Executive of Business Administration Program (EMBA). Next, he also spoke at The 4th Malaysia-China Entrepreneur Conference (MCEC) which took place in Xiamen on 9th September 2014. Gavin has been active in establishing liaison networks with his global counterparts long before others. He has set up real estate consultation offices in Beijing, Xiamen and Shanghai, and formed strategic alliances with partners from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, and the UK to pave the way for his global real estate journey. Gavin has come a long way in the industry and has more than 25 years’ of experience behind him. Gavin has come a long way in the industry and has more than 28 years’ of experience behind him. Gavin’s investment prowess is widely recognized and he v20190222 Page 2 of 2 personally led his team on an amazing run in the real estate industry. He has a record to lead his investors club members to invest more than RM1 billion in property in three years and also steering his agency to transact more than RM5billion in Arborland.
Over the years, he has won numerous awards and accolades including the Top Global Brand Character of the Global Golden Brand Award 2010. In 2014, he was awarded “Asia Most Influential Entrepreneur” in real estate by the Golden Dragon Award 2014 in Fangchenggang, China. He was also awarded “The Excellent in Achievement of World Chinese Youth Entrepreneurs” by World Federation of Chinese Entrepreneurs Organization held in Macau. In 2013, he was also recognized as Malaysia's Best International Real Estate Investment Guru by TOP 10 OF ASIA, and as one of the award- winners of Distinguished Chinese Award by Hong Kong Chinese Who's Who Society.
In order to better disseminate real estate information to more people, Gavin had cooperated with Malaysia’s oldest English broadsheet, the New Straits Times from 2011 to 2013, to undertake to publish its weekly real estate pull-out. He is also the Publisher of Asia-wide property magazine, Asian Property Review and Malaysia’s first Chinese real estate magazine, Real Estate Malaysia, and his contribution in the printed media further cemented his position with both Chinese and English speaking audience.
Not one to rest on his laurels, Gavin began to invest actively in movie production, and founded SKT Media & Entertainment Group to move full steam into the entertainment industries in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. His greatest achievement was on the production of “Anyone can be a Property Millionaire” Reality TV Show in ASTRO in 2018 which attracted more than RM2 million viewers that make his name a record in the Real Estate Industry.
Also, Gavin has had great achievements in promoting cultural & educational activities during his younger age. He has won many accolades for his organizational and leadership skills both locally and internationally. He initiated and organized many major events such as “United We Return We Serve We Succeed Campaign” to support “Malaysia Returning Experts Programme”, “Malaysian Reef Conservation Campaign” which received “Malaysia Book of Records” award and “Preventing Road Accident Campaign”. He also initiated the “Full Participation Initiative Campaign” to encourage senior citizen, disabled people to be involved in social and national development.
Gavin is truly a special individual and his achievements cut across industries and borders. His innovative and insightful investment style is unlike others.