Tirana, Albania, May 19, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Colliers International took home the awards in three categories at the 2012 CEE Quality Awards gala. The jury awarded Colliers International: Industrial Agency of the Year, Office Agency of the Year and Property Management Company of the Year.
The winners were announced during the 9th annual CEEQA ceremony at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel on April. The Gala was proceeded by the RealGreen conference devoted to green building issues and attended by regional and international experts and business leaders.
According to market data, Colliers facilitated 25% of office leasing deals in the CEE region acting on behalf of the tenant. In addition, they facilitated 43% of all industrial transactions.
"I am extremely happy and proud of all three awards. The CEE Quality Awards are of the greatest importance to us as they are voted on by our clients – we are very grateful for their trust and loyalty. It is an honor to contribute to the success of our clients," commented Hadley Dean, Managing Partner, Eastern Europe.
Organized by the CEE Insight Forum in association with the Financial Times, the gala attracted almost 600 guests from 30 countries. The awards were presented to the leading projects and companies from the commercial real estate sector as well as to the professional of the year.
The awards are given for outstanding business achievements which influence the commercial real estate market. The winners are selected by an elite panel of industry professionals from the leading companies within the property market and international industry partners from the CEE and SEE region including developers, investors, banks and consulting specialists.
About Colliers International
Colliers International is the leading advisory company in the real estate sector with over 12 000 employees working in 520 offices in 62 countries. As a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), Colliers offers the stability of a strong financial partner and significant local ownership providing clients with accountability and enterprising real estate solutions. Colliers provides a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide including corporate solutions, sales and lease brokerage, property and asset management, project management, investment sales and consulting, property valuation and appraisal, mortgage banking and market research. Colliers International has been active in the Albanian market since 2007.
Colliers International has been chosen Industrial Agency of the Year, Office Agency of the Year and Property Management Company of the Year according to CEE Real Estate Quality Awards 2012. It is the fourth time when Colliers was awarded by this institution. Colliers International has been also chosen the second best real estate company in an international competition organized by the LIPSEY Company.