Zagreb, Croatia, March 01, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Colliers International Croatia has announced that it has been awarded the prestigious First Croatian Kuna, given to the top 1% of companies in Croatia. Colliers International won the award in two out of three categories; for the most profitable and for the most productive company. The awards took place last night at the Westin Hotel in the capital Zagreb.
The award, named after the Croatian currency the kuna, is given by the Croatian Institute for Business Intelligence, and is dedicated to promoting the Croatian economy and Croatian companies, with a special emphasis placed on the importance of human resources and employees. The first such award was made in 2003. The medal presented was created by a famous sculptor, Stipe Sikirica, and is considered a symbol of business excellence.
Colliers International is one of the biggest names in real estate worldwide. Colliers International Croatia was opened in 2004 and now has offices in Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split. The international property consultants have worked on some of the exciting real estate projects in the country, like Avenue Mall, the first third generation international-style shopping center in Zagreb, have a renowned research and valuation division, the Investment and Corporate Advisory service, and a comprehensive range of real estate services, including such sectors as commercial brokerage, investment representation and property management.
Tomislav Perovic, Managing Director and Board member of Colliers International Croatia, said, “Colliers International Croatia has a mission to provide our clients with the best solutions in real estate and investments. To be able to fulfill this aim we invest in technologies and education but also constantly work on the development of our client service relationships. Dedication and the desire to succeed have made us the leading property consultant in Croatia and, based on results, one of the best companies in the country.”
Vedrana Likan, General Manager and Board member of Colliers International Croatia, added, “I am delighted that we have received this prestigious recognition, it’s a great reflection on the skills and expertise of our employees. Our core values that drive us in our work with clients but also within the team are innovation, dedication, creative excellence, honesty and integrity. This award is all about people and now it’s proven that we have the finest group in Croatia.”
Philip Bay, Regional Director of Colliers Southeast Europe and Chairman of the Board of Colliers International Croatia, concluded, “I am so pleased that we have been honored with this prestigious award. I have seen this company grow from the very beginning and to see it now so successful is very moving.”
Colliers International Southeast Europe was named Property Consultant of the Year in for the region in 2007 for the second straight year.
Colliers International is a worldwide affiliation of independently owned and operated companies.