The winners were announced during the 10th annual CEEQA ceremony in Warsaw on the 23rd of April. The awards are given for outstanding business achievements which influence the commercial real estate market. The CEEQA jury members voted Colliers as Industrial Agency of the Year and Property Management Company of the Year for the second consecutive year. All titles were voted by the jury of 44 senior real estate professionals consisting of developers, investors, bankers as well as advisors.
According to the market data the industrial transactions completed by Colliers International constitute 44% of all transactions in CEE. In CEE region Colliers finalized 123 deals. Polish industrial team with its 56% market share in 2012 has been the unquestionable leader since 2009. In 2012 the department closed 85 lease and sale transactions on record volume of approximately 550,000 m2.
Another winner at the CEEQA Gala Property Management department has almost 1 million m2 of real estate in its portfolio in Eastern Europe, 50% of which was secured in 2012. During this time Colliers has added Warsaw Financial Centre and Platinium Business Park to its portfolio.
”The CEE Quality Awards are voted on by our clients so being recognized as the best agency in the industrial market and the best company in property management means a lot to us. We are grateful to all our business partners for their trust and partnership and we will do our best to continue to deliver the exceptional service to them. I am happy and proud that Colliers has been regularly winning the CEEQA Awards in several different categories since 2005.” - commented Hadley Dean, Managing Partner, Eastern Europe.
Organised by the CEE Insight Forum in association with the Financial Times, the gala attracted almost 600 guests from 50 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.