Colliers International has won two key nominations at the CRE Moscow Awards 2019: most prestigious distinction in the commercial real estate market – Consultant of the Year and Management Company of the Year. Property Management.
For the second year in a row, Colliers International has been named Consultant of the Year, this time at the CRE Moscow Awards 2019. Colliers was the first international advisory firm to enter the Russian market. In 1994, the company opened an office in Moscow, so this year the Russian office of Colliers is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Colliers Russia comprises 14 business lines, including the Architecture and Design Department set up in 2018. Today, the headcount exceeds 500 employees. Since 2012, when the business development strategy in Russia was changed, Colliers International has been the most profitable company among the Big Four advisory firms according to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).
In his speech at the awards ceremony, Managing Partner of Colliers International Russia Nikolay Kazanskiy said: “This work commenced precisely a year ago, when, after many years of trying, we finally won the long-awaited Golden Brick. As we came down off the stage to the auditorium, our first question was how to retain this precious award? A well-known saying tells that it is a lot easier to conquer competitors than ourselves. Therefore, we have been competing with ourselves throughout the past year, every day trying to get a bit better, a bit more successful. Our implicit motto is becoming a better version of ourselves … Oscar Wilde used to say that one you should always play fairly when one has the winning hand. Our winning hand is our team!”
The efforts of the Property Management Department led by Anna Nikandrova were highly acclaimed by the professional community, which named Colliers International Management Company of the Year. Property Management.
The PM Department seeks to surpass the expectations of clients by expanding the geographic coverage of its projects, developing new lines of business and always finding new opportunities for raising the quality of service. Last year, Colliers International actually doubled its portfolio of assets under management and right now Colliers manages almost 1 million square meters of real estate in 12 cities.
The Colliers International Property Management Department enjoys accolades from the professional community on a regular basis. In 2017, the company was named Management Company of the Year for its achievements in commercial property management at the CRE Moscow Awards. In September 2018, the company won the Management Company. Facility Management nomination at PROESTATE&CRE Federal Awards 2018 – the key professional awards in the real estate industry in Russia.
CRE Moscow Awards is most prestigious in the Russian commercial real estate market. Among the annual prizewinners are the best-in-category facilities that meet modern standards of commercial real estate development as well as the best professional companies in the industry. Winning this award is an important achievement in the eyes of the professional community, which promotes the image of companies and/or their facilities both at the domestic and international level.