9 May 2014 –CBRE
last night secured four prestigious trophies at the annual RICS Australia
Commercial Property Awards.
Presented by Chris Fossick, Global
Vice President of RICS, the awards recognise outstanding achievements based on
sales success, project complexity, client satisfaction, innovation and the adoption
of sustainable development principles.
CBRE secured the Industrial Team of
the Year award; the Professional Services Team of the Year award; the Property
Management Team of the Year award and the newly introduced Deal of the Year
Tom Southern, CBRE’s
President & CEO, Australia & New Zealand, said the awards recognised
the company’s market leading position on both the agency front and in the
professional services arena.
pleasing to be recognised in such a broad range of categories, which is
testament to the depth of our business, the calibre of our people and the
market leading services we have developed for our clients,” Mr Southern said.
CBRE received the
Team of the Year – awarded to CBRE’s
national Industrial Investments team, led by Matt Haddon. While this award
was based on qualitative criteria, the team was also the country’s leading
investment sales team for 2013, negotiating 31% of all industrial sales
over $5 million.
of the Year- this award recognised
CBRE’s $584,000,000 sale of GE Real Estate’s Core Portfolio. The seven
office buildings in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, the portfolio were
acquired by Mirvac in the largest Australian portfolio transaction for
Services Team of the Year – awarded to CBRE’s Structured Transactions &
Advisory Services team, led by Wayne Redman. This highly specialised team is
involved in complex, ‘city changing’ transactions throughout Australia and
in 2013 played a pivotal role in landmark redevelopment projects such as
the RNA Showgrounds redevelopment in Brisbane and the City Link and
Elizabeth Quay redevelopments in Perth.
Management Team of the Year – awarded to CBRE’s Riparian Plaza team. The
team, led by Kim Knox, has managed the landmark Brisbane tower since 2005
and over eight consecutive years has maintained a 100% occupancy rate for
the 30,500sqm office component without compromising the high-calibre
RICS is the world's
leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property
and construction, with circa 180,000 qualified members.
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headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate
services and investment firm (in terms of 2013 revenue). The Company has approximately 44,000
employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and
occupiers through approximately 350 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.
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