Los Angeles – February 16, 2010 – The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has named CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) to The 2010 Global Outsourcing 100 for the fourth straight year. The list recognizes the world's best outsourcing service providers across all industries, and is based on applications received and evaluated by an independent panel of judges organized by IAOP.
CB Richard Ellis is the real estate industry's premier provider of corporate and institutional services globally. CBRE offers an unrivaled suite of outsourcing services including transaction management, facilities management, consulting services, project management, lease administration, property management, development services, capital markets solutions, and more.
"We are thrilled to be recognized once again as one of the world's top outsourcing firms," said Bill Concannon, President, Global Corporate Services for CB Richard Ellis. "Our investment in CBRE's real estate outsourcing platform is unwavering. Now more than ever before, companies of all industry sectors around the world have drawn the conclusion that outsourcing addresses their occupancy cost reduction and elevated service requirements."
"As the economy recovers, partnering with the world's best outsourcing providers and advisors will be more important than ever," said IAOP Chairman Michael Corbett and chair of the judges' panel. "We salute CB Richard Ellis' continuous leadership in this area, which positions them well for the upturn – which many believe is already underway."
About CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world's largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2009 revenue). The Company has approximately 30,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. CB Richard Ellis has been named a BusinessWeek 50 "best in class" company for three years in a row. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 100,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit www.outsourcingprofessional.org.
About The Global Outsourcing 100
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is in its fifth year of compiling its annual ranking of the world's best outsourcing service providers and advisors – The Global Outsourcing 100. As part of The Global Outsourcing 100, IAOP also introduced a new list in 2009, The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors. The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services — not just information technology and business process outsourcing, but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics. They include not only today's leaders, but tomorrow's rising stars.