Brisbane, QLD (22 February 2010) - CB Richard Ellis has been named Commercial Agency of the Year at the Real Estate Institute of QLD Awards for Excellence.
CBRE was one of four firms short-listed in the Agency of the Year category at the REIQ awards, which this year attracted a record number of entries.
CBRE was also short-listed in the Commercial Salesperson and Commercial Property Manager categories of the awards, which recognise achievements and innovation in all fields of real estate practice.
All winners automatically progress into the 2010 National Awards for Excellence to be held in Adelaide next month.
CBRE Queensland Senior Managing Director Bruce Baker attributed the company's success at this year's awards to the outstanding efforts of all staff across the Queensland business in continuing to deliver the highest levels of service and results for clients.
CBRE has eight nominations for the national awards including Commercial Agency of the Year for QLD, NSW and Victoria; Commercial Salesperson of the Year for ACT (Nick McDonald Crowley), VIC (Andrew Dawkins) and SA (Mark Boylan); and Commercial Property Manager of the Year for NSW (Peter Apostolakos) and VIC (Labrini Platis).
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 2007 revenue). With over 29,000 employees, the Company serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices worldwide (excluding affiliate offices). 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 is the only commercial real estate services company named one of the 50 "best in class" companies by BusinessWeek, and was also named one of the 100 fastest growing companies by Fortune. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com.