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CBRE Brings Home Six RICS 2013 Hong Kong Property Awards

CBRE dominates prestigious HK property awards night, scooping six major team awards

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15 March 2013, Hong Kong - CBRE announces today that it has been awarded six 2013 Hong Kong Property Awards from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). CBRE was the stand-out performer taking 6 from 12 categories at the RICS Hong Kong Annual Dinner on 14 March, which is attended by all the major real estate services firms and one of the most prominent property industry events in the Hong Kong calendar.

Grand Winner​ ​Finalists
​Office Agency Team of the Year CBRE​ Jones Lang LaSalle
Cushman & Wakefield​
​Retail Agency Team of the Year ​CBRE ​Cushman & Wakefield
Jones Lang LaSalle
​Industrial Agency Team of the Year CBRE​ ​Cushman & Wakefield
​Project Management Team of the Year ​CBRE ​Cushman & Wakefield
Hong Kong Housing Authority
Best Deal of the Year​ ​CBRE ​Colliers International
Cushman & Wakefield
Contribution to the Community Team of the Year​ ​CBRE ​Wheelock Properties
Kwong Wah and Wong Tai Sin Hospitals
Residential Agency Team of the Year​ Knight Frank -
​Property Management Team of the Year Kai Shing Management​
ISS Eastpoint Property Management​
Jones Lang LaSalle
​Best Project Team of the Year ​Rider Levett Bucknall ​-
​Young Achiever of the Year ​Reeves Yan of Colliers ​Michelle Chiu of Jones Lang LaSalle
Dr. Connie Hung of Knight Frank
HK Property Person of the Year​ ​Nicholas Brooke
Professional Property
Services Group

The RICS Hong Kong Awards recognizes the contribution and outstanding performance of real estate agencies, teams and individuals in the industry in Hong Kong. The 2013 Awards followed the successful launch in 2012, and aim to promote the talents and team spirit of surveyors, property developers, cost consultants, project managers and planners.

Commenting on CBRE‟s achievements, Mr. Craig Shute, Senior Managing Director of CBRE for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, said: ”This unrivaled recognition from the RICS, clients and industry peers demonstrates that CBRE walks the talk. Thanks to our peoples’ dedication, professionalism and daily commitment to innovation and excellence on behalf of our clients, these awards recognize CBRE as the top commercial real estate services firm in Hong Kong.”

Mr Shute continued:

“We are particularly pleased with CBRE’s recognition as the Contribution to the Community Team of the Year. Our commitment to the Hong Kong community in which we have served since 1978 is demonstrated through the priority we place on sustainability, charitable and philanthropic endeavors, and an emphasis on diversity, inclusion and community.”

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Office Services Team of the Year
CBRE‟s large and experienced team has 50 dedicated office services professionals based across Hong Kong Island and Kowloon offering a wide range of services to assist clients formulate well-informed decisions that add tangible value to their real estate portfolios and positively affect business operations.

Team Leader – Rhodri James Executive Director, CBRE Office Services - - +852 28202883

Industrial Agency Team of the Year
CBRE‟s Industrial & Logistics Services Team has continued to lead from the front within this important Hong Kong real estate sector covering the full spectrum of industrial requirementsfor clients with a focus on warehouse leasing. An innovative approach to satisfy client needs is critical in Hong Kong where the difficulty to find suitable, low cost industrial land and property is proving the biggest obstacle.

Team Leader – Darren Benson Senior Director, CBRE Industrial & Logistics Services - +852 29895173

Retail Agency Team of the Year
2012 saw a strong performance from CBRE Retail. The success of the year and what sets them apart from other traditionally more acclaimed industry competitors in Hong Kong was the stand-out performance of the Government-backed “Domain” shopping centre project in Yau Tong. This has been an extraordinary retail project in which CBRE did a „mission impossible‟ in this traditional residential area that very few retailers had previously shown interest in.

Team Leader – Joe Lin Senior Director, CBRE Retail Services - - +852 28202860

Project Management Team of the Year
The CBRE Project Management team in Hong Kong is widely recognized by the corporate fit-out industry. The team encompasses professionals including Architects, Engineers, Building Services Professionals and even legal background, bringing together extensive experiences and expertise. The CBRE Project Management team covers a full spectrum of services including with fit-outs of commercial offices for financial institutions, legal industry, insurance, advertising and media firms, as well as the retail sector.

Team Leader – Paul Dingley Executive Director, CBRE Project Management - - +852 28206586

Deal of the Year
CBRE was recognized for part it played in the relocation and consolidation into Gloucester Tower of King & Wood Mallesons, the only international law firm headquartered in Hong Kong.

Deal Team Leader – Ryan Jones Executive Director, CBRE Office Services - +852 28202954

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