Cushman & Wakefield was named CEE Retail & Leisure Agency Firm of the Year 2014 at the CEE Quality Awards organised by CEE Insight Forum in association with the Financial Times. The event was held on 8 April in Warsaw. Cushman & Wakefield beat a shortlist of 6 companies, including CBRE, Colliers International, DTZ, JLL, Mantaren Properties and TriGranit Management Corporation.
The aim of CEE Quality Awards is to recognise excellence and promote the achievements of the emerging Europe real estate sector to the regional and international investment arena. The awards procedure was overseen by the leading global consulting firm Deloitte.
Jonathan Hallett, Managing Partner at Cushman & Wakefield Central Europe, said, “It highlights the outstanding achievements and professionalism of our staff and recognizes C&W’s continuing efforts to lead the industry in retail and leisure agency services in the CEE region.”
Jan Kotrbáček, Head of Retail Services Czech Republic and Slovakia, said: “We are pleased that our hard work and the services we provided to our many clients have been awarded a „Gold Medal“ and we will strive to continue delivering innovation in the future as well. Many thanks go to all our clients for the opportunity to work with them – without them we would never achieve this. We will try to do our best to make the retail environment better for all of us.”
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD’S KEY MANDATES:
• Czech Republic – Quadrio Praha, Central Kladno, Palladium, Galerie Dornych Brno, Královo Pole Brno, IGY České Budějovice, Metropole Zličín, Atrium Flóra, Olympia Plzeň, AFI Palác Pardubice, Olympia Teplice, NC Fénix Praha, City Park Jihlava, OC Haná, Nová Palmovka, AVION IKEA (Brno, Ostrava), Forum Nová Karolina
• Hungary – Alba Plaza Ii, Aréna Plaza, Mom Park, Premier Outlets Center, Market Central Ferihegy, Park Center Portfolio, Fashion Street And Vörösmarty 1
• Poland – Galeria Katowicka, IKEA Wrocław, Atrium Felicity, Galeria Kabaty, Forum Radunia, Poznań City Center, Gemini Park Bielsko-Biała, Europa Centralna, Galeria Neptun, Galeria Bursztynowa, Forum Bemowo, Marcredo Center Kutno, Marcredo Center Zawiercie i Marcredo Galeria Głogów
• Slovakia – Forum Poprad, City Arena Trnava, Eurovea Bratislava, Avion Shopping Park Bratislava, Bory Mall Bratislava, Trencin Laugaricio, Aupark Košice, Aupark Piešťany, Aupark Žilina, Duben Zilina and Optima Kosice
Tenant representations included: TK Maxx, Foot Locker, Claire’s, Pandora, Jimmy Choo, Citibank, Studio Moderna, Estée Lauder, Marks & Spencer and Vodafone.