Cushman & Wakefield, the global property consultant, won two out of the four awards open to property advisers at the prestigious European Property Awards 2006 held in Munich, Germany Wednesday evening.
Cushman & Wakefield won the following awards: European Office Agency Team of the Year 2006 and European Retail; and Leisure Agency Team of the Year 2006. The European Property Awards recognize excellence amongst property advisers across Europe, and are organized by Property Week, Immobilien Zeitung, Expo Real and CoreNet Global. Eric Peeters, Head of European Office Agency at Cushman & Wakefield and John Strachan, Head of Global Retail at Cushman & Wakefield were present at the gala dinner to receive the awards. Over 1,000 guests including investors, occupiers, developers, banks and other agents attended the glittering dinner and awards ceremony at the Bayerischer Hof hotel in Central Munich in Germany.
John Travers, CEO of Cushman & Wakefield in EMEA said: "This is a fantastic achievement and a reflection of the strength of our teams across Europe." Charles Taylor, Partner and Managing Director of C&W Budapest said: "Our retail and office agency teams in Budapest are really “best of class”, having secured some of the best mandates in town. We are the letting agent of Plaza Center’s Arena Plaza development and ING Real Estate’s Buda Skála development. Our office team has recently won mandates from Trigranit on Millennium Towers and also leading office schemes of Hochtief and Wallis." Cushman & Wakefield`s Budapest office was recently named the Best Agent of the Year 2006 - Hungary at the Euromoney Real Estate Excellence Awards.