CBRE Thailand sweeps 8 awards at Asia Pacific Property Awards 2012

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CBRE Thailand won the distinction of being the most awarded office in the Asia Pacific region at the Asia Pacific Property Awards in association with HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Asia.  The award gala dinner was held April 27 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The company received five 5-star awards at the national level for Best Consultancy, Agency, and Website in Thailand.  CBRE Thailand then went on to compete at the Asia Pacific level with International Property Consultants throughout Asia Pacific including Australia, Japan, North and South East Asia.  At the Asia Pacific Level, CBRE Thailand won Best Real Estate Agency and Best Property Consultancy in competition with Savills, Colliers, and Jones Lang LaSalle.  The other five-star winner in Thailand was Hunter Sotheby for their Phuket website.

Representatives of CBRE Thailand led by David Simister, 3rd left, are presented with the awards April 27 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Representatives of CBRE Thailand led by David Simister, 3rd left, are presented with the awards April 27 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

In 4 years of CBRE Thailand competing at the International Property Awards, this marks up a total of 29 awards including Best International Commercial Website worldwide.

“We are very pleased to be recognized as the leading property agent and consultant and pleased that we won these awards in open competition with our major competitors throughout the region,” said David Simister, Chairman of CBRE Thailand.

Mr. Simister thanked all of the 1,081 CBRE Thailand staff for their commitment to high standards and hard work which produced the results.

Aliwassa Pathnadabutr, Managing Director of CBRE Thailand noted that the attention and effort put in across the board by both the agency and professional staff and their close working relationships were key to their market position.  She also commented that in recent years the importance and development of electronic marketing, particularly the website was integral to the results and performance obtained.

CBRE colleagues in the region also competed in the awards and the Philippines office – which entered for the first time – received four 5-star awards out of four entries and went on to win the Best Lettings Agency in Asia Pacific.  In total, CBRE took up 19 awards in the Asia Pacific region, at the national and Asia Pacific levels.

The International Property Awards have been sponsored in the past by both CNBC and Bloomberg Television and this year for the first time by HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad and the RICS Asia.  The awards are the largest and most prestigious awards granted on the international circuit.  CBRE Thailand will be going forward as a representative for Asia Pacific for Best International Real Estate Agency and Best International Property Consultancy, competing against competitors worldwide at the International Property Awards Gala Dinner to be held later in the year.