The 5th annual CEE Investment & Green Building Awards was held in Warsaw on Thursday 29th October 2015. Companies and individuals recognised at the awards included: investors, developers, bankers, agencies and many others from throughout the CEE region. Skanska Commercial Development Europe was a multiple award winner across all the main categories. Panattoni Europe, CBRE Global Investors, Griffin Real Estate and Union Investment also walked away with some of the big company prizes.
Skanska, one of the region's biggest developer's, with a successful sustainable-development model across CEE, walked away with three prizes, Office Developer, Office Development, for their well-received Dominikanski project in Wroclaw, as well as receiving recognition from the Jury for its successful disposal of office developments in Krakow and Lodz in Poland.
Other investment winners included CBRE Global Investors, winning two awards as this year's most successful Core+/Value Add and Core Investor. Europa Capital was deemed the best Opportunistic Investor, P3 Logistic Parks for Warehouse Investor, AEW Europe as JV Investor, Atrium European Real Estate for Retail Investor and Griffin Real Estate as Overall Investor.
Panattoni Europe's Robert Dobryzcki was named this year’s Industry Professional. Panattoni, the warehouse developer, has made quite an impact in the region and this was recognised by the Jury with the company also winning Warehouse Developer, and collecting the award for best Warehouse BTS Project for Amazon's Fulfilment Centre in the Czech Republic.
Multi Development picked up two project awards. The prolific retail real estate developer saw their recently opened Forum Lviv in Ukraine win Retail Project of the Year and Magnolia Park in Wroclaw received special praise for its successful extension this year.
Ghelamco's ambitious Warsaw Spire project, currently one of the biggest office development's in Europe, collected this year's Green Building of the Future prize. The 100,000 sqm office complex, due to open next year, was deemed by the jurors to be the best example of a sustainable office development. Plac Zamkowy, a retrofit-refurbishment project in Warsaw's old town district, also picked up a project award.
Accentuating the strength and interest in the region’s investment sector, were the Investment Brokerage and Investment Broker Awards. JLL's Agata Sekula got the biggest cheer of the night winning Investment Broker of the Year. JLL also walked away with the Investment Brokerage Firm award.
Another personal award was handed out to Agnieszka Grezik from WeCARE for Property Manager of the Year.
Apsys, a retail developer and property manager, picked up Retail Developer of the Year. Aecom collected Professional Service Provider of the Year. TPA Horwath was voted this year's best Tax And Financial Adviser. First Title was once again voted the best Title Insurance Provider. Other industry winners included, Dentons, CBRE, pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Gleeds and Kurylowicz & Associates.
The sixth annual CEE Investment & Green Building Awards will be held on October 27th, 2016.
Full List of Winners for 2015
Company of the Year
Professional Service Provider
Tax and Financial Adviser
Title Insurance Provider
Kurylowicz & Associates
Project Management Firm
Property Management Firm
Agnieszka Grezsik - WeCARE, part of Liebrecht & Wood Group
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Investment Brokerage Agency
Agata Sekula – JLL
Project of the Year
Magnolia Park - Multi Development - Poland
Plac Zamkowy - Senatorska Investment - Poland
Green Building of the Future
Warsaw Spire - Ghelamco - Poland
Warehouse BTS Project
BTS Fullfiment Centre for Amazon - Panattoni Europe - Czech Republic
Forum Lviv - Multi Development - Ukraine
Dominikański - Skanska Property - Poland
Investor of the Year
P3 Logistic Parks
Atrium European Real Estate
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Core+/ Value Add Investor
CBRE Global Investors
CBRE Global Investors
Investment Deal of the Year
Investment Deal - €20-50 million
REINO Dywidenda FIZ acquired Kapelanka 42 B in Krakow from Skanska
Investment Deal - €50-€100 million
Griffin Real Estate acquired Green Horizon in Lodz from Skanska
Investment Deal - €100 million plus
Union Investment acquired Palladium shopping centre from Hannover Leasing
Griffin Real Estate
Professional of the Year
Robert Dobryzcki – Panattoni Europe