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Our awards reflect our culture at Cushman & Wakefield. Our commitment to quality, our diligent attention to our client's individual needs, and the level of service we offer bring us accolades and commendations from across the globe. 

But our greatest reward is the satisfaction our clients express for a job well done.

Americas


C&W Environmental Challenge Winner - 2013

Cushman & Wakefield was the National Environmental Challenge Winner for the property that demonstrated the highest Energy Star rating, the lowest indoor water consumption, the highest diversion rate in 2012, and LEED for Existing Buildings certification. 

The winning property was that which houses the Adobe Headquarter Towers, located in San Jose, California. 

Real Estate Industry’s Best Brand in New York - 2012

Cushman & Wakefield has the best brand reputation in the commercial real estate industry in New York, according to a subscriber survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal marketing department in conjunction with Beta Research Corp. 

The survey polled more than 1,200 Journal subscribers in the U.S. on brand familiarity and reputation across the commercial real estate industry. The results show that 86.4 percent responded that Cushman & Wakefield had an "excellent" or "very good" brand reputation in the Greater New York region.

Cushman & Wakefield Ranks Among the Top 25 Brokerage Firms in the U.S. – 2011

National Real Estate Investor ranked Cushman & Wakefield No. 3 of the top 25 brokerage firms in the U.S. based on the total dollar volume of leasing and investment sales transactions globally. Cushman & Wakefield’s transactions totaled $88.6 billion in value.

No. 1 Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm (New York City) - 2011

Cushman & Wakefield recently earned the distinction as the No. 1 brokerage firm in Manhattan, according to a ranking in the October 2011 issue of Real Estate Forum on the top New York commercial real estate brokerages.

No. 1 Commercial Property Manager (New York City) – 2011

Crain’s issued a report listing the top 25 property managers in which Cushman & Wakefield ranked in the top spot, with more than 71.4 million square feet managed, more than 3 million sf ahead of second place CBRE and nearly 8 million sf ahead of the third place Jones Lang LaSalle.

No. 1 - Largest Office Leases (New York City) - 2011

In the July 2011 issue of Crain’s, Cushman & Wakefield was recognized as the No. 1 firm in Manhattan on the city’s largest office leases through the first six months of 2011, with 22 of the top 50 leases and seven of the top 10 leases.

Winner of Best Deal Award by the Atlanta Business Chronicle (Atlanta) - 2011

The Atlanta Business Chronicle awarded Cushman & Wakefield the Best Deal Award for its representation of Porsche North America, Inc. in the acquisition of its 175,000 sf build to suit headquarters in Atlanta.

MVP Hall of Fame Inductee – Tim Relyea – Houston Business Journal (Houston) - 2011

The Houston Business Journal’s Heavy Hitters Hall of Fame honors exemplary individuals who have a lasting impact on the Houston Commercial real estate community. 

This prestigious award was given to Tim Relyea, Vice Chairman, for the financial magnitude of transactions, while providing industry, mentoring and civic leadership.

No. 1 – Top Investment Sales Brokers (Northern New Jersey) - 2011

According to Real Estate Alert, in a ranking of top investment sales brokers by market, Cushman & Wakefield ranked No. 1 in Northern New Jersey boasting a 48.5 % market share.

Winner - CoreNet Global Industry Excellence & Sustainability Leadership - 2011

Cushman & Wakefield won Corenet’s prestigious Sustainability Leadership Award in 2011. In 2009, Cushman & Wakefield was the first real estate services firm to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aimed at addressing environmental efficiencies in the commercial real estate sector. 

Cushman & Wakefield's Environmental Challenge is a corporate initiative developed to reinforce and track commitments outlined in the MOU. 

The program relies on innovative best practices, reporting requirements and tracking procedures to achieve the stated and measureable goal of a 10 percent reduction in energy consumption, water use and waste disposal in Cushman & Wakefield managed properties by 2012 (compared to a 2008 baseline).

EPA WasteWise New Business Partner of the Year – 2010

Cushman & Wakefield was the 2010 WasteWise New Business Partner of the Year for its impressive strides in promoting waste prevention and recycling throughout the organization. 

Combined, 145 Cushman & Wakefield facilities reported more than 11,250 tons of waste prevention and recycling. Altogether the company’s initiatives prevented more than 35,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents from entering the atmosphere, equivalent to the annual emissions from 6,500 cars.

APAC


Leading Industry Agency - Office Market - 2013

At the Beijing Office Industry Development Annual Party jointly held by China Office and BOMA in January 2013, C&W was again awarded the ‘Leading Industry Agency of Office Market’. 

With more than 560 developers, investors and occupiers attending, this award demonstrates strength and professionalism in the real estate consultancy field.

Retail Agency Team of the Year (Hong Kong) - 2012

Cushman & Wakefield Hong Kong was named Retail Agency Team of the Year by RICS. RICS Hong Kong property Awards recognizes the contribution of outstanding players who have excelled in the property industry in Hong Kong.

Best Work Places Awards (India) - 2010

Cushman & Wakefield India secured a place in the celebrated ranking of Great Place to Work® & Economic Times Best Workplaces. The Great Place to Work® Study in partnership with The Economic Times evaluated employee feedback and corporate best practices and recognized organizations that displayed excellence in workplace practices. 

Cushman & Wakefield ranked 65th overall amongst 427 companies and ranked 3rd Best Company to Work for in the Construction & Real Estate Category.

EMEA


Euromoney – 2015 Agency of the Year

European Property Awards – 2014 Real Estate Consultancy of the Year

Euromoney – 2014 Agency of the Year

Retail & Leisure Agency of the Year Award in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) - 2013

Cushman & Wakefield were named the "Retail & Leisure Agency" of the year for Central and Eastern Europe at the CEE Quality Awards organised by CEE Insight Forum in association with the Financial Times.

Estates Gazette – Top Retail Agent, 2012-13

The UK Retail team topped Estates Gazette’s national league tables for deals done in 2012.

Estates Gazette Retail Property Adviser of the Year – 2012

The UK Retail team was named the dominant advisor of the UK retail market at the 2012 Estates Gazette Awards. We were acknowledged for our new strategies, focus on occupiers, and high profile Central London deals. 

This is the second time in a row (and fourth time in total) that we have won the Retail Award. We continue to be the only UK retail team to have ‘done the double’, now for the third time.

Property Week Retail & Leisure Agency Team of the Year – 2012

The UK Retail & Leisure team were named “Retail & Leisure Agency Team of the Year” at the 2012 Property Week Magazine Property Awards. We were commended for our occupier strategy, including our recent work managing the combined portfolio of Everything Everywhere (numbering 800 properties), and for being retained by a number of leading occupiers such as Wagamama. 

The award also recognised the success of our shopping centres team who secured an additional 21 leasing mandates in the last year.

British Council of Offices (BCO) Regional Fit Out of Workspace Award for the South West of England, Thames Valley and South Wales – 2012

Our Project Management & Consultancy team won the award for the best Regional Fit Out of Workspace for the South West of England, Thames Valley and South Wales for their work on Quintiles’ new headquarters at Green Park at this year’s BCO awards. 

The awards recognise innovation, top quality design and functionality, and are a benchmark for excellence in workplaces. This year’s success follows on from our 2011 National and Regional award for Best Fit Out of Workplace for our work on the Avon Cosmetics UK Headquarters building in Northampton.

CoStar Most Active Agent award - Thames Valley Office Agent – 2012

The Cushman & Wakefield Thames Valley office was named CoStar’s Most Active Agent for the Thames Valley region, in recognition of the team transacting 234,000 sq ft of office space for occupier clients in the Thames Valley area over the course of 2011.

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