Top quality projects honored at CIJ Awards 2019
The CIJ Awards Czech Republic took place Nov. 28 in the historic heart of Prague in Slovansky dum's beautifully restored Empire Hall. The venue was an elegant backdrop for an incredible night that brought together the top players of the Czech Republic's property sector. Twenty-six awards were handed out to developers who completed buildings over the past 12 months around the country, as well as to the wide range of service providers involved in building, financing, leasing and selling those building.
There were several big winners on the evening, including Penta Real Estate, which received four prizes. They picked up two of the iconic winners statues Waltrovka, which won both Best Residential Development (Waltrovka) and the Grand Prix -- the best overall development for the past year. In addition to this, Penta won Best Fit-Out for Churchill/Deloitte and it was the Churchill building which won Best Office Development. CTP's record-breaking deal with Deka Immobilien was deemed this year's Best Commercial Transaction, but the company also accepted the prestigious Best Overall Developer of 2019.
Panattoni won this year's Best Warehouse Development with Viapharma Panattoni but its team returned to the stage for Best PR & Marketing Campaign for its Virtual Reality program for Panattoni Pilsen Digital Park. Skanska Property won three prizes, including Best Leading Green Development for its office project Praga Studios, Best Innovation for its new 'Connected' system for buildings, and finally its Managing Director Alexandra Tomašková won Best Real Estate Leadership/Professional.
Among the big winners in the Teams & Leaders categories, Cushman & Wakefield led the pack winning both the Best Office Agency and Best Retail Agency prizes, while it was involved in all of this year's winning transactions, including: Best Hotel Transaction (Intercontinental Hotel Prague) and Best Land Deal, for the sale of a huge site in Prague – Šeberov. White & Case won the Best Law Firm award, while UniCredit and Deloitte Advisory won the statues for Best Bank and Best Tax & Financial Advisor respectively.
Final Winners List:
Best Residential Development - Waltrovka - Penta Real Estate
Best Office Development - Churchill/Deloitte - Penta Real Estate
Best Warehouse Development - Viapharma Panattoni
Best Leading Green Development - Skanska Property CZ (Praga Studios)
Best Commercial Refurbishment - Passerinvest Group (BB Centrum A)
Best Buildup in Development - The Flow Building – Flow East
Best Retail Development - Centrum Stromovka – Lordship
Best Overall Developer - CTP
Grand Prix - Waltrovka - Penta Real Estate
Best Commercial Property Transaction - CTP Parks – Deka Immobilien (CTP Invest/Cushman & Wakefield)
Best Asset Manager - Mint Investments
Best Land Transaction - Cushman & Wakefield – Šeberov, Prague
Best Hotel Transaction - Intercontinental Hotel Prague – R2G (Cushman & Wakefield)
Best Tenant-Primark – The Flow Building (Primark)
Best Fit - Out-Penta Real Estate (Churchill/Deloitte)
Best Innovation - Skanska Property (Connected)
Best PR & Marketing Campaign - Panattoni ( Virtual Reality for Panattoni Pilsen Digital Park)
Best Local Real Estate Agency - Svoboda & Williams
Best Office Real Estate Agency - Cushman & Wakefield
Best Leadership Professional - Andrea Tomášková (Skanska)
Best Warehouse Real Estate Agency - 108 Agency
Best Retail Real Estate Agency - Cushman & Wakefield
Best Law Firm - White & Case
Best Bank - UniCredit
Best Tax & Financial Advisor - Deloitte Advisory
Best Property Management Company - CBRE