Shanghai, September 16, 2021 – Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, announced that the firm has been named the world’s top commercial real estate advisor and consultant for the fourth consecutive year in the Euromoney Real Estate Survey. In the 2021 survey the firm was awarded a clean sweep of wins in China, Asia Pacific, and worldwide, in the four categories of Overall Agency, Valuation, Letting / Sales, and Research.
“We’re proud to be continually recognized as the real estate firm of choice globally,” said John Forrester, President of Cushman & Wakefield. “Our people continue to lead the industry in expertly navigating a constantly evolving landscape and have demonstrated unmatched creativity and dedication.”
“I am extremely proud of our achievements at the Euromoney Awards,” said Matthew Bouw, Cushman & Wakefield’s Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific. “Despite the unique and often difficult challenges this past year as we navigated the evolving pandemic situation, we remained committed to our deeply embedded client-centric philosophy. The wonderful recognition from Euromoney is a fitting reward for our teams’ ongoing commitment and laser focus as they support and service our clients, whilst raising the bar for professionalism in our industry. I would like to offer a huge thanks both to our teams in recognition of their hard work, and to our clients for their ongoing support and the trust they place in us every day. Our overall wins in Asia Pacific and globally underscore our approach to providing best-in-class quality client services across all markets worldwide.”
This marks the fourth time for Cushman & Wakefield to be recognized as the top commercial real estate advisor and consultant in mainland China. The firm was also named the No. 1 advisor and consultant in the Hong Kong and Taiwan markets, winning the top accolades for Overall Agency, Valuation, Letting / Sales, and Research.
K K Chiu, Chief Executive, Greater China, Cushman & Wakefield, said “We’re honored that Euromoney has now named Cushman & Wakefield the top CRE advisor and consultant in China four times. The No. 1 ranking across all relevant categories reinforces our culture of excellence and market-leading position across Greater China. Going forward, we will sharpen our focus even further on our clients’ needs and ensure that we continue to set the highest industry standards as we continue to grow in this important market.”
In addition to its recognition globally and in Asia Pacific & China, Cushman & Wakefield was named the top real estate advisor and consultant in Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Croatia, India, Japan, Peru, the Philippines, Portugal, Serbia, and Vietnam.
“Cushman & Wakefield has benefitted from the record demand for e-commerce and industrial logistics, sectors that have seen a sharp growth in investor interest since the start of the pandemic. The firm is well set to benefit from this sectoral shift in the global real estate market,” said Louise Bowman, editor, Euromoney.
Euromoney’s 17th annual survey canvassed the opinions of leading firms involved in the real estate sector worldwide to determine which firms they believed to be the best providers of real estate products and services in their market during the past 12 months. Advisers, developers, investment managers, banks and corporate end-users of real estate were invited to take the survey. The full results are published here.