Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, was recently recognized at the 2020 Asia Pacific Property Awards for outstanding achievements in the CRE market. The firm took home a total of five awards, highlighting its unrivaled industry influence and exceptional service offerings in these markets.
- Best Property Agency / Consultancy India
- Best Real Estate Agency Single Office India
- Best Real Estate Agency 5-20 Offices China
- Best Property Agency / Consultancy Marketing China – Shanghai MixC Office, Blocks A, B, C, D
- Best Real Estate Agency Marketing China - R&F Centre C01 Office Building
Cushman & Wakefield India has over 2,945 employees operating across New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Ahmedabad, the business services over 100 different cities such as Nagpur, Cochin, Mysore, Mohali, Chandigarh, Goa, Ludhiana, Jaipur and Coimbatore, amongst others.
Commenting on winning of two awards for India, Mr Anshul Jain, Managing Director - India & Southeast Asia, said, "This recognition is a testament of our unwavering commitment towards our clients & people, and the quality of services we bring on the table. Winning this coveted award at a national level as well as at a city office level, and that too at a platform like APPA reinforces our belief in placing our clients and people at the center of What’s Next. A big thank you to our clients and the amazing talent at C&W India, for making this possible.”
The team had a great year in 2019, with accomplishments in various areas of the business. The Valuation & Advisory business was ranked #1 for REITS and litigation/dispute resolution assignments as they delivered valuation & monetization of over 100 properties across 44 cities, totaling approximately 6 million sq. ft., comprising of land parcels, offices and residential apartments. The Office Transactions team also worked on the Marquee R&D facility transaction for Microsoft India, spanning 200,000 sq. ft. at prime location – Sovereign Capital Gate (Noida CBD)
The Consulting arm of the business also found great success acting as real estate financial consultants for the prestigious TOD and Metro Projects, including Thane-Panvel-Virar Suburban Corridor, Lucknow Metro, Thane Metro. The firm also delivered complex workplace change management strategy for a European Investment Bank. In the retail space, the firm’s retail experts helped advise Kenneth Cole to enter the Indian retail space again. The client has a store at Infiniti Mall, admeasuring about 1400 sq. ft.
Cushman & Wakefield’s Project & Development Services team executed 350,000 sq. ft. for Microsoft in 2019. A display of the firm’s strong client relationship also helped to generate repeat businesses with LinkedIn, totaling 60,000 sq. ft. across Bengaluru & Gurugram. The Integrated Facilities Management & Asset Services business also won the prestigious Temple of the Vedic Planetarium mandate, which will be the headquarters for the ISCKON movement (Hare Rama Hare Krishna). It will feature the world’s largest dome among temples (52m diameter). Cushman & Wakefield provides advisory for the temple design, which will be constructed by 2022.
About Asia Pacific Property Awards
Established in 1993, the Asia Pacific Property Awards (APPA) is part of the global International Property Awards, which celebrate the highest levels of achievement by companies operating in all sectors of the property and real estate industry. The Awards are judged by an independent panel of over 80 industry experts who evaluate design, quality, service, innovation, originality and commitment to sustainability.