The firm also secured the top spot in Vietnam and Asia PacificCushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) has announced that the firm was named the world’s best commercial real estate advisor and consultant overall for the fourth consecutive year by Euromoney’s annual 2021 Global Real Estate Survey. The 2021 survey also marks the third time that the firm has secured the top spot overall in Asia Pacific.
Globally, Cushman & Wakefield was also ranked the No. 1 advisor and consultant for Property Valuation and Research, each for the fourth consecutive year; No. 1 in Agency Letting/Sales for the third consecutive year; and No. 1 Investment Managers for the second consecutive year.
“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.”
In addition to its global recognitions, Cushman & Wakefield was named the best advisor and consultant in Asia Pacific, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Croatia, India, Japan, Peru, the Philippines, Portugal, Serbia and Vietnam. The firm also received several country-level recognitions for the other categories.
“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.”
In Vietnam, Cushman & Wakefield was named the top advisor and consultant in the Euromoney Real Estate Survey 2021.
Chris Carver, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, Vietnam, said, “This award is a firm acknowledgment by our clients and industry partners of the quality and dedication to service shown by our Vietnam team and it underscores clients’ trust in our expertise and professionalism. Throughout 2021, this commitment to deliver value to our clients and their businesses has been evident within a very trying environment, which the team has continued to adapt to and provide outstanding client outcomes. We look forward to continuing to set the standards of excellence within the commercial real estate services sector in 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.