First Commercial Real Estate CIJ Awards Serbia

Prestigious CIJ Awards for results in commercial real estate sector have been presented for the first time in Serbia, at gala event last night in Hyatt Regency hotel in Belgrade

The host of the event were CIJ Awards and founder Roberts Publishing Media Group (RPMG), leading European provider of digital and printed news in commercial real estate sector.

Nominations for the award were open until November 10. Proposals were a result of realistic assessment of market situation by CIJ Awards partners, CBS International (CBRE Serbia) and expert associates Jones Lang LaSalle and Colliers. The winners were chosen among more than 60 nominees, by combined votes of 15 experts jury and on-line votes of broader expert community in commercial real estate sector. All of 20 categories of awards are split into segments of property development, property lease, real estate teams and leaders, improvement of existing real estate and services in property market. The winners in all categories are qualified for Best of the Best CIJ Awards Europe 2017, where the elite of eight countries from Central and South Eastern Europe will be presented.

At this year’s event partners of RPMG and CIJ, EPF (European Property Federation), also took part. This partnership develops a platform for connecting local companies with EPF European members.

Established in 2001, CIJ Awards are the first commercial real estate event and contest in Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, and this year Serbia joined. CIJ Awards are gradually developed with constant improvement of selection process and formula, in cooperation with the leading real estate companies’ management and leaders, juries from professional associations from across Europe, and mixed juries which include CIJ readers’ votes.

The complete list of the winners by categories:

RE Development, Developer & Transaction         

Best Residential Development & Developer of the Year:               Central Garden

Best Office Development & Developer of The Year: Airport City

Best Retail Development & Developer of the Year: Aviv

Best Warehouse Development & Developer of the Year:              Industrial Park Belgrade

Hospitality of the Year: Radisson Blu Old Mill Hotel Belgrade


RE Lease             

Best Office Lease of the Year: VIP Mobile

Best Retail Lease of the Year: Cinestar

Best Warehouse/Industrial Lease of the Year: Milsped


RE Teams & Leaders      

Best Office Power Broker Team of the Year: CBS International (CBRE Serbia)

Best Retail Power Broker Team of the Year: CBS International (CBRE Serbia)

Best Warehouse Power Broker Team of the Year: JLL

Local Power Broker Team of the Year: Diplomat Rent

Bank Team of the Year:                 UniCredit Bank

Leadership of the Year: Adir El Al


RE Environments             

4RE-Refurbishment / Recommercialization / Rebranding / Relaunch of the Year:                Kompresor

FIT-OUT of the Year: Seven Bridges


RE Services        

Construction Company of the Year: Energogroup

Law Firm of the Year: CMS

Best Asset/Property Management Company: Confluence Property Management

Best Facility Management Company: Hauzmajstor