8 November 2010 – CB Richard Ellis, Thailand collected five awards at the Thailand Property Awards ceremony on November 6th, 2010, including two new categories – “Best Bangkok Agent” and “Best Phuket Agent”. The fifth annual Thailand Property Awards Gala Dinner was held at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel and honoured 29 companies and personalities.
More than 1,600 companies were nominated and 200 entries received. CB Richard Ellis has previously won the “Best International Agent” title for three consecutive years. This year is the first time the best agent category was awarded by location.
“We are very honoured to be named the “Best Agent in Bangkok and Phuket” in a year that has certainly been challenging in both markets. The awards are testament of our success and consistency in the delivery of our services in all areas, spanning from agency through to property management, valuation and research and consultancy. Our success is underpinned by a dedicated team of professionals.” said David Simister, Chairman, CB Richard Ellis Thailand.
CB Richard Ellis also won the “Best Agent Website” for www.cbre.co.th. This is the third year in a row CBRE has received this award. The CBRE website is continuously developed to offer improved functionality and content, both in terms of stock selection and research in order to match the clients’ changing needs. The latest updated edition of the website was recently launched in October. Although the new website is too late to be judged for this years award, it is being further developed to feature an interactive map search by the year end.
Two more awards were collected by CB Richard Ellis on the clients’ behalf, for the Conrad Koh Samui Residences, a CBRE sole agent project which was named the “Best Villa Development Samui” and “Best Print Advertisement”. The Conrad Koh Samui Resort and Residences are developed by Hillcrest Residences (Samui) Co Ltd and is due to open in April 2011. The project offers a 7% guaranteed yield for five years, one of the best guaranteed returns offered on the market.
CB Richard Ellis has maintained the market leader position in Professional Real Estate Services in Thailand and has been appointed for over 30 residential and office sole agency projects. Some of the projects CBRE currently represent are Sathorn Square, Park Ventures, Saladaeng Residences, Amari Residences-Hua-Hin, Bright 24, Vertiq and Abstracts Phahonyothin Park.
In the picture, Mr. David Simister (5th from left), Chairman, and Ms. Aliwassa Pathnadabutr (5th from right), Managing Director of CB Richard Ellis Thailand receive 5 prestigious awards at the Thailand Property Awards 2010 gala dinner, together with other executives.