Simply the best - Outstanding night at this year’s CIJ Awards Romania

by   CIJ News iDesk V
2023-12-07   10:49
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What an evening at the CIJ Awards Romania! The elite of real estate professionals came out to enjoy a great evening of networking, awards, live music and amazing quality of food. In this year’s 16th edition of the competition, over 280 nominations were submitted from the best, most distinguished projects on the market and from top companies and service providers operating in the real estate sector.

“The 16th CIJ Awards Romania was something special this year, with the highest entry of nominations since inception, proving Romania is a fantastic country to do business, invest and develop in, I have always been very confident and very upbeat about the future potential of Romania, I believe it is a great country with continued great potential,” said Robert Fletcher, CEO/Editor-in-Chief, CIJ EUROPE.

Full List of Winners:
Best Office Development of the Year: U•Center 2 – Forte Partners
Best Office Buildup In Development: AFI Loft – AFI Europe
Best Office Refurbishment of the Year: myhive Victoria Park – CPI Property Group
Best 20K> Retail Development & Developer of the Year: Promenada Mall – NEPI Rockcastle (63,700 sqm)
Best 20K< Retail Development & Developer of the Year: One Cotroceni Park – One United Properties
Best 30k> Warehouse Development & Developer of the Year: CTPark Oradea - terminal cargo - phase 2 – CTP (63,616 sqm)
Best 30k< Warehouse Development & Developer of the Year: Mureș City Logistics – Global Vision & Globalworth (18,000 sqm)
Best Warehouse Buildup in Development: CTPark Brasov (with Diehl Controls as main tenant) – CTP
Best Residential Developer of the Year: One United Properties
Best Standard Residential Development of the Year: Parcului20 – Cordia
Best Premium Residential Development of the Year: Stejarii Collection – Tiriac Imobiliare
Best Residential Buildup In Development: Amber Forest – Alesonor
Best Mixed-Use Development of the Year: Palas Campus – IULIUS
Best Commercial Design FIT-OUT (Project) of the Year: H Private Arghezi – Hagag Development Europe
Best Leading Green Development & Developer of the Year: Globalworth
Best Investment Transaction of the Year: Paval Holding – CA Immo office portfolio – CA Immo
Best Land Transaction of the Year: Speedwell – 24,217 sqm Timisoara – S.C. 1 IUNIE S.A.
Best Office Lease of the Year >10,000 sqm: Adobe – 20,000 sqm – U•Center 2
Best Office Lease of the Year <10,000 sqm: Pragmatic Play – 7,500 sqm – AFI Tech Park 2
Best Office Renewal of the Year: Oracle – 25,200 sqm – Oregon Park
Best Retail Lease of the Year: Auchan – 2,600 sqm – U Center
Best Warehouse Lease of the Year: LPP – 65,000 sqm – CTPark Bucharest West - BUW24
Best International Commercial RE Agency of the Year: Colliers International
Best Local Commercial RE Agency of the Year: Fortim Trusted Advisors
Residential RE Agency of the Year: SVN Romania
Best Constructor of the Year: Bog’Art
Best Design & Architectural Firm of the Year: Cumulus
Best Facades Solutions Provider of the Year: Reynaers Aluminium
Best Building Materials Provider of the Year: Holcim
Best Sustainable Photovoltaics Systems Providers of the Year: Wiren
Best Commercial Design Space Company of the Year: WeMat Global
Best Real Estate Law Firm of the Year: Stratulat Albulescu Law Firm
Best Tax & Financial Advisory of the Year: Biris Goran
Best Project Management Company of the Year: Vitalis Consulting
Best Property Management Company of the Year: CBRE
Best Facility Management Company of the Year: Coral Construct
Best Marketing & PR Professional of the Year: Simona Macovei
Best Property Leadership of the Year: Didier Balcaen

The winners of the competition were selected in a four-stage voting jury committee process, these being a selected jury committee of 30 recognised experts from the real estate, investment, architectural and construction industries. The fourth stage of the jury process was online voting from CIJ Readers. This year's auditor came from the international and professional tax partner TPA.

The winners of each individual categories also advance as nominations for the Best of the Best CIJ HOF (Hall of Fame) Awards in 2024. The Hall of Fame Awards is the climax to the CIJ Awards series, pitting the winning projects and companies from around Central & Eastern Europe against each other to determine who the Best of the Best really are.

A big thank you goes out to our Jury Committee Members this year, the CIJ readers and a fantastic list of the best companies supporting this year’s CIJ Awards Romania.

About CIJ Awards Romania:
The CIJ Awards Romania, now in its 16th year, recognises and celebrates projects, transactions, companies, as well as teams that excelled over the past year. Nominations are judged on a multidisciplinary basis.

For almost 29 years, CIJ EUROPE has been reporting on new projects, properties, transactions and development initiatives, while also providing commentaries and detailed analyses of the market, statistics and information on the latest trends in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe and in the international real estate development community. It presents interviews with the people who shape the industry, influential politicians, and key officials who decide on planning and public tenders. It is an important and reliable source of information about the development, property and construction industry in CEE and Europe.