The Commercial Real Estate Awards Saint-Petersburg solemn ceremony took place on 28th March, in St. Petersburg’s Smolny Cathedral.

Among guests were 200 leaders of the commercial real estate market, and event partners were leading market companies — “Marine Facade”, Jones Lang LaSalle, Praktis Consulting, Gars Telecom, А+Estate, Knight Frank, Pricewaterhouse and some others.

By the words of Annette Vassenaar, the Impresss Media CEO: “Northern capital of Russia has actively participated in national Awards since the very beginning. Commercial real estate market activity has been permanently rising for the last few years. There were only 23 objects in the last year and nowadays this amount has reached 50 ones”.

The winners of the CRE Saint Petersburg Awards 2008:

Office real estate:

  • A class business center: LangenZipen;
  • B class business center: Alia Tempora;
  • Multifunctional real estate: trade-office center Regent Hall; Retail real estate:
  • Middle-sized trade center: REC Continent at Baikonurskaya;
  • Little-sized trade center: RC South-West;

Industrial centers: “MLP Duck’s Creek”;
Hotel real estate: Boutique Hotel Repino;
Socially notable object: In the category “Socially-Significant Object” the winner was the Rehabilitation Center at Children’s Boarding Home № 1 (Petrodvorets, Vorovski St., 12).
In addition to the best projects, the best companies on St. Petersburg’s commercial real estate market were also recognized at the CRE Saint Petersburg Awards 2008 Ceremony:
In the category “Engineering Company of the Year”:
Hotel real estate: “The Baltic Engineering Company” under the guidance of “LenUks” St. Petersburg for “Club Hotel Repino”
Multi-functional real estate: JSC “FASTWAY” for the retail-office complex “Regent Hall”
Retail real estate: JSC “Тechservice” for the REC “Continent” at Baikonurskaya
Office real estate: “EnergyBuilding” for the business center “Renaissance Plaza” and the business center “Renaissance Center”
Industrial real estate: CJSC “EFECk” for “MLP Duck’s Creek”
The category “Architect of the Year”:
Hotel real estate: “GIPRO NII of the Russian Academy of the Sciences” for “Club Hotel Repino”
Retail real estate: ООО “Adamant-Project” for the REC “Continent” on Baikonurskaya
Office real estate: “Nps Tchoban Voss GbR” for the business center “LangenZipen”
Multi-functional real estate: OJSC “LenNIIProject” for the retail-office complex “Regent Hal”.

Within the bounds of the Commercial Real Estate Awards Saint Petersburg 2008 the best professionals of the commercial real estate market in the following nominations have been announced:

  • Consultant of the year: Colliers International;
  • Personality of the year: Alexander Olkhovskiy, Vneshtorgbank, GUD
  • Developer of the year: “Teorema Holding PLC”