Yesterday the 5th yearly Commercial Real Estate Moscow Awards carried out. Traditionally Gars Telecom is the partner of the awards. Within the honest competition more than 60 commercial real estate objects took part, taken into exploitation in 2007. As the result, in the competition were 26 objects nominated in 8 categories.

The one out of the basic features that distinguished almost the all objects that became the winners was the immensity by the realization and investing. Among the objects that obtained the awards were the global projects that really could be named as the significant for the commercial real estate market. Moreover, the nominees were presented in such categories as “Deal of the year”, “Consultant of the Year”, “Developer of the year” and “Personality of the year”.

The main prize — Golden brick, obtained: “Naberezhnaya Tower” (“A” class business center), Business Quarter “Novospasskiy Dvor” (“B” class office center), Tower “West” Business complex “Federation” (Mixed-use real estate), MEGA Belaya Dacha (Large retail center), Commercial and entertainment center “Domodedovskiy” (Medium retail center), Commercial center “Stolitsa” (Small retail center), “MLP Podol’sk” (Industrial real estate), Hotel “Borodino” (Hotel real estate).

Besides the best projects, on CRE Moscow Awards 2008 solemn ceremony were presented the best companies of the Moscow commercial real estate market. So, in the nomination “The deal of the year” won Alliance between Governmental Company “PIK”, the largest developer of living real estate, and Storm Properties, developer commercial real estate; in the nomination “Engineering Company of the Year” won companies OTR “Inzhiniring” (Commercial real estate), Eurostroy Company (Industrial real estate), ZAO “Kontsern “Lusine” (Hotel real estate). The golden brick for the victory in the “Architect of the year” nomination got the following companies: “RTKL” (Office estate); Architectural studio “Gruppa “ABV” (Commercial retail estate); “Mosproekt № 2” (Hotel estate).

CRE Moscow Awards 2008 also mentioned the best professionals of the commercial real estate market — “IKEA” (Developer of the year), Jones Lang LaSalle (Consultant of the year), and the personality of the year became David O’Hara (“DTZ”).

By the market majority opinion, the Commercial Real Estate Moscow Awards 2008 solemn ceremony is one out of the desired event in the commercial real estate industry. This is at the same time the summary of the previous year work and the high society crush as well, where the professional communicate in the informal mode. More than 100 persons came to the solemn ceremony. Moreover, under the auspices of Gars Telecom on the was the live broadcasting of the solemn ceremony was organized from Expocenter. Thus, to observe the ceremony could the millions of interested people so it would be more participants in the next year.

Photo session from the Commercial Real Estate Moscow Awards solemn ceremony.