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CEEQA 2019 ∼ Plans & opps

The 16th edition of CEEQA kicks off on 8th January 2019 (call for entries) and closes on 15th May 2019 with another edition of the CEEQA Gala. The deadline for entries is 15th February and the 2019 short list will be announced on 10th April. In the mean time relax and read a review of the 2018 edition of CEEQA

Dentons and Debowski roll on

Dentons and Debowski roll on

Dentons retained the Legal & Financial Services firms award for the ninth successive year including two wins as Salans prior and a legal team containing Pawel Debowski has won the award 13 times in 15 years

Skanska signals market domination with five awards including two for “Five”

Skanska signals market domination with five awards including two for “Five”

The development arm of Swedish based conglomerate, Skanska Commercial Development Europe shone brightest at CEEQA 2018 lifting five titles on a night of triumph including Office Development and Overall Company of the Year

Heitman’s Gordon Black receives this year’s Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate award

Heitman’s Gordon Black receives this year’s Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate award

Gordon and his team have frequently led the charge of institutional capital investing across the region as the various country markets have cascaded open behind them

Jeroen van der Toolen named Industry Pro

Jeroen van der Toolen named Industry Pro

Belgian developer Ghelamco’s Jeroen van der Toolen named Industry Professional of the Year by the CEEQA Jury

CEEQA 2018 Winners & shortlist

CEEQA 2018 Winners & shortlist

Our congratulations to all this year’s award winners and short listed nominees in the 2018 edition of CEEQA

Cushmans masters of retail

Cushmans masters of retail

For the third successive year Cushman & Wakefield took him the Retail Agency award, reinforcing their global reputation as masters of retail

CBRE storms the agent charts with four square

CBRE storms the agent charts with four square

Global advisors CBRE enjoyed their most successful year to date lifting three of the four Agent categories as well as the Property Management award

Springbok rugby legend Percy Montgomery tells business leaders a thing or two about achieving excellence

Springbok rugby legend Percy Montgomery tells business leaders a thing or two about achieving excellence

Part tribute to the South African investment invasion the past couple of years, guest speaker Springbok rugby legend Percy “Monty” Montgomery drew parallels between the worlds of business and sport in the pursuit of excellence and success

Live and in full colour

Live and in full colour

Gospel group Insibane seAfrika from the streets of Cape Town, legendary South African entertainer Jacques Lagesse, Warsaw based Jimi Ogden & the Lumberjacks and mime troupe Mimello completed this year’s Gala entertainment line up

 

Judging & jury

Judging & jury

The members of the 2018 CEEQA Jury gathered in Warsaw for the final round of judging on the eve of the CEEQA Gala to select the winners from the year’s short listed candidates, serious minded yet fun to be had

MORCHEEBA raises tempo and bar at 2018 CEEQA Gala

MORCHEEBA raises tempo and bar at 2018 CEEQA Gala

One of the great UK bands of the 90s, MORCHEEBA had Gala guests spellbound with undoubtedly the best live concert in CEEQA history, raising the bar and emptying the bars with a memorable and colourful set that oozed class

Panattoni hat trick

Panattoni hat trick

Warehouse and industrial developer Panattoni Europe completed an outstanding market year as Industrial Developer of the Year for the third year running having staked a claim as the largest industrial developer in Europe during 2017

CPI the first home grown investor to land title

CPI the first home grown investor to land title

Czech fund manager CPI Property Group become the first home grown fund manager to win the coveted Investor of the Year award beating some of the world’s biggest investment platforms to the title

Strabag wins back Construction gong

Strabag wins back Construction gong

Austrian construction company fights back to regain Construction Company of the Year award in annual seesaw battle

Wroclavia, Building of the year CEE

Wroclavia, Building of the year CEE

Unibail-Rodamco’s year retail project Wroclavia collected both the 2018 Retail Development award and overall Building of the Year CEE awards

Monika Zamachowska, 10 years and counting

Monika Zamachowska, 10 years and counting

Polish broadcaster Monika Zamachowska lead the line once again, anchoring the awards ceremony for the tenth successive year at this year’s Gala

Green leadership is Skanska

Green leadership is Skanska

Another one-two in the green building segment with Green Leadership Building award for “Five” as well as Green Leadership Company of the Year, an award Skanska has never not won since 2008

Oregon Park out in front in SEE

Oregon Park out in front in SEE

Portland Trust’s second phase of Oregon Park in Bucharest, Building B, was named Building of the Year in Southeast Europe

Grand Hotel Kempinski lands another Baltic success

Grand Hotel Kempinski lands another Baltic success

For the second time in three years a Baltic States hotel development lifted the Hotel, Leisure & Residential building award

Against the wall

Against the wall

Arriving guests for the 2018 CEEQA Gala knew what to expect and came prepared

Best ever crowd, best ever Gala

Best ever crowd, best ever Gala

With nearly 900 sector leaders attending the 2018 Gala from more than 50 countries breaking all records the spectacular gala dinner and after-party receiving wide praise as the best to date

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank big lender

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank big lender

One of only three banks to win the Lender of the Year award in the past 10 years, the German lender were delighted to strike it rich again

Sentient rises

Sentient rises

Emerging as an independent regional player in a management buy out following Gardiner & Theobald’s exit from the New Europe arena five years ago it was the built asset consultant’s year in the Development Services category

Wilsons named Rising Star

Wilsons named Rising Star

Independent Prague based law firm with strong Czech presence receives first regional industry recognition with Rising Star Award

Deloitte RE Predictions 2018

Deloitte RE Predictions 2018

Welcome to the 2018 edition of Deloitte’s predictions for the Real Estate industry. Curious to see which changes lie ahead? Discover the Real Estate trends for 2018 that will impact your business,  read about blockchain, co-working, robotics, and more…

Full list of CEEQA 2017 Winners

All the runners and riders in the 2017 awards, and eventual winners!

CEEQA 2017 Review – The Movie

CEEQA 2017 Review – The Movie

Looking back on the 2017 edition of CEEQA including highlights of the CEEQA Gala, Jury Dinner and all the award winners

Radim Passer, a lifetime of achievement in real estate

Radim Passer, a lifetime of achievement in real estate

Radim Passer, founder and Chairman of Prague based developer Passerinvest Group, received this year’s award for Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate

Music & screen legend Macy Gray leads memorable field of entertainers & entertainments

Music & screen legend Macy Gray leads memorable field of entertainers & entertainments

The 2017 edition of the CEEQA Gala will live long in the memory with numerous live performances and entertainment features

HB Reavis star as Panattoni joins in developer gongs

HB Reavis star as Panattoni joins in developer gongs

Slovakian based developer HB Reavis Group win Developer of the Year and overall Company of the Year, Panattoni named Industrial Developer of the Year once again

Dentons, Skanska and JLL still in class of their own

Dentons, Skanska and JLL still in class of their own

Dentons held onto the Legal award for the 5th time in a row (and 8 in a row under all banners), while Skanska and JLL held have retained the Green Building and Capital Markets advisory awards since their inception

Ghelamco’s Warsaw Spire and Echo’s Q22 share the spoils in battle of the giant offices, but Spire is greenest

Ghelamco’s Warsaw Spire and Echo’s Q22 share the spoils in battle of the giant offices, but Spire is greenest

In one of the biggest heavyweight battles in years Q22 took Office Development title but Ghelamco fought back with overall Building of the Year CEE and Green Building Leadership awards

Erste Bank, Invesco and Gleeds taste success, Rockcastle on the rise

Erste Bank, Invesco and Gleeds taste success, Rockcastle on the rise

Perennial bridesmaids take the pie, new groom joins the party

Massive crowd at 2017 Gala signals rise and rise of New Europe markets

Massive crowd at 2017 Gala signals rise and rise of New Europe markets

A crowd of nearly 850 real estate leaders from more than 50 countries squeezed into Soho Factory on Warsaw’s edgy East Bank for the 14th edition of the New Europe property sector’s flagship event

If you weren’t there you’re definitely square

If you weren’t there you’re definitely square

The 2017 CEEQA Gala was one of those occasions people will look back on in the years ahead and be able to say they were there

ParkLake strikes gold in SEE, Koszyki gets Retail Dev award

ParkLake strikes gold in SEE, Koszyki gets Retail Dev award

Creativity and determination behind success story of Sonae Sierra & Caelum’s Bucharest project with Building of the Year SEE award, Hala Koszyki revitalisation in Warsaw takes Retail Development award

Calling the shots, the 2017 CEEQA Jury Dinner

Calling the shots, the 2017 CEEQA Jury Dinner

Sector leaders and influencers met at the Bristol Warsaw Hotel to cast final judgment 

2017 Special reports

2017 Special reports

One of the unique features of CEEQA is the publication of linked special reports on the sector by the Financial Times and Warsaw Business Journal, distributed regionally and internationally, putting the sector year into perspective

Young singer Adam Kaczmarek livens up awards ceremony with stunning rendition of Delilah

Young singer Adam Kaczmarek livens up awards ceremony with stunning rendition of Delilah

One of the standout memories of CEEQA 2017 was the sudden appearance on stage mid-ceremony – as if lost somewhere in Praga – of 14 year old Adam Kaczmarek to give a stunning rendition of old Tom Jones track Delilah

JLL capital markets and office kings, Cushman & Wakefield retain retail and Colliers hold onto industrial

JLL capital markets and office kings, Cushman & Wakefield retain retail and Colliers hold onto industrial

Previous year’s winners in the Agent Awards categories repeat their tricks but Cushmans also lift property management crown

 

JLL’s Agata Sekula joins CEEQA 2017 victors parade

JLL’s Agata Sekula joins CEEQA 2017 victors parade

JLL’s regional retail investment head named Industry Professional of the Year as Warsaw Spire, Q22 and ParkLake shared the honours on a night of clashes and surprises at the 2017 CEEQA Gala

2016 Winners

2016 Winners

Full review list of winners of the 2016 CEEQA Awards

2016 RealGreen Winners

2016 RealGreen Winners

Skanska, Arcadis and Hines all victors in 2016 CEEQA RealGreen Awards for innovation & leadership in green building in New Europe

Skanska stays out in front

Skanska stays out in front

Swedish firm take fourth Developer of the Year title in five years, retains overall Green Leadership crown as Panattoni Europe, Arcadis and Strabag also among serial winners to lift awards

Plenty of pairs and aces at CEEQA 2016

Plenty of pairs and aces at CEEQA 2016

Griffin marches on with Investor and Overall Company awards as JLL, Penta, NEPI also double up, but Skanska shows four aces

We need a hero… </br> Bonnie Tyler enthrals Gala guests

We need a hero…
Bonnie Tyler enthrals Gala guests

Multi Grammy winner and music legend Bonnie Tyler gives stunning live show at 2016 CEEQA Gala, SOHO Factory Warsaw

Decision Makers – The 2016 CEEQA Jury

Decision Makers – The 2016 CEEQA Jury

The annual Jury Dinner on 11th April brought together the 2016 Jury to make their final selections monitored by Deloitte

Aviatica to the fore in 2016 buildings of the year

Aviatica to the fore in 2016 buildings of the year

Aviatica Prague, Mega Mall Bucharest, Forum Lviv & Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel scoop the building prizes at 2016 CEEQA Gala

Industry Pro Ian Worboys

Industry Pro Ian Worboys

P3’s Ian Worboys lifts 2016 Industry Professional of the year title

JLL, CBRE, Colliers and Cushmans top of the tree

JLL, CBRE, Colliers and Cushmans top of the tree

Global advisors  JLL wrest back Office and Capital Markets titles as CBRE, Colliers and Cushman & Wakefield also feature

Dentons’ dominance turns to domination

Dentons’ dominance turns to domination

International team led by Pawel Debowski shows no sign of relenting as regional legal powerhouse with (effectively) seven in a row

2016 CEEQA Gala knocks ’em dead

2016 CEEQA Gala knocks ’em dead

2016 CEEQA Gala stuns and delights 750 guests as winners announced

CEEQA@Mipim 2016 sets hearts and heads racing

CEEQA@Mipim 2016 sets hearts and heads racing

2016 CEEQA@Mipim guests treated to triple bill of market insight, awards and venerable entertainment

CEEQA@Mipim Insight: The times they are a changing for the work space

CEEQA@Mipim Insight: The times they are a changing for the work space

CEEQA@Mipim 2016 Insight Summit — Experts take a close look at one of the most important forward issues for the sector, examining how growing trends in the  workspace of the future could affect financial dynamics in office leasing and investment 

CEEQA@Mipim: Cock Robin revives the memories

CEEQA@Mipim: Cock Robin revives the memories

Celebrated COCK ROBIN duo Peter Kingsbery and Anna LaCazio gave a private one-off reunion live performance especially for CEEQA@Mipim guests, plus rising star Milan based DJ & producer Gioli Lipari

Mitzner 100

Sector legend and Lifetime Achievement winner David Mitzner’s 100th birthday celebrated at 2015 CEEQA Gala, a double lifetime of achievement

Double win for Griffin but HB Reavis named Developer of the Year

In the battle of developers Polish developer Griffin Real Estate picks up Rising Star Award and 2015 overall Company of the Year, HB Reavis named Developer of the Year

Dentons, Skanska, Helaba, Arcadis, Panattoni Europe lead roll call of usual suspects

Unique five-in-a-row for Dentons legal team (including two as Salans) as other regular winners Skanska SA, Helaba, Arcadis & Panattoni Europe keep their heads

JLL, CBRE, Colliers and Cushmans top of the tree

JLL, CBRE, Colliers and Cushmans top of the tree

Global advisors  JLL wrest back Office and Capital Markets titles as CBRE, Colliers and Cushman & Wakefield also feature

RealGreen: Floreasca Park pushes boundaries as DA&M, Skanska CDE and Arcadis also lead the way

Portland Trust’s Bucharest project rewarded for continuous innovation in 2015 RealGreen awards while Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Skanska CDE and Arcadis also shine at CEEQA@Mipim

Gala guests believe in miracles as Hot Chocolate take the stage at CEEQA 2015

Gala guests believe in miracles as Hot Chocolate take the stage at CEEQA 2015

Guests treated to array of stellar entertainment led by legendary UK soul-funk band Hot Chocolate

CBRE shines at 2015 CEEQA Gala in event to remember

CBRE shines at 2015 CEEQA Gala in event to remember

International real estate advisors CBRE cap successful year in the New Europe property markets with hat-trick of awards at the 2015 CEEQA Gala

Not much downside in ‘wall of capital’ for New Europe markets

Surge in cross-border, multi-asset deals and appetite for industrial assets here to stay, say JLL and panel of business leaders at CEEQA@Mipim 2015

Industry Professional of the Year: Monika Rajska-Wolinska

Industry Professional of the Year: Monika Rajska-Wolinska

Colliers international’s Monika Rajska-Wolinska becomes second woman to lift CEEQA Industry Professional of the Year title

2015 Retail winner: Atrium Felicity, Lublin

Atrium European Real Estate’s ambitious regional retail scheme gets high recognition as Retail Development of the Year

2015 Office winner: Eiffel Palace, Budapest

For a full list of 2015 winners in all sections visit our 2015 Winners page. Eye-catching restoration of former Pesti Hírlap and Zrínyi Nyomda building in Budapest CBD takes office development prize

2015 Hotel winner: Hilton Kiev

For the second year in succession CEEQA award for Hotel, Leisure & Residential Development of the Year goes to war torn Ukraine

Quadrio in Prague and AFI Park 2 & 3 in Bucharest named Buildings of the Year

Domestic success as CPI’s Prague mixed use project wins CEE Building of the Year, international group’s AFI Park 2&3 office scheme in Bucharest takes SEE Building of the Year title at CEEQA 2015

2015 Agent kings: Colliers, JLL & CBRE

JLL crowned Retail Agent and Colliers take Industrial Agent of the Year, but CBRE dominate with Office Agent and Capital Markets awards

Building the future of New Europe: CEEQA in a nutshell

Since 2003 CEEQA has worked with leading companies and industry professionals to highlight future trends and important market issues, and to showcase the achievements and opportunities of the sector to the international investment arena. The story has just begun

 

 

WSE seeks greater regional impact and introduction of REITS says Tamborski

WSE seeks greater regional impact and introduction of REITS says Tamborski

Warsaw Stock Exchange President highlights importance of real estate sector to the equities market and strategy to build its influence

Full list of CEEQA 2015 Winners

All the runners and riders in the 2015 awards, and eventual winners!

Footfall rents the future of retail?

Online fashion retailers drive customer returns back to the shop floor, giving fresh hope to bricks & mortar retail − but tenant-lord relationship needs to change, say CEEQA@Mapic insight summit panelists

CEEQA presenter Monika Zamachowska shoots for the 8-ball

CEEQA presenter Monika Zamachowska shoots for the 8-ball

Popular Polish TV and radio broadcaster Monika Zamachowska approaches her eighth consecutive year as grand dame of CEEQA (you may know her as Monika Richardson)

Digital revolution a long game for shopping centres, a short and long game for sheds

Rapid growth of online retail poses challenges for retail investors today but right approach could yield long term dividends, while demand for distribution facilities will keep on rising, says CEEQA@Mipim panel and Amazon real estate leader Raymond Paetzmann

Remember when: Polish diva Edyta Gorniak

Remember when: Polish diva Edyta Gorniak

We’ve enjoyed many outstanding performances at the Gala but few more unique and inspiring than famed Polish singer Edyta Gorniak’s duet with celebrated Polish composer and musician Adam Sztaba

RealGreen: Unlocking the business case for green building

Money taking over from ethics as the key driver for green building and investment

Sister Sledge has CEEQA crowd lost in music

In the early days of the CEEQA Gala some guests didn’t realise the band playing was the real deal – until afterwards!

The night Kim Wilde came – and conquered!

The night Kim Wilde came – and conquered!

Entertainer Kim Wilde and her band’s stunning acoustic set at the 2014 CEEQA Gala will live long in the memory of those who were there

 

 

I Will Survive – pop priestess Gloria Gaynor rides CEEQA train into Cannes

I Will Survive – pop priestess Gloria Gaynor rides CEEQA train into Cannes

Gloria Gaynor lifts CEEQA@Mipim crowd with unforgettable live show at the JW Marriott hotel in Cannes

Bananarama and Wet Fingers set SOHO on fire as Edyta Gorniak and Adam Sztaba ooze class

Bananarama and Wet Fingers set SOHO on fire as Edyta Gorniak and Adam Sztaba ooze class

Tenth anniversary edition of CEEQA Gala hails return of pop legends Bananarama and Polish DJ duo Wet Fingers after stirring duet by Edyta Gorniak and Adam Sztaba as 2013 after party catches fire

 
 

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