CEEQA 2015 Review (52pg).

Financial Times Special Report (8pg).

WBJ Observer Special Report (16pg).


20th November 2014
Call for award entries
New Europe Cocktail & Insight Summit
Palais des Festivals, Cannes

11th March 2015
Awards short list announced
New Europe Breakfast & Insight Summit
Palais des Festivals, Cannes

>> CEEQA 2015 GALA
14th April 2015 Awards dinner & presentations SOHO Factory, Warsaw


>> CEEQA 2014 Winners
View the winners of this year's CEEQA Awards.

>> CEEQA 2014 Short List
Short list for this year's main CEEQA Awards announced.

>> CEEQA Gala 2014
Tuesday 8th April 2014
19.00 11th annual CEEQA Gala – dinner and awards ceremony


Financial Times Special Report (8pg).

Read WBJ OBSERVER report (16pg).

Read MIPIM NEWS report (p21).

Read CEEQA 2014 Value Report (44pg).


>> CEEQA@Mipim 2014
Tuesday 11th March 2014 - Digital Revolution in CEE Real Estate insight summit & CEEQA@Mipim cocktail reception

>> CEEQA 2013

>> CEEQA 2013

Tenth annual CEEQA Gala
Tuesday 23rd April 2013
SOHO Factory
Old Praga, Warsaw

CEEQA 2003-2013 Jury & Partners Lunch
Tuesday 23rd April | 12.30-14.30
H15, Warsaw
Gathering of past & present CEEQA jurors and business partners

CEEQA 2013 Jury Dinner
Monday 22nd April | 18.00-22.00
Hyatt Regency Warsaw
Final voting, 2013 Awards

CEEQA@MIPIM reception
Tuesday 12th March | 17.00-18.30
Palais des Festivals, Cannes
2013 Short list and Real Green awards announced

Back to the future >> The next ten years
Tuesday 12th March | 17.00-18.30
Palais des Festivals, Cannes
CEEQA@Mipim market insight forum, business leader level presentations and discussion panels







CEEQA 2015 REVIEW: CBRE, Griffin Real Estate, HB Reavis, P3 shone and Hot Chocolate stole the show at this year's CEEQA Gala, market leaders eye positive impact of “wall of capital” and changes in fashion retail at CEEQA@Mipim and CEEQA@Mapic insight summits, sector hero David Mitzner reaches 100 milestone in the year that was More info >>

DAVID MITZNER 100 — STO LAT! This year's gala guests shared a fitting celebration of the life and work of David Mitzner, founder and President of RIDA Corporation and Apollo Rida, and a former winner of the CEEQA award for Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate, who reached the grand age of 100 years old and was presented with CEEQA’s first Double Lifetime Achievement award More info >>

CEEQA@MIPIM 2015 NEW EUROPE BREAKFAST & REALGREEN AWARDS: The 2015 CEEQA RealGreen Awards were presented and the shortlist for the main 2015 CEEQA Awards announced at the annual CEEQA@Mipim reception in Cannes. The award winners were Portland Trust’s Floreasca Park in Bucharest, Arcadis, Skanska Commercial Development Europe and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management.

CEEQA@MIPIM 2015 INSIGHT SUMMIT - THE WALL OF CAPITAL: A keynote presentation by the JLL European Capital Markets team set the scene for a powerful panel on the impact and implications of the current ‘wall of capital’ for the New Europe property markets.

CEEQA@MAPIC 2014 INSIGHT SUMMIT & NEW EUROPE COCKTAIL: Some of the sector’s leading investors, developers and consultants discussed The Future of Fashion Retail in New Europe including opportunities as well as challenges for retail development and asset management in the digital retail age followed by a cocktail announcing the launch of the 2015 CEEQA awards.


CEEQA 2014 IN PICTURES: Swedish developer and constructor Skanska racked up five awards including Industry Professional of the Year for Nicklas Lindberg and joint overall Company of the Year with Tristan Capital, the building awards were won by Floreasca Park (Bucharest), Florentinum (Warsaw), Galeria Katowicka (Katowice), Promenada in Floreasca City (Bucharest) and Bristol Hotel Odessa in Ukraine, while Kim Wilde rolled back the years with a stunning acoustic show as the more than 650 guests rocked till dawn >>

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN REAL ESTATE | PAUL GHEYSENS: The 2014 award for Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate was presented to founder and president of real estate developer Ghelamco for services to real estate and significant and durable contribution to the New Europe property sector >>

CEEQA 2014 ENTERTAINMENT: An outstanding concert by legendary entertainer Kim Wilde led the entertainment at CEEQA 2014, which also included performances by Natalia Sikora, SOMA, Art Colour Ballet, Dziubek Band and Albert Kurowski >>

CEEQA 2014 JURY: A group of 34 senior representatives of market leading companies judged more than 400 entries for the 2014 awards, the final award selections were made at a meeting of the jury the night preceding the CEEQA Gala >>


CEEQA@MIPIM 2014 COCKTAIL RECEPTION: A large crowd were treated to cocktails and live music by Balearica Unplugged as this year's RealGreen award winners and 2014 CEEQA Short List were announced by Monika Richardson and Richard Hallward in the Deep Design Restaurant at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.

CEEQA@MIPIM 2014 'DIGITAL REVOLUTION' INSIGHT SUMMIT: The Blue Room conference hall was packed to hear a key note address by Amazon's EMEA Director of Real Estate Raimund Paetzman, followed by two elite panels of market leading investors, developers and consultants discussing technical and financial approaches to the considerable challenges presented by the rapid pace of change in digital technologies and e-commerce.


CEEQA 2013 PHOTOS | THE AWARDS: A total of 22 awards were presented for business excellence in Emerging Europe real estate during the previous calendar year. International consultants Jones Lang LaSalle shone most brightly with a hat-trick of awards including Company of the Decade 2003-2013 voted electronically by guests at the event, Skanska also picked up three awards on the night bringing their annual haul to an unprecedented five awards including the two RealGreen Awards presented at CEEQA@Mipim in March. Other major award winners on the night included Pawel Debowski of Dentons (Industry Profesional of the Year and Legal & Financial Consulting Firm of the Year, Rondo 1 (Building of the Decade 2003-13), Le Palais, Warsaw (Office Development of the Year and overall Building of the Year SEE), Palas Iasi (Retail Development of the Year and overall Building of the Year SEE), Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, Panattoni Europe, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Union Investment and Arcadis EC Harris. The awards ceremony included a special live performance by Polish star Edyta Gorniak supported by renowned Polish musician, composer and producer Adam Sztaba.

CEEQA 2013 PHOTOS | THE PARTY: The anniversary party following the awards dinner had guests rocking the warehouse to live shows by eighties global chart-toppers Bananarama and Polish DJ due Wet Fingers, with a late night slot by DJ Dred.

CEEQA 2013 PHOTOS | THE RECEPTION: More than 600 guests attended the tenth edition of the CEEQA Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony at SOHO Factory in Warsaw. As guests arrived for the CEEQA 2013 Gala they were treated to a live performance by Manila based young violinist Bryson Andres as well as a range of charity activities including human one-arm bandits, a floating shark and an exhibition of Ten Years of CEEQA as well as a Brief History of Praga.

CEEQA 2013 PHOTOS | LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: The highlight award of CEEQA 2013, for Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate, was presented to Brian Patterson, founding partner and Managing Partner of real estate developer AIG/Lincoln.

CEEQA 2013 PHOTOS | THE JURY: A group of 44 senior representatives of market leading companies comprised the 2013 CEEQA Jury. The final award selections were made at a meeting of the jury the night preceding the CEEQA Gala and was followed by a CEEQA 2003-2013 Jury & Partners Luncheon on the day of the gala.

CEEQA 2013 PHOTOS | THE ENTERTAINMENT: Polish star Edyta Gorniak raised the roof with a stirring live performance during the awards ceremony, accompanied by leading composer and entertainer Adam Sztaba among a string of entertainment highlights at the 2013 CEEQA Gala >> More info

CEEQA 2013 PHOTOS | THE CHARITY: Bringing their own brand of fund to fundraising activities on the night, Central European charity Bator Tabor foundation organised numerous activities including air shark racing and a human one-arm bandit, as well as a charity auction and a raffle. Guests this year raised 12.000 euros for the foundation towards the revitalisation of the camp lake.


CEEQA@MIPIM 2013 photos: More than 200 guests attended the second CEEQA@Mipim cocktail reception and preceding Back to the Future conference in Cannes on 12th March, including the presentation of the 2013 RealGreen Awards and announcement of the Short List for the 2013 CEEQA Awards in all categories.

CEEQA 2012 GALA DINNER & PARTY in pictures. Nearly 600 guests were present at the sector's flagship annual event in Warsaw to celebrate the outstanding business achievements & achievers in emerging Europe real estate in 2011 and were treated to four course dinner and dazzling array of production and entertainment >>

CEEQA 2012 AWARD WINNERS in pictures. A total of 23 awards were judged by 30 jury members for the ninth edition of the CEEQA Gala & Industry Awards >>

CEEQA 2012 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD movie. This year's award for Lifetime Achievement in Real Estate was presented to Richard Clare, Group Chairman of EC Harris for 15 years. On hand to assist with the presentation was last year's recipient of the award, Carl Panattoni >>


REALGREEN 2012 in pictures. The CEEQA Gala was preceded by a full day symposium and fair focusing on the business case for green building in the region, four new CEEQA RealGreen awards were presented for achievement in development, investment, green building services and the green building of the year >>

CEEQA 2012 JURY DINNER in pictures. A total of 23 awards were judged by a jury panel of senior representatives of market leading investors, developers, banks, consultants and service providers active across 18 countries in the emerging Europe market place >>

CEEQA GALA RAISES MORE THAN €10,000 FOR CHARITY: Guests at the CEEQA Gala helped raise a total of €10,300 on behalf of Budapest based charity Bator Tabor Foundation, which organises therapeutic holiday camps for seriously sick children across Central Europe. The money raised at CEEQA 2012 will be spent on the maintenance and the development of the charity's high-ropes course program, the only wheel-chair accessible high ropes course in the region >>

CEEQA@MIPIM 2012 PHOTOS: More than 200 guests attended the awards short list announcement cocktail in Cannes on the opening night of MIPIM and were treated to an electric live show by soul disco legend Gloria Gaynor >>

8TH ANNUAL CEEQA GALA: A packed house of 530 business leaders from more than 40 countries gathered at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel on 1st March 2011 to celebrate the sector's achievements in 2010. The crowd paid tribute to a fallen soldier, Marcin Kania, with a minute of applause >>


THE GREEN DEBATE 2: The second Green Debate insight forum in the morning preceding the CEEQA Gala focused on the business case for green building on emerging Europe real estate - Demand for green buildings is on the rise, but what are the funds thinking?

BUYING SIGNALS: Nearly 150 business leaders met in Zagreb on 4th November to discuss investor sentiment, challenges and opportunities in the SEE markets led by the EBRD, GTC, Heitman and Jones Lang LaSalle. The forum was opened by Croatian Minister of Economy Djuro Popijac and also presented the launch of the 2010 CEEQA awards.

7TH CEEQA GALA DINNER & AWARDS CEREMONY: Nearly 600 business leaders from 38 countries attended the 7th annual CEEQA Gala at the Warsaw Royal Castle Kubicki Arcades on 3rd March. The success of the event underlined the underlying momentum of the CEE property sector and raising hopes of a return to business in 2010.

7TH CEEQA GALA in pictures.

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: The 7th annual CEEQA programme commenced with a market insight forum discussing the new shapes and patterns in the post-crisis CEE market place and launch of award entries, presented by Polish TV presenter Monika Richardson and CEE Insight Forum director Richard Hallward.