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Cushman & Wakefield excels at the 2008 CoreNet Global UK Awards
7 Feb, 2008, London
Cushman & Wakefield was named the winner of two major awards at the 2008 CoreNet Global UK Awards dinner in London last night.
Over 700 of the leading players in European corporate real estate were gathered to see Cushman & Wakefield win "Corporate Real Estate Partner of the Year Award" and "Innovation in Real Estate Award".
Stephen Norris, Partner in Cushman & Wakefield's Client Solutions team was awarded the "Corporate Real Estate Partner" category which recognises the significant contribution to corporate real estate from an individual or team. Stephen Norris took on global responsibility for the development of the Nokia Siemens Networks Real Estate Property & Workplace Solutions platform, acting as an external consultant in an embedded role. Managing a global team of NSN employees in a newly created culture, whilst running to keep pace with the demands of the business created tremendous challenges. Stephen's enthusiasm, professionalism and approachability saw him accepted and adopted by the team, with whom he was able to deliver the results.
Cushman & Wakefield also won the "Innovation in Real Estate Award" for it's Trainee Surveyor Scheme which is aimed at e ncouraging the right mix of individuals from diverse backgrounds to enter the property industry by actively targeting students from non-traditional property backgrounds when recruiting on to training schemes. To this end Cushman & Wakefield created a partnership with two educational institutions, University of Westminster and Lambeth College, to offer students from a socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity of a life time.
CoreNet Global is the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives serving leading multinational companies from the Fortune and Global 1000. More than 7,000 members manage over $1.2-trillion in real estate and workplace assets in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America. The UK Chapter of CoreNet aims to represent the business and public sector occupier and to unify the profession of Corporate Real Estate through a multi disciplinary approach to education, networking, research and communication.
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