CB Richard Ellis Named Premier Global Brand In Commercial Real Estate For 10th Straight Year

Dublin, 03 March 2011 - CB Richard Ellis (“CBRE”) has been named the premier global brand in commercial real estate, according to a survey of industry professionals worldwide, compiled by The Lipsey Company. CBRE has been the leading brand in the international commercial real estate market in recent years and is delighted to be named the world’s Premier Commercial Restate Brand for a 10th consecutive year.

The Lipsey Company. 2010 Annual Survey

Guy Hollis, Managing Director of CBRE Ireland, commented: “This is a remarkable achievement for the company. From Dublin to every business center in the world, our professionals are providing an exceptional service for our clients. It is that daily commitment to excellence that has kept CB Richard Ellis the world’s Premier Commercial Real Estate Brand for 10 successive years.”

Brett White, CEO of CB Richard Ellis, commented: “We are deeply honoured to once again lead the list of commercial real estate’s premier brands. What makes this result particularly meaningful is the endorsement it provides from our clients and industry peers worldwide, who expressed their opinions through their ballots. Our people work hard every day to deliver superior service across markets and business lines. They are the CB Richard Ellis brand and it is gratifying to see their accomplishments recognised.”

About The Lipsey Survey
The Lipsey survey measures commercial real estate professionals’ perceptions of the industry’s leading brands. More than 25,000 professionals participated in the 2011 survey, including property owners, investors, lenders, brokers and property managers. The Lipsey Company provides training and professional development services to the commercial real estate industry.


About CB Richard Ellis

CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2010 revenue). The Company has approximately 31,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com

In Ireland, with offices in Dublin and Belfast, CB Richard Ellis is the country’s largest commercial real estate services company, now employing over 140 employees and offering a full range of property services including property sales and acquisitions, leasing and management, investment, corporate services, project management, consultancy, valuations and research. CB Richard Ellis Ireland has been listed among the Best Workplaces in Ireland, 2011, for the seventh year running. Please visit our website at www.cbre.ie or www.cbre.ie/ni

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Guy Hollis
Managing Director
Tel:+353 1 618 5500
Email: guy.hollis@cbre.com

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Marketing Director
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