The winners of the CIJ Awards Hungary 2016 were announced on 29 November 2016 at Budapest’s Ritz Carlton hotel. The CIJ Awards honour the Real Estate industry’s most regarded projects, firms and leaders. The award ceremony, attended by 250 Hungarian and international real estate professionals, was hosted by CIJ, Europe’s leading Real Estate digital and print news provider.
LKT was awarded the prestigious "Law Firm of the Year" title, having received the majority of the jury’s votes and also votes cast via the internet.
Attila Ungár, LKT Partner and Real Estate practice head, commented: "This is a great recognition for our practice, the result of continuous and hard teamwork and a reflection of our involvement in many of the recent market defining transactions. We are obviously pleased that our work is rewarded in this way, and that our position as leading independent internationally focused law firm in Hungary is recognised and that we are clearly in the top tier with some of the international network firms."
The winners of the CIJ Awards Hungary 2016 are:
Best Law Firm – Lakatos, Köves and Partners
Best Residential Development & Developer – Park Residence – Cordia
Best Office Development & Developer – Váci Greens / Atenor
Best Retail Development & Developer – Vaci 1 – Horizon Development
Best Warehouse Development & Developer – Prologis Sziget
Leading Green Building Development & Developer – Skanska Nordic Light
Investment Transaction – Millennium Tower II – Tri-Granit/CA Immo
Local Power Broker Team – Eston
Capital Markets Team – JLL
Leadership – Kovács Attila – Horizon Development
Best Office Power Broker Team – Cushman & Wakefield
Best Retail Power Broker Team – Cushman & Wakefield
Best Warehouse Power Broker Team – CBRE
Bank Team – Erste Bank
Environmental Social and Sustainability Award (ESSA) – Campus Redevelopment Project of Central European University – CEU
4RE-Refurbishment / Recommercialization / Rebranding / Relaunch of the Year – Balance Building – CPI
Best Property Management Company – Cushman & Wakefield
Best Facility Management Company – Strabag Property & Facility Services
New Concept of the Year – Budapart – Property Market
Campaign of the Year – Whitehouse – GTC