International Property Awards 2012

Colliers International Wins Best Commercial Real Estate Services Company in Canada at International Property Awards

-- Firm wins awards for Canada’s Best Property Consultancy, Best Property Consultancy Marketing and Best Property Consultancy Website two years running --

2012 International Property AwardsToronto, December 18, 2012 – Colliers International, a leading global commercial real estate services provider and subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), was awarded the top spot for the second consecutive year in three categories at the 2012 International Property Awards, announced in London U.K. late last week. The Canadian operation of Colliers International once again swept the awards for the regional categories of Best Property Consultancy, Best Property Consultancy Marketing and Best Property Consultancy Website.

David Bowden, Chief Executive Officer of Colliers International Canada, said, “It’s an enormous privilege for our team to have received these highly prestigious awards for the second year in a row. This great achievement is a clear testament to the dedication, enthusiasm and creativity our teams continue to deliver.”
President of the International Property Awards, Stuart Shield, stated, “It was a privilege to meet so many of the Americas’ most talented property professionals. Attention to the finest detail, first rate green credentials and a willingness to succeed against a hugely competitive field resulted in the very best property companies being rewarded with the recognition they deserve. I wish them every success in the future.”

For the past 18 years, the International Property Awards has been celebrating the high-level achievements of residential and commercial real estate organizations from around the globe. As the world’s most prominent property competition, the International Property Awards employs a meticulous judging process involving a panel of over 80 experts covering every aspect of the property business.

About Colliers International

Colliers International is the third largest commercial real estate services company in the world with more than 12,300 professionals operating out of more than 522 offices in 62 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. In 2011 and 2012, the International Property Awards recognized Colliers International with three awards: Best Commercial Property Consultancy, Best Commercial Property Marketing and Best Commercial Property Website in Canada. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second most recognized commercial real estate brand in the world

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