CREW 2015

Second Annual Business Forum CREW-2015 held on April 14-18 concluded its work. Within the framework of the Forum, Donald Trump Jr., Vice President of Trump Organization visited Astana as a special guest.

Donald Trump Jr. described the process of development and formation of TRUMP Organization as a corporation and brand, told about what it feels like to be a business partner of his father, and about family values in business, as well as about attractiveness of commercial real estate market of Kazakhstan for TRUMP Organization. Besides this, he responded to questions from participants, visited the exhibition, and held a meeting with businessmen at dinner.

This year over 210 participants attended the exhibition, and 36 foreign and local speakers took the floor to make statements. Experts conducted master classes concerning management of office and retail real estate in financial crisis, investments in hotel industry, application of design technologies in construction, shopping centers of future, issues of architecture, marketing and promotion, etc.

Also, there were announced the winners of Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards “Best Commercial Real Estate Project” on 11 nominations.

CRE Awards was established in 2014 at the initiative of the Organizing Committee of CRE Week, and it has already proved to be an important and prestigious event of commercial real estate market of Kazakhstan.

The award was conferred on the best projects that meet current demands of commercial real estate development. They underwent a rigorous selection process consisting of two rounds – voting and final defense in front of jury members, formed from among the members of the world’s leading professional body RICS in Russia and the CIS.

Winners were distributed as follows:

“Best Office Real Estate”: 1 place – Business Center “SAAD”, 2 place is divided between – Multifunctional Complex “Moskva” and Business Center “Nursaulet-2”.

“Best Hotel Real Estate” –

1 place – Hilton Garden Inn Astana,

2 place – Royal Park Astana,

3 place – Hotel and Restaurant Complex “Jumbaktas”.

“Consultant of the Year” – Colliers Kazakhstan

“Broker of the Year” – Ainash Korganbekova, employee of DeBuro

“Best Management Company” – 1 place – Management Service Brokerage, 2 place – M-Line Property, 3 place – Marden Realty.

 

The winner in the nomination “Best Building Manager” became Shukhrat Adilov, Director of Mobil Realty Management Company (Business Center “Nursaulet-2”, Business Center “Isker”).

Following the results of voting and a survey conducted with the participants, Multifunctional Complex “Moskva” was awarded in the nomination “Best Office Real Estate. Audience Choice Award.”; and Khan Shatyr Shopping Entertainment Center was awarded in the nomination “Best Retail Real Estate. Audience Choice Award.”

“Redevelopment of the Year” – Business Center “PRIME Business Park” (Glоbal Development).

“Best Storage Real Estate” – a warehousing property of DAMU Logistics.

“Best Service Company” – LYOD Master (a company maintaining the sport complex “Alau”), 2 place – APPARTEX (Keremet-IT), a company providing platform for players of commercial real estate market.