Colliers International Ranked 21st Among IAOP’s Top 100 Global Outsourcing Companies

25 July 2012, Hong Kong – For the seventh year in a row, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals named Colliers International among the world’s best outsourcing service providers on a competitive list of global firms. Colliers International is the only real estate firm to achieve this honor every year since the list’s inception in 2006. IAOP specifically considered Colliers’ Global Corporate Solutions service line, and noted that customer references were a key strength for “It is an honor for our teams to be recognised by IAOP, especially as the only real estate firm ranking in the Top 100 every year,” noted Douglas P. Frye, global President and CEO of Colliers International. “We are passionate about delivering the best service experience—strong business outcomes from in-depth expertise and a memorable personal experience—and that’s what distinguishes Colliers’ services from others.”

According to IAOP, which has more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, companies were judged on four critical characteristics for the Top 100 ranking: size and growth, customer references, organisational competencies and management capabilities. Additional details on relative rankings, the selection process and companies’ key strengths will be featured in a special advertising section produced by IAOP in the July 23 Global 500 issue of Fortune magazine.

IAOP ranked Colliers #21 on the Top 100 Global Outsourcing Companies list, which included 75 large firms and 25 smaller companies; IAOP also created a number of sub lists for award winners. Among Colliers’ honors on IAOP’s “Best 10” companies in the following categories:

Companies with the Most Company Presence

Best Corporate Social Responsibility in Outsourcing

Leaders – Real Estate & Capital Asset Management Services

Leaders – In Australia/New Zealand Region

Leaders – Retail & Consumer Goods Industry

Leaders – Discrete Manufacturing Industry

Leaders – In the United States, by number of employees

Multi-Year Winners – One of only 17 companies listed in the Global Outsourcing 100 every year since its inception in 2006

About Colliers International
Colliers International is a global leader in real estate services with more than 12,300 professionals
operating out of 522 offices in 62 countries. As a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ:
FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), Colliers offers the stability of a strong financial partner and
significant local ownership providing clients with accountability and enterprising real estate solutions.
Colliers provides a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide
including: global corporate solutions; sale and lease brokerage; property and asset management;
project management; hotel investment sales and consulting; property valuation and appraisal
services; mortgage banking and insightful research. The Lipsey Company and National Real Estate
Investor magazine ranked Colliers International as the world’s number two commercial real estate

At the International Property Awards – Asia Pacific 2012, Colliers is awarded 11 accolades across the region including the Best Property Consultancy Awards in Hong Kong and Indonesia, and regional awards of Best Property Consultancy Marketing and Best Real Estate Agency Website for Asia Pacific.


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