Los Angeles—CBRE Group Inc. was the highest-ranked commercial real estate services and investment company in Fortune’s annual Most Admired Companies list for the third consecutive year and the number one commercial real estate brand in Lipsey Company’s annual brand survey for the 12th consecutive year.
The Fortune Most Admired program rates companies on a host of attributes related to corporate performance. CBRE scored particularly well in quality of services, innovation, global competitiveness and social responsibility among companies in the real estate sector. Drawing from a base of some 1400 companies, a total of 687 companies from 30 countries were surveyed by Fortune. Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey were included in the Most Admired Companies roster.
The Lipsey survey measures commercial real estate professionals’ perceptions of the industry’s leading brands. More than 100,000 U.S. and international professionals participated in the 2013 survey, including property owners, investors, lenders, occupiers, brokers and property managers. CBRE has been ranked number one every year that Lipsey, a training and professional development firm specializing in commercial real estate, has conducted its survey.