After receiving earlier in the evening the awards for Best Listed Strategy, Best Strategy in Emerging Markets, and Best Value-Added Strategy, the jury awarded Ivanhoé Cambridge the most coveted award of the evening: the Best Global Investor of the Year award.
The Global Real Estate Investor of the Year award recognizes the real estate investor for the global roll-out of its real estate investment program, leading to overall strong results.
"Being recognized and held in such high regard by our peers, the community of global institutional investors is a rare honour," said Daniel Fournier, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "This could not have been possible without our best asset: our dedicated and talented people."
A few comments from the judges
"True global presence with offices in many places. Strong direct focus in Canada, the built environment growth in Asia Pacific and sectors such as solar power"- A judge's comment on the Global Real Estate Investor of the Year award win.
"An impressive strategy towards emerging markets, operating offices in Mexico City, São Paulo and Mumbai - and going to Indonesia at this time is a smart move" – A judge said of the Best Strategy in Emerging Markets award win.
''Ivanhoé Cambridge is an excellent institutional investor and the Gecina transition is a highlight of its listed approach'' – One of the judge's said of the Best Listed Strategy award win.
"With an impressive list of developments, they continue to be an amazing and sophisticated investor where buildings are not 'trophy' but large and strategic'' – A judge's comment on the Best Value-Added Strategy award win.
Now in its 14th year, the IPE Real Estate Global Conference & Awards is an important event for institutional investors providing a forum to examine the key issues facing the industry. This year's conference focused on key trends such as inflation, climate change and demographics.
In 2017, the Company took home the prize for Best Investment in Latin America.