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Cushman & Wakefield

June 24, 2015 15:47 ET

Cushman & Wakefield Named 2015 Realcomm 'Digie' Award Winner

Honored for Best Use of Automation in Commercial Real Estate

Award Recognizes Companies That Have Significantly Automated Traditional Business Processes

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2015) - Cushman & Wakefield has been honored with the prestigious Realcomm Digie Award in the category of Best Use of Automation - Property Management in Commercial Real Estate.

The Digie Awards were presented in San Antonio, TX during the Realcomm/IBcon conference on June 9-10. The annual conference explores the latest technology innovations impacting the commercial real estate industry. The Best Use of Automation award category recognizes companies that have significantly automated traditional business processes or demonstrated an impact on the industry.

The award honors the innovative strategy used by Cushman & Wakefield to incorporate several of its platforms, including ServiceNow, Microsoft Office 365, Workday and Salesforce.com, all on a cloud-based system. The platform allows for unprecedented efficiency, ease of access for employees, enhanced disaster recovery, and lower operating costs for the firm.

The award also recognizes Cushman & Wakefield's IT organization for the lead it is taking in cybersecurity as related to real estate information systems.

"We're thrilled and honored to be nominated by our peers and recognized for an innovative strategy that has significantly impacted our firm and created new industry best practices," said Craig Cuyar, Global Chief Information Officer for Cushman & Wakefield. 

"For us, it's always about going above and beyond for our clients and delivering forward-thinking ideas that can have a positive impact on their business needs. This strategy has truly helped deliver a platform to our employees that allows them to be successful. When they succeed, our clients succeed."

Realcomm Conference Group is a worldwide research and event company at the intersection of technology, innovation and real estate operations. 

About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment. Founded in 1917, it has 259 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 16,000 professionals. It offers a complete range of services to its occupier and investor clients for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, appraisal, consulting, corporate services, and property, facilities, project and risk management. To learn more, click HERE.

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