CB Richard Ellis Group, INC. Named a BUSINESSWEEK 50 Best Performer for Third Straight Year
West Des Moines, IA – March 30, 2009 – CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. has been named to the BusinessWeek 50—that publication’s list of best performers across all industries—for the third straight year. BusinessWeek selects 50 best-in-class companies that the magazine says represent the star performers in each of the ten sectors that make up the S&P 500. CBRE was ranked #25 on the 2009 BusinessWeek 50, and is the only real estate company to earn a spot in the 2009 BusinessWeek 50. “Being recognized once again as a BusinessWeek 50 company reflects our tireless focus on excellence in client service,” said Brett White, president and chief executive officer of CB Richard Ellis. “Every day, in every part of the world, CBRE professionals come to work with one overriding goal—using the industry’s most powerful full-service platform to tailor the best solutions to satisfy our clients’ needs.” Companies were chosen for inclusion in the BusinessWeek 50 list, published in the issue dated April 7, 2009, based on key financial metrics including return on investment and sales growth along with such attributes as “management vision” that BusinessWeek cites as essential for performance success.