Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate Wins 2007 International Property Award

Posted by Karen Monroe — September 26, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO – (Sept. 27, 2007) – Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate was recently awarded a prestigious International Property Award 2007 in association with CNBC. The distinctive four-star award was presented to Pacific Union on Sept. 14 at a gala dinner in London. Pacific Union is the only four-star winner in California and among just five gold-star recipients in the United States.“Earning a coveted International Property Award confirms Pacific Union’s outstanding ability to remain on top and ahead in the highly competitive global property marketplace,” said Avram Goldman, Pacific Union president and CEO. “We are honored to receive recommendation for this well-recognized award of excellence by our peers.”The International Property Awards are the largest of their type in the world and have been handing out awards for 13 years. Supported by at least five media partners and nine professional bodies, the awards attracted entries from a record 57 companies this year. Although global in nature, only a small number of awards are allocated for each country.Entries were judged by a panel of leading professionals whose collective knowledge of the real-estate industry is premier. Chaired by Eric Pickles, British Shadow Secretary of State, the 2007 judges include: Imtiaz Farookhi, chief executive of the National House Building Council; Peter Bolton King, chief executive of the National Association of Estate Agents; and Jonathan Price, president of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI).“I’m delighted that the awards have grown to such a stature that they have attracted the attention and support of some of the world’s major newspapers, which helps to give the winners even more coverage,” said Stuart Shield, founder of the International Property Awards. “I’m also pleased that so many well-respected professional bodies have joined with their backing. We are now going on to crown the year with our event in Las Vegas on November 16 where the highest-point-scoring winners will be identified as the best in the world.”Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate – PresidioAs global headquarters with more than 200 sales associates and employees, Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate Presidio office is located at Letterman Digital Arts Center in the San Francisco Presidio. Since 1975, Pacific Union GMAC has thoughtfully matched generations of buyers and sellers throughout the Bay Area. As a leading, locally managed real estate company with knowledgeable, experienced real-estate professionals, Pacific Union focuses on a global vision, using technology and superior service to deliver a quality experience to a full spectrum of sophisticated clients. Pacific Union is a member of the Christie’s Great Estates network and is a GMAC Home Services company. For information, call 415.929.7100 or visit

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