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CBRE Announces Affiliation with Maris Properties in St. Petersburg

5 November 2006, 18:01
CBRE Group Noble Gibbons has announced an affiliation agreement with Maris Properties, a leading commercial real estate services firm in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city.

St. Petersburg, Russia – November 15, 2006 – CBRE Group Noble Gibbons has announced an affiliation agreement with Maris Properties, a leading commercial real estate services firm in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city.

Founded in 2004, Maris Properties has expanded rapidly to provide a full range of real estate advisory and management services. These services include office, retail and industrial brokerage; strategic planning and valuation; property management; corporate services, investment services and project management. The company principals, Boris Moshensky and Maxim Mikhailov, have over 20 years of experience in the real estate business between them. One of their first landmark projects was advising Sun Microsystems, a CBRE corporate client, in the pre-leasing of 6,000 square meters of office space in the Kellermann Center.

“St. Petersburg has a fast growing economy and has become an important business center for both Russian and international companies. Our affiliation with Maris Properties will enhance our capability to address our clients’ real estate needs as they expand into this dynamic market,” according to Darrell Stanaford, Managing Director of CBRE in Moscow. Andreas Ridder, Managing Director of CBRE for Central and Eastern Europe stated that, “St Petersburg, a metropolis of five million people, is an important market in our region and we are pleased to partner with the best team of local experts that share our high professional standards for service to clients.”

According to Mike Strong, Chairman of CBRE for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, “St Petersburg is an important market in Europe that is rapidly becoming a regional center for automobile manufacturing and information technology research. Our association with Maris Properties is a continuation of our geographic expansion to provide the widest possible service coverage for our international clients.”

Mr. Stanaford added, “CBRE wanted to ensure that the successful relationship established between Noble Gibbons and Maris Properties continued within the framework of participation in our global platform.”

Boris Moshensky, General Director of Maris Properties commented: “We are pleased to enter this partnership with CB Richard Ellis after completing a number of deals together successfully. This new relationship will enable us to reach out to a broad range of worldwide clients, while making it possible for us to provide our existing clients with the knowledge and know how accessible through the CBRE global network.”

About CBRE 
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a FORTUNE 1000 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world's largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2005 revenue). The Company serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 350 offices (including affiliate and partner offices) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; investment management; appraisal and valuation; and research and consulting. Please visit our Web site at

About CBRE 
CBRE provides Russia’s most comprehensive portfolio of integrated services: asset & property management, investment services, office, retail & industrial agency, development & project management, strategic consulting & valuation, corporate advisory.

About Maris | Part of the CBRE Affiliate Network 
Maris | Part of the CBRE Affiliate Network is one of the leading and rapidly developing real estate consulting companies offering a full range of commercial real estate services in the St. Petersburg market. The general scope of their work includes: brokerage services for office, retail and industrial space; strategic planning & valuation; work with corporate clients; project development and management; investment services. For any further information please visit Maris Properties website at

For further information please contact:

Elena Ziskind 
++7 495 258-3990

Rebecca Cockman 
FD Tamesis 
++ 44 20 7269 9344


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