Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014
Global commercial real estate services firm Savills Studley announced today that its Chicago office has been named one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.
Being named a Chicago’s “Best and Brightest Company to Work For” is a designation that hundreds of companies pursue. This year’s winners practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in human resources in industries as diverse as the insurance, hospitality, communications and nonprofits.
“Our success in Chicago can be directly attributed to the team of talented real estate professionals we have on board,” said Executive Vice President and Co-Branch Manager John Goodman. “We are thrilled to be recognized as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.”
An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.
Savills Studley established the Chicago office in 1962, acting as a significant presence in the Chicago commercial real estate industry for over 50 years. Savills Studley’s Chicago office has 50 full time employees and, within the past 10 years alone, has executed approximately 3,000 lease agreements and other acquisitions resulting in over 65 million square feet of space. Longest standing clients include Accenture, The American Bar Association, Illinois CPA Society, Sargent & Lundy, Siemens, Exelon and Federal Home Loan Bank. With charitable activity always top of mind, the firm’s Annual Studley Landlord Golf Challenge has raised $1.4 million for local charities since its inception.
This year’s winners were honored by the National Association for Business Resources on Monday, July 21, at the Oak Brook Marriott.
About 101 Best and Brightest
The 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For is an awards competition providing the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work.
This is the premier awards symposium that celebrates those companies that are making the lives of their employees better as well as the community as a whole. The 101 Best and Brightest program provides yearlong education, benchmarking, assessment tools and interaction amongst the best employers.
About Savills Studley
Savills Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, the firm pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, supported by high quality market research and in-depth analysis, Savills Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to organizations across all industries. The firm’s comprehensive commercial real estate platform includes brokerage, project management, capital markets, consulting and corporate services. With 25 offices in the U.S. and a heritage of innovation, Savills Studley is well known for tenacious client advocacy and exceptional service.
The firm is part of London-headquartered Savills plc, the premier global real estate service provider with over 27,000 professionals and over 600 locations around the world. Savills plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (SVS.L).
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