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Colliers International Selected By International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) as Top Outsourcing Provider

Monday, March 14, 2011

Colliers International Selected By International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) as Top Outsourcing Provider10:00 EDT Monday, March 14, 2011-- Leading Real Estate Services Firm Makes Elite List for Sixth Consecutive Year --SEATTLE, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its position as a best-in-class commercial real estate organization, Colliers International has been selected as one of the world's top 100 outsourcing providers for the sixth consecutive year as part of the 2011 Global Outsourcing 100®. The list recognizes the best outsourcing firms across multiple industries, as selected by an independent judging panel organized by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).The Global Outsourcing 100 is a critical resource for all companies seeking to do business with best-in-class service providers and vendors. In this way, The Global Outsourcing 100 is more than just a ranking - - it is a critically important referral tool for any company seeking to find top-quality business partners."It comes as no surprise to us that Colliers International has once again been recognized as a leading firm by the 2011 Global Outsourcing 100," said Douglas P. Frye, Global President and CEO of Colliers International.  "Our enterprising service philosophy and approach truly differentiates our professionals from other service providers. In addition, our shared culture and commitment to excellence has enabled Colliers International to accelerate the success of clients throughout the world.""Achieving this distinction for the sixth consecutive year is truly an honor," said Dylan Taylor, CEO of Colliers International in the U.S. "It also stands as a significant milestone for the enterprise, as a growing number of global businesses identify Colliers International as the go-to provider of strategic and corporate real estate services. Our professionals share a common desire to achieve our client's strategic business objectives and create maximum value for their organizations."Taylor also noted that, continuing the organization's significant growth in 2010, Colliers International plans to expand its reach further this year by continuing to invest in its platform and hiring top talent at all levels.About Colliers InternationalColliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world with 15,000 professionals operating out of more than 480 offices in 61 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research.  The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.     About IAOP The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 110,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit http://www.iaop.org.SOURCE Colliers InternationalFor further information: Richard Mulieri or Parke Chapman, The Marino Organization, +1-212-889-0808, Richard@themarino.org, Parke@themarino.org