RISMEDIA, April 24, 2007-The Webby Awards, an international honor for the Web, nominated www.corcoran.com for the Best Real Estate Web site of 2007. The Web site is produced by The Corcoran Group, which is the only real estate firm to be included in the category. Other nominees include www.nytimes.com/realestate, www.RealEstateJournal.com, www.realestate.yahoo.com, www.bankside123.co.uk.
Winners will be announced on May 1, 2007 and honored at The 11th Annual Webby Awards in New York City on June 5th. The ceremony will be hosted by comedian and actor Rob Corddry, star of Fox's new sitcom "The Winner" and a former correspondent for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Web sites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Web sites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.
"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards.
www.corcoran.com is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.
"The Corcoran Group is thrilled to be considered for this prestigious award." said Corcoran CEO Pamela Liebman. "To be included among such innovative nominees is an honor for us and a validation of the importance that we place upon the value of corcoran.com and its role as a driving force for our business."
As a nominee for a Webby Award, www.corcoran.com is also eligible to win a People's Voice Award. Voting is open to the public from April 10th to April 27th.
The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states.
Founded in 1996, The Webby Awards is known worldwide for its famous five-word speeches.