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CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2020 revenues of $23.8 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #122 in 2021. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 20 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for nine years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2021, for the third consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.


CBRE Global Investors, combined with CBRE Clarion Securities and CBRE Caledon, is one of the world’s leading real asset investment managers with $124.5 billion in assets under management.

Built up over more than 40 years, our unparalleled platform is focused on real assets, giving our institutional clients access to real estate and infrastructure in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Our clients benefit from a complete range of investment solutions including equity and debt, direct and indirect, and listed and unlisted strategies.

Trammell Crow Company, founded in Dallas, Texas in 1948, is one of the nation’s oldest and most prolific developers of, and investors in, commercial real estate.The CBRE Global Investors and Trammell Crow Company platforms make up the Real Estate Investments division of CBRE Group.

The Real Estate Investments division is led by
Mike Lafitte, Global CEO, Real Estate Investments.


Regularly released content on the state of the real estate and infrastructure industry are produced by our subject matter experts and shared on their blogs. A selection of them can be found below.

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CBRE Global Investors Acquires Logistics Asset in Belgium from Casa Group

BRUSSELS 18 January 2021 – CBRE Global Investors has acquired, on behalf of a pan European Fund, the Casa Distribution Centre located in Olen, in the Antwerp province of Belgium. The asset, secured off-market, is purchased from Domus Logistics, a subsidiary entity of the Casa Group. HB Capital acted as advisor for the seller.

The circa 60,000 sq m state of the art, grade A logistics asset is fully occupied by Casa Group, a Belgian interior chain with 500 stores in eight countries. The asset serves as their European distribution centre as well as their European office headquarters. It was built in 2017 and comprises of 49,776 sq m of warehouse space, 6,609 sq m mezzanine and 4,969 sq m office space.

The asset is located along the E313, one of the main logistics axes in Belgium, between the cities of Antwerp and Liège. The location benefits from good international connectivity and several large international brands have their European distribution centres located in the area.

“There is limited available product in this area making this a rare investment opportunity. Benefitting from strong logistics market fundamentals and structural undersupply in the Antwerp submarket, the asset will also provide a secure income stream. With the positive outlook for the logistics sector, we expect this asset to be a strong performer for our investors” commented Arthur De Four, Senior Asset Manager, CBRE Global Investors.

In 2020, CBRE Global Investors logistics platform acquired €857 million of European logistics assets in 34 deals across nine countries. The firm is a leading investor and operator in the European logistics sector, with an AUM of €10.4bn*, a rental area of seven million sq m across 11 countries.

* As of 30 September 2020


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About CBRE Global Investors

CBRE Global Investors is a global real assets investment management firm with $114.5 billion in assets under management* as of September 30, 2020. The firm sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for investors worldwide.

CBRE Global Investors is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE). It harnesses the research, investment sourcing and other resources of the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue) for the benefit of its investors. CBRE Group, Inc. has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. For more information about CBRE Global Investors, please visit www.cbreglobalinvestors.com

*Assets under management (AUM) refers to the fair market value of real assets-related investments with respect to which CBRE Global Investors provides, on a global basis, oversight, investment management services and other advice and which generally consist of investments in real assets; equity in funds and joint ventures; securities portfolios; operating companies and real assets-related loans. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Global Investors’ presence in the global real assets market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers.