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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 #128 in 2020. 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 $122.7 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.


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CBRE Global Investors Acquires Prime Logistics Portfolio in the Netherlands

​This acquisition represents the largest logistics portfolio to be acquired in The Netherlands

CBRE Global Investors, on behalf of clients, has acquired eight logistics warehouses in The Netherlands. The vendor was Somerset Capital Partners.

The portfolio consists of approximately 260,000 sq m high quality assets located in well-established logistics centres in The Netherlands. It includes one standing asset located in Wijchen and seven developments located in logistic hotspots, such as Schiphol, Utrecht and Nieuwegein. The portfolio is 80% pre-let to well-known tenants such as Mainfreight, Picnic and All 4 U.

Jaap Snellen, Head of Asset Management Logistics, The Netherlands, CBRE Global Investors: “This portfolio provides a perfect fit with our client’s investment criteria – a unique opportunity to invest in high quality logistics in a very sizeable transaction in the Dutch market.
We have substantially increased our logistics platform in the Netherlands over the past year and now have approximately 530,000 sq m of logistics over 15 properties. We continue to search for similarly attractive investments for our clients. Prime logistics assets are a key sector for us in the Netherlands.”

CBRE Global Investors were advised by Houthoff Buruma and JLL. Somerset Capital Partners is advised by Loyens & Loeff.

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About CBRE Global Investors
CBRE Global Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with $86.5 billion in assets under management* as of March 31, 2017. 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:CBG). It harnesses the research, investment sourcing and other resources of the world’s premier, full-service commercial real estate services and investment company for the benefit of its investors. CBRE Group, Inc. has more than 75,000 employees in approximately 450 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 estate-related assets 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 estate; equity in funds and joint ventures; securities portfolios; operating companies and real estate-related loans. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Global Investors’ presence in the global real estate market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers.

About Somerset Capital Partners
Somerset Capital Partners (Somerset) is an ambitious and inventive developer constantly looking for multimodal development locations for flexible business space and logistics, as well as for other related business purposes such as data centres. We specialize in developing distribution- and data centres and can offer ‘built to suit’ solutions. Somerset develops sustainable complexes that combine quality, functionality and image, therefore providing a strong base for wholesalers and/or logistic service providers.
www.somerset.nl | [email protected] | +31 (0)13 529 30