CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2018 revenues of $21.3 billion and more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #146 in 2019. 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 $106 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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Our Dutch Office Platform is the largest Dutch non-listed office fund and has a core investment strategy with a focus on prime locations in the G4 cities in The Netherlands. The Fund capitalizes on continued economic growth in The Netherlands, utilizes a cycle aware investment style and focuses on value creation through active management and core+ investment strategies, resulting in sustainable and consistent out performance.
The platform adopts a core investment strategy that is based on an intrinsic understanding of typical trends in the Dutch occupier and investment market. The focus is on prime well-located assets in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. In these cities ten ‘hot spot’ locations are defined for their good accessibility by car and public transportation, high quality office assets, many amenities and well-known office location. The platform only invests in these hot-spots with upside return angle through active asset management, such as leasing vacancy, re-branding, refurbishing or (re)developing.
Technical and social changes will have far-reaching implications for (office) real estate. Through urbanization and technology people are now more connected than ever, both physically and digitally. Millenials stick together in gateway cities and quickly disseminate new, higher level, beliefs. This causes a fast adoption of new solutions and rejection of existing structures.
As an investor in real estate, we have a long term responsibility in the future of all people. What we create in the places people live in, will be here for a long time. As we are aware of this responsibility, combined with our carbon footprint, it’s our purpose to contribute to a pleasant and high quality environment. One of our main priorities is offering healthy and sustainable places to live, work and shop with additional contemporary services that meet the constantly changing wishes of our users.