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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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Our Dutch retail platform is the country’s leading investing program in a competitive market. Our clients benefit from a high-quality retail portfolio of high street shops and shopping centres in prime locations in the most dominant cities in the Netherlands, with a special focus on Amsterdam. We adopt a cycle-aware investment style that emphasizes risk mitigation, capital preservation and value creation. We also leverage on our company’s deep international retail platform, resulting in economies of scale and a proven execution track record.


In the mature Dutch retail market, municipalities focus on promoting vibrant city centers through strict zoning regulations. Our controlling position in several city centers and an active stakeholder approach gives a clear competitive advantage, and our investment are likely to prove more resilience to changes in consumer spending patterns and subsequent changes in the retail landscape.


Social changes will have far-reaching implications for (retail) real estate. Through urbanization and technology people are now more connected than ever, both physically and digitally. Millennial’s 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.