Profile: CBRE Group Inc (CBG)
19 Jan 2017
CBRE Group, Inc., incorporated on February 20, 2001, is a holding company that conducts all of its operations through its subsidiaries. The Company is a commercial real estate services and investment company. The Company operates through the segments: The Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management, and Development Services. The Company offers a range of services to occupiers, owners, lenders and investors in office, retail, industrial, multifamily and other types of commercial real estate. The Company operates across the world providing commercial real estate services under the CBRE brand name, investment management services under the CBRE Global Investors brand name and development services under the Trammell Crow Company brand name.
The Company's business is focused on several competencies, including commercial property, corporate facilities, project and transaction management, tenant/occupier and property/agency leasing, capital markets solutions (property sales, commercial mortgage origination, sales and servicing, and structured finance), real estate investment management, valuation, development services and proprietary research. It generates revenues from management fees and from commissions on transactions. Its contractual, fee-for-services businesses include property and facilities management, mortgage loan servicing, investment management and appraisal/valuation. Its software as a service (SaaS) products include Protofit and Luma. Protofit allows users to visualize and edit floor plans in two dimension (2D) and three dimension (3D) (including external window views from each floor) and to create customized space layouts in real-time. Luma enables an interactive customized 3D walk-through experience for new, unbuilt and repositioned spaces. Luma technology is used to visualize space from project concept and design all the way through leasing and marketing efforts.
The Americas segment consists of operations throughout the United States and Canada, as well as various markets in Latin America. Most of Company's operations are conducted through its subsidiary, CBRE, Inc. Its mortgage loan origination, sales and servicing operations are conducted through its subsidiary operating under the name CBRE Capital Markets, Inc. (Capital Markets) and its subsidiaries. The Company's operations in Canada are conducted through its subsidiary, CBRE Limited. The Company's advisory services businesses offer occupier/tenant and investor/owner services, including real estate leasing services, capital markets and valuation.
As part of Real Estate Leasing Services, the Company provides strategic advice and execution to owners, investors and occupiers of real estate in connection with leasing, disposition and acquisition of property. Capital Markets offer clients fully integrated investment sales and debt/structured financing services under the CBRE Capital Markets brand. The Company's mortgage brokerage business originates, sells and services commercial mortgage loans through relationships established with investment banking firms, national banks, credit companies, insurance companies, pension funds and government agencies. Its valuation services include market value appraisals, litigation support, discounted cash flow analyses, feasibility and fairness opinions, as well as consulting services, such as property condition reports, hotel advisory and environmental consulting.
As part of the Company's outsourcing commercial real estate services, it offers occupier outsourcing, for corporations, public sector entities, healthcare providers and others, and asset services for property owners. Through its Global Workplace Solutions business line, the Company provides services to occupiers of real estate, including facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction services and strategic consulting. Its facilities management involves the day-to-day management of client-occupied space and includes headquarter buildings, regional offices, administrative offices, data centers and other critical facilities, manufacturing and laboratory facilities, distribution facilities and retail space. Project management services are provided on a portfolio-wide or programmatic basis. It provides asset services on a contractual basis for owners/investors in office, industrial and retail properties. These services include construction management, marketing, building engineering, accounting and financial services.
Europe Middle East and Africa
The Company's EMEA segment operates in approximately 40 countries, including France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Its operations in these countries generally provide a range of services to the commercial property sector. Additionally, the Company provides residential property services, focused on the prime and super-prime segments of the market, primarily in the United Kingdom. Within EMEA, its services are organized along similar lines as in the Americas, including leasing, property sales, valuation services, asset management services and occupier outsourcing, among others.
The Company's Asia Pacific segment operates in over 10 countries. It offers real estate services to large occupiers and investors throughout the region. Its operations in Asia are located in Greater China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand.
Global Investment Management
The Company's operations in its Global Investment Management segment are conducted through its subsidiary, CBRE Global Investors, LLC (CBRE Global Investors) and its global affiliates. CBRE Global Investors provides investment management services to pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments and other institutional investors seeking to generate returns and diversification through investment in real estate. It sponsors investment programs that span the risk/return spectrum across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. CBRE Global Investors' investment programs are organized into categories, which include direct real estate investments through sponsored funds, direct real estate investments through separate accounts, indirect real estate investments through listed securities and indirect real estate investments through multi-manager investment programs.
The Company's Development Services segment conducts its operations through its subsidiary, Trammell Crow Company, LLC, and certain of its subsidiaries, providing development services primarily in the United States to users of and investors in commercial real estate, as well as for its own account. Trammell Crow Company, LLC pursues development and investment in commercial real estate across a spectrum of property types, including industrial, office and retail properties; healthcare facilities of all types, including medical office buildings, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, and residential/mixed-use projects.
The Company Competes with Cushman & Wakefield, Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, Colliers International Group Inc., Savills plc, BGC Partners, Eastdil Secured, HFF, L.P. and Marcus & Millichap, Inc.
CBRE Group Inc
400 S Hope St Ste 25
LOS ANGELES CA 90071-2800