Whether our clients are acquiring, selling, managing or investing in property, good decisions depend on accurate, carefully analysed information. Our team makes a close study of real estate globally, delving into specific sectors and markets as well as exploring broader real estate trends. We report back to our clients via publications, reports and presentations.
Why do they choose to work with us?
The research team has access to data, market intelligence and human expertise from a worldwide network of CBRE offices. The EMEA research team alone numbers 106 people in 43 EMEA countries and incorporates a specialist cross-border research team. The findings we report to our clients have a depth - and a value - that other firm’s researchers cannot match. It’s how we give our clients a competitive edge.
Which specialist services do we offer?
Regular local market analysis and reports
Analysis and reporting of regional and global trends
Fifth annual research report which surveys key real estate decision makers to provide invaluable insight into business strategy, real estate mandate and workplace trends that are impacting the industry, while reporting what trends are being predicted for the occupier market over the next 48 months.
Comparing 56 EMEA, this Fit-Out Cost Guide is the most comprehensive we have ever produced, allowing users to look up indicative costs for fitting out office space across EMEA and inform them on the variances in the EMEA fit-out markets.
The first issue of Check In, a publication from the CBRE Hotels team focussed on the European hotel sector. This report investigates the key reasons behind increased cross-border capital flows into the sector - specifically from Asia and the Middle-East - and highlights the opportunities that this wave of new liquidity brings with it.
The content includes -
Asian hotel investment in Europe - recent activity
Middle Eastern hotel investment in Europe - recent activity
The importance of the food and beverage offer within shopping centres cannot be overstated. It is now one of the primary reasons for choosing where to shop; consumers are stating their primary reason to visit is for the food, and then often visit shops.
Corporate asset disposals: strong appetite masked by growth in wider investment market
Turnover from corporate property disposals, across Europe, is on an upward trajectory and set to reach €20bn in 2015. This comes at a time when commercial property investment across Europe is set to rise for the sixth consecutive year after exceeding €220bn in 2014.
Interestingly, the share of the market represented by corporate disposals has been in fairly steady decline since its 2008 high of 18%, and barely reached 9% last year.
UK and Germany account for 51% of all corporate disposals, with the office sector dominating total market share (38%) with the retail and industrial sectors gaining ground.
Motivated by a desire to fund strategic change and an increasing acceptance of more innovative financial structures in the marketplace, corporate property asset sales continue to rise in absolute terms
By: Machiel Wolters, Head of Industrial and Logistics Research, EMEA Research
Retailers and logistics providers across Europe are seeing volumes and costs rise as e-commerce grows—pushing them to economize. Mergers and acquisitions, consolidations and new development are all on the rise, and XXL warehouses and final mile facilities are in demand.
Real Estate and the Community: Mapping outcomes for the future
CBRE’s Director of Building Consultancy & Master Planning, Peter Dijkhuis, examines the relationship between buildings and their surrounding environments, noting how global trends will change the way buildings must be developed and managed in the future.