The CBRE Group, Inc. ( NYSE: CBG), a Fortune 500 - and S & P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is the - in terms of revenue in fiscal 2012 - the world's largest service companies on the commercial real estate sector. CBRE has approximately 37,000 employees in more than 300 offices worldwide.
In 1773 founded one of the later main namesake Richard Ellis in London his real estate office. In 1906, Colbert Coldwell founded the real estate companies Tucker, Lynch & Coldwell in San Francisco, USA. In 1914, Benjamin Arthur Banker partners of the company. The two namesakes were renamed the company in 1936, Coldwell, Banker & Company to offer. Since the 1940s, the company that later became known as CB Commercial grew to one of the largest private real estate service companies in the Western United States. In the 1960s and 1970s, the range of services was expanded. At the same time found a site expansion rather than within the United States, so that the company has become a comprehensive service provider in the real estate segment beyond the traditional brokerage business also. 1998 merged the two real estate companies CB Richard Ellis Commercial and International, Limited ( REI Ltd. ) To CB Richard Ellis ( CBRE). With the purchase of Insignia Financial Group CBRE was in 2003 for real estate services group. 2004 took place the IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. 2006 CBRE bought the Trammell Crow Company. In 2009, CBRE was selected by "Business Week" for the third year in a row to one of " 50 Elite Companies" worldwide. In 2011, the company CB Richard Ellis has been renamed CBRE worldwide.
The service areas include the areas of CBRE Capital Markets, rental, Valuation, Corporate Services, Research, Retail, Investment Management, Property and Project Management and Building Consultancy.
CBRE in Germany
Since 1973, CBRE Germany is represented with its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, with offices in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich. The service focus of CBRE in Germany include the areas of Agency Building Consultancy Capital Markets Global Corporate Services, Hotels, Industrial / Logistics, Property & Asset Management, Public Advisory Services, Research, Retail and Valuation.
CBRE in Austria
CBRE has been represented since 1991 with a branch in Vienna and is now one of the leading consultants in the commercial property sector in Austria. The service focus of CBRE in Austria include the service areas Rentals and Sales, Capital Markets, Building Consultancy, Property Management, Real Estate Valuation, Global Corporate Services, residential properties and retail properties.