What is Global Workplace Solutions?

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is a division of CBRE which supports occupier clients of all sizes, through facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction services.

As our client, we’ll provide property solutions that reduce cost and risk, better manage your space and improve productivity. Whether it’s an office, retail outlet, laboratory, data centre, manufacturing environment or a virtual location, a well-run workplace directly contributes to business results, enhancing quality, brand and engagement with your employees.

Our mission is to redefine the ‘workplace’, because we believe every place of work can become a competitive advantage.

Workplace support at every step

We support occupiers throughout the entire real estate lifecycle: from the property search to planning and acquisition, design and construction, property maintenance and facilities management, further development and, eventually, asset disposal.

Our integrated and market-leading workplace services have proven vital to our clients, which include major global financial, pharmaceutical, technology, manufacturing and oil and gas companies, and range from those with single iconic buildings and stadia, to large portfolios for international Fortune 500 companies across every workplace type.

No other company can match the depth and breadth of our experience across all types of work environments.

Property solutions worldwide

With experts in 77 countries worldwide, we have the scale and expertise to deliver property solutions around the corner, and around the world.

We have a unique ability to self-perform mission-critical technical services and maintenance in more locations worldwide than any other provider. This approach to delivering these services ourselves is proven to increase quality, reduce cost and mitigate risk

Our goal is to enable people and portfolios to perform at their best. Whatever the size or location of your business, we’ll provide you with a custom-made solution, tailored to geography, workplace type, and desired outcomes.

At the same time, our size and scale create agility. We don’t just cover markets; we have the resources to solve problems and create value on the ground like no other company.

Facility Management

At CBRE we know a building leaves a lasting impression. That’s why our comprehensive facilities management services are designed to help optimise your buildings’ performance, enabling a happy, productive workforce to deliver great business results.

Project Management

At CBRE we care about the lifecycle of a building. You want perfection. So do we. So, if it isn’t out there already, our Project Management team will help you build it. We’ll also design, fit-out, construct and adapt workplaces to meet your business needs.

Occupier transactions

CBRE’s Occupier Transactions team works with our clients to acquire, renegotiate and dispose of business property. We work across all asset types including: office, retail, industrial & logistics and data centres.