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, you benefit from 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. 

Data Centre Solutions

With 5,000 dedicated data centre engineers, technicians and professionals managing 600 locations in 150 cities worldwide, we understand your business needs like no other company.

Sustainable Business

Taking a holistic approach to business sustainability, our team develops strategies that not only significantly reduce carbon footprints, but also create long-term benefits and value for your business.

Facilities Management

We help clients optimise their buildings’ performance, enabling a happy, productive workforce to deliver great business results. We provide custom-made solutions for single buildings, iconic landmarks, and regional or global real estate portfolios.

Laboratory Services

We deliver a range of industry-leading, innovative solutions to optimise business-critical laboratory operations, improve efficiency, asset availability and uptime, reduce cost and risk and enable greater time for science and scientific achievement.

Automotive Properties

CBRE's Petroleum and Automotive team delivers a comprehensive service for owners and occupiers of petrol filling stations, car showrooms, car parks and other roadside assets.

Property Project Management

Create or adapt your workplace to meet your business needs. Our core services include building project and cost management, move management, IT support and the procurement of furniture, fixtures and other equipment tailored to your exact requirements.