CBRE’s Service Strategy and Local Market Insights Clark Gregor March 21, 2012 1 Comment Whit Peyton, Managing Director CBRE Last week at UST’s Executive Insight Series, Senior Managing Director of CBRE, Whit Peyton, shared how CBRE has competitively structured services in the new marketplace and communicated local market insights. With 30,000 employees worldwide, CBRE is a Fortune 500 firm and a global leader in commercial real estate. Through its global presence, the company has an intimate knowledge of virtually every major real estate market in the world. In his role, Peyton is responsible for managing the CBRE’s Minnesota operations, which are staffed by over 580 real estate professionals. His management duties include oversight of new business development, client relations, and related services. In his presentation, Peyton reported impressive 2011 transactional figures. His offices completed just under 1,000 deals in 2011, with 1.56 billion in total consideration. Peyton explained to competitively compete in today’s marketplace, their organization has worked to differentiate itself through delivering more integrated and vertical services to their clients. Locally, their offices’ suite of services includes over a dozen areas of expertise, from asset management to project management to niche services (such as golf course services). Through offering an array of real estate service offerings (pictured below), CBRE works to position their clients’ investment properties to obtain maximum value while offering solutions “from main street to wall street”. Read the rest of this post on our Real Estate Matters blog » RelatedMeet Braydon Andrews ’11 M.B.A.Real Estate Development and CBAs – 5 Questions for Prof. MusilDouglas Dayton (1924-2013) influenced retail real estate locally, nationallySt. Thomas creates Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame One Response Eli Russell March 22, 2012 Good insight. The market is actually very lucrative, if you’re aggressive with your rates, and thoughtful about how you can diversify your client base. Thanks for the article.