Corporate occupiers

For many companies, real estate is one of the largest overheads after staff and is now rightly and routinely under the financial spotlight. We can help you optimise value across your operational real estate portfolio by reducing cost, driving efficiency and mitigating risk to provide a vital asset in support of core business operations.

Understanding organisational requirements

Through our experience of working with some of the world’s leading companies, including the BBC, AXA, Boots, Siemens, Atkins, and Network Rail, we have gained an in-depth understanding of how organisations view, utilise and optimise value from corporate real estate.

Find out more about our specialist consultancy services, ranging from insurance to transport

A partnership approach

Whether delivering  financial savings through smarter estate management and occupational flexibility or simply ensuring your real estate portfolio is no barrier to change, we’ll work in partnership to make the most of your assets.

Find out more about our approach to corporate real estate management

Many large corporates have an in-house real estate team, with a range of skills and knowledge. Our approach is simply to complement you by adding our technical skills and nationwide market intelligence to provide superior support and knowledge. Together, we will capitalise on every opportunity.

A single point of contact to our nationwide resources

  • For large corporate accounts, we provide a single point of contact to act as business advisor and relationship manager, ensuring focused leadership and full co-ordination of our services on your behalf
  • Your single point of contact will help you access our nationwide network of offices across the UK and Ireland, providing local market knowledge and support where you need it
  • They will also help you benefit from our multiple professional disciplines in a consistent way – following established processes and procedures

Keeping you informed at every stage

  • We have developed innovative IT solutions that give you full visibility of your portfolio 24/7
  • Our solutions include job tracking, reporting, diary management and document storage which help to identify future commercial opportunities – all tailored to your needs
  • We monitor performance through regular reporting and key performance indicators (KPI’s), client satisfactions surveys and formal reviews  

“We often hear about working as a team with our outsourced partners but it really has happened here...”    David Holt, Portfolio Strategist, BBC Workplace

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Delivering full commercial property asset management: Babcock International Group Plc
  • Compulsory Purchase Land and Disturbance compensation claim negotiated
  • Demographic impact assessment secured best location for staff
  • Securing building on best market terms
  • Providing full property services to Babcock across the UK
  • National contract since 2005
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Other clients

From financial services to government and quasi-government, telecommunications and media to pharmaceutical, utilities to infrastructure and train operating companies (TOCs), we have extensive experience of advising large real estate owners and occupiers from a broad range of industry sectors.

Our solutions combine both strategic consultancy and estate management services. We have expertise with all property types from retail units to industrial sheds and offices to specialist assets, from both an operational and legacy portfolio perspective.

Telecommunications, media and technology

Transport

Utilities (water, electricity, nuclear)

Insurance

SIPP’s

Pharmaceutical

Motor trade and roadside

Retail

Tips and guides

Optimising value from your real estate

When it comes to managing your real estate portfolio, there are some fundamental areas to consider. We’ve summarised some of the most commonly used.

Download our 10 tips for making the most from your property

Lease restructuring

Are you making the most of the opportunities available to restructure your lease to reduce costs, mitigate contingent liabilities or negotiate occupational flexibility? Make sure you’re ahead of the game with our guide.

Download our guide to rent reviews and lease renewals – evolving tactics

Partnering and outsourcing

Strategic outsourcing can be a key component of successful business strategy. As a business are you harnessing the benefits of strategic partnering and outsourcing real estate services?

Here’s an introduction to real estate partnering and outsourcing. Download our guide to discovering the value in partnering.

Estates strategy

Have you developed a real estate strategy to support your overall business strategy? Real estate can act as barrier or catalyst for business change!

Download our guide to formulating portfolio strategy.

Minimising your business rates

Want an easy way to reduce your occupational costs? Start by checking whether you could pay less in business rates.

Download our guide on how to optimise cashflow and get available tax reliefs

Workplace strategy

Closing and consolidating offices can be seen as a negative step. But in today's flexible working world, it can be operationally, financially and strategically beneficial.

Download our guide to boost morale through new ways of working

Government funding

Make sure you’re getting all the financial support you’re entitled to from government.

Read our research: Government Funding – Are you receiving your share?  

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