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CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. Named Best U.K. Facilities Manager for Financial Firms and In Sustainability Sector

London, 14 September 2011 – CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) has been named Best Facilities Management (FM) Partner in the UK for both Banking & Finance Institutions and in the Sustainability sector, in EuropeanCEO’s 2011 Global Facilities Management Awards.   

:  "It's with great pride that European CEO announces CB Richard Ellis as winner of the 2011 Facilities Management awards for Best FM Partner to Banking & Financial Institutions, UK and Best FM Partner for Sustainability, UK. The work that CBRE has done in facilities management​​ has made them stand out significantly at the forefront of the market.  

“CBRE has achieved ‘best in class’ position in facilities management, taking into consideration market leadership and geographic spread, client relationship optimization, innovation, achievement and sustainability.  Congratulations to all at CBRE.”

Over the past two years in particular, CBRE has demonstrated its comprehensive understanding of banking and finance clients, and its ability to drive value into the management of complex portfolio assets across geographies.  This has been achieved not only via the CBRE’s network of well-established relationships in the industry, but also by its custom-tailoring solutions for the sector.   

CBRE has advised clients on sustainable development and cost management in both new and existing buildings.  Since 2010, CBRE has partnered with energy group McKinnon & Clarke (M&C) to provide utilities purchasing and invoice validation services to CBRE clients throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.  

Mark Caskey, EMEA Chief Operating Officer of Global Corporate Services, CBRE, said: “This independent vote of confidence in our facilities management service comes at a time when occupiers of commercial property are realising the huge potential from the efficient management of their portfolios.  Our people are focused on maximising cost savings for clients, delivering a high quality service and also innovation into the workplace - global occupiers are increasingly selecting us as their trusted facilities management partner.” 

“EuropeanCEO’s recognition of our work in the banking and finance and sustainability sectors is testament to our position as the premier facilities management provider in the commercial property industry.”  

About CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2010 revenue). The Company has approximately 31,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at

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