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CBRE Leads Global Investment Sales Activity In 2012

Seventh Straight Year in Top Spot in U.S. Investment Sales

Los Angeles – March 4, 2013 – CBRE Group, Inc. (CBRE) was the No. 1 firm for commercial property investment sales throughout the world during 2012, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA). In addition, CBRE performance in United States last year marked the 7th consecutive year that the Company has claimed the top spot in U.S. investment sales according to RCA.  

On a global basis, RCA credited CBRE with a 20.1% market share* across all property types in 2012. The Company held the top spot in office, industrial, retail, multi-housing and land sales in RCA’s global rankings.  

“Across every market and property type, CBRE’s best-in-class professionals combine with the industry’s most powerful platform to deliver exceptional results for our clients,” said Chris Ludeman, President of CBRE Capital Markets.  

Highlights from RCA’s 2012 rankings include: 

  • CBRE was the top firm in office sales with a global market share of 19.4%.  

  • CBRE was the world’s top firm in industrial sales, with a market share of 29.1%, nearly twice that of the nearest competitor.  

  • CBRE’s 23.5% global market share for apartment sales was two and a half times that of the nearest competitor. 

  • CBRE’s recorded the highest global market share in the retail sector at 15.3%. 

  • CBRE’s sales of land for development garnered a global market share of 17.3%. 

* Market Share based on dollar value of transactions where CBRE represented the seller divided by the total market sales volume of brokered transactions. Information presented by RCA has been compiled from sources believed to be reliable. 

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE 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 and investment firm (in terms of 2012 revenue).  The Company has approximately 37,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE 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 www.cbre.com .

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