Expense Management Solutions

Integrated offering designed for cost savings.



CBRE’s Expense Management Solutions Practice (EMS) helps clients identify cost saving opportunities deep within their leasing portfolios. Our integrated solutions combine established services to audit real estate data and identify efficiencies. The EMS Practice provides a streamlined process resulting in holistic saving to clients.

Our cohesive solutions uncover savings opportunities across entire real estate portfolios, no matter how complex. With our integrated services offering, we are able to take a more focused approach, discovering inefficiencies that may have a big impact on our clients’ bottom lines.

Success Stories

lease audit

Lease Audit

Verify lease obligations, reduce erroneous expenses, and create stronger profit margins.

Leading IT & Management Consultancy Firm
  • $545K overpayment recovered
  • $939K cost avoidance
  • $1.6M total savings to date

Leading Fast Casual Chain Restaurant
  • $408K Recovered percentage rent payments across portfolio of stores to date and increasing each quarter


property tax Property Tax
Reduce property tax burdens and re-deploy capital within business

Real Estate Investment and Advisory Services Firm
  • $309K in refunds & savings

Mixed-Use Destination in North Texas
  • $465K in property tax savings


sales tax Sales/Use Tax
Eliminate surprise audit assessments and the need for ongoing audit reversals

Oil & National Gas Exploration and Production Company
  • $1.9M monthly savings


energy Energy
Identify billing errors and rate optimization opportunities for electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer utility bills

Utility Bill Audit for Financial Services Client
  • 300 utility accounts audited
  • $124K cost savings achieved

it telecom IT/Telecom
Identify billing errors, enhance current service plans, and negotiate new contracts to get the most out of technology budgets

International Healthcare Organization
  • $1.4M in annual savings
  • 27% reduction in spending on annual voice and data

Confidential Healthcare Provider
  • $790K annual savings network audit solutions + doubled bandwidth at 7 sites


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