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What is Global Workplace Solutions?

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is a division of CBRE which supports occupier clients of all sizes, through facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction services. 

As our client, you benefit from property solutions that reduce cost and risk, better manage your space and improve productivity. Whether it’s an office, retail outlet, laboratory, data centre, manufacturing environment or a virtual location, a well-run workplace directly contributes to business results, enhancing quality, brand and engagement with your employees. 

Our mission is to redefine the ‘workplace’, because we believe every place of work can become a competitive advantage. 

Workplace support at every step


We support occupiers throughout the entire real estate lifecycle: from the property search to planning and acquisition, design and construction, property maintenance and facilities management, further development and, eventually, asset disposal. 

Our integrated and market-leading workplace services have proven vital to our clients, which include major global financial, pharmaceutical, technology, manufacturing and oil and gas companies, and range from those with single iconic buildings and stadia, to large portfolios for international Fortune 500 companies across every workplace type. 

No other company can match the depth and breadth of our experience across all types of work environments.

Property solutions worldwide


With experts in 77 countries worldwide, we have the scale and expertise to deliver property solutions around the corner, and around the world. 

We have a unique ability to self-perform mission-critical technical services and maintenance in more locations worldwide than any other provider. This approach to delivering these services ourselves is proven to increase quality, reduce cost and mitigate risk

Our goal is to enable people and portfolios to perform at their best. Whatever the size or location of your business, we’ll provide you with a custom-made solution, tailored to geography, workplace type, and desired outcomes.

At the same time, our size and scale create agility. We don’t just cover markets; we have the resources to solve problems and create value on the ground like no other company.

Advisory and Transaction Services

CBRE’s Occupier Transactions team work with our clients to acquire, renegotiate and dispose of business property.

Facilities Management

We offer cost certainty, reduced risk and improved reliability through multiple facilities management services and areas of expertise.

Project Management

Our unmatched geographical coverage, combined with our optimised service delivery process, enables us to plan and execute a full suite of customised project management services for both users of and investors in commercial real estate.

Energy and Sustainability

Taking a holistic approach to business sustainability, our team develops strategies that not only significantly reduce carbon footprints, but also create long-term benefits and value for your business.

Our Apprenticeships


CBRE’s award-winning Apprenticeship Scheme provides a unique opportunity for new talented individuals to start an exciting career within the commercial real estate market.


This initiative offers an accredited route to becoming a fully qualified Chartered Surveyor.


Learn from the best professional engineers delivering world class technical services backed by industry recognised and endorsed qualifications.

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