Government and Public Sector

CBRE has teams that specialise in advising government, local authority and other public sector clients on all aspects of their property needs. From compulsory purchase, to planning, funding, and valuation advice, we can identify the best solution for each client requirement. Find out more about our services below. 

CBRE has extensive experience in the education sector. We understand the challenges of the sector and aim to ensure that our experts focus on the specific needs of every client. This includes helping with the development of a strategy for future growth, obtaining planning consent on a complex scheme, acquisition of disposal of property, or benchmarking property performance. We have also worked with colleges and schools in relation to development, project management and other areas specific to further education.


The Compulsory Purchase team has a robust knowledge of property and valuation and can offer strategic advice on all types of schemes. We work with every client to create and implement strategies to help you achieve your business goals. We work to accelerate projects, assist in introducing certainty and mitigate the major cost risk of delay. If you’re affected by a compulsory purchase order (CPO), we use our powerful negotiation skills to make sure you’re protected. 

Health and Social Care 

Health and Social Care practice group offers a full range of services from advice and execution of one off projects and transactions to a fully integrated outsourcing model, including strategic portfolio and capital planning, asset and facilities management, project management and development advisory. Our goal is to create advantage for our clients through capital restructuring, portfolio and asset management that will help unlock capital, optimise and reposition assets, enhance the quality of service delivery and improve efficiency of real estate operations.

Investment Advisory 

We offer single asset and portfolio investment strategies for local authority property investment funds. Also available are inward investment, joint ventures, partnership structuring, capital raising, development and procurement expertise across all property types, and local investment (strategy and execution) to support delivery of financial and socio-economic objectives. 


The UK Planning team provides both strategic and tactical planning advisory services to a wide range of Government and Public Sector bodies. We work with our clients to put in place planning strategies necessary to unlock development potential and deliver complex development projects across the UK.

Portfolio and Asset Management

CBRE’s focuses on maximising value and real returns from all types of property assets and tenures; driving efficiencies in occupation; reducing costs; and increasing the benefits of real estate to the public sector occupier. Working with public sector stakeholders we understand the needs of each entity and design and deliver optimal outcomes for the occupier whilst maximising asset value and income. We manage portfolios of every size across the UK for a wide range of public sector bodies. We also manage our client’s data and perform the full suite of estate management and treasury functions to reduce our client’s real estate risk.

Regeneration Funds

CBRE is a specialist provider of fund management and investment advice for public sector regeneration funds. We have a track record of delivering high levels of private sector leverage and economic growth for clients.

Additional Services Include:

Development Advisory
Facilities Management