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Portfolio and Special Situations

Portfolio and Special Situations

Our CBRE Portfolio & Special Situations team provides clients with specialist portfolio acquisition and disposal advice.

We have an extensive track record in real estate transactions and strategy. The range and scope of our capabilities are market leading, with the ability to call upon best in class advisors across the entire CBRE platform to provide clients with the highest levels of advice and service in the UK and across EMEA.

Key Services

  • Portfolio disposals
  • Portfolio acquisitions
  • Investment advisory
  • Portfolio underwriting - both direct and indirect ownerships and loans
  • Strategic real estate advice
  • Joint ventures.


A Special Situation covers many aspects of the direct and indirect real estate sphere. The team will assess the range of solutions that may be available to the client, tailoring the required resource and strategy to best meet their outcomes. These range from underwriting advice on fund recapitalisation, loan portfolio underwriting, optimising real estate returns from M&A transactions and all aspects in between.

Our team’s clients include some of the largest market leaders as well as small private companies and family offices.

Our team consistently dominates the UK portfolio market with an average sell side market share of 31% over the last 3 years and some of the largest Pan European Portfolio Transactions including the €1.1bn Project Prime and €500m. 

The Jamaica Portfolio

The Jamaica Portfolio

Kingston Estates
Kingston Estates sought to dispose of their portfolio and, following a competitive pitch, a combined CBRE team secured the instruction The portfolio included 5 offices, 2 industrial units and 2 retail assets CBRE advised Kingston to split the assets into each sector in order to achieve best value and certainty of sale for all assets The team enforced a tight timeframe on themselves to launch the assets, as it was deemed that there was limited competition in the market at that time and in order to meet the Christmas deadline The competitive tension created allowed Kingston to secure best value along with certainty of completion.
Kingston Estates

Contact Us

PJ Thibault
PJ Thibault
Head of UK Portfolio Transactions
+44 20 7182 2868
Will Prewer
Will Prewer
Director, Portfolio Transactions
+44 20 7182 3410