CBRE Leads Global Commercial Property Investment Sales Activity for Fifth Consecutive Year

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CBRE Group was the top-ranked firm for commercial real estate investment sales throughout the world during 2015, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA). CBRE has achieved the number one position in each of the five years that RCA has published global rankings.

RCA credited CBRE with 21.9% of market share across all property types in 2015 on a global basis. CBRE is the top ranked firm in RCA’s global rankings for office, industrial, retail, apartment and development sites. "This has been a stellar year for our clients and CBRE is privileged to create real competitive advantage for them,” said Chris Ludeman, Global President, Capital Markets, CBRE.

RCA—which tracks global commercial real estate sales of $10 million and greater—estimates that approximately $1.21 trillion of commercial real estate, excluding entity level transactions, was sold throughout the world in 2015. Indicative of its market share gains, CBRE’s investment sales volume grew at a faster pace than the market as a whole in 2015, rising by 30.7% to approximately $125.7 billion, according to RCA.

Affiliate of the global network in Bulgaria is MBL|CBRE, leading commercial property and real estate services adviser, providing a comprehensive range of commercial property services. The company has built a solid reputation in the real estate market in Bulgaria and offers complex solutions in the field of commercial real estate, both local and international clients – investors, financial institutions, investment funds, retail chains and tenants.

"The commercial real estate market in Bulgaria becomes increasingly popular among foreign institutional investors, according to which well-established markets in Central and Eastern Europe are now significantly inflated. With economic and political stability in the country, it is a matter of time to witness a larger number of closed transactions. An increased liquidity would further improve the investment sentiment towards Bulgaria" commented Vladislav Hristov, director "Capital Market", MBL | CBRE.

CBRE Group, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, has more than 70,000 employees and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices 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.

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