The CBRE Capital Markets team consists of 12 advisors who focus on varying sectors, regions, and investor types. We advise institutional and private investors, corporates, developers, as well as the public sector on complex sales & acquisition mandates. CBRE is a leading advisor of income-producing real estate transactions. With two established business hubs in Zurich and Geneva, we are able to combine local market knowledge with a unique international network from CBRE’s Capital Markets line. Our experienced advisors develop and implement tailor-made sales strategies for our clients, which is made possible through close collaboration with our clients to identify the best sales-targets, positioning, and timing for successful deal closures.
Asset deals: Sale of single real estate properties as well as portfolio transactions (straight sale, sale and rent backs)
Share deals: Sale of shares of a legal entity with ownership in real estate assets, mergers and spin-offs
Asset-share Swaps: Swapping directly held real estate assets of pension funds for shares of an investment vehicle
Financing: Financial advisory on all real estate debt related aspects
Development of tailor-made investment strategies
Portfolio and Scenario Analysis
CBRE advised Alcatel-Lucent in the execution of its pre-emption right and the sale of its Zurich Headquarter. The asset is one the largest commercial properties in Zurich Wiedikon and consists of more than 20'000 sqm of floor space.
CBRE advised Redevco on the disposal of a retail centers portfolio of CHF 45.6 million consisting of a total lettable area of 11’649 spread across three different sites. The portfolio was sold to a Belgian quoted fund in what represents its first investment in Switzerland.
CBRE has advised the pension fund of Crucell in the sale of a residential portfolio to the insurance Visana Versicherungen AG. The portfolio consists of 10 different properties representing 182 apartments in total. The assets are all located in the canton of Bern.
CBRE has advised the insurance Baloise in the strategic optimization of its Swiss real estate portfolio through the disposal of a mixed-use property in Geneva of 5’500 sqm including residential and office components.