CBRE, the global real estate advisor, has been appointed to provide facilities management (FM) services to Aptuit at its 118,000 sq ft site in Oxfordshire, spanning offices, laboratories, manufacturing and research and development centres.
Aptuit is a leading pharmaceutical services company that delivers early discovery to mid-phase drug development solutions. The Aptuit site specialises in the development and manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients operating out of three buildings at its Milton Park home in Oxfordshire, UK. This agreement marks Aptuit’s first full outsource of its UK facilities management requirements.
Following a competitive tender, CBRE was awarded the contract through its recently acquired technical engineering services arm, Norland Managed Services. CBRE will deliver mechanical and electrical engineering, project and energy management, front of house and handyman services, alongside cleaning, catering, and landscaping for Aptuit. In addition, CBRE will provide laboratory instrumentation maintenance and calibration services to support Aptuit’s own scientific professionals.
The appointment enhances the CBRE portfolio within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector, delivering through a GxP framework which ensures products are safe, meet intended use and adhere to quality regulatory best practice.
Tony Brearley, Managing Director - UK Services, EMEA Global Corporate Services at CBRE commented:
“The pharmaceutical industry in the UK is not only big business but of upmost importance to the health of the general public at large. To be entrusted by Aptuit is testament to our reputation within critical environments and the strength of our offering. We look forward to working with Aptuit to deliver on our joint objectives.”