Global Workplace Solutions

The world's leading property advisers for corporate occupiers of commercial real estate.


What we do

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provide a complete set of services to corporate occupiers of commercial real estate across EMEA. Our client’s real estate needs are managed by an Account Executive who is supported by our network of industry experts who operate across all service lines and sectors. Our depth of experience enables us to maximise the value derived from our client’s portfolio, while ensuring our activity is at all times aligned to our client’s corporate business strategy.

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How you benefit

  • Your portfolio works smarter, aligned to your business strategy, because your advisors are the most accomplished and experienced in the industry
  • You can rely on consistently impressive service delivery and reporting across all borders, because your advisors live by tried and tested principles
  • Your portfolio can perform beyond your competitors, because you have access to unique classified technologies and tools
  • You can rest assured we wont rest on our laurels, because you agree how our performance is measured.

Our services

Asset Strategies

We provide advice and transaction services to corporate and public sector owners of generic and specialised property. The group helps clients to use the value of these assets to better support the aims of the business - often through whole or partial disposal. We understand how business strategy, accounting, tax, and property interface and we are able to translate the language of each discipline back to our clients.

Complex and Emerging Markets

We provide fully integrated real estate services across all global emerging and frontier markets and help organisations to navigate through the inherent risks and complexities of operating effectively in these environments.


We provide consultancy advice on aligning real estate strategy to corporate business strategy to maximise the value of property portfolios.

Data Centre Solutions  

We provide advice to occupiers, operators and developers of data centres - understanding how data centre Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) services, IT platform requirements and property interact for data mission critical businesses

Energy and Sustainability

We provide a strategic approach to best practice energy efficiency coupled with comprehensive data management that ensures innovation, cost reduction, compliance, risk mitigation and brand enhancement – which is at all times aligned with a business’ property strategy.

Facilities Management

We provide fully integrated professional facilities management services that optimise business value, performance and customer experience, while reducing costs and ensuring full regulatory compliance.

Portfolio Services

We provide high quality lease and data management services, comprehensive lease accounting, and proactive property management of leased, owned and sublet property - driving improved performance, risk management and value.

Project and Cost Management

We deliver project and cost management, programme management and move adds and change management to corporate occupiers, aligning our activity with the business’ real estate strategy and operational facilities management ensuring that optimum value is derived.

Transaction Management

We deliver corporate occupational property transactions domestically and internationally, leveraging unrivalled local market knowledge and best in class local delivery; while providing strategic advice and insight to drive improved portfolio performance.

Workplace Strategy

We align the dynamics of business, culture, technology and work patterns with the physical environment. This enables peak performance, cost reduction and for us to live better lives.


We provide tailored brokerage, valuation, professional and property management services for corporate and individual owners and occupiers of petrol filling stations, motorway service areas and fuel storage depots. We also offer consulting services in particular network planning and location analysis. Our unrivalled market expertise enables our clients to optimise the value of their real estate assets.


We provide brokerage, valuation, professional and property management services to both corporate and private owners and occupiers of car dealerships, truck dealerships, car parks, tyre and exhaust depots, car rental, bus depots and roadside properties. We also offer consulting services in particular representation studies. We leverage our sector market knowledge to deliver tailored value add services to our clients.



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Key Contact


Ian Entwisle


Ian Entwisle

T: +44 20 7182 2000