Data Centre Solutions



Leaving nothing to chance

What we do

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

How you benefit

Only CBRE's Data Centre Solutions can provide full peace of mind that when it comes to property decisions relating to data centres, nothing is left to chance.

Our services

  • Acquisition – New build, leasing of existing data centre space and colocation advice.
  • Disposal – Marketing services to assist in the disposal of existing and new data centres.
  • M&E consultancy – In-house M&E expertise, advise and negotiate on new build specifications, facility auditing and benchmarking.
  • Project management – Project management and monitoring of a wide range of new build and refurbishment assignments.
  • Valuation – Valuations for loan security, portfolio, and merger and acquisition assignments.
  • Merger and acquisition advice - Sale and acquisition of property assets and operating entities, lease audits, liability/asset review, specification and cost benchmarking, market and competitor analysis, network analysis and M&A due diligence. 
  • Quarterly and bespoke research – Our unique European Data Centre ViewPoint is produced quarterly and bespoke reports may also be commissioned.

Landlord-specific services

  • Investment - Acquisition or disposition of freehold or long leasehold properties. Our valuation technique uses a DCF model that accurately reflects the true value of a data centre. We understand the attributes of the core building and tenants' use of the building.


Please click here to download our European Data Centres Q1 2017 Marketview.

Key contacts

Andrew Jay

Head of Data Centre Solutions, EMEA

Andrew Jay

T: +44 20 7182 3461



Ranked 4th in the IAOP Global Outsourcing 10, 2012

EuropeanCEO’s Best Facilities Management Partner, 2011

CoreNet Global Innovator’s Award, 2006 , 2007 & 2011

Named in Fortune’s Most Admired Companies, 2012

Global Outsourcing Social Responsibility Impact Award for charitable donation, 2012

Named the Lipsey Leading Global Brand in Commercial Real Estate, 2012