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Our Global Consulting Group services are aimed at improving overall business performance and operational productivity through optimising your real estate portfolio.
We develop and implement advanced real estate and business solutions for organisations, which help to reduce costs, increase revenue and mitigate operational and financial risk. We advise on the deployment of operations around the world to meet and exceed financial, business and operating objectives.
We can support you with turn-key market entry solutions, from initial investment vehicle assessment, to site selection, due diligence, site and incentive negotiations and business incorporation.
Who should use global business consulting services?We work with office, manufacturing and industrial occupiers across all industries, sectors and functions.
If you’re expanding, redeploying, or consolidating, our solutions focus on providing you with the best country-specific locations for your operations, whether for headquarters, production, distribution and warehousing, IT and engineering, research and development, transaction processing, customer contact or shared service centres.
How we can helpMarket entry and location strategy Our experienced consultants will help you with enterprise platform strategy, global location strategy, business case development, assessment of talent markets, location analysis and validation, site selection and project execution.
Organisational modelling and design We can help develop your operational models and strategies tailored to specific operating conditions in local markets.
Office platform solutions We’ll provide location, occupancy, and facility strategies to align global office portfolios with your business, operating, financial and risk objectives.
Adding value – the benefits of our approachMultidisciplinary approach We draw on our wide expertise to make sure our solutions provide for an efficient operating model. We aim to reduce facility leasing and construction costs, optimise the supply chain, provide adjacency to qualified labour, take full advantage of tax savings and incentives, and improve flexibility during the lifecycle of the business.
Optimising your ‘footprint’ We can conduct comprehensive reviews of current operations and map migration to a future vision for the business with the aim of achieving sustainable long-term innovation, revenue and margin objectives.
Managing structural costs We find opportunities to reconfigure or redeploy higher cost operations to more sustainable, lower cost locations.
Selecting the right site We apply advanced methodologies and robust analytical tools to support highly effective location decisions. We’ll assist with location identification, assessment, validation, selection and execution.
Where next? We advise global firms on ‘next generation’ destinations that offer promising, yet under-subscribed locations.
Experience and resourcesWe are a respected management consulting group operating within one of the leading global real estate services firms. Our EMEA team of experienced consultants operate across all countries in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa, complementing our sister teams’ coverage of the US, LATAM and Asia-Pacific regions. We can draw on experience and networks in more than 40 countries.
We have successfully advised global automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, biotech, financial services, telecommunications, textile, agri-businesses and heavy industry on the planning and execution of optimal, efficient operating platforms. We offer the most up-to-date intelligence on established and emerging locations for a range of industry sectors.
Your overall operating platform is analyzed in order to enhance business processes, reduce operational risks, and support competitive advantage and strategic initiatives. Special emphasis is placed on optimizing office and industrial occupancies, business operating costs, and facility and workplace composition.
Leading the field in both researching and adopting Corporate Social Responsibility policies and plans in our processes and practice, we strive to learn and share best practice--ensuring that you make critical real estate decisions with the confidence that sustainability issues have been considered and discussed.