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Banking and Financial Services Group
Our sector-focused team delivers expert insight into best practice, current trends, issues, demands and requirements of banks and financial services companies in a real estate context.
We provide a forum to share this intelligence and assist in every aspect of your property needs. By aligning your property requirements with your business objectives, we can help keep you ahead of your competition.
We can address any real estate need and understand the implications for your business, ensuring that you are in the right location, for the right cost and at the right time for your staff, clients and business.
Who should use this service?
Banks and financial services companies, including tenants, owners, owner occupiers or landlords of offices, retail premises, bank branches, warehouses, data centres or call centres, which are interested in any of the following:
How we can help
From real estate due diligence for M&A activity to location analysis and full portfolio optimisation programmes, all aimed at helping you deliver specific business objectives and reduce risk.
Helping you optimise the value of your property portfolio and how it impacts on your firm’s balance sheet, carrying out everything from global lease administration, lease abstraction and database management to strategic analysis and assist decision making.
Global lease administration
Giving you the business intelligence you need to implement your corporate property strategy and taking the risk out of managing your corporate portfolio.
Taking on the ‘intelligent client’ role in managing transactions on an outsourced basis. Our agents and brokers can advise and facilitate a smooth transaction whether a full property search and relocation or lease renewal.
Programme and project management
Helping you deliver real estate projects on time, to budget and to specification.
Delivering the quality of service and budget that you are looking for.
Valuation, lease advisory and property management
Providing professional advice giving you the reassurance you need.
Adding value – the benefits of our approach
We exploit our knowledge and understanding of the banking sector as well as the capabilities of our property professionals to deliver value to our clients.
Our specialists help you make your portfolio more efficient by identifying opportunities to exploit market conditions and reduce rent.
We will drive negotiations to seek value in all areas, not just the headline rent.
Simple yet effective systems
We have developed market-leading, simple and effective processes and systems. These enable us to collaborate with you, on a global basis if required, to meet your needs in a cost effective, efficient and professional way.
Report formats and templates that suit you and make sure we communicate the information you need clearly, simply and effectively.
Understanding your business
Our knowledge and experience of the financial services industry means we can help you be in the right locations, at the right time and at the right cost for your company so that you can run your business more efficiently and profitably.
Experience and resources
Our Banking Group draws on the expertise, knowledge and experience of our network of real estate consultants, brokers and dedicated banking sector country representatives as well as research, capital markets and corporate finance professionals to address the issues relevant to our banking clients.
Our banking clients benefit from two experienced researchers and a team of 33 financial real estate specialists across Europe and the Middle East who are all experts in their local markets and the banking sector. This is backed up by our international network of 15,000 professionals including researchers, strategists, business modellers, accountants, financial consultants and agents in 220 offices across 59 countries.
We have a broad range of clients in the banking sector including Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, RBS, Société General, Fortis, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and many others who we service on a country, regional or global level.