CBRE is a global real estate advisory firm advising on all aspects of real estate. It’s 100,000+ people provide exceptional outcomes for clients across 100+ countries. Development is a key part of the real estate life cycle and CBRE Development Monitoring empowers stakeholders to invest in development with confidence.
CBRE Development Monitoring is a dedicated team of development specialists advising on over £3billion of development. Uniquely, CBRE Development Monitoring is supported by CBRE’s platform of real estate professionals and experts spanning a multitude of real estate disciplines allowing us to bring deep subject matter expertise to our development monitoring service.
CBRE are seeking real estate development specialists to advise our clients on development delivery risk. You will be advising real estate stakeholders such as funders, investors, occupiers and joint venture partners on their interests in development schemes. Our clients include the leading banks, institutional investors, blue chip occupiers and landed estates. The schemes that we advise on span the core asset classes of residential, offices, retail, hotels and industrial and logistics, ranging from the low seven figures to £500m+ in value.
You will typically be advising our clients as part of a full initial review of development proposals, reporting and advising on all aspects of the delivery of a real estate development (developer credentials, financing, appraisal budgets, programme, design, statutory consents, third party legal agreements, site investigations and construction commercial set up) and identifying development risks - with our advice feeding into the structuring of transactions. This is then followed by monthly monitoring of the development, reporting on progress and how the various risks and challenges in the development process are being managed.
The role requires direct liaison with clients, developers and their professional teams and as such, excellent inter-personal skills are key.
The role affords the opportunity to meet clients and develop business for the firm. This includes liaison with wider CBRE colleagues working in other departments to leverage and collaborate on market opportunities. With such a breadth and depth of wider real estate service lines, it enables us to expand the client service offering – adding more value to our clients, increasing our business and growing our people through the enhanced learning opportunities this approach creates.
Continued learning and development in real estate and development is key and opportunities for this will be provided.
If you have an interest in real estate development, then this is the role for you!
• Background in construction, development or property (with or working towards or prepared to work towards appropriate qualification)
• Strong professional / technical skill set
• MRICS qualification preferable
• Appetite to learn
• Excellent people and communication skills
• Good report writing skills
• Strong business development skills
• Leadership and line management experience
We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year.
CBRE offers a range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.
In central London, CBRE advises on more commercial property than any other adviser and across the United Kingdom with offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.