CBRE and CBRE Global Investors relocate their offices in Spain to Edificio Castellana 200
CBRE, the leading international consultancy and real estate service company, will relocate its corporate headquarters in Spain to Edificio Castellana 200, one of the most modern and emblematic properties in the city. With this change, which is expected to take place in December 2012, the company is starting a new chapter in its history, in conjunction with CBRE’s 40th anniversary of being in Spain in 2013.
CBRE Global Investors, the company created via the acquisition of ING REIM Europe by the CBRE Group, will also relocate to the new offices.
The new offices will comprise 3,500 sq m, arranged over two floors. The offices will incorporate the very latest technologies and experiences developed in CBRE and CBRE Global Investors’s offices in other offices, incorporating energy efficiency and internal air quality criteria, which lead to increased productivity, a significant reduction in operating costs and higher levels of efficiency. The design and fit-out of the offices will be carried out by CBRE’s Architecture department, which will equip the space with new and more flexible ways of working, such as the implementation of clean desk policy. which involves removing fixed desks for employees, thereby implementing the simultaneous use of work spaces, the creation of spaces for multidisciplinary groups and connectivity between work colleagues, the result of which is more effective and efficient communication.
The aim is that the new offices will shortly have the Platinum LEED certification, which is the highest international recognition for energy efficiency and sustainability.
Castellana 200, which is expected to be inaugurated this Autumn, will without doubt be one of the most important properties in Madrid. It comprises 21,500 sq m of office space, an 8,500 sq m retail promenade and more than 800 parking spaces. It will also have an 18,000 sq m luxury hotel, which will be developed as a second phase.
“Without a doubt 2013 will be a key year for CBRE in Spain. Its been 40 years since we started working in the country, a point which we want to take advantage of in order to consolidate and enhance our leadership in the market, driving new initiatives and high quality services for our clients. The new offices at Castellana 200 match this outstanding profile of modernity, innovation and quality, which we engrain on everything we do at CBRE”, attests Eduardo Fernández-Cuesta, president of CBRE Spain.
"The new offices will be the bastion of a renewed corporate identity and they will be much more than just new offices, they will be the perfect standard of what it is to be CBRE Global Investors, which is centred around, as has always been the case, the search for excellence in the services provided to its clients and on continuing to be leaders in the sector. Designed to adapt to new ways of working, they are aimed at making the organisation as functional as possible" attests José Antonio Martín-Borregón, Country Manager of CBRE Global Investors Spain.