CBRE, the integrated real estate advisor announced today the opening of a new office in Switzerland. The opening of the new office in Basel is in line with the company's long-term growth strategy. Following the successful opening of the office in Lausanne last year, CBRE is now continuing its expansion in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Thanks to the many international companies, Basel is considered one of the most important economic regions in Switzerland. Making the new office a strategic location to strengthen CBRE's proven presence in the Swiss real estate market.
Under the direction of Arnaud de Montmollin, a five-member team will move to the new office at Picassoplatz 8 on March 1st 2018. Fabian Berni is responsible for tenant representation and portfolio management, Alessia Breda for valuation and advisory, Benjamin Balmer for leasing and marketing, Keith Begley for corporate accounts and Arnaud de Montmollin for transactions. In close cooperation with the offices in Zurich, Geneva and Lausanne, the Basel office offers investor occupiers and developers a broad range of real estate services. The immediate proximity to the market combined with in-depth knowledge of the structures within the region allow for the best possible local consulting services.
Managing Director of CBRE Switzerland, Florian Kuprecht, comments on the opening: "For us, as a Swiss real estate service provider, the opening of the new office in Basel is an important step, not only in pursuing our strategy of offering our expertise at all important business locations in Switzerland. It is also an example of the fact that we want to be even closer to our customers in order to provide them with comprehensive local expertise in this continuously growing real estate market. "
Arnaud de Montmollin, Managing Director of Basel, comments: "We are very pleased to announce the opening of the Basler branch at Picassoplatz, which means that CBRE is now also represented in the strong economic north-western region of Switzerland, and our interdisciplinary team will be able to even better support our clients through their local presence.”