Special Properties Group

Local Market Knowledge | Global Representation

Since 1989, CBRE's Special Properties Group (SPG) been a trusted provider of specialized acquisition, disposition and consulting services for major industrial facilities located outside of metropolitan areas. SPG combines world-class brokerage services with a unique understanding of the tremendous impact that large facilities have on the local economy of a small community. 

The size and location of an SPG property are what make it "special". Our members have a deep understanding of the impact these properties have on the small communities that surround them. To the surrounding community, these properties are not simply buildings. To the local residents, these facilities are a sponsor for local sports teams, a meeting place of friends and neighbors and a source of livelihood.  For municipalities, they are large business that pays taxes – allowing the community to thrive and allows them to provide services and infrastructure to their citizens.

These properties are truly special.

If your company is vacating an old facility, searching for a new one, expanding or consolidating operations, SPG is here to be your advisor, advocate and partner through the unique process of acquisition or disposition in a tertiary market. Backed by the strength of CBRE, the world leader in commercial real estate services, SPG delivers insight, experience, intelligence and resources to ensure your business needs are met and real estate goals achieved.
  • Sale/lease of existing facilities

  • Sale/leaseback transactions

  • Valuation studies

  • Property management services

  • Land acquisitions

  • Property valuations

  • Consulting services

  • Economic/community development negotiations

  • Facility retrofitting, alternative reuse, repositioning and best use programs

  • Current situation and business plan analysis

  • Build-to-suit transaction services

  • Municipal and state incentive negotiations

  • Expert advice on land use provisions, tax issues, labor and freight costs

  • Access to national market data for comparative studies

  • Lease versus buy analysis

  • Land acquisitions

  • Comprehensive property availability studies