The CBRE Retail Investment team knows the global retail property market and all important commercial locations like no other, and provides support with objective investment evaluations. The recommendations made by our consultancy team on the sale and purchasing of retail properties are carefully researched and are the best in the industry – which is why we advise more clients than any other real estate consultancy company in the world.

Outstanding Reputation in All Relevant Commercial Locations

With our impressive track record and client-oriented approach, we have gained an outstanding reputation in all relevant commercial locations. As our client, you receive highly reliable strategic recommendations that are specifically targeted to optimize the value of your retail property. 

We Know What it Takes for Successful Retail Investments

Our Retail Investment teams have been involved in some of the most innovative and groundbreaking real estate investment projects in important commercial locations around the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Our retail sector experience has proven indispensable for numerous benchmark transactions.
The CBRE consultancy teams across the EMEA region ensure that our recommendations are firmly based on our experience in global commercial locations, but are also always focused on your specific requirements.
CBRE is on-site anywhere in the world. We always bear the bigger picture in mind for our retail sector consultancy, and we know what moves the capital markets. This is why our clients in all commercial locations receive competent evaluations on a macro and micro level and are the first to hear about investment opportunities in the international retail market.

Spectacular Retail Transactions


CBRE is a specialist in prestigious retail transactions. Our consultancy and the peerless experience of our teams in the EMEA region and beyond are of immense value to retail dynasties, private investors and landowners and for funds and sovereign wealth funds. 
Our experts’ high standard of knowledge and long-term relationships allow us to bring retail investors together at important local and international commercial locations to broker deals for hundreds of thousands of square meters of floor space before they hit the open market.

Focus on Large Retail Properties

We operate all over Germany with a focus on large retail properties such as shopping centers and retail warehouses. In our consultancy, we analyze the specific parameters of the retail business, for example in the context of purchase and sale processes and their sustainability. Detailed lease and sales analyses, as well as location assessment and competition evaluation, are carried out for all projects. We guarantee successful purchases and sales of individual retail properties and retail portfolios.

Services in the Retail Sector

Our Retail Investment team offers first-class consultancy on purchasing and sale mandates for shopping centers and retail warehouses, as well as for supermarket and retail warehouse portfolios. Our retail experts also look after the management of the entire process, from the resolution to the completion of the transaction. We create estimations of the market value of your retail property as the basis for the sale and for extensive marketing materials, and we recommend an individualized marketing strategy. We also count our ability to make targeted approaches to investors as one of our major strengths. 


We also additionally offer further consultancy services for the retail sector, such as due diligence, data room structuring including Q&A processes, investor support and guidance on contract negotiations.

Related Services

Management solutions for single and portfolio assets of shopping centers.
Advice of institutional real estate capital investment placements.
Providing advice on international clients entering the German market as well as on sale of properties arising from the international network through the CBRE Cross-Border Group.
Providing advice on complex portfolio transactions.
Sales and acquisitions of single assets.
Providing advice on acquisition and sales mandates for logistics and light industrial properties.
Providing cross-border financial advice on all real estate debt related aspects.
Providing advice on local, regional and national portfolio sales and acquisitions in the residential property sector.
Letting and leasing of commercial retail spaces