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CB Richard Ellis

CB Richard Ellis (NYSE: CBG) is a commercial real estate services firm offers a full range of services to occupiers, owners, lenders and investors in office, retail, industrial, multi-family and other commercial real estate assets.

Company Description

CB Richard Ellis is the world's largest commercial real estate services firm, based on 2008 revenue, with full-service operations in major metropolitan areas throughout the world. They offer a full range of services to occupiers, owners, lenders and investors in office, retail, industrial, multi-family and other types of commercial real estate.

As of December 31, 2008, they operated more than 300 offices worldwide, excluding affiliate offices, with approximately 30,000 employees providing commercial real estate services under the "CB Richard Ellis" brand name and development services under the "Trammell Crow" brand name. Their business is focused on several service competencies, including commercial property and corporate facilities management, tenant representation, property/agency leasing, property sales, valuation, real estate investment management, commercial mortgage origination and servicing, capital markets (equity and debt) solutions, development services and proprietary research. We generate revenues from contractual management fees and on a per project or transactional basis.

Source: CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. May 11th, 2009 10-Q

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