29 October 2014

Global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International has announced with CoreNet Global the first BenchCoRE-Service Provider benchmarking agreement in the corporate real estate industry. This agreement will provide Colliers 360, the dashboard and analytics technology created by Colliers, with data services from BenchCoRE, a first-of-its-kind corporate real estate benchmarking service owned by CoreNet Global.

"This groundbreaking agreement with CoreNet Global will help to better inform business decisions for our clients," said Scott Nelson, President, Corporate Solutions | Americas; President, Occupier Services | USA at Colliers International. "BenchCoRE's data will add another layer of benchmarking and insights that prior to now has been very difficult for any major occupier of real estate to relate to their specific situation."

Colliers 360 provides complete coverage for clients' corporate real estate and facilities performance management. It contains proprietary tools including transaction and project effectiveness, savings identification and strategic planning on workplace strategy, among many others. Colliers 360 is highly customizable, and integrates with any preexisting technology. Click here to learn more about Colliers 360.

"We are proud to announce Colliers as our first service provider partner for BenchCoRE," said CoreNet Global CEO Angela Cain. "BenchCoRE is founded on years of research and development, and now these insights will further expand Colliers 360's insights for clients." 

BenchCoRE currently has nearly 120 million square feet of space, over 3,600 global locations and includes close to 100 countries already in its database.  BenchCoRE, launched in the fall of 2013 and has a total of more than 35 companies that have agreed to participate.

Colliers International is a global leader in commercial real estate services, with more than 15,800 professionals operating out of more than 485 offices in 63 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, Colliers International delivers a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most-recognized commercial real estate firm in the world. 

CoreNet Global is the world's leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers. Over 8,000 members, who include 70% of the Fortune 100 and nearly half of the Forbes Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally.