CBRE broadens its services in residential real estate with acquisition of Eefje Voogd Makelaardij
CBRE today announced the acquisition of Eefje Voogd Makelaardij B.V., a leading specialist in advisory services for new construction sales and rentals for multifamily properties in the Amsterdam area.
With this expansion, real estate advisor CBRE is entering the consumer housing market in the Netherlands for the first time, adding to the company’s customer base.
Eefje Voogd Makelaardij will continue to operate under its own trade name with founder Eefje Voogd continuing to lead a team of 30 employees. It expects to expand into other cities in the Netherlands as a result of the acquisition.
Marco Hekman, CBRE’s CEO Netherlands and Divisional President, Advisory Services, Continental Europe, said: “The consumer knowledge that Eefje Voogd Makelaardij has in the housing market is a perfect complement to our existing knowledge of the commercial investment market. Due to the strong demand for housing, there is great interest from investors in new-build developments. We will now be able to provide a growing number of clients in the residential sector with a full range of advisory and transactional services.”
Eefje Voogd, founder and CEO of Eefje Voogd Makelaardij, said: “We have experienced significant growth in recent years, and we are seeing an increase in demand not only for the sale of homes, but also our consultancy services as well as data and research. In addition, we are increasingly being asked to work in cities beyond the Amsterdam region. We need a strong, solid operational and strategic partner to continue to provide personal, high-quality services. We found such a partner in CBRE. I look forward to a great collaboration.”
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About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.
About Eefje Voogd Makelaardij
Eefje Voogd Makelaardij B.V is leading specialist in advisory services for new construction sales and rentals for multifamily properties in the Amsterdam area. The company has 30 employees and has been founded by Eefje Voogd. Please visit our website: https://www.eefjevoogd.nl/.
Certain of the statements in this release regarding the acquisition of Eefje Voogd Makelaardij B.V. that do not concern purely historical data are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are made based on our management’s expectations and beliefs concerning future events affecting us and are subject to uncertainties and factors relating to our operations and business environment, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control. Accordingly, actual performance, results and events may vary materially from those indicated in forward-looking statements, and you should not rely on forward-looking statements as predictions of future performance, results or events. Numerous factors could cause actual future performance, results and events to differ materially from those indicated in forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the continued growth of the residential housing market in the Netherlands and the ability of CBRE to integrate Eefje Voogd Makelaardij into its existing operations as well as other risks and uncertainties discussed in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking information, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws. If we do update one or more forward-looking statements, no inference should be drawn that we will make additional updates with respect to those or other forward-looking statements. For additional information concerning factors that may cause actual results to differ from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements and other risks and uncertainties to our business in general, please refer to our SEC filings, including our Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. Such filings are available publicly and may be obtained from our website at www.cbre.com or upon request from the CBRE Investor Relations Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.