Every year the Lipsy Company creates a Top 25 list of the best of the best when it comes to property management companies. Lipsy is the international leader in training and consulting for commercial real estate. Lipsy offers webinars, real estate school, training, consulting, products, key notes and more.
Only a few key factors separate successful commercial property management companies from their lesser known competitors. These factors include size, customer service, service history, experience and customer offerings.
CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. is located in California. In addition to its California location, CB Richard Ellis is expanding across the United States and the world and is well-known as one of the most successful top property management companies.
CB Richard Ellis has 300 locations worldwide, with a corporate size of more than 31,000 working staff members. According to CB Richard Ellis, it offers “strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research consulting.”
Besides the services offered, the sheer company size and rapid expansion are what make CB Richard Ellis one of the most successful property management companies in the United States. The size allows CB Richard Ellis to provide excellent customer service and prompt attention.
It is company policy to always ask for customer feedback through the use of various client customer service surveys. CB Richard Ellis then takes the survey information and uses it to implement changes that will help better serve clients.
Colliers International has earned a top commercial property management company title because of company size as well. Colliers International has more than 4,400 employees in the United States and more than 12,700 staff members worldwide. This corporation has more than 291 business locations in 61 different places, and it continues to expand.
Colliers International's privately owned real estate firms have brought in a collected total of $1.6 billion, and are considered to be a corporation at the head of the league when it comes to bringing in revenue. This highly successful international company, offers various services including “leasing, sales, corporate services, property management, facility management, development and construction.”
Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is a highly successful commercial property management company. Cushman & Wakefield has been around for nearly 100 years---earning a distinguished reputation in the real estate industry and offering customers stability, reliability and a feeling of permanence and safety. The Cushman & Wakefield worldwide payroll has more than 15,000 members, and there are 300 firms, located in approximately 60 countries, nationwide.
Cushman & Wakefield is considered to be a top company because of its claim to help clients in every part of the real estate business.
The Cushman & Wakefield website states that the company will assist clients "in every stage of the real estate process, representing them in buying, selling, financing, leasing, managing and valuing of assets, and providing strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, site selection and space location.”
Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle comes in on the Lipsy list at number 4. This commercial property management firm has been around for more than 200 years. This is one of the reasons that Jones Lang LaSalle is considered one of the top companies in the country.
In addition, the Jones Lang LaSalle corporate size is huge. More than 30,000 individuals are employed with Jones Lang LaSalle.
The company has 750 firms located in more than 60 different countries. In Germany and the Netherlands, Jones Lang LaSalle is known as the number one retail adviser. Jones Lang and LaSalle is also making significant waves in China. This property management company states that it strategy for success is “being a consolidator within a consolidating industry."