Most companies are invested in corporate real estate (CRE), whether the property they occupy is leased or owned, despite the fact that real estate is not these companies core business. Various industry research studies over the last ten years indicate that a significant percentage of corporate assets are invested in real estate with total occupancy costs of corporate real estate making a sizeable dent into the profit margins of corporations. There is therefore a real need to align real estate strategy with established property professionals to ensure to real estate commitments are properly optimised in line with business needs. This includes aspects such as aiding with leasing negotiation, finding the right premises, optimising present space needs, assessing green building needs of the premises, and providing sustainable business solutions that match the long term strategies of the company. With its extensive network, and experience, Spire is well placed to aid in such undertakings.