CBRE Opens Smart Building Center in Milwaukee

The property will be used as headquarters for CBRE|ESI, the company's smart building solutions business.

Milwaukee, Wis.—CBRE Group Inc. opened a Smart Building Client Experience Center in Milwaukee, Wis. to showcase its building technology solutions.

CBRE|ESI Smart Building Client Experience Center
CBRE|ESI Smart Building Client Experience Center

The 34,000-square-foot, Class A office asset, located in the Gateway West Commerce Center, is one of six buildings in the world that has earned a Triple LEED Platinum rating. The property will be used as a headquarters for CBRE|ESI, the company’s smart building solutions business.

The center evaluates new technologies on behalf of corporate clients, equipment and technology partners around the globe. The building offers the ability to track an occupant from arrival on site to departure, with real-time capacity to adjust air quality, temperature, light, audio and visual capabilities based on movement throughout the environment. CBRE|ESI uses an advanced integration and analytics platform to gather and analyze data from sensors, various building systems, meters and other devices.

“The smart building process, expertise and technology within CBRE|ESI create tremendous value for both individual facilities and global portfolios,” said Bill Concannon, CEO of CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions, in prepared remarks. “We provide transparent assurance to our clients that their facilities are operating efficiently and optimally through the right combination of people, process and technology, while simultaneously enhancing the workplace experience for their clients and occupants.”

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