Avoid Becoming a Commodity: The Evolving Relationship of Procurement and CRE

Avoid Becoming a Commodity: The Evolving Relationship of Procurement and CRE


September 2012

Is CRE being viewed as a commodity within your organization? There are many obstacles as the relationship between CRE and Procurement continues to evolve. As global economic uncertainty persists and companies gain greater appreciation of the true cost of real estate, the role of procurement in CRE buying decision-making is increasing. Applying traditional procurement logic and methodologies to often complex and intangible real estate services can lead to frustration during the process and failure to achieve outsourcing objectives. Learn strategies to identify the many obstacles and discuss ways to overcome them. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Identify practical methodologies to improve the working relationship between CRE and Procurement Identify factors leading to a more efficient bid process Review effective measurements that define value that CRE and Procurement both understand SPEAKERS: Shelley Frost, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Jonathan Turner, Real Estate Director, EMEA, Honeywell Mike Perkis, Director, Corporate Property Advisers Andrew Glennon, Commercial Director - Real Estate, AstraZeneca

Keywords: London Summit 2012, Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Purchasing, EMEA

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