The Benefits of Benchmarking: Improving Real Estate Efficiencies at CBC/Radio-Canada

The Benefits of Benchmarking: Improving Real Estate Efficiencies at CBC/Radio-Canada


August 2010

28 The Benefits of Benchmarking: Improving Real Estate Efficiencies at CBC/Radio-Canada Moderator: Jane Mather, Critical Core Speakers: Jake Vaughan, Director, Asset Development Strategies & Transactions, Real Estate Services Canadian Broadcasting Corporation William Jegher, Managing Director, Wika Consulting Inc When Canada's national public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada was presented with a mandate to streamline its real estate operations, it faced a major challenge identifying true benchmarks for its 4.5M sq. ft. real estate portfolio. With 27 owned properties and over 60 leased properties across Canada that included not only office space, but also TV and radio studios operating out of the properties themselves, the company, with the help of Wika Consulting Inc., was able to identify and embrace a comprehensive benchmarking exercise that led to significant savings, additional revenues and avoided costs. Discover which benchmarks, assumptions and projections were employed, how the company identified them and how you can effectively undertake a benchmarking exercise no matter how "special-use" your portfolio is.

Keywords: Canada, Benchmarking

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