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CBRE Wins Hard FM Contract at University of Glasgow

CBRE Wins Hard FM Contract at University of Glasgow
22 February 2023 | Updated 23 February 2023
 

CBRE has been awarded a five-year contract to deliver planned and reactive hard facilities management services for the University of Glasgow. 

The contract to maintain the university’s 300+ building estate will begin in April 2023. This will include the historic Gilmorehill campus in the West End of the city, which features the Gilbert Scott building and its iconic bell tower.

Barry Morton,  Director of Facilities Services at The University of Glasgow, said: “I see this as a new beginning for the delivery of property maintenance where our focus will be proactive, preventative repairs. Together with CBRE, we expect to transform the colleague experience when faced with reactive maintenance requirements and deliver quicker, high-quality repairs across our campuses.”

Ian A Campbell, Executive Director of Estates at The University of Glasgow, continued: “The quality and pace of our maintenance services are key priorities for the University of Glasgow Estates' team. We are delighted to work with CBRE, the global commercial real estate services leader, to ensure that our campuses offer the best facilities for our world-changing students and colleagues.” 

Kevin Lynn, President at CBRE Global Workplace Solutions UK, added: “We’re delighted to have this opportunity to work in partnership with the University of Glasgow, becoming the long-term stewards of such a prestigious portfolio.  The University's strategy is clear, and we very much look forward to working with exceptional people brought together by a shared purpose, shared values and the desire to make a difference.”

Picture: a photograph of a cloister gallery from the University of Glasgow. Image Credit: Unsplash

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 22 February 2023

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