Corporate Solutions

Corporate solutions - Track record

 

Recent Corporate Projects

 

Schofield & Partners dedicated Corporate Real Estate Solution`s department acts for many worldwide blue chip companies and institutions for all their Real Estate needs.

Many of these concerns, look to us for specialist property advice on new and existing business facilities and our expertise lies in the careful evaluation of the clients requirements before drawing up and agreeing strategy, prior to implementation.

Our wide spectrum of bespoke professional services, involves all facets in the acquisition and disposal of Leasehold and Freehold properties in all sectors, including location assessments, market analysis, feasibility studies, identification of suitable land and buildings, valuation appraisals and analysis, detailed negotiations and transaction management to ensure the clients property aspirations are met and procured on time.

Allied services, include, space planning, fit out, refurbishment and project management. We also deal with legal and fiscal property related matters including funding where appropriate.

 

 
 
 
 
Geneva – Prime and Secondary Retail
 
Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD
 
Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD
 
Geneva – Prime Right Bank CBD
 
Geneva – Banking Quarter
                 
 
 
 
 
Vaud – Feasability Study
 
Vaud – Coppet
 
Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD
 
Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD
 
Vaud – Nyon
                 
 
 
 
 
Vaud Rolle
 
Vaud – Morges
 
Switzerland – Portfolio Sale
 
Geneva – Lake Frontage
 
Geneva – Left Bank Prime CBD
                 
 
 
 
 
Switzerland
 
Vaud
 
Vaud and Geneva
 
Lugano
 
Geneva
 
 
 
 
Geneva
 
Switzerland
 
Switzerland
 
Geneva – Center
 
Geneva – Banking Quarter
 
 
 
 
Geneva – City Center
 
Geneva –  CBD
 
Vaud 
 
Vaud - Valais
 
Fribourg

 

Geneva – Prime and Secondary Retail

Effected 2 retail lease disposals in prime and secondary positions in Geneva. Undertook extensive market research for 2 office premises, negotiated and secured leases on the preferred options on very favorable tenant terms.

Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD

Early lease termination on favourable terms, including dilapidation issues.

Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD

Leasehold acquisition 5,200 m2 Office & Trading room facility. Instructions included, new and existing lease re-gearing in conjunction and co-operation with adjoining tenants.

Geneva – Prime Right Bank CBD

On behalf of the UK Mission – UK Visa application facility was secured in the centre of Geneva, close to the railway station. Sub-lease secured from Starbucks. High level security issues had to be taken into consideration.

Geneva – Banking Quarter

Leasehold acquisition of 1,150 m2 of Banking premises that would support the granting of a Swiss banking licence. The former premises of Banque Bénédict Hentsch were sourced as an off market transaction.

Vaud – Feasability Study

Strategic Consulting of 6 existing Motor Car Retailing sites. Existing and alternative use analysis.

Vaud – Coppet

Site search, acquisition and negotiation of new design & build project for re-grouping of Swiss medical analysis company. Transaction value CHF 30 million.

Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD

Leasehold acquisition - Office & Trading room facility. Extensive negotiations with various existing occupiers.

Geneva – Prime Left Bank CBD

Leasehold acquisition of prime Office and Showroom facility, entailing simultaneous lease surrender and granting new contract. Fit Out works were orchestrated and project managed.

Vaud – Nyon

Sale of 50.000 m2 of industrial land included Valuations, market study and survey, marketing strategy /negotiation/ coordination with Cantonal authorities for change of use to offices. Sold to a foreign developer.

Vaud Rolle

Leasehold acquisition of New office facility of 6,000 m2 on best Tenant terms. Disposal / termination of existing leasehold properties.

Vaud – Morges

Leasehold acquisition of new office facility of 2,430 m2 grade “A” offices.

Switzerland – Portfolio Sale

Sale of a industrial manufacturing portfolio throughout Western part of Switzerland. Value CHF 15 millions

Geneva – Lake Frontage

Lease fragmentation disposal of surplus office space consequent upon work place re-organisation subsequent to the acquisition of American Express Bank. Instructions included protracted negotiations with Landlord’s agents, marketing and final sub- lease execution, which included allocation of rent and service charges.

Geneva – Left Bank Prime CBD

Strategic office accommodation review consequent upon work space re-organisation for optimisation, resulting in lease surrender of part and simultaneous granting of new leases to occupiers direct with Landlord.

Geneva – Right Bank CBD

Leasehold acquisition of prime Office and Showroom facility in Geneva's Central Business District – Right Bank. Extensive negotiations included surrender of existing leasehold interest between Tenant and Landlord, executing new lease on Tenant attractive terms. Fabergé’s Corporate fit out was executed through our extensive network of partners. 

Honeywell International and Intel

Sourced and procured suitable detached new build office facilities each of 6,000m2 and 2,430m2 on a bespoke high quality development of some 30,000m2 on most attractive tenant driven lease terms. Additional services included fit out project management and the procurement of additional parking facilities. These were two separate transactions for 2 different clients.

Switzerland

Leasehold Trading facility procurement in Nyon Canton Vaud,after extensive site search and client requirement analysis. Transaction management from conception to completion.

Vaud and Geneva

Strategic Workplace re-organisation to maximise efficiency. Audit of existing space, resulting in a lease renewal ahead of expiration to optimise terms. Disposal of surplus inefficient space by early lease termination

 

RBC Europe Limited

Lease renewal negociation and re-gearing of terms, after time expiration of office premises in Lugano.

Geneva Office

Detailed tenant representation and negotiation for new Geneva office facility of circa 7,000 m2, sourced after extensive on and off market site search. Assistance in extensive lease and property due diligence as a matter of course during transaction management.

Downtown Geneva

Structured sale and leaseback with SwissInstitutional investors.Then,following merger with EFG Private Banking,we engaged in a LBP(limited bidding process)with 3 scenarios of renovation of the property(downtown Geneva)and full market sale process and funding for new owner.

Bank Sarasin

Tenant representation in the acquisition of 1,000m2 of Bank and office premises in a prime location for a term of 5 years at an initial concessionary rent of CHF450/m2

Mazda Switzerland

Existing lease appraisal and auditing, search, selection and leasehold acquisition of new premises, lease negotiation and subsequent disposal of existing premises.

Natural le Coultre

Feasibility study, rationalisation for improved production and margins.

Shopping Centres - Investment Sales

Schofield & Partners of Geneva, in conjunction with Cushman & Wakefield of London, were exclusively in structed to carry out a LBP to sell a portfolio of shopping centers in Suisse Romande. The 2 well secured Shopping Centres were sold at a figure just under CHF 100million. Credit Suisse Asset Management purchased the portfolio at a net initial yield of 5.0 %

RLS Finance

Acting for the owners of ground floor retail premises in a prestigious Geneva City Centre office block applied for change of use to secure Starbucks Coffee as tenants at a greatly enhanced rent.

Geneva CBD

Instructed by a Blue Chip Energy Trading Company to acquire 5,200m2 Office & Trading room facility, Schofield & Partners identified a suitable proposition in a prime left bank CBD location that “Fitted The Bill”.Occupied by various concerns with differing lease lengths,the mandate entailed detailed, early lease surrender and assignment negotiations, compensation payments for fit out and consequential loss and identification of alternative destinations for existing tenants.

Etoy - Vaud / Investment Sale

Acting on behalf of a Luxembourg Investment Company, 6’800 m2 of well secured and leased retailing space with a complementary tenant mix including “Fly” and Casino as anchor tenants was sold to a well established Swiss Institutional client.

Sion - Valais / Investment Sale

Acting on behalf of an established shopping centre developer, a sale was effected of the Tourbillon shopping centre project at Champsec, Sion (VS). The CHF 26.5 million shopping centre which extends to some 4,600 m2 was anchored by Migros who inhabit 1,200 m2. Schofield & Partners sourced an International Multi Family office as the investor and managed the transaction from conception to completion.

 

Student Housing Project - Investment Sale

The project is located in the heart of Yverdon-les-Bains, the second largest city of the Canton of Vaud. Acting on behalf of a Swiss Developer, S&P secured a management contract, sourced an International Multi Family Office as the investor and managed the transaction from conception to completion.

Avry-sur-Matran - Canton of Fribourg

Acting on behalf of a Luxembourg fund, Schofield & Partners acquired an out of town 3’000 m2 food retail unit in the well established shopping area of Matran which includes one of Switzerland’s biggest shopping centre “Avry”. The property was constructed in 2010 with Aldi as main tenant.

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