The building itself generally only functions as a kind of wrapping, or as the infrastructure needed to facilitate and support the actual core business. This is true for both large corporates and manufacturing SMEs. But it can be done differently. Portfolio flexibility, cost optimization, digitization, location development, new work environments, and sustainability are just some of the challenges in the field of professional Corporate Real Estate Management. Managing and valuing business-critical properties is now a thing of the past – systematic Corporate Real Estate Management (CREM) identifies and enhances the potential for improving floor space and cost efficiency.