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Solutions for the real estate industry

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We help solve challenges for real estate investors, asset managers, construction architects, engineers and consultants.

Our expert teams will work with you to deliver properties

Our expert teams will work with you to deliver properties that meet the needs of your clients for sustainability, safety, and wellbeing. We offer solutions to help you achieve environmental, social and governance (ESG) and net zero goals, and meet the EU Taxonomy or other reporting requirements. We work with asset managers and owners, investors, architects, engineers and consultants.

Products and services for the real estate industry

We offer solutions to help you:

  • Form the foundation of your ESG plan

  • Plan your trajectory to net zero

  • Navigate the complexity of the EU Taxonomy

  • Create a resilient portfolio

  • Run buildings in a cost-efficient way

  • Become an expert in the built environment with world-leading training

  • Receive expert testing on individual materials and products, building systems, engineering structures and whole buildings.

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View our infographics for information about our solutions and benefits for stakeholders across the full asset lifecycle, including:

  • Asset managers and owners

  • Investors

  • Construction architects, engineers, and consultants

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Testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services

With unique facilities BRE is equipped to help contractors, developers, and consultancies. We offer both standard and bespoke testing covering research and development, design, and remedial aspects. Our services include fire assessments and services, security (physical and electronic), lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, wind engineering, acoustics, airtightness, and indoor and outdoor environments.

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BREEAM certification for real estate

BREEAM certification for real estate

BREEAM is the world’s leading science-based suite of validation and certification systems for a sustainable built environment. Since 1990, BREEAM’s third-party certified standards have helped improve asset performance at every stage, from design through construction, to use and refurbishment. Millions of buildings across the world are registered to work towards BREEAM’s holistic approach to achieve ESG, health, and net zero goals.

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SmartWaste helps you track, monitor and report on waste, carbon and energy. It provides compliance and ESG reporting, helping you to reduce environmental impacts, and boost sustainability. Our easy to use platform can help you meet ESG goals, reach net-zero carbon targets, and comply with BREEAM.

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Strategic advisory

Strategic advisory

We work with national and local government, commercial and not-for-profit organisations to address defining challenges in the built environment. We have expertise in net zero, decarbonisation, climate change, energy efficiency, resource efficiency, health and wellbeing, circular economy, and renewable energy.

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Training with BRE Academy

Training with BRE Academy

Start your journey to a safer and greener built environment. Find out what expert training we have on offer to help you develop your career in the real estate sector.

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Sustainability, climate change and net zero

Skills to help you meet your sustainability goals for all types of assets and projects.


The world’s leading science-based suite of validation and certification systems for a sustainable built environment.

Building Information Management (BIM)

Achieve efficiencies and win more clients with an international standard ISO 19650.

BREEAM Infrastructure

BREEAM Infrastructure (formerly CEEQUAL) is the world’s first sustainability rating scheme for improving the design, construction, and maintenance of infrastructure assets.

Fire and safety

Practical courses for the most important element of design, construction, and maintenance.

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Real Estate Insights

Real estate insights

Discover the latest insights from BRE and how we are working with the real estate sector.

How BREEAM certifications impact prime central London office rents

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World’s largest real estate certification powered by BREEAM In-Use for Dutch investors Vesteda

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