CB Richard Ellis is one of the leading full-service real estate service companies worldwide. The company has a staff of over 24,000 employees and operates more than 400 offices throughout the United States, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It offers commercial real estate services that include project engineering, property and agency leasing, tenant representation, proprietary research and real estate investment management. CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing, as well as corporate, development and research services. The company also performs property, facility and project management. Its areas of expertise include site development, project budgeting, cash flow analysis, procurement of approvals and permits, and construction bidding and management. In addition, the company provides consultancy, banking, mortgage and financial services to its clients. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CB Richard Ellis is an S&P 500 company and maintains a presence in Houston.