About CoreNet Global

About CoreNet Global

WHat is corporate real estate?

Corporate real estate is the real property used by a company for its own operational purposes. It provides corporations with a productive environment to house employees, manufactures and distribute products, and provide services to the market. Corporate real estate touches all classes of property, land, and buildings, such as office facilities, data centers, manufacturing facilities, logistic centers, corporate headquarters, distribution facilities, retail stores, and hotels.

What does a corporate real estate executive do every day?

Corporate real estate executive members (end users/occupiers) who belong to CoreNet Global have strategic responsibility for their corporations’ total real estate footprint of owned and leased space. They lead workspace utilization strategy, being tasked with anticipating and responding to a corporation’s property needs as a result of business growth, expansion, or contraction. Corporate real estate executives can be found making space decisions within nearly all industries, including technology, financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, healthcare, insurance, and oil and gas. They generally manage portfolios with millions of square feet of property spanning multiple continents.

Virtually all corporate real estate departments partner with external companies to deliver services needed to acquire, maintain and dispose of real estate. A broad range of corporate services is required to support corporate real estate functions, including brokerage, site selection, architecture and interior design, lease administration, facilities management, and technology platforms. Both service providers and economic developers comprise a significant portion of the association’s membership.

our mission statement

CoreNet Global aims to enhance and advance the practice of corporate real estate.

CoreNet Global’s mission is to enhance the knowledge base surrounding corporate real estate decision-making and the wider commercial real estate industry through professional development, ongoing research, trend-focused conferences, and impactful networking opportunities.

CoreNet Global's mission is to advance the practice of corporate real estate by broadening its network, raising the profile of corporate real estate, serving as the profession's voice and thought leader, and championing the profession's development and maturity.

our vision

Worldwide, companies and individuals consider CoreNet Global indispensable to the successful practice of corporate real estate.


Board of Directors Chair


Michelle Myer, MCR.w, SLCR
VP Americas Real Estate
Oracle Corporation
Chicago, IL

Chief Executive Officer


Angela Cain

CoreNet Global