CBRE Group to Establish National Agribusiness Division

Clay Dodd has been named director of valuation and advisory services at CBRE Group, Inc. in Minneapolis, United States. With more than 105,000 professionals in over 100 countries, CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services and investment.

CBRE Group, Inc. is an American commercial real estate services and investment firm. The abbreviation CBRE stands for Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis.

In his new role, Dodd will help CBRE establish a national agribusiness practice.

Agribusiness refers to the enterprises, the industry, the system, and the field of study of the interrelated and interdependent value chains in agriculture and bio-economy.

Throughout his 25 years as a fee appraiser, Dodd has appraised many grain elevators, including country, shuttle train, river and port elevators.

Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm.

He also has appraised many flour mills, including hard, soft and durum mills.

Other assignments include ethanol plants, soybean crushing plants, bio diesel plants, corn mills, oat mills, malt plants, feed mills, seed plants, specialty mills, dairy processing plants, fruit and vegetable processing plants, meat processing plants, pasta plants, canneries, dry mix plants and general food processing plants.

He received a bachelor’s of science degree from Saint Cloud State University in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States.

The multi-dimensional CBRE team works in occupier advisory both locally and on a global level. As trusted advisors to our clients, their goal is to provide expert knowledge and sound advice, so companies and corporations are positioned to make strategic and informed business decisions.

CBRE serve a vast array of industries in both the private and public sectors including technology, financial, legal and education. Their collaborative approach enhances our understanding of the marketplace, resulting in better guidance and market knowledge for our clients.