Journal article

The sustainable competitive advantage model for corporate real estate

C Heywood, R Kenley

Journal of Corporate Real Estate | Published : 2008

Abstract

Purpose This purpose of this paper is to propose a model for the relationship between corporate real estate management (CREM) practices and an organisation's sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate real estate (CRE) plays an important but poorly recognised role in organisational competitiveness. Design/methodology/approach The model was developed from the strategic management, organisational competitiveness, and CRE literatures. A total of 162 CREM practices from the literature were connected, where possible, with cost, innovation and differentiation sources of sustainable competitive advantage. Clustering similar practices allowed the summarising of competitive effects in those cluster..

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