Oslo 13th of June 2017 –CBRE has announced that it has formed a strategic business relationship with Norway-based Disruptive Technologies AS (DT) to collaborate on potential opportunities for the application of sensor technologies for the commercial real estate industry.

Founded in 2013, Disruptive Technologies is a Norwegian technology company in the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) market. Through their collaboration, CBRE and DT aim to identify, pilot and scale innovative commercial applications of sensor technologies in real estate.  The range of potential applications includes sustainability, building and facilities operating performance and innovative workplace design.

“CBRE is committed to identifying emerging technologies and innovative solutions and we are delighted to be connecting with top talent at DT to help us create further competitive advantages for our clients and our company. This relationship will give us early insight into technologies and applications that have a true potential to deliver efficiencies and add value to our clients’ properties,” said John Solberg, Managing Director of CBRE in Norway.  

"CBRE is a perfect match for Disruptive Technologies. They have scale, expertise and willingness to innovate, and we have the technology.” says Erik Fossum Færevaag, CEO in Disruptive Technologies.


John O. Solberg, CBRE Norway

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.  CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.  Please visit our website at

Disruptive Technologies is a Norwegian technology company positioned within the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) market and develops ultra small sensor nodes with unprecedented performance and characteristics primed to enter into and expand the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and Industry 4.0. Disruptive Technologies aims to be the foremost technology provider for connecting any “thing” to the Internet and has a global market perspective with offices in Bergen, Oslo, Trondheim,  London, Paris and Mûnich.