Guild Member Profile

Sydney August


CBRE, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. With a global reach of over 100,000 professionals, 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.

As a Director of Site Selection with CBRE Americas Consulting, Sydney seamlessly translates clients’ business objectives into smart, executable real estate strategies. She believes in a data-driven process when it comes to location analysis and incentive negotiation engagements. Her deep understanding of workforce, infrastructure, and supply chain fuel her success in the industrial sector.

Sydney works across various asset/project types including corporate HQ relocations, manufacturing plants, and distribution centers. She is practiced in relocation, expansion, and new operation site selection decisions.

North America
Business Services and HQ Advanced Manufacturing Food and Beverage
Logistics, Warehouse and Distribution
Microsoft Starbucks Boohoo
Fujifilm House Foods Kaiser Aluminum
Q&B Foods Owens Corning

Sydney studied Marine Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is a proud Banana Slug alum. After years of ecological research, she took her passion for the sciences to Napa Valley where she ran an R&D winemaking laboratory. Following her tenure, she became a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of California and joined CBRE’s site selection practice. Sydney is an avid marathon runner and races at destination locations in her free time.