Regardless of the increasing attention for the issues related to managing a corporation's real estate portfolio, little is known about the organisational and financial impact of CREM on the corporation and vice versa. This paper aims to highlight the value of managing corporate real estate and its contribution to the performance of a corporation both in a financial and no-financial manner. Based on the results of case studies a number of examples of added value are identified and an overview is presented of the impact of the elements on the financial performance of the corporation.