Global PFI takes facilities management to a new pedestal

By Kasim Bakare

Global Property & Facilities International Ltd(otherwise known as Global PFI) is a Real Estate Services(RES) firm with headquarters in Lagos.

The dynamic and innovative company whose doting presence in the African continent is signpost by its offices in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Senegal, Rwanda, Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroon and a global workforce of over 300 workers.

Established in 2002, Global PFI’s rise to prominence has been quite significant and remarkable. Global PFI has modernized Africa’s real estate management industry by offering a range of services rivaling those of any established economy. Being the first facilities management company in Nigeria, the trail-blazing business currently has a total portfolio of more than 2 million square metre of building space under its management

With a diverse clientele cutting across different sectors of the economy, the foremost trail blazer in facilities management has run a profitable business in all estimation. The leading Real Estate Services(RES) firm specializes in Integrated Facilities Management; Property Services – Advisory, Management, Leasing; Building Automation; Infrastructure management & Building Services installation & management.

In 2017, Global PFI posted revenue in the region of $2.3 million while managing over 1.8 million square meters of facility spaces covering industrial; commercial; residential & retail markets.

Due to its success and popularity in the Nigerian market, demands arose across the African continent for its services. In response to the yearnings from other markets, Global PFI started operations in seven other countries.

Global PFI’s value-driven approach stimulates profit while delivering value to the clients. As an award-winning, African focused RES Company, the firm helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their real estate investment objectives through strategic partnerships with its clients

With a reputation for delivering value added services beyond client’s expectations Global PFI leverages partnerships with associated companies, vendors industry associations and international partners to excel in its core area of specialization which includes facility management, property management and infrastructure management.

The talent pool in the employ of Global PFI speaks volume of the capacity of the leading facility management company to employ, develop and retain the best people in order to deliver maximal performance for clients.

Commenting on its exploits and successes in the fast-growing facility management industry, the unassuming MD of Global PFI, Dr. MKO Balogun said:”As a company, we have grown well, improved, created new solutions, innovative ideas and support for our clients, suppliers and put our employees at the highest level of focus. We will continue to work with our clients and partners not only to improve the quality of our service or add value to our clients but also to ensure our industry grows and contribute to the overall growth of the economy of the countries where we operate.

He added:”We will focus on developing local competencies and capabilities, introduce world class solutions and technology to service delivery especially service automation and robotics. Our business will be a reference in all our markets and a proud reference of an African success story created and sustained the following industry initiatives.

With an air of confidence, the Global PFI boss is optimistic of increased activity and growth in the burgeoning facility management industry. Hear him: “I look forward to continue to use the platform of the company to show that Facility Management in Africa can operate at the same level as any other clime as well as continue to contribute to the growth of the Industry in Africa and beyond”.


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