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New BARNES Lyon department: Commercial real estate consultancy

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Our BARNES Lyon offices continue to expand... Specialised in high-end residential real estate in Lyon and all of the surrounding areas, BARNES is turning its know-how to commercial real estate.

This new department has been made possible by the expertise of Caroline Gallien-Lavorel who will be at its head.

Your BARNES Lyon Commercial Real Estate team


Caroline Gallien Lavorel et Laurine Sermet

Caroline Gallien Lavorel & Laurine Sermet

With several years of experience in Paris and Lyon as a Consultant at Cushman & Wakefield and within the Mercure Group, Caroline Gallien-Lavorel is joining our team of 28 consultants. Responsible for commercial real estate, she is specialised in the office segment. Working alongside her, Laurine Sermet brings her 5 years of experience in the property business to the department. The existing team at BARNES Lyon is also involved in this new department: Thomas Vantorre and Gérald Châtel in management, Isabelle Kotcharian for Sales Administration, Vanessa Rousseau and Marine Gitton for Communication. 

Our service dedicated to professionals, office segment


1/ Marketing

    Marketing premises for institutions and private owners 

    • Asset expertise
    • Search for renters and buyers
    • Development of marketing strategies

    2/  Search

    Search for premises for businesses and independent professionals  

    • Proposal of acquisition or rental offers

    In addition to these two functions, BARNES also offers a bespoke service:  

    • Preparation of a detailed audit of your real estate projects
    • Renegotiation of the lease contract 
    • Search for successors 
    • Search for subtenants
    • Tenancy-at-will lease

    Thanks to our comprehensive offer, we can handle the design and layout of our client’s offices from signage to the installation of furniture for a turnkey solution. 

    First success story: 500 sq.m. of office space at the Cité Internationale

    As a first project for this new department, Caroline and Laurine managed a company’s move to 500 sq.m. of office space at the Cité Internationale. 

    They are currently assisting a number of companies and owners/lessors with their various real estate projects through a ‘bespoke’ consultancy service backed by the commercial force and marketing tools of a major group.