Who We Are

Thought Leadership Driving Results

With a history of success and market leadership, Trascent accelerates breakthrough performance gains in Corporate Real Estate (CRE).
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Our Story

Trascent, a global management consulting firm, partners with Fortune 500 organizations to drive performance improvements across all aspects of Corporate Real Estate (CRE), including real estate, facilities management (FM), workplace, and corporate services.

The firm leverages its unparalleled, extensive market expertise and intelligence, proven best practices, global and in-region capabilities and a full lifecycle approach in creating the solutions required to drive CRE success on all levels.

Since the firm’s inception, Trascent has helped its clients unlock over $1 billion in savings and implemented over $70 billion worth of CRE outsourcing transactions to-date through its customized service offerings.

We are a certified minority owned company with locations in North & South America, Europe and Asia.

Why Choose Trascent



Our team includes strategic and functional experts with extensive experience across the various aspects of Corporate Real Estate.


Global Presence

With Trascent’s global presence and in-region capabilities, the firm is well equipped to implement effective strategies and operations around the world.



Our team of consultants have set industry standards through their deep market expertise and knowledge.


Tailored Solutions

We address our clients’ most urgent CRE challenges, aligning solutions to core business objectives and organizational cultures.


Data-Driven Approach

Our extensive market knowledge includes rich data from in-depth research and scores of successful engagements.


Thought Leadership

Our team sets the pace for CRE innovation, defining today’s best practices and next-generation strategies.


Track Record of Success

Since the company’s founding, Trascent has produced bottom-line value and tangible results for leading Fortune 500 companies around the world.

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High Impact Strategic Insights. Deep Tactical Know How. Global Presence.

Trascent’s Global Presence

With locations around the world, along with an in-region network in North & South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Asia Pacific, Trascent’s global presence is a foundational element of its market intelligence and expertise in the corporate real estate (CRE) industry.

Trascent’s Locations

  • Chicago, IL
  • New York, NY New York, NY
  • Washington D.C.
  • Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • London, England
  • Paris, France
  • Basel, Switzerland Basel, Switzerland
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Singapore Singapore
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New York, NY

Global Corporate Headquarters-USA

Trascent Management Consulting, LLC

+1 908 333-4361 (phone)
+1 908 450-1551 (fax)

50 Division Street
Suite 501
Somerville, NJ 08876

Basel, Switzerland

Trascent AG

St. Alban-Anlage 46


Trascent Management Consulting Pte Ltd

16 Raffles Quay, #33-03
Hong Leong Building

Our Team

Our people are the backbone of our firm and are the key to our success.

Meet Our Team

Trascent’s multilingual team of global consultants bring together industry expertise and the functional know-how to deliver transformational strategies and processes across the Corporate Real Estate (CRE) spectrum required to drive success at global, regional and local levels. They are the key to our delivery of successful client engagements, shareholder value and quantifiable results.

At Trascent, we have developed an environment of respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion that puts clients first and foremost, delivering tailored solutions that meet unique client and business needs. It’s for all these reasons and more that clients come to Trascent again and again.

Trascent has long been committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that having varied perspectives allows us to better serve clients and innovate solutions. Members of our team come from different cultures and backgrounds. Trascent is also proud to be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise by the United States’ National Minority Supplier Development Council.

"Corporate Real Estate is constantly seeking new ideas and strategies amidst increasing volatility and uncertainty. At Trascent, we help our clients pinpoint strategic opportunities and implement transformational initiatives leveraging our market intelligence, best practices, and proven methodologies."

Rakesh Kishan

Managing Principal

Rakesh Kishan of Trascent

Our History

For nearly two decades, Trascent has been a leader in Corporate Real Estate (CRE). Learn our history.

Founded in 2000 as part of UMS Group (a global utility industry advisory firm), the company evolved into UMS Advisory in 2006, and then rebranded in 2014 as Trascent. Over the years, our firm has pioneered cost and service-level benchmarking, performance-driven pricing, and advanced governance models that have transformed CRE operations worldwide.

Today, Trascent carries on that tradition of innovation to drive sustained value and continues to lead the Corporate Real Estate industry with new breakthrough approaches. These approaches include CRE transformation and change management, smart CRE outsourcing, workplace experience enhancement, digital workplace & data, current state assessment,  process, data and technology optimization, organizational transformation & change management and environmental, social & governance (ESG) for CRE.

Trascent is independent and privately held.

Trascent holds its top-rated industry conferences globally that focus on advancing thought leadership, best practices and market intelligence in CRE. Since beginning over a decade ago, our events have been repeatedly recognized as an invaluable tool for CRE leaders.

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