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JLL publishes 2018 sustainability achievements

Real estate investment company, JLL, is making strong progress towards its 2020 sustainability targets according to its latest Sustainability Highlights Report. As part of its sustainability strategy, ‘Building a Better Tomorrow’, the firm delivered several initiatives in 2018 including those ...

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Leadership changes at JLL

JLL has announced that Neil Murray will become Global CEO, Corporate Solutions, to succeed John Forrest, who is leaving JLL to return to Australia, with Mark Caskey succeeding Murray as EMEA CEO, Corporate Solutions. The changes, which are effective as ...

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Human capital moves up the ranks in CRE strategy

Around two-thirds of occupiers rank employee engagement (68 per cent) and talent attraction & development (65 per cent) as being two of the three most important drivers of corporate real estate (CRE) strategy, even ahead of cost-reduction. This is according ...

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Real estate needs to step up the pace on improving gender balance says report

There is a disconnect between boardrooms and those operating at the coalface of the real estate sector, according to a new report commissioned by campaign group Real Estate Balance and carried out by PwC. While the industry is making important ...

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JLL appoints UK Real Estate and Workplace director

JLL has appointed Andrew O’Donnell as its new UK Real Estate and Workplace Director. In his new role, O’Donnell will work closely with JLL’s operations, smart buildings, workplace strategy and Tetris teams to deliver improvements across its UK workplaces and ...

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Hot property

What does the new year have in store for the corporate real estate market? John Spencer, CEO of Landmark, predicts a strategic shift in favour of shorter leases and flexibility According to the annual Knight Frank global occupier report published ...

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Two senior hires strengthen JLL’s EMEA business and location consulting team

JLL has appointed Iwona Chojnowska-Haponik and Rafał Szajewski as Directors in its EMEA Business and Location Consulting team. Deciding where to locate a business is critical to competitiveness and success in a rapidly changing world, particularly as real estate plays ...

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CBRE names new customer experience director

CBRE has appointed Stella Charman as a Customer Experience Director within its UK Property Management team. Charman joins CBRE from The Crown Estate where she was Head of Customer Experience, responsible for leading the development and delivery of the company-wide ...

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CBRE Excellerates Africa and Middle East JV

CBRE Group has agreed to form a joint venture with Excellerate Property Services to meet the growing demand for high-quality real estate services in Africa and the Middle East. The joint venture, CBRE Excellerate, will merge CBRE’s facilities management operations ...

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Restructure of Optimum’s real estate division provides streamlined delivery

Facilities management company, Optimum Group Services, has restructured its Real Estate division and promoted two directors to provide a more streamlined, customer focused approach to its operations. The real estate arm of the business delivers specialist in-house resident and mobile ...

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