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Survey reveals 4 in 5 firms in rented property struggle to switch to clean energy 

A survey of some of Britain’s biggest building occupiers has revealed that 80 per cent find it difficult to engage landlords in switching to renewable energy. The finding is part of a report released by edie and Big Clean Switch, ...

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JLL’s new digital service set to “transform” FM

JLL has launched a new digital service, FacilitiesFlex, which according to the global real estate investment company is set to “transform’ how businesses manage their buildings and real estate assets by offering a smarter, more efficient way to run their ...

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Leesman and Delos collaborate on wellbeing benchmark

Workplace experts, Leesman, has joined forces with wellness real estate and technology company and founder of the WELL Building Standard, Delos, to investigate how real estate strategy can better support wellbeing at work. With a wide variety of strategies being ...

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Savills acquires workplace consultancy firm

Global property agent, Savills, has announced the acquisition of London-based workplace consultancy and design studio KKS. The acquisition will create a new UK based client service for Savills providing a strategic link to enhance its occupier services, landlord leasing, mixed-use ...

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Robin Pugh returns to JLL as Head of Flex Innovation for EMEA

Robin Pugh has been appointed as Head of Flex Innovation, EMEA at JLL, to focus on investor and landlord clients across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Working as part of the broader EMEA Flex Space team, led by Dan Brown, ...

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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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