News release

JLL strengthens Central London office markets team with two leadership appointments

JLL has announced two promotions in the senior leadership of its Central London Office Markets team

October 14, 2021

Kat Blake

Senior Communications Manager
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JLL has announced two promotions in the senior leadership of its Central London Office Markets team. Jeremy Attfield will take on the role of head of City agency and head of client strategies and Chris Valentine will be head the Central London office agency.

Jeremy joined JLL in 1996 and in that time has held numerous senior roles, the most recent of which was head of JLL’s City office. As part of his new roles, he will be build on his experience and excellent client relationships to grow the teams’ breadth of services.

Chris joined the business in 2014 and has led JLL’s West End agency team since 2019. He has spent over 12 years working across Central London’s leasing markets for both landlords and tenants to provide strategic development, letting and acquisition advice.

Julian Sandbach, Head of Central London Offices Markets at JLL, said: “Our Central London teams across capital markets, leasing and tenant representation continue to perform strongly, and the outlook for the remainder of 2021 remains positive. The collective contributions of Jeremy and Chris and their teams have ensured that the business is in such a strong position going forwards.

“Jeremy and Chris not only understand the nuances and complexities of the Central London office market, they also recognise the fundamental changes that are happening that will dictate how office space is delivered and occupied in the future.”

Jeremy Attfield, Head of City Agency and Head of Client Strategies for Central London Office Markets at JLL, added: “Our Central London office teams have an unparalleled track record in delivering solutions for the market’s most high-profile projects and I look forward to continuing to work with this pool of hugely talented individuals that are able to provide exceptional levels of advice.

“Our clients want greater focus on opportunities consistently across Central London and strong valuable advice in a changing business and political environment and these changes within the team will enable us to provide this in even greater depth.”

Chris Valentine, Head of Central London Office Agency at JLL, said: “The needs of clients across the Central London office market continue to shift and evolve at a pace we haven’t seen before. In addition to the pandemic they are also responding to external factors including sustainability, an increased focus on health and wellbeing and technology, which have moved to the top of the corporate agenda in recent years. The agency team is well positioned to respond to the opportunities and challenges that the world’s most dynamic office market continues to pose and I look forward to leading it.”

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