JLL appoints new lead for Project & Development Services in EMEA
Walid Goudiard promoted to Head of Project & Development Services
LONDON, November 29, 2021 – Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) today announced that Walid Goudiard has been appointed Head of Project & Development Services, EMEA.
Having joined the business in 2006, Walid has been instrumental in growing the Project & Development Services (PDS) business in France, Benelux & Northern Europe. He is a recognised property development expert with a strong track record of leading complex projects and repositioning real estate assets, creating long-term value for occupiers, investors and developers. With his extensive knowledge of the wider future of work changes, and the corresponding impact on the urban fabric, Walid will play an important role in JLL’s commitment to regenerate the built environment in a sustainable and responsible manner. JLL’s PDS business is recognised for best-in-class specialists in development advisory, project and cost management, building consultancy, engineering design, as well as sustainability and technology consulting.
“As companies plan to future-proof their real estate, a reassessment needs to take place of the emerging drivers of value within assets and portfolios. Investors, landlords and owner occupiers alike will have to pay greater attention to the fast-evolving future of work, shifting consumer trends and an evolving urban ecosystem focused on achieving net zero carbon emissions,” said Mark Caskey, EMEA Work Dynamics CEO, JLL. “Our PDS business is uniquely positioned to support clients deploy innovative strategies that will help to deliver real positive impact and long-term value in the context of real estate assets and the wider community. Walid’s deep experience and expertise in advising clients in this fast-changing environment will spearhead the success of our PDS services.”
Walid Goudiard, Head of Project & Development Services, EMEA commented: “Now more than ever there is a chance and a need, to reimagine the plan, design and fit-out of built environments to ensure they are human, innovative, and resilient. This changing marketplace provides a unique opportunity to serve our clients by shaping and delivering value-add and sustainable projects, which will contribute to fostering the inclusion of communities and the future of our cities. I am thrilled to take on this new challenge and look forward on embarking on this exciting journey.”
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