JLL named Offices Adviser of the Year at 2019 EG Property Awards
JLL was crowned Offices Adviser of the year at the 2019 EG Property Award held on 22 October at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London
JLL’s agency team delivered 4.5m sq ft in offices transactions in 2018 while its investment team cited volumes of almost £12bn. Regionally, JLL was involved in 48% of significant office pre-lets across the big 6 cities – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Deals included the 470,000 sq. ft letting to Barclays at Buchanan Wharf in Glasgow and the 157,000 sq ft to the Government Property Agency at 3 New Bailey in Manchester
Over the last year, JLL continued to pioneer real estate services launching NXT - an immersive technology enabling occupiers to search for office space 85% faster than traditional processes. NXT won the EG-Innovation Award and continues to evolve with NXT Space, for real time space planning.
The award judges said: “JLL’s initiatives especially its NXT services were particularly impressive. JLL is standout in terms of impressive sales and innovation and is acting in all the principal regions.”
Chris Ireland, UK CEO at JLL, added: “Congratulations to everyone at JLL for this success. JLL prides itself on a team approach, working collaboratively with colleagues across the UK and this award is clear recognition of this.
“Our pioneering ideas and innovative approach provides our clients with unique forward-looking solutions which are unrivalled. This is confirmed by our delivery of pre-let transactions across the UK, sustained 30% market share in London and 25% in the big 6 cities and our unparalleled capital markets performance.”
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 92,000 as of June 30, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.