News release

The Crown Estate appoints JLL as managing agent to its central London portfolio

The Crown Estate, one of the largest landowners in London’s West End, has appointed JLL as managing agent to its central London portfolio

October 04, 2019

The Crown Estate, one of the largest landowners in London’s West End, has appointed JLL as managing agent to its central London portfolio, following a competitive tender process.

The mandate, which includes property and facilities management services, encompasses all commercial and residential properties across The Crown Estate’s central London holdings, including all of Regent Street and around half of St James’s, totalling c.10m sq ft.

Commenting on the appointment James Cooksey, director of central London, said: “I am very excited about JLL’s appointment which is an important next step in continuing to enhance the experience of our customers across London’s West End. We believe that working closely in partnership with a single managing agent will enable us to better collaborate and drive efficiencies to improve quality, consistency and encourage innovation.”

Director of property & asset management at JLL, Mike Jones, added: “As one of the biggest landowners in London’s West End, we are proud to be working with The Crown Estate across this world-class destination. This is a fantastic opportunity to create a market-leading service offer, with our shared values of innovation and delivering excellent customer service at its core.”

 

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