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JLL Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2015 Most Admired Companies List

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JLL ranks highest in real estate industry for global competitiveness and people management

JLL has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 2015 Most Admired Companies list. FORTUNE and global management consulting firm Hay Group survey top executives, directors and financial analysts each year to compile the list of companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within and across industries.

“Being named a FORTUNE Most Admired Company honors the talent and commitment of our colleagues around

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Are real estate markets reconnecting?

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Colin Dyer, JLL President and CEO, and LinkedIn Influencer, on why leasing and investment markets are reconnecting across the world 

The below post was originally shared on LinkedIn by Colin Dyer.

Dyer, ColinA year ago, I wrote about the disconnect between commercial real estate investment and office leasing markets around the world, as investment sales surged while leasing volumes remained stalled. But I also said, “The good news is that there’s good reason for greater optimism next year…Business and consumer confidence should improve, and strong corporate balance sheets will support new capital expenditures.”

That, in fact, has been the case in 2014. Big corporate tenants were struggling with low revenue growth last year. That made them cautious, and many postponed occupancy decisions to focus on cost cutting and productivity measures. Today they are demonstrating greater confidence, and with it, greater willingness to spend and implement longer-term real estate strategies. As of mid-2014, global office net absorption was up 15 percent on the year before. Investment volumes increased 21 percent during the same period.

Why the new life on leasing?

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SCORE! (Post) World Cup lessons for businesses

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Thoughts from Colin Dyer – JLL President & CEO, LinkedIn Influencer

Dyer, ColinThe below post was originally shared on LinkedIn by Colin Dyer, who suggested that as opposed to seeing the World Cup as a period of lost business productivity, it could instead be viewed as a month-long management seminar. And even though time has now passed since the German team were crowned champions, the lessons… Read More