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JLL voted World’s Best Property Consultancy at the International Property Awards Grand Final 2015
Also received the ‘Best in Asia Pacific’ award in the regional category
JLL has been voted ‘World’s Best’ in the Property Consultancy category at the International Property Awards Grand Final 2015.
These awards are judged by an independent panel of 70 industry experts who focus on quality of service and dedication to the industry. JLL in Asia Pacific also earned the title of ‘Best in Asia Pacific’ in the regional category for Property Consultancy.
“It’s a pleasure to start the year off with recognition of JLL’s ability to create enduring value and excellent service for our clients,” said Christian Ulbrich, CEO for the EMEA region at JLL. “It is an acknowledgement of the outstanding work and talent of our employees around the world.”
JLL reports record results for fourth quarter and full-year 2015
JLL’s full-year 2015 results reflect broad-based revenue and margin expansion across all geographic segments and LaSalle with gross revenue up 18% to $6.0 billion and fee revenue up 17% to $5.2 billion.
JLL at Davos 2016
JLL is a strategic partner to the World Economic Forum and the firm’s senior leadership attends Davos each year. Read our delegates’ blogs and discover all the latest JLL insights and viewpoints relating to Davos.
What does your workplace say about your company culture?
The future of the workplace is changing – in this paper, JLL studies the importance of ‘workplace expression’ as a crucial tool that improves employee engagement and motivation.
JLL acquires Trussard Property Consultants to drive further growth in South Africa
JLL has acquired Trussard Property Consultants, a leading local real estate leasing and investment agency business, based in Johannesburg. The addition of Trussard will further accelerate the strong growth momentum in JLL’s South Africa business.
Johannesburg Industrial Property Market Overview Q3 2015
Demand for light industrial property has remained stable in the quarter, with encouraging take up of space for the use of logistics, distribution and warehousing in prime locations.
The northern and eastern nodes of the city have experienced growing activity with a large development pipeline of newer and larger logistics units.
The market is expected to remain under pressure in the short to medium term in light of the prevailing economic backdrop in South Africa.
Johannesburg Office Market Overview Q3 2015
The Johannesburg office vacancy rate declined to 11.3% in Q3 2015 from 12.4% in Q3 2014, despite additional supply in the market.
Although rental rates remained largely unchanged, Grade P accommodation showed a 5.7% rise in the average rental rate to R202/m2, depicting strong demand despite the unfavourable economic climate.
Tenants are showing a willingness to pay a premium for high quality accommodation that offers them improved efficiency. This remains a cost-saving decision, helping to reduce operational costs in the long term.
Johannesburg Retail Property Market Overview Q3 2015
The BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) has remained below the zero mark over much of the year, indicating weak consumer confidence.
Nevertheless, retail sales measured in constant prices (adjusted for inflation) have managed to maintain a flat upward trend, which bodes well for retailers in the current economic climate.
Clothing and footwear retailers have often outperformed the overall retail market, and have come to dominate activity in retail accommodation.
Cape Town Office Market Overview Q3 2015
Investor confidence showed improvement in Q3 2015 from the first half of the year with the majority of new developments being speculative in nature. The overall vacancy rate increased slightly to 9.0% in Q3 2015. However, recent activity will see a reduction in the next quarter’s vacancy figures once tenants, who have just finalised leases, have physically moved.
Grade A accommodation recorded an average 6.4% y/y increase in gross rental rates, with Century City outperforming other nodes. The growing interest of corporates may see a continuation of increasing rental rates in the coming year.
Nodes that revolutionised cities: case study of Waterfall Business Estate
With the addition of a new node to Johannesburg, the positive and negative factors that Waterfall Business Estate has contributed to the city since its introduction, and the influence it may have in the future, are explored.
JLL Reports Record Third-Quarter Performance for 2015
Adjusted EPS up 11 percent to $2.52; fee revenue grows to $1.3 billion.
Vacancy: Senior Valuer
As the JLL Valuations division continues to expand, a vacancy has become available for a qualified senior valuer and team leader responsible for negotiating work, carrying out valuations and reporting to the client.
Real insights from Real Views
Get a fresh perspective on how real estate is impacting the wider world from Real Views by JLL. Real Views keeps you up-to-date with all the latest global trends and hot topics in the world of real estate.
On investing in REITs - drivers of capital gains vs drivers of profitability
An analysis of South African REITs performance, firstly from a capital gains perspective, and secondly, from a profitability perspective. The analysis is aimed at outlining the investment value of the REITs as well as their long term potential in the current climate. We also take a look at the characteristics which produce the best and worst performance in the local REITs that can inform investors when making a selection against the listed property trusts in the economy.
2015 Most Admired Company
FORTUNE magazine recognised JLL’s global competitiveness, superior client-focused workforce and financial soundness on its Most Admired Companies list.
JLL earns seventh straight Global Outsourcing 100® designation
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