Workplace ambitions: workplace flow

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When we designed our new Mid-Atlantic headquarters in Washington, DC, we wanted to design an office that worked for us: a design that encouraged teams to work together and allowed individuals to do their best work. We learned from our workplace study that we wanted our new office to encourage “collision and collaboration.” How did we achieve this? By focusing on internal synergies and striking a balance between individual and private… Read More

Workplace ambitions: our approach to office design

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It is no secret that the nature of work has changed significantly over the last decade, and with it, the office environment. The design of JLL’s new Mid-Atlantic headquarters in Washington, DC needed to reflect those changes as well as our own unique goals and ambitions.

To achieve everything that we wanted to accomplish, we followed a design philosophy of “Workplace: showplace,” an approach that looks at our office as so much… Read More

JLL’s Mid-Atlantic marketing director tells our story on Great Day Washington!

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On Monday, March 4th, Amanda Zank, Marketing Director for the Mid-Atlantic region, was featured on Great Day Washington, a popular morning news show in the DC region. The segment focused on telling your brand story at the office while staying organized and productive. The clip also featured Rachel Rosenthal, a local DC entrepreneur and founder of Rachel and Company, a professional organizing firm. Rachel shared with viewers some of her favorite… Read More

Workplace ambitions: the story of JLL DC

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JLL’s DC Team is excited to share with you “Workplace Ambitions,” the story of our recent office relocation. Day in and day out, our team of experts works with clients across all industries to help them realize real estate goals. For us, our office relocation gave us the perfect opportunity to practice what we preach. We know that the nature of work has changed dramatically over the last decade and we… Read More

JLL’s Christine Espenshade receives Heroine of Washington Award!

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JLL Mid-Atlantic’s Christine Espenshade was recently honored as a winner for the March of Dimes Heroines of Washington Awards gala in the Real Estate category. This annual event recognizes local women across many industries for their unwavering dedication and outsized commitment to community service. In addition to Real Estate, the award honors women in many other fields, including healthcare and the public sector.

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JLL Mid-Atlantic wins 2017 REME Award!

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Congratulations to our Mid-Atlantic Property Management team for being honored with the 2017 REME Award for Employee and Leadership Development. The award, presented by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), recognized the JLL team for its Emerging Leaders Program, a year-long program for property management professionals that cultivates strong leadership skills and a pathway to future professional success. The multi-faceted program includes private sessions with JLL leadership, book discussions, workshops,… Read More

Mid-Atlantic Community Service Week!

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This year, community service day was not a day, but a week. JLL Mid-Atlantic recently wrapped up a “Week of Giving” during which JLL employees across the Mid-Atlantic region volunteered local organizations. Each Here are some highlights from the busy week!


Food & Friends: This was a popular option for many JLL-ers. Nearly 30 volunteers worked with Food & Friend to help package over 600 specialized meals to be delivered… Read More

John Sikaitis Talks Bethesda and DC Office Markets

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Our Research Director, John Sikaitis, has been very active on the speaker circuit these days! He was a featured speaker at CREBA’s Bethesda Development Showcase and at Bisnow’s D.C. State of the Office where he touched upon several themes impacting the current office landscape.

At the CREBA event, John shared his thoughts on the Bethesda market which he believes is at an interesting crossroads: the market needs new office product, but exactly… Read More

JLL PDS team honored at Excellence in Construction Awards

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Congratulations to the JLL Mid-Atlantic Project and Development Service (PDS) team for being honored at the 28th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards. The event, hosted each year by Associated Builders and Contractors, showcases exceptional projects built and managed by members of its Metro Washington chapter. JLL’s PDS team played an integral role in the AARP Main Plant Modernization project which was awarded Best Mechanical Project. This recognition was a testament to… Read More

Robert Manekin celebrates 40 years in the business!

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Today marks Robert (Bob) Manekin’s 40th anniversary in commercial real estate and we are lucky to have him as part of the JLL team.  Bob, now a Senior Vice President of Brokerage in our Baltimore office, has had a diversified and fruitful career in the business, and now dedicates a considerable amount of time to training the next generation of JLL brokers.

Education and mentoring are two of Bob’s biggest passions, and brokers… Read More