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

Top 10 stories of the summer

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Using the great example set by the JLL Boston office, we have compiled a Mid-Atlantic version of the Top 10 stories of the summer list. In case you missed anything while on vacation or just disconnecting, here’s a recap of some of the region’s most newsworthy real estate headlines:

  • Yelp to open new office in D.C.
  • Marriott Headquarter
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Peter Jackson named BBJ 40 Under 40 Honoree

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Peter Jackson BBJ 40 Under 40

Peter Jackson

Congratulations to JLL’s Peter Jackson for being selected to Baltimore Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 for 2017. As an associate on JLL’s Baltimore’s Agency Leasing Team, Peter has helped oversee the leasing of more than 2.5M square feet of commercial space in the growing… Read More

Interns reflect on their summer at JLL:

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Every summer, the JLL Mid-Atlantic offices welcome a new group of interns who get to not only contribute to our work but learn more about the commercial real estate business. The summer experience allowed each intern to work with a business unit that aligned with their interests. Throughout the summer, our interns worked together on value-add projects and had the opportunity to present their ideas to a panel of senior leaders. Before… Read More

700 Penn hosts CREBA’s First Look

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Last month, JLL Agency Leasing brokers Doug Mueller and Kristen Mathis threw on their hard hats, unrolled some blue prints and hosted CREBA’s First Look at 700 Penn. This invite-only experience entailed a private tour of the property lead by JLL’s Agency Leasing team, EastBanc President Anthony Lanier and Stanton Development.

One of… Read More

Does DC have a muffin top?

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JLL’s Elizabeth Cooper and DPR Construction’s Camilo Garcia at the 2017 DC State of the Market Photo courtesy of Bisnow

On June 27th, JLL International Director and CREBA Broker of the Year, Elizabeth Cooper, participated in Bisnow’s Annual State of the Market. Hosted at Terrell Place, the event drew a record crowd of 500+ attendees. Terrell Place, the iconic building currently going through an exceptional transformation, is leased by fellow JLL Agency Leasing International Director, Trip Howell, and his team including Tom Golsen, Amy Bowser and Kate Griffin.… Read More