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!

DC

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

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