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Workplace ambitions: finding the best site for your workforce

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How do you know what your ideal workplace looks like? Ask your workforce.

For the JLL DC team, our office relocation presented a unique opportunity, one that gave us the chance to really get to know ourselves. Even though we are a team of real estate experts and help companies find their ideal locations, we don’t often have the chance to take a step back and evaluate our own needs.

How did we… Read More

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

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

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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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