Tag Archives: PDS

What’s the real cost of building out office space in Phoenix?

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Isagenix’s new headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona.


You might expect the priciest place to set up shop in a new office would also be the one with the priciest rents. But there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the cost of… Read More

[SLIDESHOW] JLL’s Project & Development team transforms former mall into corporate office

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For office tenants able to think outside of the big box, Arizona’s lingering retail vacancies can equate to major opportunity. Such is the case with the recently completed renovation of the Tucson Galleria – a $16.4 million effort led by the Phoenix office of JLL that transformed a long-vacant retail mall into a cutting-edge Western region customer support center for Comcast Cable.

Located in Tucson, the 165,000-square-foot Comcast facility was originally built… Read More

JLL Southwest region strengthens its Project and Development Services with the acquisition of Martin Potts & Associates

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AquisitionTo meet the demand of increasing development and redevelopment activity in California, JLL (NYSE: JLL) has entered into an agreement to acquire Martin Potts & Associates, Inc., a leader in project and construction management services for retail, hospitality, healthcare and office properties. The transaction will enable JLL to strengthen its multi-service platform and… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Project Management

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At JLL, our project managers make things happen. We plan, build, organize and bring everyone together to keep your project on schedule and within budget.

But we do so much more than that.

We mitigate your risks, turn your challenges into opportunities, identify… Read More

Foreign capital surges into U.S. commercial real estate

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2015 Foreign capital sources infographic_FINAL2JLL was on-site at ULI last week and foreign investment is a hot topic. We closed the third quarter with all eyes on Asia as a rising foreign capital source. Click on the image to view top foreign capital sources.


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Get strategic about your sourcing and save

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Team of architects on construciton site

Team of architects on construciton site

There’s no doubt about it, projects can be crazy expensive – especially major capital projects. And when approximately 90% of those capital project materials and services need to be purchased from a third party, how and where you spend those dollars can make a huge impact on your overall budget and project performance.

With so many suppliers and vendors to choose from, not only do you need to get real smart – and fast – about who you’re partnering with, but you also need to consider implementing a strategic sourcing program to optimize both those partnerships and your overall spend. Well, at least if you want to look good in front of your boss.… Read More

As big companies become big spenders again, many question where to use cash

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news_capital_planning_jllCapital spending is back. After weathering years of recessionary cost cuts and spending freezes, many businesses have regained enough confidence in their balance sheets to make long overdue investments in facilities, equipment and other gritty but essential assets.

“A lot of companies got caught cash short in the downturn, so they have been reluctant to spend the cash they’ve been building up,” Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial told Reuters last year. “Now they’re starting to see a pickup in the economy, and they’re starting to loosen the purse strings.”… Read More

Carlos Serra joins JLL as PDS Regional Director, Southwest Region

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Carlos SerraWe are pleased to announce Carlos Serra will be joining our Project and Development Services (PDS) team as our new Regional Director covering Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego,Orange County, and Las Vegas. Carlos will be responsible for all PDS-related activity within the Southwest region, including business development, strategic sourcing, regional growth and talent development.

With more than 15 years of international project and cost management experience under his… Read More