Tag Archives: project management

Labor shortage increases costs of Phoenix contractors, engineers and architects

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Construction activity is robust in the Phoenix market, and is expected to continue through at least the first half of 2018 based on current forecasts. Office, industrial and multifamily development is at an all-time high, and there are many new ground-up, build-to-suit projects underway throughout the… Read More

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 But there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the cost of converting outdated… Read More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

Office Space Should Not be an Office Race

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You’ve been there. That all too familiar scenario when you need private office space to collaborate with team members or a client but all the conference rooms in your office are occupied. We’ve been there too. In many workspaces, it’s tough to get a conference room when you really need it. Check out our video satirizing that all-too-familiar race for space. Then discover how our new JLL headquarters nixes the problem… Read More

JLL’s Project & Development Services Work Honored at AZRE RED Awards

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JLL’s Project & Development Services (PDS) project completed in March 2015 for NRG Renew was honored as the Office Interior project at the 11th annual AZRE Magazine RED (Real Estate and Development) Awards. The project was one of the nineteen winners named at a ceremony on March 2 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge.

The RED Awards are Arizona’s most comprehensive annual real estate awards honoring the biggest, best and most notable… 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 solutions to… Read More

Why hire a project manager?

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ProjectManagerIt all comes down to expertise, focus and time
There’s no question about it, construction projects are risky, costly and time-consuming. And the more complex a project is, the more potential there is for issues to arise, including scope creep, budget overruns and schedule delays.

Unless, of course, you have a good Project Manager (PM) at the helm.

A good PM will lead and help integrate all elements of a building project—from planning to design and engineering to construction and commissioning—for maximum overall results. They serve as the owner’s trusted advisor and single source of responsibility and accountability for project performance throughout the entire process, so you don’t have to.

But corporate real estate (CRE) executives sometimes ponder whether the benefits of hiring a PM justify the expense. The answer is a resounding “yes.” By ensuring everyone is in the right place, at the right time, doing the right things, a good PM will help you avoid redundancies, rework and costly mistakes.… Read More