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Hear the trends and stories emerging from the commercial real estate market, as told by the experts that study it every day. Building Places explains how commercial property impacts our world.

Building Places | People, Cities and the Future of Real Estate JLL

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    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

Hear the trends and stories emerging from the commercial real estate market, as told by the experts that study it every day. Building Places explains how commercial property impacts our world.

    How is a Chicago office building activated with experience management?

    How is a Chicago office building activated with experience management?

    Chicago's Old Post Office was once the largest post office in the world. Now it's home to 2.5 million square feet of office space, a food hall, a tenant lounge and more. But to make a place more than just real estate, it has to be activated with experiences.
    Tom Larance, Head of Experience Management at JLL, and Jamie Sowski, who manages marketing and events at the Old Post Office, explain how they made that happen. 
    James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts Listen on the web: BuildingPlaces.show
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    • 11 min
    How can cities help commercial real estate cut carbon emissions?

    How can cities help commercial real estate cut carbon emissions?

    More than 60% of carbon emissions within our cities typically come from buildings. As a growing number of local governments realize the importance of buildings in meeting their net-zero or science-based targets, cities worldwide are embracing innovative ways to cut emissions in new and existing commercial real estate. How can building owners and occupiers work alongside cities to tackle emissions within their assets and across their portfolios? Greg Bolino, Global Head of Sustainability Strategy and Assets at JLL, and Jeremy Kelly, JLL's Lead Director of Global Cities Research, discuss.
    James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts Listen on the web: BuildingPlaces.show
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    • 12 min
    How will the metaverse impact data centers?

    How will the metaverse impact data centers?

    The metaverse will require a massive platform as data capacity requirements grow from new applications and uses. However, the data center industry faces some major labor headwinds over the next five years that could limit growth, according to JLL’s newest Data Center Outlook report. Harrison Montgomery, head of marketing for augmented reality platform Aireal, Brian Kortendick, Executive Director of JLL’s data center global strategy and growth and David Barnett, author of JLL's data center report, discuss the implications of the metaverse. James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts Listen on the web: BuildingPlaces.show Leave a message on the podcast hotline. We may use it on an upcoming show. Call (602) 633-4061
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    • 13 min
    How can the infrastructure bill help advance racial justice in America - Building Places #38

    How can the infrastructure bill help advance racial justice in America - Building Places #38

    America's infrastructure projects historically have negatively impacted communities of color and low-income neighborhoods, and they are in dire need of updates. Maria Lehman, president elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and Josephine Tucker, who leads JLL's clean energy and infrastructure practice, discuss how the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act can help support infrastructure work that advances racial justice in America. James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL.
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    • 12 min
    What attracts innovators to a city?

    What attracts innovators to a city?

    What is it about innovative communities that make them a magnet for attracting top talent and companies? In this episode of Building Places, Carol Hodgson, JLL’s Sr. Director of Global Research, talks about the benchmarks associated with some of the most innovative geographies across the globe. Dan McGowan, managing director of JLL Denver, weighs in on how his talent-rich region draws in new companies and capital.
    James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. 
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    • 10 min
    How do inclusive amenities create a better office experience?

    How do inclusive amenities create a better office experience?

    In this episode, James Cook speaks with two experts about how to create inclusive workplaces. Christina Piper, workplace expert at JLL, and Claire Coder, CEO at Aunt Flow. From designing spaces with accessibility in mind, to offering supplies that employees need like free menstrual products in the office bathrooms, it’s an eye-opening discussion about the seemingly small things that make a big difference. 
    James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL.
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    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

See Jane Illinois ,

Timely questions. Insightful answers.

This is Real Estate’s answer to The Daily. James Cook does a great job of teasing out insights. Nice format.

Jessica from The Fly Through ,

Good stuff

Lots of relavent and timely information. Short and to the point - definitely worth a listen. James is thoughtful and the guests clearly know their stuff.

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Industrial Corporate Occupiers

Great insight...Ragsdale really knows his stuff

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