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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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    • 4.5 • 11 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 much do you know about the air you’re breathing?

    How much do you know about the air you’re breathing?

    Now more than ever people want to know what's in the air they're breathing.  Raefer Wallis, creator of  ORIGIN, a public resource for data on building materials, and RESET, a technology-driven healthy building standards and certification program, talks about the importance of air quality data to improve building health and prevent the spread of disease. James Cook is a research director at JLL.

    • 9 min
    How can the commercial real estate industry be more diverse?

    How can the commercial real estate industry be more diverse?

    The commercial real estate industry isn't as diverse as it could be. There are fewer women than men and women earn less pay on average in similar roles. Wendy Mann, chief executive officer of CREW Network, talks about the new benchmark study that explores this issue. She also explains how we can work to fix it. Susan Hill is a CREW member and leader. She talks about her career path to senior managing director of JLL Capital Markets.

    • 11 min
    How do Universities partner with private developers? 

    How do Universities partner with private developers? 

    The fall semester is in full swing at our nation's universities, but many have cut in-person classes. This has meant less demand for student housing, which can be a problem if that's your business. Matt Do explains how Public Private Partnerships at Universities can be structured successfully.

    • 11 min
    Is Data the New Oil?

    Is Data the New Oil?

    With many more people now working, schooling and viewing entertainment from home, our reliance on the cloud is at an all-time high. JLL Research manager David Barnett explains how data centers, the places where the servers that power the cloud are housed, have seen sustained global demand. Nearly every industry is now reliant on the computing power of the cloud and observers are asking, "Is data the new oil?"

    • 9 min
    Back to school, and work?

    Back to school, and work?

    It is time for students to go back to school. But thanks to the pandemic, school is unlike anything we've seen before. Remote learning will have a big impact on the millions of workers that also happen to be parents. Research directors Patricia Raicht and Christian Beaudoin have studied the impact on office employers and investigated how companies can support parent employees. James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL.

    • 11 min
    What's Blocking Blockchain?

    What's Blocking Blockchain?

    Remember Blockchain? No so long ago it was also held out as a technology that could revolutionize real estate transactions. So, what happened to the revolution? Matthew McAuley, a Director with the JLL Global Research team explains the obstacles that have stood in the way of wide blockchain adoption. He also discusses the bigger story of real estate transparency and the Global Real Estate Transparency Index. James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 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.

Mr Global Logistics ,

Industrial Corporate Occupiers

Great insight...Ragsdale really knows his stuff

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