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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

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 13 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 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 that benefit everyone: 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

    • 13 min
    What do future office amenities look like?

    What do future office amenities look like?

    Office workers want to return to the office. This is good news for employers, as research shows productivity and engagement decline when employees are away from the office. Companies again must create a sense of FOMO—fear of missing out—to attract and retain talent with amenity spaces. In this episode, James Cook talks with Christina Piper, workplace expert at JLL, about amenities employees want most in the future of work.

    James Cook is a director of research in the Americas for JLL.

    • 11 min
    How will the new infrastructure bill impact CRE and the cost of construction?

    How will the new infrastructure bill impact CRE and the cost of construction?

    In this episode, JLL's Henry D’Esposito, Research Manager, National Construction, and Brian T. Oakley, Executive Vice President of Public Institutions Group, talk about how the infrastructure bill will impact CRE and the broader economy. 

    • 8 min
    Have states changed how they work in response to COVID?

    Have states changed how they work in response to COVID?

    Kristen Halboth, a senior research analyst with JLL explains how state governments have changed their employee workplaces in response to the pandemic. Her new study was produced in partnership with with the National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA). James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. 

    • 10 min
    Is your organization ready for a return to work?

    Is your organization ready for a return to work?

    100 million Americans are fully vaccinated. If you don't yet have a plan in place to welcome employees back to the workplace, you need to get started ASAP. In this episode, JLL’s Ram Srinivasan, managing director, discusses re-entry, the workplace of the future and more.

    • 9 min
    How will clean energy projects impact commercial real estate?

    How will clean energy projects impact commercial real estate?

    It's estimated that $17 billion in annual renewable projects could deliver in the U.S. in the next 5 years.  JLL’s Bryan Thomas, Vice President, Public Institutions, and Mike Bammel, Managing Director, Renewable Energy, talk about solar power and electric vehicles, public-private partnerships, infrastructure demands and property values.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 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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