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Building Engines Blog | JLL
Luring in tenants to your property in the highly competitive CRE market can be a huge challenge. Tenants need a property that not only meets their physical needs – such as space and location – but also one that provides a comfortable work environment with convenient amenities and green-friendly initiatives.
JLL-backed startup HiRise is set to disrupt the world of CRE leasing. Reminiscent of Airbnb for office space, HiRise is debuting in Washington, D.C. this summer (followed by a national expansion) and will be “the first online transactional marketplace where a tenant can actually search for commercial real estate, as well as complete the entire process all the way from search to occupancy, including signing a lease and paying the rent.”
Ever wonder what a day in the life is like for engineering services professional? See how Patrick Biesty, chief engineer at Jones Lang LaSalle, manages the complexities of 550 W. Washington in Chicago (which houses seven tenants and 1500 employees) and keeps the building running smoothly.