The ‘Brexit plan’

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Last week the government published a White Paper outlining the strategy it will adopt for negotiating UK withdrawal from the EU The ‘Brexit plan’ certainly doesn’t lack in ambition. The Prime Minister has set out a vision of an independent nation developing and forging trade and investment links across the globe, but the proof will […]

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Sustainability benchmarking: why it’s important

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Global Real  Estate Sustainability Benchmarking (GRESB)  is a leading benchmarking organisation for real estate companies and funds and has a mission to enhance and protect shareholder value by evaluating and improving sustainability practices in the global real estate sector. JLL this year once again partnered with GRESB to launch the 2016 benchmarking results as well […]

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Ireland’s view in Asia

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Recently I spoke in China at a UKTI trade mission. JLL is the long term partner of UKTI and London & Partners, which is an organisation funded by the UK government and London mayoral authority to attract overseas businesses, students and visitors and help London businesses go global. The Chinese market is immensely important to […]

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Getting down to business

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Senior voices in business came together on the 9th November at the CBI’s annual conference at the Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane. With expectation that Jeremy Corbyn would provide the keynote address and an agenda that suggested a forward thinking and lively debate on ‘Disruptive Innovation’ and the EU Referendum, I was keen to […]

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London politics is about to get interesting

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Last night I attended a Property Week/Olswang/CPA sponsored debate as 1 of 4 panellists, alongside Steve Norris (ex-London Mayor Candidate), Chris Taylor (President of British Property Federation) and Professor Tony Travers (Director of LSE London). We were debating what needs to change in London under a new mayor. From the opinions shared, it became obvious […]

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