JLL ( NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. JLL offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 58,000 employees, JLL serves clients in 60 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. As an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, JLL’s portfolio includes 1.8 billion sq. ft. worldwide. The company has won numerous awards reflecting the quality of the services provided to clients, the integrity of JLL’s people and desirability as a place to work.jll.com
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2014 revenues of $9.0 billion and approximately 70,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #321 in 2015. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 14 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for three years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBG.”
The company serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting.
The Equity Office portfolio, encompassing more than 50 million square feet of Class A office space throughout the US, is rich with signature properties in the nation’s leading gateway markets. Our company focuses heavily on meeting the current trends and changing strategic needs of companies and our chosen markets. We rely on a connected coalition of informed and market sensitive regional leadership groups made up of seasoned real estate professionals who keenly understand the nuances of their individual markets. With an average tenure of over 25 years in the real estate industry, our regional leaders also head teams with deep experience across the board from investment and asset management, to property management, development and construction.equityoffice.com
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with almost $300 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Blackstone also provides various financial advisory services, including financial and strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services.blackstone.com
Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. The firm’s 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries provide deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenues of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (branded C&W Services), global occupier services, investment management (branded DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation and valuation & advisory.cushmanwakefield.com