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JLL Builds Team in Edmonton in Response to Evolving Office Market

Tenant Representation group hires Chad Boddez as co-practice lead and senior vice president

​The downtown Edmonton office market is in a state of transition. Many new opportunities await tenants as the vacancy rate downtown is expected to increase with the addition of new supply to the marketplace. In response, JLL’s (NYSE:JLL) Tenant Representation group has hired Chad Boddez as Senior Vice President. Boddez will serve as co-practice lead, along-side Chad Brennand.

“Chad is experienced, driven and will be a great asset as we expand our reach in western Canada”, said Brett Miller, president of JLL Canada. “The continued growth and increasing strength of our agency leasing team will put us in a market leading position, allowing us to provide clients with the best service in Edmonton’s quickly growing market.”

Boddez joins from Colliers International, where he honed his specialty in office leasing and sales. He has over a decade of experience in commercial real estate and holds the designations with both Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).

JLL is Canada’s fastest growing commercial real estate firm. With Canadian headquarters based in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. JLL offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, debt capital markets, and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in Canada.  JLL manages over 50 million square feet of facilities across Canada.

About JLL
JLL (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $4 billion, JLL operates in 75 countries worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3 billion square feet and completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit