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JLL Strengthens Hotels & Hospitality Services with Key Hire in Toronto

Giulio Artico joins as Senior Vice President specializing in project management for hotels and hospitality



TORONTO, 8 August, 2016 – JLL is expanding its Project and Development Services (PDS) group in Canada with the addition of Giulio Artico, a project management expert specializing in hotels and hospitality, as Senior Vice President, Hotels & Hospitality, Project and Development Services. He will be leading project and development services for the hotels and hospitality industry as appetite for this sector grows across Canada.

“Investors are seeing the opportunities that the hotels and hospitality sector can offer thanks to growing demand for serviced accommodation, which has resulted in an increase in hotel development activity. We are growing our commitment to the hotels and hospitality sector with the addition of Giulio, who specializes in this vertical,” said Nick Joosten, Executive Vice President and National Leader, Project and Development Services (PDS) group of JLL Canada. “Giulio has the relationships, knowledge, and deep understanding of business drivers to maximize potential project opportunities in this sector.”

Artico brings more than 15 years of experience in the hotels and hospitality industry, having represented both owners and asset fund managers. His prior roles were Vice President of Project Management for Dundee 360 Real Estate Corporation where he was responsible for the project management teams in charge of the refurbishment and repositioning of some key assets in Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Portfolio, and prior to that, Executive Director, Design & Construction for FRHI Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for numerous renovation, refurbishment and infrastructure projects of Fairmont properties.

Artico holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from McGill University is a member of the Ordre des architectes du Quebéc (OAQ).


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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit