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National Strategic Partnership Expands JLL’s Services

JLL enters partnership with three commercial real estate service leaders in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Atlantic


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TORONTO, 14 September, 2016 – JLL has announced the formation of a national strategic partnership with three commercial real estate service providers: Capital Commercial, ICR Commercial Real Estate, and Partners Global. The partnership will allow JLL to expand its services into their local Canadian markets, which include Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the Maritimes region. JLL's clients looking for services specific to those markets will now be able to leverage these trusted partners and their extensive experience and local knowledge.

 

"We are delighted to join forces with our new partners who are all commercial real estate leaders within their local markets," says Brett Miller, President, JLL Canada. "We have selected our new partners based on our mutual commitment to teamwork, ethics, and excellence. Our strategic partnership will allow us to better service our clients in those respective Canadian markets as well as expand the JLL brand further."

 

Capital Commercial

Owned and operating in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Capital Commercial Real Estate Services Inc. offers a wide range of fully integrated commercial real estate services built on a strong history of success across the province.

Capital's full range of commercial property brokerage services includes: retail, office, and industrial sales and leasing, investment property sales and development services. Capital's commercial real estate platform also provides its clients professional property management services through Capital Property Management.

 

 "We are excited to enter this partnership. This alliance will allow Capital Commercial to gain national and international connectivity with a leading brand like JLL, and for JLL to have a trusted partner in the Manitoba market," says Trevor Clay, Principal, Capital Commercial. "We've already seen a substantial volume of referral business and cooperative pitches in the last year as a result of this partnership with JLL."

 

ICR Commercial Real Estate

ICR Commercial Real Estate is Saskatchewan's largest privately owned real estate company with offices in Saskatoon and Regina; as well the company services the province's secondary markets. Founded more than 23 years ago, ICR is an established leader with a prominent presence in the Saskatchewan market. ICR specializes in the sales and leasing of commercial property and is known for its expertise in commercial development and re-purposing of existing buildings. The company currently manages over $2 billion in real estate assets for its clients throughout the province. ICR is recognized as an industry leader in assisting clients by maximizing the value of their real estate assets.

 

"This strategic alliance allows us to further enhance an already successful relationship with JLL that has been developing over the last few years," says Barry Stuart, Managing Partner, ICR Commercial Real Estate. "We have a strong presence and service the entire retail, office, industrial and hotel markets within the province. Being a leader in Saskatchewan, we want to expand ICR's range and with JLL's global reach we can attain more of an international presence."

 

Partners Global Corporate Real Estate

Partners Global Corporate Real Estate is a full service real estate firm providing a complete range of commercial real estate brokerage and advisory services for tenants, property owners and property investors in Atlantic Canada. Founded in 2003 by Larry Sowerby and Brian Toole, Partners Global Corporate Real Estate expanded to New Brunswick in 2011 by opening a Fredericton office and in 2015 further expanded with additional offices in Saint John and Moncton, followed by St. John's, Newfoundland. The professionals of Partners Global have extensive combined experience in the commercial real estate industry including tenant advisory services, leasing, sales, site selection, and build-to-suit advisory services.

 

"We've been building this partnership with JLL for the last few years," says Larry Sowerby, Principal, Partners Global. "To the benefit of our clients, it's important for us to align with a real estate leader that has a strong national and international presence. We can leverage JLL's global resources and experience to expand our reach, and in turn JLL can leverage our expertise in Atlantic Canada to service their clients. We are also excited to be affiliated with JLL's two other partners in this strategic partnership who are also established leaders in their markets."

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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 www.jll.com.

 

About Capital Commercial

Owned and operating in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Capital Commercial Real Estate Services Inc. offers a wide range of fully integrated commercial real estate services built on a strong history of success across the province. Capital's full range of commercial property brokerage services includes: retail, office, and industrial sales and leasing, investment property sales and development services. Capital's commercial real estate services platform also provides its clients professional property management services through Capital Property Management, whose core competency is: retail, industrial, and office property management. For more information, visit www.capitalgrp.ca.

 

About ICR

ICR founding partners Phill Elenko, Sandi Elenko, and Ron Ritchie announced in 2015 that Saskatchewan's largest independent commercial real estate company was operating under a new partnership structure, enhancing its already successful approach to leasing, sales, and property management. ICR Commercial Real Estate was founded in 1993 and has a total of four offices in Saskatoon and Regina. This grassroots business continues to grow; with its various companies and contracts, it currently employs over 120 people and manages over $2 billion in real estate. Visit www.icrcommercial.com for more information.

 

About Partners Global

Partners Global Corporate Real Estate was founded in 2003 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and provides a full range of commercial real estate brokerage and advisory services for property owners, purchasers and tenants in the office, industrial, retail, multi-residential and investment sectors across Atlantic Canada. Partners Global has leased in excess of 6,000,000 square feet of commercial office space and sold commercial real estate valued over $100,000,000. Visit www.partnersglobal.com to learn more.