JLL expands strategic partnership with Manulife Investment Management to provide property management services across its Canadian real estate portfolio

CHICAGO, December 15, 2022 – JLL declared currently that it has expanded its strategic partnership with Manulife Financial investment Management to assume home administration and setting up functions obligation at 195 Canadian belongings managed by Manulife Financial commitment Administration. The portfolio comprises business office, industrial, multi-family and retail structures totaling almost 30 million sq. feet in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

“JLL has extended been a assets administration partner to Manulife Financial investment Administration in the United States, and we’re thrilled to increase our partnership and partnership into Canada. We goal to generate operational performance making use of technology and most effective operating procedures, and to align all assets initiatives and money expenses with asset and portfolio methods by bringing a deep bench of operator and administration skills,” claimed Jay Koster, President, Americas Investor Services at JLL.

“Manulife Financial investment Administration has been strengthening its asset management platform to scale for expansion, and with this assets management partnership with JLL, we attain access to an remarkable depth and breadth of methods that will enable us produce for our shoppers,” explained Scott Gordon, Head of Real Estate Asset Administration, North America, Manulife Financial investment Administration.

In addition to acquiring operational efficiencies, JLL and Manulife Investment decision Administration will establish many virtual innovation labs at its belongings to speed up proptech initiatives and sustainability effects evaluation. Manulife Expense Management will also undertake PRISM by Building Engines as its common making operations and tenant encounter platform and will interact in strategic pilots with JLL Technologies and its partners for other technology options. The partnership will also concentration on implementing local weather-good initiatives with a commitment to steer the complete portfolio to attain net-zero carbon effectiveness by 2050. This will be done in partnership with JLL’s Global Centre of Excellence for Sustainability in True Estate positioned in Montreal.

“As a result of this partnership with JLL, our portfolio will benefit from expanded accessibility to procurement, technology, and sustainability means that will fuel the growth of our company,” said Marc Feliciano, World-wide Head of Real Estate, Personal Marketplaces, Manulife Expenditure Administration. “By getting deeper insights in these places, we greatly enhance our performance in staffing, operations, and cash expenses, and we expand our abilities to detect sustainable investment decision options. This lets for emphasis and acceleration in our main competencies and the capacity to generate advancement in our financial investment techniques and meet the requirements of our shoppers.”

“Our Property Management platform has noticed exponential advancement in Canada, because of to our people’s travel to elevate the regular of greatest-in-course products and services for our purchasers and the market,” explained Alan MacKenzie, CEO, JLL Canada. “Joining forces with Manulife Expense Administration is a testomony to our mutual willpower to provide unmatched worth to our customers and our individuals. As a result of this partnership, we will not only supply actual estate solutions, but methods and breakthroughs to a much more sustainable and brighter foreseeable future.”

JLL is a main provider of assets administration services through Canada. JLL’s 4,400 assets management experts in Canada and the U.S. offer in depth authentic estate products and services in far more than 4,000 properties totaling far more than 800 million sq. ft. JLL provides a collaborative culture, diverse skills and unmatched world wide infrastructure to help clients attain success for their genuine estate portfolio throughout the complete property administration spectrum.

Manulife Investment Management develops and manages business genuine estate about the globe as element of its complete non-public markets’ capabilities. As of June 30, 2022, it managed on behalf of consumers more than 63 million square toes of business office, industrial, retail, and multifamily house strategically located in marketplaces throughout Canada, the United Stated, and Asia Pacific. The group leverages its global platform and neighborhood abilities to present market place-foremost solutions and supply success for its investment decision clientele.

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