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​​​Leverage your college or university's real estate portfolio to generate income, elevate your brand and meet strategic objectives.

Navigating the challenging nature of public private partnerships can be difficult unless you have a complete strategy that brings results to both students and stakeholders.

Given the funding and infrastructure challenges that many campuses across the country currently face, more are looking towards public private partnerships in an effort to ease their school's financial burden while increasing efficiency at the same time.

Answering your key questions

What do smart partnerships create?

See how we've helped these universities unlock hidden value on campus.

CSU Channel Islands

Anticipating record growth at the university, we helped arrange partnerships at CSU Channel Islands that generated over $100 million in income in order to fund a campus expansion of over one million square feet by the year 2025.

UC Merced

UC Merced is on target to increase enrollment from 6,700 to 10,000 students by 2020. We helped the university find a private partner who could deliver a $1 billion campus expansion project—anticipated to be one of the largest social public private partnerships in the US.

Drexel University

We helped Drexel University form a partnership to enable development of their $3.5 billion campus gateway and integrated urban environment. Schuylkill Yards is made up of educational and medical institutions, businesses, residents and visitors bound together by the pursuit of innovation.

The Catholic University of America

We oversaw the transformation of Catholic University’s campus gateway into Monroe Street Market—a vibrant, connected, mixed-use area that includes 720 residential units, 45 townhomes, 83,000 square feet of street-level retail, and 18,000 square feet of arts space.

How do you plan properly to ensure a successful P3?

Public private partnerships can make a big impact on cost-conscious institutions. But before entering into any contract, there are a complex set of challenges to consider.

We break those challenges down to explain more about how a P3 agreement is structured and why a well-crafted approach can pay major dividends.

What if you could offload parking management and maintenance without losing control of your facilities?

We’ve busted the common myths about parking P3s and answered your question: is a public private partnership right for your institution's parking facilities? Learn how you can benefit from the facts behind these seven myths in our latest whitepaper.

How to make a public private partnership work for you

Project leaders from Drexel University, University of Massachusetts, and University of California, Merced participated in a panel discussion at MIT’s Media Lab to discuss public private partnerships forming on their campuses.

Hear the advice they have for other institutions considering a public private partnership of their own.

See what others are saying about higher education P3s

Funding ways to grow

P3s can help historically black colleges and universities (HCBUs) finance their capital projects and, in turn, support increasing enrollment. JLL’s Herman Bulls offered his perspective in NACUBO’s Business Officer Magazine.

Why public-private partnerships are the future for higher education

Universities around the world are turning to the private sector to help build and run high quality facilities that meet the expectations of the next generation of students and staff.

Higher ed and public-private partnerships: Myths vs. realities

P3s can bridge funding gaps and make college campus development possible, without full privatization. JLL's Kevin Wayer dissects five common myths surrounding higher education and public private partnerships.