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JLL Wins Owens Corning 2014 Supplier Recognition Award

JLL’s Cleveland office awarded honor for value creation from trusted partner

CLEVELAND, Nov. 19, 2014 – JLL today announced that it won the Owens Corning Supplier Recognition Award for Value Creation. Owens Corning selected JLL for its value creation in cost savings and risk mitigation in real estate portfolio management and transactions.

Owens Corning recognizes its suppliers worldwide with annual Supplier Recognition Awards in a variety of categories, including safety, sustainability, innovation, value creation, risk mitigation, spirit of partnership and supplier of the year. These awards are the highest honors given to the suppliers that demonstrate commitment, excellence and extraordinary results across many, if not all, aspects of the customer-supplier relationship. 

“We’re proud to have a long-standing partnership with a world class organization like Owens Corning,” said George Elliott, Managing Director in JLL’s Cleveland Office. “We’ve been offered the opportunity to create value through the CRE process. The work JLL does transcends real estate costs and impacts the long term operating costs and viability of Owens Corning’s businesses.”

Owens Corning selected JLL from over 6,000 of its key suppliers.  JLL is actively engaged in all of Owens Corning’s geographic regions and the award is made in recognition of the significant impact that JLL has had in generating savings associated with its real estate portfolio.

“JLL provides multi-functional expertise and develops project specific strategies and transactional models for site selection, economic development/incentives, and financial analysis,” said Jim Eckert, Director of Corporate Real Estate at Owens Corning. “The work JLL delivers creates value and speeds our execution in the market.” 

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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. With annual fee revenue of $4.0 billion and gross revenue of $4.5 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet, or 280.0 million square meters, and completed $99.0 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.0 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​