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CHICAGO, IL

JLL Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award


CHICAGO, March 10, 2016 - JLL has been recognized as one of 26 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2015. JLL has demonstrated industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which they are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental sustainability. JLL is recognized for their significant contributions providing Intel with Facilities Management, deemed essential to Intel’s success. 

“We’re honored to be recognized by Intel, our strategic partner for more than six years, with the prestigious PQS Award,” said John Forrest, Chair, JLL Global Corporate Solutions Board, and CEO, Americas Corporate Solutions. “This award reflects our mutual trusted relationship with Intel and JLL’s ability to drive global, continuous, data-driven business improvements through our world-class supply chain and high-performance talent. We look forward to our continued work together and our ongoing shared success.”

“Intel is pleased to present JLL with the 2015 Preferred Quality Award. JLL has been Intel's global Integrated Facilities Manager since 2010 and our relationship has evolved and expanded thanks to their service quality and value," said Jeff Grillo, director of Facilities Materials and Services at Intel. "This award recognizes JLL’s willingness to listen to the voice of the customer, the flexibility of their management team and a commitment to continuous improvement. We value and appreciate the partnership and wish JLL continued success in 2016.”

The PQS award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program that encourages suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score 80 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, technology, environmental, social and governance goals. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at http://intel.com/go/quality.

A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in Santa Clara, California, themed “Delivering the Future Together,” which illustrates the contributions this supplier has made in 2015. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at https://newsroom.intel.com/.

About JLL Integrated Facilities Management
As one of the largest Integrated Facilities Management companies in the world, JLL provides facility and property management services to over 250 major corporations and manages more than 3.4 billion square feet of real estate for clients globally. Properties under management range from corporate headquarters to industrial complexes to manufacturing facilities, as well as dispersed sales and marketing offices. Their technical expertise in Facilities Management is one of the factors that differentiates JLL's services from other providers. JLL achieves asset and building system reliability while driving cost efficiency, delivering these services through 26,000 full-time facilities management employees and 12,000 technical engineers globally. JLL is ranked as the highest ranking real estate services firm in the Leaders category for The 2015 Global Outsourcing 100®, the annual ranking of high-quality service providers across all industries as determined by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP®).  2015 marks JLL’s seventh time being selected for this achievement.

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 230 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 $56.4 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.