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​​Stay up to date with current news and trends in the energy industry, with a focus on its economic and real estate impacts.

 Featured news

Lower Crude Oil Prices Will Hit Property Investments In 2016

“While we remain positive on the long term outlook for real estate markets across the region, there is little doubt that the rebalancing of the fiscal position will result in headwinds and challenges over the next 12 months,” said JLL’s Craig Plumb.

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 News releases



JLL earns ENERGY STAR® honor for seventh straight year/united-states/en-us/news/5024/jll-earns-energy-star-honor-for-seventh-straight-yearChicago, ILJLL earns ENERGY STAR® honor for seventh straight yearFirm recognized with 2018 Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award2018-04-02T05:00:00Z
Solar generated electricity coming to more Six Flags parks/united-states/en-us/news/4965/solar-generated-electricity-coming-to-more-six-flags-parksChicagoSolar generated electricity coming to more Six Flags parksMassive initiative part of company's goal to reduce carbon footprint2018-02-21T06:00:00Z

 Recent articles


    Office markets reliant on energy firms might wait years for recovery

    5 December 2016 - Oil and gas firms having to downsize or merge are now offering 22.6 million sq. ft. of sublease space in the top seven North American markets, almost double the 10-year average, according to a recent JLL report. Read more at National Real Estate Investor.


    Energy firms aim to attract tomorrow’s talent

    16 March 2016 - With oil and gas prices at historic lows, many energy sector companies are focused on survival; they are in pure cost-cutting mode or preparing their organizations for sale. These are the companies making headlines. Read more at JLL Real Views.


    North America's energy hubs show there's more than one kind of pipeline

    January 2016 - “Bold real estate moves are well-timed at this point in the oil and gas industry economic cycle; business doesn’t stop because revenues are down,” said Lindsay Brown, co-leader of JLL’s global Oil & Gas practice group. Read more at


    JLL: Falling oil prices take toll on major energy hubs

    12 January 2016 - Falling oil prices are starting to be felt in cities that are hubs for the energy market. Read more at Real Estate Finance and Investment.


    For Best Returns on Office Investment, Follow the STEM Workers

    8 January 2016 - The way this trend affects the office sector is that these types of working have been showing they are not moving to where the jobs are, but instead want to choose where to live and have the jobs to come to them, says Lindsay Brown, co-leader of JLL’s global oil & gas group. Read more at National Real Estate Investor.