News release

JLL announces end-to-end design service with Design Solutions

The Design Solutions team provides industry-changing, full-service design consultancy that delivers innovative and effective spaces to propel growth

May 10, 2023

Sarah Kern

Retail, Industrial and Property Management PR
+1 312 228 3058

CHICAGO, May 10, 2023 – JLL announced today that it is combining the best of JLL and Big Red Rooster – world-class design, technology and sustainability solutions – by expanding globally and renaming its Big Red Rooster business Design Solutions, a full-service design consultancy backed by global experts in real estate and design. With this fusion, JLL’s clients will benefit from a broader service offering and enhanced global connectivity with its designers across the world.

Design Solutions provides clients with an industry-changing, full-service design consultancy that delivers innovative and effective spaces that propel growth. This alignment is bolstered by JLL’s global team of experts in project management, energy sustainability, tenant representation, agency leasing, and property and facilities management.

Led by Stephen Jay, Managing Director, Design Solutions, JLL, the business will continue to reimagine and transform how space can impact brands, culture and performance into solutions that shape the future of the client’s business.

“We are excited to close the gap in global design needs by providing clients a blended service team from brand communications and design to architectural implementation,” said Jay. “From the marketplace to the workplace, we are creating transformative human experiences that deliver significant value and growth to our clients’ businesses.”

With this global alignment, retail and workplace clients will benefit from Design Solutions’ extensive consumer and brand-led design experience, providing the best team and delivering superior client results.

Through technology-enabled solutions, Design Solutions’ workplace experts create sustainable and inspiring spaces around the world for people to collaborate, innovate and drive change anywhere work is performed. With more than 800 design professionals worldwide, the team enables clients to enhance the performance of their portfolios and create a more sustainable built environment for their employees.

"As the world continues to transform, a more human-centric, technology-driven, and sustainable approach to work and retailing is required," said Todd Burns, President of Project and Development Services, JLL Americas. "Design Solutions will enable clients to bring their workplace or customer experience visions to life – shaping a better world of work and shopping for colleagues and customers alike."

Design Solutions is part of JLL Project and Development Services team, offering a global full-service experience that consults, designs, manages and builds the client’s vision. Recently, Design Solutions was ranked No. 43 for Interior Design’s 2023 Top 100 Giants.

JLL Project and Development Services is a leader in the development, design, construction and branding of commercial real estate projects for the world’s most prominent corporations, educational institutions, public jurisdictions, healthcare organizations, industrial facilities, retailers, hotels, sports facilities and real estate owners. Ranked No. 1 Top Development Company by Modern Healthcare, No. 3 in Building Design + Construction’s 2019 Construction Management Giants survey, and No. 2 on Engineering News-Record’s 2020 list of Top 50 Program Management Firms and No. 3 on their 2020 list of Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms, JLL’s project management team comprises 6,800 project managers across 80 countries and is actively managing $99.4 billion under construction. Visit to learn more.

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About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.8 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 106,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAYSM. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit