News release

JLL strengthens PDS team across the Northwest and Rocky Mountain Region

Jon Wright joins JLL with a focus on new business acquisition and client success within the life sciences industry 

July 13, 2022

Sarah Kern

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

DENVER, July 13, 2022 – JLL announced today the appointment of Jon Wright to the role of JLL’s Life Sciences Project & Development Services, Vice President. In this position, he is responsible for developing cost effective and value add real estate solutions for JLL’s life science clients in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Rocky Mountain regions.

Jon Wright will collaborate with the Rocky Mountain Region, Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Americas and Global leadership to drive growth and build partnerships – driving value creation on behalf of our clients.

“Jon’s extensive experience in managing the design, construction and commissioning of complex laboratory facilities will strengthen JLL’s Life Sciences Project & Development Services (PDS) business and help us continue to provide solutions for both domestic and international clients,” said Hyson. “Jon is the perfect fit to grow our life science practice with his global network and experience and solutions oriented approach to addressing client challenges.”

Wright brings over two decades of experience developing research and diagnostic laboratory infrastructure solutions for both national and international clients. His work includes two overseas assignments, one in Uganda, where he managed the design, renovation and new construction of five laboratories critical to the country’s ability to respond to disease outbreaks. The second overseas assignment was in the country of Georgia, where he was the construction and commissioning manager for the country’s new national public health research laboratory.

Additionally, his domestic portfolio includes project management, design management, construction administration, construction administration, commissioning oversight and transition planning for some of the nation’s most complex laboratories, including the new National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) located in Manhattan, Kansas.

“I am thrilled to join the JLL Life Sciences Project & Development team and eager to tap into JLL’s unparalleled platform, which will allow me to offer clients our technical expertise in facilities design and management to a rapidly evolving life sciences industry,” said Wright. “I am confident that with my background in life sciences and project management, we will help our clients achieve their ambitions as we shape the future of real estate for a better world.”

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

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $19.4 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 100,000 as of March 31, 2022. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit