Jim Eskew is a Vice President in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Consulting organization, and is based in Washington, DC. Mr. Eskew’s focus is to develop solutions that align operational and workforce requirements with locations that best support business and talent acquisition strategies.
Years of experience
Mr. Eskew has 10 years of experience crafting operating footprint solutions for clients seeking to expand, contract, or relocate business processes. He has worked on assignments across a broad range of industries including professional and financial services, life sciences, information technology, consumer products, logistics, and manufacturing.
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Eskew was a Principal Consultant with Cushman & Wakefield’s Business Consulting Group where he was instrumental in location strategy engagements focused on footprint reconfiguration and access to talent markets. His clients included Ameritrade, AT&T, Avon, Chiquita, California State Automobile Association (CSAA), Capital One, Citigroup, Crate & Barrel, Deloitte, Fannie Mae, Johns Manville, J&J, Lehman Brothers, Leviton, Mars, Inc., Mellon Bank, MetLife, Nestle, New York Life, Novartis, Sanofi Pasteur, Tejon Ranch, and Union Bank.
Mr. Eskew also worked as a Research Assistant with the Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems and Gwinnett County, Georgia Planning Department, conducting a wide variety of GIS, land use planning, and economic geography analyses.
He has presented location strategy topics to the American Planning Association, Brookings Institution, and the Council for Community and Economic Research, and recently published an article for CoreNet Global’s The Leader magazine entitled “Preparing for Expansion as the Market Recovers: Reconfiguring the Operating Footprint for Financial Services Organizations.”
Mr. Eskew holds a Master of City Planning and Bachelor of Science degrees from Georgia Tech.
Mr. Eskew is a member of the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), Human Capital Institute, and Association of American Geographers.