Restructuring Services

Lease restructuring services for healthy to distressed clients to optimize retail, restaurant, office, and industrial portfolios.

$19.5 Billion

In client liabilities have been restructured since 1993


Full-time restructuring negotiators, the largest team in North America


Public and private companies have benefited from our services

Industries and Sectors

JLL Restructuring Services specializes in real estate lease restructuring for leading companies nationwide. A seasoned team of restructure experts will analyze lease data, negotiate lower lease costs, or lease terminations and get new remodel capital from landlords.

Achieved savings of over $600 Million

  • Alamo Draft House
  • AMC 
  • B&B Theatres / Dickson Theatres
  • Block Buster
  • Carmike
  • Regal
  • Tower Records
  • Westar
  • And many more…

Achieved savings of over $1 Billion

  • A&P
  • Albertsons
  • Fleming
  • Fresh & Easy
  • Haggen
  • Price Chopper
  • United Grocers
  • Wild Oaks
  • And many more…

Healthcare, Beauty, and Fitness
Achieved savings of over $1.8 Billion

  • Bally
  • Beauty Brands
  • Exhale Spa
  • Interdent
  • Orange Theory
  • Planet Fitness
  • Regis
  • Spectrum Clubs
  • United Healthcare
  • US Fitness
  • Walgreens
  • And many more…

Banking and Education
Achieved savings of over $200 Million

  • Follett
  • HSBC
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kindercare
  • La Petite Academy
  • And many more…

General Retail
Achieved savings of over $2 Billion

  • 7-Eleven
  • 99 Cents Only
  • Advance Auto Parts
  • Art Van Furniture
  • Bassett Furniture
  • Michaels
  • Neiman Marcus
  • OfficeMax
  • Pandora
  • Party City
  • Pep Boys
  • Petsmart
  • Sears Hometown
  • Shopko
  • Ted Baker
  • Tractor Supply
  • And many more…

Achieved savings of over $300 Million

  • Sprint
  • US Cellular
  • Verizon (Authorized Dealers)
  • Wireless Cellular
  • And many more…

Life in the restaurant business has become increasingly challenging and we are seeing a growing openness among our clients to pursuing four different strategies to increase profitability and cash flow: Getting landlords to fund store remodels, terminating unprofitable locations, negotiating rent reductions for marginal locations and handling lease renewals in a cost-effective manner.

Fast casual and QSR
Achieved savings of over $2 Billion

  • Boston Market
  • Caribou Coffee
  • Chipotle
  • Einstein Bro. Bagels
  • Peets Coffee
  • Taco Bueno
  • Teavana
  • Uno’s
  • And many more…

Casual and Fine Dining
Achieved savings of over $1.5 Billion

  • Applebee’s (franchisees)
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chili’s / Maggiano’s
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Macaroni Grill
  • Outback (Franchisees)
  • Ruby Tuesdays
  • Round Table Pizza (Corporate & Franchisees)
  • Steak n Shake
  • Yard House
  • And many more…

Many companies are moving to a hybrid work model that requires less office space. JLL Restructuring Services can help make the transition and significantly reduce your office lease costs and your constantly changing industrial / distribution space needs.

Achieved savings of over $300 Million

  • Acosta
  • Advance Auto Parts
  • Advantage Solutions
  • Amtex
  • Beautiful!
  • Chobani
  • Garden Ridge
  • Gopuff
  • And many more…

Our Chapter 11 planning and implementation services focus on one goal – to help our clients gain and hold on to the full advantages of this restructuring option throughout the entire process. We work to ensure that clients remain in a position of strength, no matter how challenging their beginning financial position may be. One of our unique strengths is also helping clients avoid bankruptcy through an extensive restructuring.

Bankruptcy or Bankruptcy Avoidance
Achieved savings of over $2 Billion

  • AMC Theaters
  • Applebee’s (Franchisees)
  • Boston Market
  • Buffets
  • Fresh & Easy
  • Garden Ridge
  • Haggen
  • Houlihan’s
  • Lowes Cineplex
  • Pillowtex
  • Pizzeria Uno
  • Sizzler
  • Taco Bueno
  • US Fitness
  • And many more…

Case Studies

Talk to us about Restructuring Services

Dave Spargo

Managing Director, Restructuring Services

Thomas P. Mullaney

Managing Director, Restructuring Services

Bill Sullivan

Managing Director, Restructuring Services

Bridget E. Grams

Executive Vice President, Restructuring Services
AZ - 85016.

Walter Wahlfeldt

Managing Director, Retail Corporate Services & Midwest Retail Lead

Mark H. Richardson

Executive Vice President, Restructuring Services

Geno Coradini

Managing Director National – Retail Tenant Representation

Ashleigh Peppers Duncan

Vice President, Retail Business Development, Integrated Portfolio Services