JLL attends the 2016 World Economic Forum

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“The forces of globalization, urbanization and technological advancement are transforming the definition of a city ‘ success ‘ and re-shaping the global urban hierarchy in the process.”

 

Six JLL’s top executives from different big cities are attending the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF), an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland, from Jan. 20 to Jan. 23 gathering prominent world leaders to discuss important economic issues facing the globe, including strategies and actions aimed to speed up economic recovery and growth. This year’s theme of the WEF is “The Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

JLL’s Chairman Sheila Penrose, CEO Colin Dyer, CEO EMEA Christian Ulbrich, Country Head India Anuj Puri, Country Head Japan Toshinobu Kasai and Managing Director Brokerage Greg Lubar will attend the annual meeting.

The event is a unique opportunity to meet with senior executives from client and potential client organizations, to hear what global leaders expect in the future and to learn about the regional and global agendas.

During the 2016 World Economic Forum, JLL’s  executives will share their notes about the event and sum up the main activities and opportunities from an inside view at.

The forces of globalization, urbanization and technological advancement are transforming the definition of a city ‘ success ‘ and re-shaping the global urban hierarchy in the process. Success can’t be measured just by regard for a city size and historical attributes. Today it is more likely that revolve around innovation, ‘ livability ‘ and the ability to transform and adapt to the changing socio-economic “, wrote Colin Dyer in one of his first posts.

A case study about ‘The Boom and Bust of the London Office Market 1970 – 1976’ developed jointly with the World Economic Forum is available both on the official WEF website and on the JLL website.

Colin Dyer also taped a message  explaining JLL’s history with the World Economic Forum, held annually in Davos since 1971. JLL is a Strategic Partner to the World Economic Forum and one of a few real estate companies to attend the event.

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