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Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution: JLL Meets at the World Economic Forum

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By: JC Pelusi, Market Leader, Managing Director, JLL

This week, JLL executives joined more than 2,500 global leaders at the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

JLL is one of just 100 organizations across the globe honored with the title of WEF Strategic Partner. A group of key JLL leaders traveled to take part in the week’s events, including:

Throughout the week, the team is contributing to conversations around themes influencing our global economy. JLL leaders will partake in discussions regarding the role of real estate in global and smaller-scale economics, sustainability, and the gender parity. Below is an inside-look at topics discussed this week.

  • The top destinations for real estate investment.
  • The most dynamic cities in the world.
  • Ways to mitigate the frequency and severity of real estate cycles – the results of JLL’s joint research with the WEF.

Follow JLL thoughts, impressions and memorable moments from the forum in real time on the Notes from Davos blog. And, for more on the story behind JLL’s involvement at Davos, check out the video below from Colin Dyer.


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Making Global Connections: Six JLL Leaders Attend the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting

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By: JC Pelusi, Market Leader, Managing Director, JLL 

WEF DavosLast month, global leaders in business, government, international organizations and academics gathered at the Annual WEF in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland to discuss major issues and themes around the global economy. High-profile speakers at the symposium included Al Gore, Bill Gates, the Prime Minister of Italy, professors from Harvard and MIT, bankers from Russia and China, among others.

Honored among 100 organizations as a WEF Strategic Partner, JLL also sent six global leaders to participate in the event, including:

In Davos, JLL led the conversation around the most impactful international commercial real estate trends. Below, I’ve included a snapshot of key topics for discussion at the event.

  • The top 30 cities for real estate investment. Half of the world’s real estate investments take place in 30 cities worldwide. Take a look at the full list.
  • The latest City Momentum Index (CMI) tracks the rate at which key cities are evolving. JLL ranked the top 20 cities that are changing at the most accelerated pace, with London coming in at number one. See the full CMI for details.
  • Real estate’s role in the market cycle. Real estate plays a key role in financial cycles, and can impact both their frequency and severity. Check out the full release for details to read up on real estate’s cyclical nature.

From snapping a selfie with a princess to evaluating how India’s emerging economy could someday outpace that of China, JLL’s thought leaders recapped their personal experiences on the JLL blog, Notes from Davos.

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