World Economic Forum 2016
JLL at MedellinThe World Economic Forum on Latin America brings together 500 leaders from business, public sector, science, arts, civil society, media and international organizations to explore how a new prosperity agenda can be actively shaped. The meeting gathers at a remarkable place and time: Medellín’s transformation over the past two decades is a stark example of successful 21st-century urban innovation. At the same time, Colombia is close to a historic accord that promises opportunities for sustained peace, economic progress and social inclusion. These inspiring achievements teach valuable lessons and are a reminder that socio-economic advances require constant attention as well as concerted and strategic action.This week, JLL’s Regional Director Shannon Robertson will attend the event in Medellin, Colombia. The links on the right cover the highlights of Shannon’s participation.
Several countries are hit by falling commodity prices, strugglingexport demand, and tightening US monetary policy. Office marketsacross the region are experiencing high vacancy and stagnant rents.