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Life Science Companies

Maximize the use of your Chicago-area facilities to reduce cost and drive growth.

Life science real estate goes beyond facility acquisition, buildout and maintenance. Create an environment at your Chicago lab that inspires your next big breakthrough.

JLL executes everything from full-scale master planning projects to tenant improvements, with the in-house capabilities to manage BL-2 and BL-3+ laboratories, clean rooms and vivariums. Specific services for life sciences facilities include:

  • Integrated facilities management that lowers your operating costs and helps make your lab more sustainable
  • Occupancy planning services to help you find and design the best space for your needs
  • Project management for site development, buildouts and improvements
  • Transaction management services to help you lower real estate costs and optimize your portfolio
  • Strategic consulting services on everything from location planning to workplace design
  • Workplace strategy solutions that improve productivity

Our Chicago-area life sciences professionals are trained to deliver expert GxP program management and administration, and proactive safety programs that keep your employees and technicians out of harm’s way. They are trained in quality assurance; cGxP development, engineering and maintenance; and EHS.

Real value. Delivered.

Illinois-based life sciences companies we've worked with have reduced operational costs, increased delivery speed, and optimized quality and productivity of their operations.

JLL manages more than 75 million square feet of life sciences facilities across the United States. We're experienced in the commission and operation of infrastructure and lab-specific systems.

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