And like you, we value our people, our clients and our local Washington, DC community. We want our space to feel like a home for our business and our careers as opposed to a place where we just get things done.
A common thread among teams in Washington, DC? The desire to collaborate and contribute to something beyond their individual responsibilities. How do you leverage your space to inspire and support collaboration among clients, employees and the community?
Over the past decade, the nature of work has evolved dramatically and with it, the office environment. Our new Mid-Atlantic headquarters in Washington, DC needed to reflect those changes and support our business ambitions. The most important part of any workplace journey is getting to know yourself. We dug into the way we meet, the way we use technology, even the way we make our coffee.
This led us to three core goals:
Achieving our workplace goals meant following a design philosophy of Workplace: showplace, a design that looks at our office as much more than a place for our employees to work—a place that tells our story.
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You've heard it before — we spend more waking hours at work than anywhere else. Where those hours are spent matters. A neighborhood can define your workplace experience, what employees you attract and how far your business' real estate dollars will go. Our experts know every Washington, DC submarket like the back of their hand, pointing you toward more than a space but a place.
An office designed for productivity and to encourage “collision and collaboration.” When people are encouraged to run into each other, you get spur of the moment conversations that would not have happened otherwise.
Finding your ideal office location is a multi-faceted and complex decision that involves input from many stakeholders. Working with an experienced commercial real estate broker can uncover your right opportunity and save you time, money and risk.
Mastering acoustics in an open office can be challenging. Working with a sound consultant throughout your build-out process can ensure a successful result.
A firm's culture is given life by the people who experience it every day, and your work environment should reflect that culture. An office culture embodies your core values, beliefs and ambitions.For us at JLL DC, our culture extends beyond the walls of our office into our community, and our new office is a showcase for that connection.
Our company is global, but our office, people and clients are local. Connecting your office to the local community gives your guests a sense of place and employees a sense of pride.
Create a location-specific story that leverages a strong global brand as its backbone. Commission a local artist to reinforce your connection to your community.
Increasing productivity and enhancing connections to your local community are only some of the benefits of including food as part of your workplace experience.
Finding the perfect location is just the beginning. The design of your office parallels your business's values and ambitions. Our Project and Development Services team provides the knowledge and insight needed to create exceptional workplace experiences.
Already built-out spaces offer many opportunities to save time and money while adding value to your workplace.
On time and on budget are always a focus but a skilled project manager will align behind and help youto realize the true vision of your project.
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