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June 15, 2017 | 3 min read

The true cost of building your office is not as high as you think

After selecting the perfect location for your office that’s within your rental budget, you’re faced… Read more

By: Lillian Veley

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December 08, 2016 | 5 min read

3 crucial things to get right in an office renovation

If you ask Chuck Kelly how to manage a successful office renovation project, he’ll tell… Read more

By: Laurel Miltner

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September 28, 2016 | 3 min read

To sit or to stand? The best desks don't take sides

A “one-size-fits-all” approach.

Sure, it might work with watches and baseball caps, but with… Read more

By: Ed Nolan

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August 26, 2016 | 5 min read

How to prepare for an office renovation

It’s time. You’re ready to transform your outdated, underperforming office into a modern, chic and… Read more

By: JLL Staff Reporter

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August 19, 2016 | 3 min read

From cubicles to shared desks: A Sao Paulo workplace transformation

After 19 years in Brazil—and more than 15 years spent in the same building in… Read more

By: Lillian Veley

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July 20, 2016 | 2 min read

Why technology should drive your workplace strategy

Intuitive workplace technology is one of the best ways to increase business output and differentiate… Read more

By: Christian Beaudoin

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July 14, 2016 | 5 min read

Why hire a project manager?

Congratulations! Your boss just assigned you to a critical project for your organization. It’s high… Read more

By: Tim Kay

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June 20, 2016 | 3 min read

Top 3 workplace trends from NeoCon 2016

What will the office of the future look like?

Last week we joined 50,000… Read more

By: Tim Kay

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May 10, 2016 | 2 min read

Flexible workplace solutions that grow and shrink with you

Real estate and construction decisions are often fixed and long term, which is why your… Read more

By: Lillian Veley

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April 29, 2016 | 2 min read

Activity-based work: It’s all about balance

Activity-based working solves the problem of many open offices, which is that they fail to… Read more

By: Lillian Veley

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April 14, 2016 | 2 min read

The right way to design an open office

At first open offices were all the rage, and then they made us rage. Now… Read more

By: Jerry Sullivan

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March 28, 2016 | 3 min read

4 tips for keeping your employees happy during a build-out

There’s no doubt about it – change can be difficult. Especially when it comes to… Read more

By: JLL Staff Reporter

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March 16, 2016 | 3 min read

5 common construction hiccups and how to avoid them

Let’s face it – construction projects can get messy. Not only in the literal sense… Read more

By: JLL Staff Reporter

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March 09, 2016 | 3 min read

Spec vs. build-to-suit space – which is right for you?

So, you’ve outgrown your existing office space and you’re in the market for a new… Read more

By: JLL Staff Reporter

Todd Burns

Todd Burns

Project and Development Services
President and International Director
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You know the workplace is changing, and office design is a big part of it. But how do you differentiate between a passing fad and lasting feature? This report details six practical workplace design trends gleaned from the tech industry that can deliver value for any company—no matter how traditional.


JLL is in the midst of a headquarters office revitalization that will be complete in March 2017. We’re completely renovating six floors in Chicago’s Aon Center to suit the needs of 1,500 employees and attract the kind of talented professionals who have made JLL a leader in commercial real estate.


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Are you embarking on an office renovation of your own? We’d like to be your partner throughout the process, from selecting the right location and planning your new office to building out the space and making a smooth transition.

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