Guy Grainger

    Guy is Chief Executive of the EMEA business at JLL, with over 12,000 employees. JLL provide property expertise on all aspects of commercial and residential property. Guy joined JLL in 2008.

    Before being appointed as UK CEO in January 2013, Guy built his reputation over 25 years in Retail, advising on the effects of online spending growth on portfolio optimisation.

    Guy sits on the Policy Committee of the British Property Federation, and is an established commentator on the global Real Estate sector.

    Amateur triathlete in spare time, now helping improve built environment to make our workplaces and cities happier.

    Blogs by Guy

    Stranger Things in 2018

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    The world seems upside down when after nearly 10 years of growth in property values all forecasts are predicting more of the same. What happened to our traditional property cycle? In 2018 and beyond historical trends will be replaced by new trends, and property, in the short term at least, will benefit. 1. Money, Money, […]

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    Will Germany win…again?

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    In terms of Brexit winners and losers, the UK’s resilience and attractiveness will shine through in the end – but the reality is that it will lose jobs.  So if businesses have to relocate roles, who will benefit most? For example, the prestigious European Medicines Agency and European Banking Authority will leave London following Brexit.  […]

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    Is the Commercial Real Estate investor model about to be disrupted? Spain thinks so.

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    All industries are experiencing technological disruption.  And real estate is adapting less quickly than others. But I hope we’re starting to get it.  If not, that disruption can very easily lead to destruction, as it has for many businesses. Tech disruption in commercial real estate I was in Madrid speaking at an event to celebrate 30 years […]

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