Shanghai

After over 20 year's development, Shanghai Branch is not only the first branch of JLL in mainland China, but remains the most comprehensive and well-equipped branch of the company's China mainland business

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As Your Trusted Partner, We Help You 
Achieve Ambitions

Having more than 400 professional staff and over 3,000 on-site staff, the Office has provided services for many landmark projects in the city. 
Some of the key highlights: Strategic Consultancy Services for Shanghai World Expo site, Hongqiao Transportation Hub and Bund Financial District. Joint-Sole Leasing Agency for Shanghai Tower, HRKI TAIKOO HUI, Wheelock Square, and Shanghai IFC. Property Management for Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal, Citibank Building and Yuexing Global Port.
With over 200 years of history, the JLL brand has taken root and shines in the city.

World’s First - Shanghai Office Leads the Way in Sustainability being the first to achieve platinum ratings for both LEED and WELL

Our Shanghai office at HKRI Taikoo Hui has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification in the category of Interior Design and Construction (ID+C), setting a record score in the process. This latest award means that the office is the first project in the world to achieve platinum ratings for both LEED v4 and WELL v1, which are the highest standards in current operations.

What's your
ambitions?

Getting an insight into worldwide investment trends, we assist you in discovering new opportunities and evolving your strategy, accordingly. We help you make wise and robust real estate decisions that optimize your investment returns in areas such as Mixed-Use Development, Regional Development, Urban Regeneration and Corporate Consultancy.

As the leading real estate development consultancy in China, our Strategic Consultancy team provides industry analysis and real estate consultancy for land development, cultural tourism development, urban regeneration projects and corporate real estate strategies. From city decision makers and real estate developers to investors and landowners, our diversified services could meet the varied needs of all.  These services help you in reducing risk, increase the success rate of real estate projects, and create urban spaces where people and businesses thrive together.

We help you in discovering a wealth of investment opportunities and sources of funding: buying assets in different asset categories or cities; customizing transaction structures to achieve rapid asset sales; assisting you in financing and securing favourable trading structures and terms for your investment.

Our Capital Markets team has extensive industry experience and local market knowledge to ensure your investment needs are fully optimized. We conduct sales, acquisitions, consulting and development financing for large-scale mixed-use, office buildings, shopping malls, land, business parks, logistics facilities, alternatives and urban regeneration projects, in Shanghai and China. We also work closely with our global investment team to provide strategic asset allocation services at a global level for domestic capital. In addition, we provide land acquisition consulting services for domestic real estate developers for expanding their business abroad and ensuring that they have access to the widest range of resources and opportunities to maximize their investment value and return.

We secure high-quality tenant mix based on your business goals: attract and retain quality tenants with comprehensive leasing and marketing strategies to increase your asset value; negotiate favourable leasing terms to maximize your property occupancy and asset value.

Our Office Leasing team leverages industry insight and business networks to help you in gaining a deeper and clearer understanding of your target tenants and achieve faster rental returns. We provide you with comprehensive and in-depth analyses so that your property stands out in the market. We find and retain important tenants and buyers, determine the best rental and price levels to create maximum value for you.

We maximize your investment returns: provide an excellent experience for your tenants and their clients, and provide secure and efficient spaces for your asset.

As a leading service provider and a trusted partner, we provide Property and Asset Management services for different asset types including offices, shopping malls, hotels, apartments, business parks, senior housing, data centers, or even regional township management. We bring a sense of ownership to every aspect and do all we can to ensure that your assets are managed effectively and safely. We help you make wise decisions, maximize revenue while minimizing expenses and risk by reducing operating costs.

We help you in working out sustainable development solutions that maximize your asset value, reduce risk, create new sources of income, mitigate space use costs or improve occupational health and well-being, essentially changing your investment, development, management or the way you use the building.

We help you in customizing new solutions to meet your sustainability goals, whether it is maximizing the building value, providing a safer workplace for your employees, or creating an environment that boosts your efficiency. We provide you with different types of green building certifications, data management, and sustainability consulting services to meet those goals.

Discover the true value of your property or portfolio. We will help you in making informed business decisions so you achieve your investment goals, through our services including valuation, financing advisory, due diligence, feasibility and market research, and balance sheet reporting.

Having hands-on experience, our team provides you with real estate consultancy with a range of comprehensive assessment for asset classes and valuation services for tangible and intangible assets, including equity, financial instrument, bio/minerals etc.

Armed with a broad range of skills, including economics, econometrics, finance, urban planning and valuations, our Research team produces a range of outputs from comprehensive market monitoring and analysis across major institutional-grade property markets, to forecasting key real estate indicators. We also conduct consultancy projects and create thought-leading research papers on topical issues. We regularly undertake customized efforts for individual clients, providing both specially tailored research and consulting products. 


Whether you’re planning a single office relocation or seeking new office space to meet your business expansion strategy, our experienced office tenant representatives can serve as your immediate professional advisors to satisfy your business needs.

Our Office Tenant Representative team helps you optimize office space flexibility and productivity while reducing real estate costs and risk. We conduct in-depth analysis of the business drivers and rental needs of the company, identify and evaluate appropriate solutions and be responsible for negotiations. We provide one-stop services for site selection, property search and research, commercial terms negotiation, leasing and sale strategy adjustment, financial analysis, qualitative analysis, and office space optimization.

We provide quality services to you in accordance with established schedules and cost targets and control any further risk. Our Project and Development services team understands your strategic goals and vision for the project and remains committed to providing a broader range of business outcomes beyond project delivery. The team’s services include project consulting, management, design and construction - a comprehensive one-stop project development and management service. This helps in achieving the long-term goals of each construction, renovation and design project, helping you save costs and time, and minimize financial risks.

Our Facilities Management team actively manages and measures the performance of corporate real estate facilities across industries and multiple asset types. We maximize facilities management efficiency by strategically procuring resources, reducing energy consumption and by providing flexible engineering services. Our professional teams use superior quality building management technology and processes, and economies of scale to reduce your facilities’ operating costs. These services improve productivity and financial performance while reducing risk and ensuring the quality of facilities management services.

Our Lease Administration professionals help you centralize your lease management processes. Whether you have a small number of leases or a big portfolio across the country or region, we assist you by reducing costs associated with incorrect lease charges, right-sizing your portfolios through lease options, identifying underutilized assets to mitigate risk. Our professional teams perform detailed lease abstraction and input, report on critical dates, manage notices, manage accounts payable and receivable processes, perform desk audits of operating expenses and tax escalations, direct field audits, and provide monthly, quarterly and annual reports. We examine all your lease terms to reduce costs and take advantage of market changes.

We collect and interpret real-time data about your business, market, location, and employees. Based on the analyses, we make decisions to reduce risk, increase value, and make sure that your business is aligned with the future.

By having a comprehensive client base, access to extensive global resources and relevant local experience, we accurately verify space requirements, recommend suitable office space solutions and negotiate leases and ownership terms. This approach is a liberation from the traditional model of a single transaction. Our professional team delivers measurable value to your portfolio, helping you reduce real estate costs, minimize risk, increase workplace flexibility, and create a more productive office environment. 

Our approach to Transaction Management is to combine a rigorous transaction process with high-quality professional staff to deliver superior transactions to you. Our Transaction Management and Tenant Representation services teams help you evaluate lease obligations and space requirements to create a flexible and productive portfolio strategy. We manage your transactions and secure or dispose of space at the right time, on the right terms and employ a multidisciplinary approach to develop occupancy strategies linked to your core business objectives. 

We create a vision for your workplace that fosters innovation and improves business performance: design appealing flexible spaces that reflect your culture and are perfectly suited to employees’ needs, helping you to attract and retain top talent.

We have a centralized team of dedicated, multi-disciplinary experts to deliver enduring workplace changes. We create and implement workplace strategies that are enduring because we understand that success is certain if people, technology, real estate and work processes are rightly aligned. We deliver a true end-to-end workplace solution for you from strategy to implementation and ongoing management. 

We help you in working out sustainable development solutions that maximize your asset value, reduce risk, create new sources of income, mitigate space use costs or improve occupational health and well-being, essentially changing your investment, development, management or the way you use the building.

We help you in customizing new solutions to meet your sustainability goals, whether it is providing a safer workplace for your employees, or creating an environment that boosts your efficiency. We provide you with different types of green building certifications, data management, and sustainability consulting services to meet those goals.

Having hands-on experience, our Valuation Advisory team provides you with real estate consultancy with a range of comprehensive assessment for all asset classes and valuation services for tangible and intangible assets, including equity, financial instrument, bio/minerals etc. We meet all your needs in financing, trading, financial reporting and restructuring, providing highly recognized independent valuations and advice.


Our team provides professional services covering areas such as office buildings, business parks and co-working spaces for property owners, institutional investors, and companies that purchase or lease office spaces. From acquisition to disposal of office buildings, at each step and in every aspect, our team helps you reduce risk and costs, increase building revenue and optimize office efficiency. Whether it is investing in office buildings, searching office space, managing property and portfolio, or delivering office projects, we can advise and provide transaction support. Our office leasing, property management and investment experts know how to position and manage your portfolio for long-term gains.

From street shops to large shopping malls, the development of the retail market presents unique challenges and opportunities for retail developers, investors and retailers. Whether it is your first entry to the local market or national expansion, a deep understanding of the market landscape is a key challenge for retailers. At the same time, in a highly competitive market, developers are constantly looking for sustainable competitive advantages. With in-depth data analyses, our highly professional market research experts help you to make the most informed decisions. We can cover any need in the retail real estate sector, such as where you open a store, where you invest, what types of properties you build, how to gain maximum revenue, and so on.

Through expertise and best practices in supply chain and logistics, site selection, policy and local negotiations, our Industrial and Logistics team helps you acquire, sell, build, lease and manage industrial properties so you achieve optimum benefits. Our professional industrial real estate services team helps real estate developers and owners, investors and tenants to improve the performance of their industrial property portfolios. We provide you with a full range of strategic support for your industrial property needs and we are committed to becoming the best business partner in the industrial property market.

Our integrated residential services team provides a full range of residential services to real estate developers, investors and individual homebuyers. We specialize in international and domestic residential properties, providing peer-to-peer consulting, marketing and agency services. With extensive international experience and local market knowledge, our professional team customizes solutions to meet your unique needs.

With a fully integrated corporate structure, dedicated collaboration, and team spirit, we provide hotels with asset management and consultancy services throughout the investment cycle. From planning and development to hotel asset evaluation and disposal, or at any stage during this period, our professional team considers the entire investment life cycle. They help you in positioning your assets accordingly and provide you with quality services throughout the life cycle of hotel assets.


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Ready to buy your first - or next - property?
Eddie Ng
Managing Director, East China

Shanghai

22/F, HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui,
No. 288 Shimen Yi Road, Jingan District,
Shanghai, China Mainland 200041
Tel: +86 21 6393 3333
Fax: +86 21 6393 3080