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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Transaction Analyst - Integrated Portfolio Services

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Richmond, VA

About Our Business:

Our Integrated Portfolio Services team helps clients strategize, evaluate, and execute real estate transactions to meet their business and occupancy needs. This excitement begins by taking a global view and managing our client portfolios’ via strategic business objectives, demand forces, and market dynamics to master plan market scope requirements. On a transactions level we utilize our local and subject matters experts to understand business operations and strategies that define demand requirements precisely. Then, we identify suitable alternatives, recommend solution scenarios, and negotiate lease or ownership terms on their behalf to optimize their real estate portfolios to enable a business to grow profit margins.

Property Types

The Analyst will obtain experience with data centers, lab space, disaster recovery centers, office space, warehouse space, distribution centers, flex-space, residential property, brownfield remediation, and land for development. You will learn about all food groups within the real estate industry and transact on them.

Transaction Types – on all of the above Property Types

The Analyst will get exposure to and utilize tactics on the following deal types:

Leasehold acquisitions & renewals

Leasehold dispositions (subleasing)

Leasehold terminations and buyouts

Leasehold expansions

Leasehold contractions

Complex land assemblages

Freehold dispositions

Freehold acquisitions

Portfolio acquisitions and dispositions

Swaps and options


Our business is global and touches 100’s of countries; you will also get experience in multiple businesses.


Our analyst works primarily in a support role on acquisitions and dispositions for both leased and owned property on a global scale. The analyst will take on primary responsibility for small transactions, portfolio analysis, and all account internal and external reporting requirements. A key duty will be running portfolio level strategic reviews at global, regional, and business unit levels to identify opportunities. The analyst will also take on a role of continuous improvement and refresh of tools, templates, and the technology platform used to service the client which will include designing technology solutions and managing the IT group through to completion.

Prepare detailed financial analysis, including NPV cash flows and portfolio opportunity mining

Occasionally performing complex financial analyses (e.g., headquarters, master plans, etc.) with supervision

Evaluate client building alternatives and lease options on qualitative and quantitative analysis

Running gap analysis on various technology tools to identify areas for improvement

Gathering and evaluating real estate market and property data on a global level

Researching companies, landlords, and potential subtenants

Conducting market calls, previewing space opportunities, developing placemats and pitch books, and gathering photos, intelligence, and reconnaissance

Prepare detailed approval documents for client submission

Assist in the preparation and update of reports, presentations and analyses, and update of online systems

Work directly with clients and team members to resolve financial model, transaction and landlord issues

Attend regular conference calls and building/site tours

Review of lease documents, write lease summaries and run key lease criteria reviews.

Review other materials as part of the due diligence process

Assist in preparing commission invoices and tracking transactions on web-based application

Develop an understanding of basic building systems, real estate, and lease terminology

Become familiar with the real estate negotiation process, strategies and tactics

Run all reporting for the client including quarterly and annual reports


Bachelor’s Degree in real estate, finance, entrepreneurship, economics, or related field with a record of high academic achievement (strong GPA).

Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of applicable experience

LEED certification, real-estate brokerage or salespersons license desired

Willingness to take on new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

Strong analytical ability, both financial and qualitative including use of logic

Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information

Highly creative and innovative solution development skills

Ability to develop complex Excel models for efficiencies and scenario analysis which would include both the use of VBA (macros) and complex formulas

Exceptional attention to detail and organization skills

Basic understanding of real estate and lease terminology

Well-developed verbal and written communications and presentation skills

Ability to work independently and within a team to build relationships and interact effectively with business partners and clients

Ability to multi-task, work successfully under pressure, and effectively prioritize and manage time and workload

Understanding of and commitment to client services and sales

A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment

Advanced computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook), CoStar, Prezi, Mapping Software, Internet SharePoint sites, and the ability to master company specific database programs

JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy at


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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated


Transaction Analyst - Integrated Portfolio Services Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Richmond, VA, United States


Location: Richmond, VA

Company Profile:
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.