JLL InSite takes the guesswork out of workplace planning

New technology combines workplace strategy, planning and budgeting

CHICAGO, May 2, 2018 – Improving a workplace can be an arduous process. Planners must consider how much space is needed, how much it will cost and how it will impact corporate culture. Now, JLL brings workplace design, planning and budgeting into one package through JLL InSite. The technology tool and service helps companies compare locations and envision new space with 3D walk-through visualizations and integrated budgeting. This process shaves several weeks off design development and helps companies avoid costly redesigns.

“Technology is enabling us to visualize space and anticipate costs with increasing detail and accuracy,” said Susan Wasmund, Head of Americas Occupancy Planning at JLL. “But software will only get you so far if you don’t have skilled people behind the scenes. Our team truly understands how space is most effectively planned, used and built, so we are able to provide clients with plans and budgets tailored to their unique workplace strategies.”

JLL InSite fuses technology with leading industry expertise to shorten design time and reduce the risks inherent in workplace planning. JLL’s architects and interior designers quickly create accurate test-fits and 3D walk-throughs so companies can fully visualize their new space and understand the budget implications ahead of final decision making.

Based upon a client’s specific program and project type, JLL InSite has the ability to prepare a detailed budget in a matter of minutes. The tool draws from cost data collected from more than 2,800 projects across 59 markets to estimate a budget that includes buildout and furnishing costs.

JLL’s experts are then able to deliver code-compliant, 2D AutoCAD and 3D Revit floorplans and test-fits that can be used by architects once the planning is complete. Created and implemented by knowledgeable professionals—rather than just software—JLL InSite test-fits include code-compliant egress plans, fire escapes, stairwells, restrooms and other standardizations expected from architects. JLL InSite can be used for all space types including office, retail, education, lab, industrial, healthcare and more.

“A good buildout plan must include an accurate, reliable budget to ensure a tenant’s vision can be realized,” said Todd Burns, President of Americas Project and Development Services at JLL. “InSite pulls in cost data that we’ve collected for our Office fit out guide, and allows project teams and our clients to see instantaneously how changes to the plan will impact their budget.”

JLL InSite won a coveted JLL 2018 Da Vinci award, which recognizes and encourages innovative solutions to commercial real estate challenges.

JLL’s Corporate Solutions business offers strategy, services and technology solutions across the entire real estate life cycle to organizations globally.

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About JLL
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2017, JLL had revenue of $7.9 billion; managed 4.6 billion square feet, or 423 million square meters; and completed investment sales, acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $170 billion. At the end of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 82,000. As of December 31, 2017, LaSalle had $58.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit


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