San Jose, Costa Rica. August 9, 2023. JLL
, leader in professional real estate investment management services, has inaugurated its new office in Costa Rica to consolidate its shared services center for the Americas. The company will reinforce its footprint in Costa Rica with this new investment, foreseeing the creation of more than 150 jobs to reach 400 employees in this country by the end of the year.
JLL is a global leader in commercial real estate investment management with offices in more than 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 103,000 employees.
The company launched Costa Rican
operations, managing real estate projects for other multinationals. It now manages more than 100,000 m2 from our country. JLL’s growth in this country has led to the setting up of a corporate services
center delivering finance, project management, marketing, and customer services for the United States and Canada. “At JLL we believe that by finding more innovative, intelligent, and human ways of doing things we can discover success opportunities that help us grow. That’s why we’re delighted to be inaugurating our new office in Costa Rica, a country that for more than 20 years has demonstrated its quality multilingual talent, privileged location, and favorable environment for us and our customers. All these reasons make this reinvestment the right decision for building and expanding JLL’s business in the region,”
affirmed Victor Espino, Work Dynamics Head for Greater Latin America.
The new facilities in La Ribera de Belén consist of 2,300 m2 with the potential of expansion to an additional 1,200 m2. JLL’s new offices, designed with accessibility, diversity, inclusion, and sustainability in mind, have a hybrid work model and 200 workstations and incorporate high-tech conveniences, modern collaborative workspaces, and networking in a smart building. CINDE
Managing Director Marianela Urgellés noted, “we have worked closely with JLL from the start of our relationship with them in 2009, giving them the advisory and assistance needed for setting up and growing in Costa Rica. We are proud to see how these efforts translate today into quality jobs for 250 Costa Ricans and that with the new $4.5 million investment the company projects a marked growth in its local workforce, opening up new opportunities for professionals with experience in finance, customer service, market analytics, and project management.”
JLL is currently looking for bilingual professionals with an intermediate or advanced level of English to join its team. Among the benefits offered to its employees is a modern hybrid work model that provides flexible work hours. Employees also receive an annual bonus, access to a company doctor at the workplace, private insurance, a learning center for their professional development, and the support of the solidarity association for fostering their wellbeing.
Those interested in applying for available jobs can consult and apply at jll.com.co/es/empleos
. About JLLJLL (NYSE: JLL)
, a global leader in commercial real estate investment and management, has been helping its customers for more than 200 years to buy, build, occupy, manage, and invest in a wide array of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential, and retail properties. As a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of US $20.9 million and operations in more than 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees deliver the power of a global platform combined with local experience. Driven by our purpose of shaping the future of the real estate sector for a better world, we help our customers, people, and communities to see a brighter way. JLL is the brand name and registered trademark of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For more information, visit jll.com
For more than 40 years, the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE)
has attracted foreign direct investment to the country. Throughout its history, CINDE has provided support to more than 400 multinational companies established in Costa Rica, in diverse industries including manufacturing
, life sciences
, and tourism infrastructure
. A private, non-political organization declared of national interest, the agency has since 2017 – and now, for five consecutive years – been listed by the International Trade Center (ITC) as the best national investment attraction agency in the world.