Category Archives: Achieve Ambitions

An ambition like no other: Tohkti’s story

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For JLL Facility Manager Tohkti Wayet, achieving ambitions means more to him than most. Tohkti came to the United States as a refugee from Central Asia and found boundless opportunity at JLL.

“Where I grew up, being the owner of your own life was impossible. It was decided what kind of work I would do and what kind of identity I could have. So, coming here, it was like being freed from… Read More

How we achieve our ambitions

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2017 was yet another memorable year for us at JLL. Last week, our team gathered together at the New England Aquarium’s IMAX Theater to celebrate some of our greatest achievements over the past twelve months. From our service lines to our support teams we shared several new innovations and success stories.

One of the biggest takeaways from our meeting was the reveal of our Achieve Ambitions video. A year ago, JLL made… Read More

An ambition to change the world one meal at a time

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Lori Mabardi, CaterCares creator

Nearly a year and half ago, JLL Senior Research Director Lori Mabardi reflected on her idea to create CaterCares. At the time, the program was in its infancy, having just officially been named and having not yet been made public or launched. Even… Read More

An ambition to advance veterans in CRE

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Zach Gramlich, JLL Brokerage Associate

JLL Boston’s newest Suburban broker Zach Gramlich admits his foray into commercial real estate has been a tough one. That’s because Zach, a former Recon Marine, is one of the thousands of veterans transitioning from the military into the professional world.

“The transition has… Read More

Achieving ambitions in the community

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Giving back to the communities in which we live and work is a huge part of what we do at JLL. It is necessary, it is impactful, and it is rewarding. Last week, nearly 40 JLLers volunteered at two very different events to make a very big difference.

More than 20 of our employees from across a variety of different roles and departments came together in Lynn to support The Food Project.… Read More

An ambition for a more diverse CRE industry

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Yarboro_Jordan_Color_HiRes_smallJordan Yarboro has an ambition: increase the representation of African Americans at JLL and across Boston’s commercial real estate industry. An Assistant Vice President on our North Suburban Leasing team, Jordan says, “I think it would be exciting to give people a voice who feel they’re under-represented in the industry and who wouldn’t necessarily consider a… Read More