INDIA, 17th October, 2019 – JLL India has been named the 2019 India Facility Management Company of the Year at Frost & Sullivan’s India Best Practices Awards Banquet. The award was given in recognition of the real estate firm’s excellence in growth, innovation, and customer leadership.
Sandeep Sethi, Managing Director, Corporate Solutions, JLL India said: “It is an honour to be acknowledged for this prestigious award. Our success revolves around our people, and our continuous effort to drive client experience. We continue to evolve our service delivery in line with the changing needs of our clients by a deep commitment to innovation and workplace experience enabled by technology. We thank our clients who have believed in us and have entrusted us with their ‘workplace experience.”
“We are delighted that this has been recognized by leading research & consulting firm like Frost & Sullivan,” he furth er added.
According to Frost & Sullivan, the nominees were judged on three key areas, including demand generation, brand development, and competitive positioning. JLL was recognised for its well-executed strategies and forward-thinking service proposition, leading to significant double-digit growth in 2018. What set the firm apart was also its strong client renewals and contract wins from reputable global companies across the region.
With over 160M sq. ft. under management across over 1,600+ sites, JLL is a leader in facilities management services in India. JLL has incorporated several new, industry-leading technologies into its delivery, for instance, in th e utilisation of their in-house eFit Facility CAFM platform; a digital Service Level Agreement-tracking, Business Intelligence dashboard capability and incorporating multiple other technology interventions across client sites.
JLL has been actively developing and deploying innovative solutions to enhance client experience and efficiency. One example is the India-based IDEA Labs, an acronym for “Innovation that Drives Experience and Automation.” Helmed by a tech-innovator-entrepreneur, IDEA Labs is designed to explore, evaluate and pilot the latest technologies and solutions available in the Indian FM industry.
Additionally, JLL has also established a Workplace Experience Center of Excellence (CoE), dovetailing into the Hospitality Board. This CoE includes team members with backgrounds in hotels and hospitality, and the CoE is responsible for designing and rolling out bespoke client training and education programs to upskill our on-site delivery teams to make staff more personable, client-centric and generally imbibe hospitality best practice into our delivery.
“As a Firm, JLL is constantly investing in our people, skilling and technology innovation. We strongly believe that these are the core areas that will continue to drive real value for our clients, partners and our people. There’s never been a better time for the industry,” added Sandeep.
While congratulating JLL, Arushi Thakur, Associate Director, Measurement & Instrumentation Practice, Frost & Sullivan said: “JLL is a national leader in facilities management services in India and provides a comprehensive portfolio and property management services to corporations and institutions in almost every industry sector ranging from BFSI, IT/ ITes, business process outsourcing, industrial, life sciences and manufacturing among others.”
Frost & Sullivan Awards are presented to companies that demonstrate best practices across industries. The Awards are recognition of their innovation, commitment, technological innovation, customer servi ce, and successful business strategies required to advance in the global marketplace. Frost & Sullivan’s intent is to help drive innovation, excellence, and a positive change in the global economy by recognising best-in-class products, companies, and individuals.