Global real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has launched a new digital service, dubbed FacilitiesFlex, which has the main goal of transforming how businesses manage their buildings and real estate assets.
Combining JLL’s technology with the company’s facilities management expertise, FacilitiesFlex will enable businesses to manage budgets more efficiently, mitigate risk and unlock productivity, the real estate firm said.
FacilitiesFlex offers businesses two types of service through its mobile app or desktop portal:
-FacilitiesFlex on-demand enables users to request FM work on a flexible basis. The solution offers detailed information about the work to be carried out by JLL’s expert technicians, and it enables users to track progress of work, approve its completion, and access thorough data and insights on their company’s FM spend.
-FacilitiesFlex platform integrates the company’s analytics across its FM, financial and supply chain operations to offer insights that help maximize and improve the company’s operations.
“JLL’s approach to innovation is driven by the needs of our clients. FacilitiesFlex brings together the best of JLL’s technology and expertise to offer existing and new clients data driven, insightful and easy to access FM services,” said Mark Caskey, CEO, Corporate Solutions, EMEA, JLL. “FacilitiesFlex will digitally transform and open up the world of FM to all businesses regardless of their size and FM needs, helping them make better real estate decisions.”
“The way people search for and buy services, and communicate with suppliers is changing,” said Yash Kapila, COO of IFM, EMEA, JLL. “Companies expect the same from FM specialists. We built FacilitiesFlex to unlock the power of digital convenience, data and service provider analytics to transform the FM industry. With the majority of such services yet to be completely outsourced, FacilitiesFlex has the potential to revolutionize the space delivering efficient and high-quality advisory and services in an innovative way.”
FacilitiesFlex is hosted on JLL’s Corrigo technology system and is available across Europe, Middle East and Africa in 11 languages across 70 countries, the company said.