Edward Ward

Head: Lease Advisory, South Africa

edward.ward@eu.jll.com

Edward heads up the Lease Advisory service at JLL South Africa, a tenant and landlord centric division providing lease advice services to clients. Specialising in lease negotiation for both new and existing developments in the commercial and industrial sectors, he helps tenants manage lease obligations to make more strategic property decisions.

Edward has over 12 years of commercial and industrial property experience and is a graduate of The International Marketing Management School. He holds the NQ4 and PDE4 property designated qualification.

Blogs by Edward

Helping landlords make the most of their property assets

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Maximised returns is the bottom line for property owners. And a strategic, proactive leasing approach can make all the difference to a productive commercial real estate investment. Take Illovo Green, for instance. This signature 80 000m2 mixed-use development in a prime location between Sandton and Rosebank in Johannesburg is aimed at progressive corporate, lifestyle and residential […]

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Adding value through in-lease transportation services

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Many businesses put substantial effort into ensuring employee welfare and satisfaction in the workplace – and why wouldn’t they? Happy employees improve office morale, perform better at their jobs, take less sick-leave, and are less prone to job-hopping. Most employers however, neglect to consider that transportation is a continuing battle for most employees, and one […]

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Activity-based working is here to stay

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The way employees engage with their workspaces is a major influencer in how landlords are adapting their buildings to meet a whole new menu of requirements. These days, if tenants want to ensure employee efficiency and positive staff morale, the environment they house their business in is vital. Lifestyle and technology trends are instigating the […]

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With the right strategy, Africa remains the destination of the future

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The inaugural JLL Africa Connects held in Johannesburg in April 2016 was attended by property professionals from Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, Angola, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa. During the sessions I was able to ascertain that Africa is a continent which has a multitude of countries with different laws, cultures and ways of doing business. […]

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Integrated property advisory services: more than ever, the smart solution

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As I sat at home on a recent Saturday evening (an infrequent occurrence!), my mind wandered and I pondered the difference between a good property company and a world-class one. That difference, I concluded, can be distilled into a single word: integration. Virtually any kind of business, even the online kind, cannot operate without premises: an […]

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