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JLL vs Airbnb?

JLL, a property services company, establishes a short-term renting network to compete with industry giants like Airbnb & Booking.com.

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The portal, known as JLL Short Stays, will provide adaptable, professionally run temporary rental lodgings in cities throughout the U.K., spanning from three nights to over one year.

Birmingham, Cambridge, Bristol, London, etc., are a few cities where the site is launching with 1,000 postings. In 2022, JLL Short Stays will be available in a wider worldwide rollout.

The system is hosted by Lavanda, a SaaS platform that links real estate portfolio dealers with home-share businesses based in the United Kingdom. Lavanda is a current associate of JLL. Two years back, it had raised 5 million dollars. 

JLL's debut of its newest short-term lease product for both vacations and business travelers would enable corporate property customers and partners to take advantage of the pent-up desire for urban rental mobility created by the virus.

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According to a JLL release, this platform will do the groundwork for the company. Thus, it will provide better corporate housing holdings results while offering to speedily develop the housing business. 

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Sam Winnard Head of Residential Property Management at JLL

Director Sam Winnard stated that JLL Short Stays provides customers with a more cost-effective option to a hotel or serviced flat while also offering elite access to high-quality urban lodgings.

Those apartments are handled by the world's most respected blue-chip technicians. Such operators include CA Ventures, Blackstone, as well as Greystar. 

He also mentioned that all of this is bound up in the finest internet booking interface that ensures a smooth electronic guest experience from start to finish. He and his team have big plans for the Short Stays network. Sam is looking forward to working with their community of corporate travel bookers to turn it into a leading source of institutional rental desire.

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Fred Lerche-LerchenborgLavanda – CEO
Fred Lerche-Lerchenborg, the Chief Executive Officer of Lavanda, stated the need for more flexibility and online-first user quests flood the sector and form its future.

He held these two reasons for Lavanda's software becoming highly crucial to the successful administration of the corporate real estate. He and his team are thrilled about the Short Stays launch and discover what is there in its future. 

JLL has a former ordeal working withinside the short-term leasing space, operating along Aberdeen Standard Investments to release software program Lavanda Residential at the beginning of 2019. The portal was created to permit a one-night halt in leasing lodging to engage "illegitimate 'Airbnbing'" with the organization. It was experimented with over 470 accommodations covering three personal rented zone blocks.


About JLL:

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JLL is a UK-based international property solution firm with locations in 80 countries. Its headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois.

It is currently the second biggest public brokerage company on the earth. JLL shares are trading on the New York Stock Exchange with a market cap of 12.671 billion dollars. The company has 92,000 employees and aims to expand more. Its other subsidiaries are JLL Spark and LaSalle. LaSalle is among the most diversified and most significant property investment managing organizations in the world.


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