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Andrea Grigg to Lead JLL’s North America Hotel Asset Management Business

JLL Hotels & Hospitality promoted Andrea Grigg to Managing Director, Strategic Advisory & Asset Management. Grigg will lead the firm’s North America Hotels Asset Management business, and is an integral member of the firm’s Global Asset Management business.

JLL’s Gilda Perez-Alvarado says “Andrea is a proven leader and strategic advisor. Her client-first approach, incredible work ethic and unmatched level of expertise make Andrea the perfect leader of our asset management business in North America.”

Based in San Francisco, Grigg joined JLL in 2007 as a hospitality consulting professional, rising to executive vice president prior to her promotion. She holds extensive experience in market demand and market positioning studies, pre-opening asset management services, management contract negotiations, operational reviews, budgeting and forecasting. Andrea’s asset management projects span across the major North American gateway markets, and her client base includes both domestic and off-shore hotel owners.

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