Industry veteran Robert Richards is joining the JLL from Cushman & Wakefield as a senior managing director in its New England Market.
Richards is an experienced leader in commercial real estate in Boston and New England, with a focus on life sciences, health care, and portfolio advisory work. Richards previously served as a member of the Cushman & Wakefield Global Advisory Board, leading the Cambridge/Urban team and heading the Life Science and Healthcare Practice Groups.
“The state of commercial real estate today requires bold, strategic, and experienced leaders that understand the industry and can navigate a changing market,” said Jim Tierney, New England Region Lead at JLL. “Bob Richards’ unparalleled track record of success as a leader in life sciences, health care, institutional markets, and beyond will be invaluable in helping JLL advise our clients in this evolving market. We’re excited to welcome Bob to our team.”
Emily Fu is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, where she covers the east coast markets, including New York, Boston & New England, and DC & Mid-Atlantic markets. She produces daily news stories as well as longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. She also writes feature stories for Connect Money.
With previous stints at Reuters, Seeking Alpha, and Commercial Observer, Emily has covered the finance side of the commercial real estate industry, technology, media, telecom (TMT), and fashion. She attended the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and currently resides in Manhattan.