News release

JLL Project and Development Services promotes Arturo Bañuelos to lead Latin America

A 30-year industry veteran, he will guide a team of professionals to drive growth for JLL Project Management

October 18, 2023

Ryan Beyler

Work Dynamics/Office and PDS PR
+1 312 702 4312

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2023 – JLL announced today that is has appointed Arturo Bañuelos to lead Project and Development Services (PDS) in Latin America which includes Central America, the Caribbean, South America, and Mexico. As Managing Director, he will position JLL as a strategic partner and global leader in the delivery of real estate projects.

Bañuelos previously lead JLL PDS in Mexico and has more than 30 years of extensive experience in the construction industry. As the PDS Mexico lead, he supervised the management of real estate projects from the design through the final delivery, assuring the best quality, adherence to deadlines, cost control and safety during the project. His team consisted of more than 300 professionals working on projects for both national and international companies.

“Arturo’s leadership will be critical and continue to expand our business in Latin America,” said Todd Burns, President, Project and Development Services, Americas, JLL. “He is a proven leader and will continue to deliver innovative and effective solutions for our valued clients in the region.”

As the PDS leader in Latin America, Bañuelos is directly responsible for directing all activities related to the operations of JLL Project and Development Services in the region. As leader of the market, he has a team of more than 500 professionals, who oversee managing and executing projects for both national and international organizations.

Arturo Bañuelos, JLL

“I am excited to continue to grow with JLL and apply my experience to our clients across the region,” said Bañuelos. “I look forward to supporting the Latin America team to continue achieving success for our clients.”

JLL Project and Development Services is a leader in the development, design, construction and branding of commercial real estate projects for the world’s most prominent corporations, educational institutions, public jurisdictions, healthcare organizations, industrial facilities, retailers, hotels, sports facilities and real estate owners. Ranked No. 1 Top Development Company by Modern Healthcare, No. 3 in Building Design + Construction’s 2021 Construction Management Giants survey, No. 43 on Interior Design Top 100 Giants and No. 2 on Engineering News-Record’s 2021 list of Top 50 Program Management Firms and No. 4 on their 2022 list of Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms, JLL’s project management team comprises 8,500 project managers across 80 countries and is actively managing $99.4 billion under construction. Visit deliver-projects to learn more.

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