Real estate giant launches rival Airbnb
Global real estate company Jones Lang LaSalle has launched a competitor to Airbnb and Booking.com for short-term rental accommodation.
The JLL Short Stays booking platform offers professionally managed, fully flexible rental accommodation for stays of three nights or more in cities across the UK and Ireland at launch and is expected to have a global rollout in 2022 .
The platform was developed in collaboration with proptech company Lavanda and will allow JLL’s institutional real estate clients to offer their properties to a wider market. Commercial property has been affected during the pandemic, with more people working from home and organizations going virtual, at least in part.
Sam Winnard, Director of JLL, says the platform “offers customers a better value alternative to a fully serviced hotel or apartment, while providing exclusive access to professionally managed upscale city accommodation. by the world’s most trusted leading operators, including Greystar. , Blackstone and CA Ventures ”.
“We have great ambitions for our Short Stays platform, and I am extremely excited to develop it alongside our business travel reservations network into a primary channel for corporate rental demand.” , did he declare.