JLL appointed to manage Victorian Government property portfolio of 850,000 square metres

The appointment covers real estate and facilities management services for over 270 office properties in the Department of Treasury & Finance shared services portfolio

September 19, 2017

Global property services firm, JLL has been appointed as the long-term partner to support the delivery of real estate and facilities management services to the Victorian Department of Treasury & Finance.

JLL’s Integrated Facility Management (IFM) division has been appointed for a term of up to 10 years by Shared Service Provider (SSP) to one of the most significant office accommodation portfolios in Victoria, spanning 850,000 square metres of government owned and leased properties.

The portfolio covers 276 properties across Melbourne CBD, suburban areas and regional and rural Victoria.

The property services provided in the portfolio are pivotal in supporting Victorian Government clients to deliver essential public services.  Services to be delivered by JLL through the SSP contract include facilities management services, project management services, help desk, lease accounting and financial reporting; and security, cleaning and waste management. 

JLL’s Head of Government Business, Steve Mackintosh said, “We look forward to working with SSP to provide an integrated and consistent approach to the 276 properties within the Victorian Treasury & Finance portfolio. 

“Our long-term partnership with SSP is to strategically maximise the value of their property portfolio and ensure the efficient delivery of essential public services.

“We will also provide our unique technology platform, Corrigo, for the provision of help-desk services, work order and vendor management across the portfolio to seamlessly answer and action property management requests and queries. 

“JLL has been providing real estate services to Commonwealth and State Government clients for more than 20 years.  We use our global knowledge and expertise to apply best global practice in the Australian market to enable government to achieve their real estate objectives,” said Mr Mackintosh.  

This latest appointment for Victorian Government shared services follows JLL’s appointment to a large Commonwealth Government contract. JLL has been appointed as a Property Service Provider under the Whole of Australian Government (WoAG) property procurement tender, providing integrated facilities management services to 34 government entities

JLL now manages a combined Commonwealth and State Government property portfolio of 6.5 million square metres across Australia.