Riding on the back of a good financial year, property consultant JLL India is planning to hire around 2,000 employees by the end of the year 2020.
The company has posted a revenue of Rs 3,420 crore during the financial year 2017-18. It currently has a workforce of 11,500 people across its offices in over ten major cities.
Ramesh Nair, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Country Head of JLL India, said its revenue growth was fuelled by rising demand for Indian commercial real estate, especially office space, from investors as well as end-users.
JLL India has one the largest workforce in the Asia-Pacific region with 11,500 employees, and it aims to scale up further depending on the specific needs of businesses.
The company is currently hiring for 800 openings. The total headcount is likely to reach 12,000 by the end of this year and 13,000-13,500 by the end of 2020.
Sharing about the recruitment plan the CEO added the company would add the workforce in a major way to support its brokerage business in the residential segment, which has started reviving, especially in the affordable category.