JLL Hires Maciejczak To Life Sciences Project & Development Group: Looks to Expand ServicesAugust 17, 2021
BOSTON -– JLL announced Chris Maciejczak is joining the firm’s Life Sciences Project & Development Services group as a Managing Director.
“Chris has a deep understanding of what life sciences businesses need to succeed – from facilities that meet their technical needs to locations, designs and amenities that attract and retain employees. With that firsthand knowledge he can partner with our clients to assure that their real estate and facility decisions meet their operational goals,” said JLL Managing Director Ethan Milley. “We look forward to expanding the capacity of our team to support the innovative and timely work of this critical industry.”
According to a release, Maciejczak will be responsible for leading a team that provides comprehensive construction project management services to clients, as well as providing general life sciences industry consulting. Working closely with owners and tenants, he will share strategic guidance on industry trends and forward-looking facility needs, provide technical support in project development, and assure that end products successfully meet client business goals.
“I am thrilled to join the JLL Life Sciences Project & Development group; this is a team that is deeply invested in offering its technical expertise in facilities design and management to a rapidly evolving life sciences industry. I am confident that my background working directly in life sciences and my passion for advancing the pace of discovery will accelerate the ongoing work at JLL,” said Maciejczak. “This move will allow me to scale my expertise in the field, helping more clients during this crucial time for life sciences.”
“Life sciences companies have an insatiable need for real estate, from ancillary office space to research facilities and manufacturing sites,” said Travis McCready, Executive Managing Director and National Practice Leader, JLL Life Sciences. “From specialized space to distinct air, water and power requirements, each company has a specific set of needs unique to them. Chris’s immense expertise in this space will be critical to clients navigating their projects with speed to market in mind.”
Maciejczak previously served as the senior director of life sciences project management for the Northeast division of a global commercial real estate firm. He brings over 15 years of experience working directly with life sciences companies, both in internal and consulting capacities. He has led operations and facilities in several rapid growth, regional life sciences companies, including Foundation Medicine, Intellia Therapeutics and Zalicus Incorporated. Chris completed several continuing education and certificate programs from Northeastern University and holds various accreditations and professional affiliations, including serving as a member of BIO Business Solutions Advisory Board.Chris Maciejczak