Jones Lang LaSalle has signed a letter of intent to acquire CoR Advisors, a smart building consulting and solutions business. Founded in 2009 by Darlene Pope, CoR Advisors specializes in transforming buildings into energy efficient, high-performance facilities. Through a strategic approach of education, consulting and solutions, CoR Advisors is recognized as a thought leader in energy efficiency with a network of thousands of subscribers and followers. Darlene Pope joined JLL on June 1 and the acquisition is expected to close this month.

"The acquisition of CoR Advisors will reinforce our commitment to provide our clients the highest level of comprehensive energy management and sustainability services by deepening our capabilities to deliver smart building integration systems," said Dan Probst, Chairman of JLL's Energy and Sustainability Services group. "CoR's strong brand, reputation for excellence and focus on client service make it a perfect cultural and business fit with JLL."