James A. Renne, A.I.A

National Director, Sports & Entertainment, SVP, Project and Development Services

Jim Renne is a Senior Vice President of JLL with more than 25 years of experience creating innovative Sports & Entertainment Facilities. Recognized in 2016 as SBJ’s top 50 Power Players in Sports Design and Development, Jim’s mission is to create meaningful and memorable experiences for fans, sponsors and players; while generating value for clients. His broad range of work emcompasses design solutions for every type of sport including basketball, soccer, tennis, motorsports, hockey and football. Jim Renne was the Sports Principal at ROSSETTI, leading the company’s sports design innovation and expertise.  His strategic approach to sports design led to the reimagination of at the Daytona International Speedway, creating a new era of fan experience and sponsorship integration for NASCAR. Jim’s background in retail, master planning and urban design converges with sports giving him unique expertise in mixed use and sports anchored development projects in US, China, Korea and Japan.  He understands the multi-faceted objectives of industry stakeholders and works closely with clients realize their vision and metrics for success.  


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