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Jones Lang LaSalle Boosts Project and Development Expertise in Canada

John Tanfield joins as Senior Vice President

TORONTO, August 3, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed John Tanfield as Senior Vice President for the firm’s Project and Development Services (PDS) team.  Based in Toronto, Tanfield will focus on clients that require project management for renovation and construction projects including managing construction budgets and schedules, site roll out and construction team management across the province and country.

Tanfield has 20 years of experience in interior design and project management and joins from Toronto-based ZAS Interiors Inc. where he was a Principal. 

“John’s vast experience of project management, design and construction work in a diverse range of industry sectors will be a huge benefit to the firm and to our clients,” said John Rosato, Head of Project and Development Services for Jones Lang LaSalle in Canada.  “Having John on board is a great move to strengthen our growing service line in Toronto and across the country as a whole.”

Tanfield graduated from Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology as an architectural technologist.  Tanfield will present his thesis later this year to complete his master’s degree in architecture from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and Athabasca University.  He holds professional membership with the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO), the Institute of Interior Designers of British Colombia (IIDBC) and is a LEED accredited professional from the Canadian Green Building Council.

Jones Lang LaSalle has operated in Canada for the past 10 years.  With its Canada headquarters in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga and Montreal. The firm offers Capital Markets, Integrated Facilities Management Services, Project and Development Services and Tenant Representation to its clients in Canada.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Project and Development Services team includes more than 1,000 professionals In North America. PDS provides corporate and institutional clients with management of design, construction and relocation services to minimize risk and eliminate unnecessary cost. Project specialties include interior build-outs and base building construction on single tenant properties or large-scale multi-site portfolios. PDS manages over 2,300 projects annually, including $12 billion in project volume currently under management.
About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.6 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $38 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,