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Doug Hitchcox and Michael Case Join Jones Lang LaSalle’s Toronto Office, Adding Depth to Office Brokerage and Energy and Sustainability Teams

Experts in sustainable office buildings, Hitchcox and Case will direct a range of sustainability services on behalf of tenants and owners across Canada

TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle has hired Doug Hitchcox as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Sustainability for Canada along with Michael Case as Vice President in its Toronto office. They will represent tenants and landlords in office leasing and sale transactions throughout the Greater Toronto Area. In addition, Hitchcox will work with the firm’s global Energy and Sustainability Services team in overseeing sustainability activities across the country.

“As we increase our talent pool to keep pace with growing demand for our services in Toronto, Doug and Michael bring a unique set of professional skills and almost 40 years of combined experience,”  said Jim Becker, President of Jones Lang LaSalle Canada. “Not only are they top performing office brokers, but they are also recognized as leaders in consulting tenants and owners on energy and sustainability issues to enhance building performance and long-term value.”
With more than 30 years in the commercial real estate industry, Hitchcox has been involved in some of the largest transactions in Canada.  He has extensive experience advising some of Canada’s largest corporations and has specialized in property portfolio consolidation and disposition.  An expert in real estate sustainability, he is a frequent speaker at top real estate and green building conferences. He joins from Cushman & Wakefield.
Case brings almost 10 years of office leasing experience representing tenant and landlord clients in space acquisition and disposition.  A LEED AP, he has worked on the design and marketing of three of Canada’s top LEED Gold office buildings. Case joins Jones Lang LaSalle from Cushman & Wakefield.
Jones Lang LaSalle has operated in Canada for the past 10 years.  With its Canada headquarters in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver. Jones Lang LaSalle offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, mobile engineering services, corporate retail solutions and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in Canada.  Jones Lang LaSalle manages 27 million square feet of facilities across Canada.

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 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.8 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 $45.3 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,