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Jones Lang LaSalle Wins Award for Largest Office Leasing Deal in Montreal

Erik Charton recognized by SIOR for 100,000-SF office transaction

MONTREAL, Aug. 27, 2012 —  Jones Lang LaSalle - Senior Vice President Erik C. Charton, SIOR, was honored by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) for his role in executing the largest dollar volume office property transaction in 2011.  The award was presented at the SIOR’s recent World Conference in Miami, Florida and recognized the collaborative effort in leasing the 100,000-square-foot office building in the St-Laurent Technoparc for $15,400,000. The SIOR Member to Member Transaction Awards honor SIOR members who have completed significant deals with at least one other SIOR member within the award year. 

With more than 26 years of industry experience Charton is a licensed real estate professional and has been a member of SIOR since 1997.  He leads Jones Lang LaSalle’s Industrial Services Group in Montreal. Over the past five years, Charton has leased, sold or developed more than 12,000,000 square feet of industrial and office real estate, valued at more than $150,000,000. 

“Not only is this great honor for me personally but a testament to the strength of the office market in Montreal,” said Charton.  “The St-Laurent Technoparc has become the premier sought-after location for many of the world’s largest pharma and technology companies.”

Jones Lang LaSalle has operated in Canada for more than a decade. With its Canada headquarters in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary. Jones Lang LaSalle offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, mobile engineering services, and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in Canada.  The firm manages 31 million square feet of facilities across Canada.

About SIOR
SIOR is a global professional organization that certifies commercial real estate service providers with the exclusive SIOR designation, based on achievement, knowledge, accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for SIOR. Today, there are more than 3,000 member designees in 580 cities in 28 countries.

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 2011 global revenue of $3.6 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 2.1 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 $47 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit