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Jones Lang LaSalle Drives Expansion with Launch of Edmonton Office

Commercial real estate firm to specialize in office and industrial leasing

EDMONTON, December 3, 2013 — Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) (NYSE:JLL) is expanding its footprint in Canada with the launch of a new office in Edmonton, Alberta. Services will initially focus on office and industrial leasing but will broaden in scope in upcoming months.

Industry experts Chad Brennand, Carolyn Bull, Jim Bijou, Kris Augustson, and Andres Mateluna have been hired to establish and lead the Edmonton operations. The office leasing team will be made up of Brennand who will be joining as Senior Vice President and Bull, joining as an associate. The industrial team will consist of Bijou as Senior Vice President, Augustson as Associate Vice President, and Mateluna as Associate.

“As Jones Lang LaSalle grows its national client base, the addition of a team in Edmonton is vital to ensuring we can help our clients in every major market”, said Brett Miller, President of Jones Lang LaSalle Canada. “Edmonton is quickly evolving and we see that there is great opportunity for growth in the market. Its rapidly growing infrastructure makes it a very attractive destination for tenants and investors. We look forward to this venture and to seeing our accomplished team provide a high standard of service in the region.”

Brennand is an industry expert with over 12 years’ experience in office leasing. He has been involved in over 400 brokered transactions consisting of over 1.5 million feet. The industrial team, led by Bijou brings nearly two decades of experience to Jones Lang LaSalle. Specializing in leasing and sales, they have worked with clients in local, national, and international markets.

Centrally located in the province of Alberta, Edmonton has risen to be one of Canada’s fastest growing economies in recent years. It serves as a massive transportation hub of goods and supplies for northern Canada As the firm grows, we can help our clients get the most out of opportunities in this region.

Jones Lang LaSalle is Canada’s fastest growing commercial real estate firm. With Canadian headquarters based in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. Jones Lang LaSalle offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in Canada.  Jones Lang LaSalle manages over 50 million square feet of facilities across Canada.

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet and completed $63 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2012. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $46.7 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit