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JLL’s Project and Development Services Expands

Firm adds new project management expert in Ottawa

​​TORONTO, July 30, 2014JLL announced today the addition of David Dorans as Senior Project Manager for the firm's Project and Development Services (PDS) group. Dorans' hire comes in the wake of a hiring wave for JLL's PDS group, whose expansion has been gaining momentum over the last year.

The PDS group has nearly doubled the size of their team across the country over the last year. Recently focused on development in the Western Canadian markets, JLL Canada's PDS has now turned its focus to Ottawa, reflecting the growth of its business in Central Canada.

"We have been growing steadily across the country to meet growing client demands", said Nick Joosten, Executive Vice President of JLL Canada's PDS group. "David's breadth of client experience and leadership will make him a big asset to our team as we move forward with future expansion."

Dorans, who was previously at Morguard REIT and Bentall Kennedy, brings more than 15 years of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, he has worked within several national and international institutional real estate firms, developing first hand expertise in the Ottawa commercial real estate and construction market.

JLL is Canada's fastest growing commercial real estate firm. JLL has two offices in Toronto, with the headquarters located downtown. The firm also operates in, Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. JLL manages more than 50 million square feet of facilities across Canada. The firm offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, advisory and appraisal services, debt capital markets, and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in Canada. 

About JLL

JLL (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 fee revenue of $4 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices and operates in 75 countries worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3 billion square feet and completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $48.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit