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Jones Lang LaSalle Named “Best Property Consultancy” in China at “The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011”

Jones Lang LaSalle(NYSE: JLL) is pleased to announce that it has been named “Best Property Consultancy” in China and Asia Pacific at the recent “Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011” in association with Bloomberg Television, which was held in Shanghai on May 31. The Firm dominated the categories across ten countries in the region, winning the “Best Property Consultancy” (Five-Star) awards in Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Singapore as well as the “Highly Commendable” awards in Hong Kong, India, Taiwan, and Thailand.

The Firm was also recognized in the “Best Residential Development Marketing” category for Meridian Hill, 81 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Three other high commendations were received for the following categories:

• Property Consultancy Website – Thailand
• Residential Development Marketing – 35 Barker Road, The Peak in Hong Kong
• Property Consultancy Marketing – 420 George Street in Australia

Alastair Hughes, Jones Lang LaSalle’s Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer, says, “We are very honored by this recognition. As a firm, we strive to be at the forefront of the industry and be the best in our field. These accolades are a major boost to our pursuit of excellence for both our clients and staff as we continue to strengthen our platform, enhance our service delivery, and develop the best team of real estate professionals in the region to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.”

K K Fung, Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Greater China, comments after the award ceremony, “The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 is recognized as a symbol of excellence throughout the global industry. We are very proud to be recognized as a leading property consultancy in China. Attaining this top award is indisputable evidence that Jones Lang LaSalle is capable of overcoming exceptionally strong contenders within the country’s highly competitive property arena. Over the past 17 years since we have entered the China market, our teams have constantly demonstrated the commitment and high level of professionalism that the Firm strives for across the globe. We receive this award with great responsibility to continue working to deliver real value to our clients in this vibrant China market.”

"Jones Lang LaSalle has achieved a historical first since we started these property awards over 17 years ago. They are the first professional real estate firm to win the Best Property Consultancy (Five-Star and Highly Commendable) awards in so many markets across Asia Pacific in one year. This definitely shows the Firm’s consistent excellence and strength across the region," notes Stuart Shield, Chairman of International Property Awards.

As the regional winner, Jones Lang LaSalle will move forward to compete against other winning companies from Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Arabia for the World’s Best Property Consultancy category, with the result to be announced later this year.
About the Award

“The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television” is part of the long-established International Property Awards and is recognized as a symbol of excellence throughout the global real estate industry. The judging panel is chaired by Lord Bates of Langbaurgh and consists of more than 60 professionals whose collective knowledge of the property industry is unsurpassed by any other property awards.