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JLL appoints James Hawkey as Head of Retail for China

​​​JLL has appointed James Hawkey as Head of Retail for China. This move will provide additional depth of experience for retailers, landlords and investors seeking opportunities in the local retail market.

​​​​JLL has appointed James Hawkey as Head of Retail for China

​Hawkey brings over 20 years of real estate experience to JLL. He has been based in London, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Hong Kong. In his new role at JLL, Hawkey will work with the already well-established JLL retail team to offer retailers best-in-class advice on market entry and location strategy. He will also work closely with shopping centre developers, helping them through the process of concept development, leasing and shopping centre management, to optimize the performance of their assets.

"At JLL, we understand that a critical component to success hinges on our ability to attract talented individuals. We are excited to have James on board to support us, as our China business grows and develops," said KK Fung, Managing Director of JLL Greater China.

​"Our experts are passionate about retail and use their deep industry expertise, local market knowledge and global connections to drive our clients' retail business growth. James' appointment underscores our commitment to building the best Retail team in China to service our clients' needs in total retail solutions."

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