Jones Lang LaSalle Named No. 1 Corporate Real Estate Services Provider in North America by Watkins Research Group

  Jones Lang LaSalle Named No. 1 Corporate Real Estate Services Provider in
                   North America by Watkins Research Group

Two hundred corporate real estate decision-makers rank JLL best out of 23
firms for fifth consecutive year

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, May 9, 2013

CHICAGO, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) announced
today that the firm was ranked the top corporate real estate services provider
in North America by Watkins Research Group for the fifth consecutive time. The
2013 Survey of Corporate Real Estate Services Providers assessed the key
factors real estate decision makers consider when selecting service providers,
and ranked Jones Lang LaSalle the best overall corporate real estate services
firm out of 23 companies throughout North America.

The survey is conducted every two years by Watkins Research Group Inc. in a
joint project with Flaspohler Research Group. Of the 208 corporate real estate
executives interviewed, 93 percent control or influence the corporate real
estate decision process. The group represents North America's largest users of
corporate real estate, including 189 public, private and government agency
organizations.

"We have ranked at the top of the Watkins survey of corporate real estate
service providers for the past 10 years, and that is a hefty testament to the
commitment of our employees who are consistently focused on exceeding our
clients' goals and driving business productivity," said John Gates, President
of National Real Estate Services for Jones Lang LaSalle Americas. "We're
committed to a culture that values teamwork, integrity and trust and that
service excellence will continue to set the precedent for real estate services
around the world."

Jones Lang LaSalle also ranked No. 1 in six out of 10 key factors that
respondents indicated were most important to drive clients' bottom lines or
demonstrate strong client orientation, including:

  oHas a strong reputation and is respected in the industry
  oIs a financially strong company
  oMonitors performance with metrics
  oHas offices in all the major markets where needed
  oUses state-of-the-art technology
  oIs business savvy

The majority of survey respondents (52 percent) rated Jones Lang LaSalle best
real estate service provider overall and 56 percent of respondents currently
use Jones Lang LaSalle's services, making it the most utilized corporate real
estate services firm on the list.

To view more details about Jones Lang LaSalle's Watkins Research ranking, view
the interactive video, or read more on the firm's website.

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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 $47.7 billion of real estate assets under
management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.



SOURCE Jones Lang LaSalle

Website: http://www.jll.com
Contact: Rebecca Taylor, +1 312 228 2817, rebeccam.taylor@am.jll.com, Joanne
Bestall, +1 312 228 2344, joanne.bestall@am.jll.com
 
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