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St. Petersburg

Leonid Zakharov joined Jones Lang LaSalle in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, 13 May 2013 – Jones Lang LaSalle is strengthening its position in the North-West region of Russia. Leonid Zakharov appointed Head of Strategic Consulting in St. Petersburg. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle he worked in Knight Frank St. Petersburg for more than 6 years.

In his new position Leonid will continue to develop Strategic Consulting services in St. Petersburg, coordinate the work of the department, be responsible for the attracting of a new clients and lead  Jones Lang LaSalle’ consulting projects in the North-West region.

Leonid has over 10 years of experience in the commercial and residential real estate market in St. Petersburg. He specializes in concept development, business planning, investment and technical consulting. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Leonid worked as a Project Manager in the Strategic Consulting department in Knight Frank St. Petersburg, where he was in charge of most complex and projects including international accounts management.

His portfolio includes such large projects as the Saint-Petersburg Plaza office complex (concept adjustment, technical consulting during the construction, investment consulting on financing schemes and exit strategy, setting work of a management company), Leontievsky Mys high class residential complex (technical and economic monitoring over construction, business plan), concept development of the Moskovskaya-Tovarnaya territory, concept development of the Osinovaya Roscha, Ust-Luga, Imperia-Farma, UltraStar logistics complexes, regional projects in commercial real estate in Volgograd, Chelyabinsk, Petrozavodsk, Vologda.

Yulia Nikulicheva, Head of Strategic Consulting, Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia & CIS, commented: “Jones Lang LaSalle is the market leader in the CRE consulting in Russia. . Our main priority is to create most effective concepts that maximize our client schemes’ investment value. We also aim to bring an innovative ideas to the projects and to reduce the potential development and investment risks. Professionalism of our consultants is a key to this goal. With the the significant experience in consulting and successful projects in his portfolio, Leonid Zakharov will strengthen Jones Lang LaSalle’ position in the North-West region, one of the most attractive and rapidly developing markets in Russia.”

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 242 million square meters 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.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and Aktau. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow and Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg.
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