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JLL expands the Retail Group team in Russia

​Moscow, 18 January, 2017 – JLL, Russia & CIS announces the strengthening of its Retail Group: five retail experts joined the international consultant’s team from Cushman & Wakefield. Anastasia Kuznetsova and Rezeda Sadritdinova appointed as Associate Directors, Shopping Centres Agency; Regina Umyarova appointed as Senior Consultant, Retail Advisory; Alexander Dmitryuk and Rusalina Ramazanova appointed as Consultants, Shopping Centres Agency.

Anastasia Kuznetsova has over 12 years of experience in the retail real estate market. In 2007-2012, she worked for JLL and successfully completed many large-scale projects in Russia’s regions: Galeria Krasnodar in Krasnodar, Triumf Mall in Saratov, MoreMall in Sochi, Europa in Lipetsk, and Yuzhny in Kazan. Anastasia spent the next four years working for Cushman & Wakefield as Associate Director in the Retail team; she was in charge of the key shopping centres recently opened in Moscow, namely Columbus, Oceania and Khorosho!. She also participated in developing the leasing concept and strategy for the ADG Group cinema reconstruction project, Moscow.

Rezeda Sadritdinova has worked in retail real estate for over 8 years. In 2008-2012, she worked for JLL; her portfolio includes Leto and Piterland shopping centres in St. Petersburg, Yuzhny in Kazan, Aura in Surgut, Aviapark in Moscow, and Reutov Park in Moscow Region. 2012 through 2016, Rezeda worked with Cushman & Wakefield on Columbus, Metropolis (phase 2), Centralny Detsky Magazin on Lubyanka, the iconic children store, and ENKA TC project on Kashirskoye Highway in Moscow as well as Kristall and City Mall in Tyumen. Rezeda took part in commissioning retail and service facilities within the Moscow Central Circle (MCC) railroad system.

Regina Umyarova joined JLL Retail Advisory team after three years of working for Cushman & Wakefield Retail Department as Senior Consultant. Regina focuses on market analysis for shopping centre projects including catchment area and consumer demand analysis, competition surveys, market size and supportable floor space estimations, tenants' demand analysis and other project-specific studies. She participated in Metropolis mall project (phase 2); reconception of Immofinanz portfolio projects; survey of Moscow and St. Petersburg specialized sports retail market and Moscow mall entertainment concepts.

Alexander Dmitryuk worked on Oceania, Khorosho! and Metropolis (phase 2) projects in Moscow. Alexander's portfolio also includes a project of leasing costs optimization for Lenta, one of Russia’s largest food retailers. Rusalina Ramazanova took part in large Moscow projects like Oceania and Khorosho! as well as TAU Gallery in Saratov and City Mall in Tyumen.

Ekaterina Zemskaya, Regional Director, Head of Retail Group, JLL, Russia & CIS, comments: “JLL Retail Group is the only team in Russia providing the full-cycle services in the retail market for both developers and retailers. Our team consists of professionals in concept development, marketing and leasing, street retail, and tenant representation. The portfolio of projects completed within the challenging, ever-changing market in Russia is the best proof of our expertise.”

JLL Retail team is the most prominent in the market and is represented by over 30 specialists in Retail Group and 200 people in Retail Property Management. JLL Retail experts work in JLL offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and Astana, covering all regions of Russia as well as Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other CIS states.

​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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 70,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.7 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.

In Russia and CIS JLL has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. JLL, Russia & CIS was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006-2016 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow; Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, 2016, St. Petersburg; Consultant of the Year at the RCSC Awards in 2015.