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Jones Lang LaSalle launches new sustainability services in Russia

Moscow, 16th December 2009 – Currently in Copenhagen under the UN hospice more than 98 world leaders are gathering to define the future of our planet and to agree on the next acceptable level of sustainable growth. Jones Lang LaSalle is in full support of this global effort and is launching a new business initiative in Russia focusing on current and future environmental improvements in the real estate market.

This is delivered via a more efficient utilization of Real Estate resources, existing or new, with local developers, occupiers and investors. The approach focuses on the maximization of property portfolios for both Russian and multi-national companies.

Energy and sustainability services have been a cornerstone in Jones Lang LaSalle global strategies for the past 3 years. Recognizing that this is also becoming an issue in Russia, Jones Lang LaSalle has already allocated internal dedicated resources, lead by one of its experts, Charles Cresser, Associate Director with Corporate Solution Department, who is developing Jones Lang LaSalle Russia and CIS sustainability program aiming at achieving truly sustainable buildings and maximizing the bottom line profitability of Real Estate portfolio's .

Charles commented: “Sustainability in the global real estate market is a critical business issue and the need for a considered approach to energy and sustainability solutions in Russia and CIS is no different. As a leading global player in providing sustainability advice, Jones Lang LaSalle brings a wealth of knowledge to the market as we continue to progress the green agenda for our clients”.

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specialising in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2008 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.3 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $37 billion of assets under management.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and Almaty. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 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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