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JLL appointed new Head of Retail Tenant Representation, Russia & CIS

Moscow, September 18, 2017 – JLL has announced an appointment in the Retail Department. Nadezhda Martynova joined the Russia & CIS team as Head of Retail Tenant Representation.

Nadezhda has spent more than 10 years in the retail business. During the last two years, she worked for IKEA Centers Russia, the largest retail real estate market player in Russia. Nadezhda was in charge of forming tenant pools for the existing Mega malls in such cities as Moscow and St. Petersburg, in Adygea Republic, as well as within company’s new project in St. Petersburg. Her duties included rental income increase and tenant mix improvement.

Earlier, Nadezhda participated in a number of mall projects in Cushman & Wakefield, as well as JLL. Her portfolio including malls like Columbus and Gagarinsky in Moscow, Leto in St. Petersburg, Tau Gallery in Saratov, and OZ Mall in Krasnodar.

With her new position in JLL, Nadezhda will be responsible for representing retailers in the real estate market. Her team provides the full scope of locations search services for trade operators employing a unique approach to each retail network. The services include retail strategy consulting, preparation for new markets entry, market share increase, locations search, assessment of the competitive environment, lease and purchase transactions support, as well as refinement of the existing lease agreements

Ekaterina Zemskaya, Regional Director, Head of Retail Department, JLL, Russia & CIS, comments: “JLL is the only company that has a dedicated retailer representation team in the Russian market. In the current market environment in order to maintain the proper expansion pace a retail operator needs a professional partner that has a holistic vision and deep understanding of the key industry trends. This is all about JLL’s retailer services team. Not only it supports the retail networks in terms of strategy formation, but can also bring your strategy into reality. In addition to the services for established retail networks in Russia and the CIS, JLL’s global platform and strong links with major international retailers allow finding successful market entry strategies for the new brands in active search of the existing opportunities.”

JLL is the only consultant in Russia & CIS providing the full-cycle services in the retail market. JLL Retail team offer the widest range of services to cover the whole cycle of investment and development projects. The team includes specialists in concept development, marketing and leasing, street retail, tenant representation, property & facility management, corporate finance and investment sales.