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Jones Lang LaSalle Named ‘Best Property Consultancy’ in Asia Pacific at ‘The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television’

1 June 2011 - Jones Lang LaSalle is very pleased to announce that it has been named "Best Property Consultancy" in Asia Pacific at "The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television" event held in Shanghai yesterday.  The firm dominated the award categories across 10 countries in the region, winning the "Best Property Consultancy" awards (five-star) in Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, the Philippines and Singapore, and Highly Commendable awards in Hong Kong, India, Taiwan and Thailand.
The firm also won "Best Residential Development Marketing" for Meridian Hill, 81 Broadcast Drive, Kowlooon Tong, Hong Kong.
Three other highly commendable mentions were received for the following:
  • Property Consultancy Website - Thailand
  • Residential Development Marketing - No. 35 Barker Road, The Peak in Hong Kong
  • Property Consultance Marketing - 420 George Street in Australia

Mr. Alastair Hughes, Jones Lang LaSalle's Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer says, "We are very honoured by this recognition.  As a firm, we strive to be at the forefront of the industry and being the best in our field.  These accolades are a major boost to our pursuit of excellence for both our clients and staff, as we continue to strengthen our platform, enhance our service delivery and develop the best team of real estate professionals in the region to meet and exceed our clients' expectations."

David Leechiu, country head of Jones Lang LaSalle Leechiu (Philippines), disclosed that he was extremely proud of his team.  "I believe the company's consistent delivery of excellent service across a number of sectors and property lines made this honor possible.  As property consultants to multinational and local corporations, our staff members serve as fine examples of Filipino professionalism and talent to a global market."

As the regional winner, Jones Lang LaSalle will move forward to compete against other winning companies from Europe, Africa, the Americas and Arabia for the World's Best Property Consultancy category, to be announced later this year.

About the Award

The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 in association with Bloomberg Television is part of the long established International Property Awards and is recognised as a symbol of excellence throughout the global industry.  The judging panel is chaired by Lord Bates of Langbaurgh and consists of more than 60 professionals whose collective knowledge of the property industry is unsurpassed by any other property awards.  This year's judges include James Bacon, UK account manager of Google; Peter Bolton King, group chief executive of the National Federation of Property professionals; David Dalby of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); and Mike McNamara of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).