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Jones Lang LaSalle Adds Healthcare Experts to San Diego Team

Paul Braun and Chris Ross proven leaders in healthcare brokeraqe

SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2013 — Jones Lang LaSalle has hired Paul Braun as Managing Director and Chris Ross as Vice President to spearhead the firm’s healthcare brokerage team in San Diego. According to First Research, the healthcare industry is forecasted to grow at an annual compounded rate of six percent between now and 2017, and Jones Lang LaSalle is poised to help clients manage their growing real estate needs.

Braun and Ross come to JLL with a robust history of advising some of the biggest names in healthcare, both nationally and locally, on medical office and healthcare real estate leasing, investment sales, owner-user sales and occupier services.

"Paul and Chris have a great reputation in the healthcare real estate industry," said Jason Clark, Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle's Healthcare Solutions Group. “Both bring deep and unique healthcare transaction experience that augments JLL’s diverse and integrated healthcare solutions team across the country.”

Braun and Ross also provide services to their clients beyond the transaction, often augmenting or devising strategic plans for leveraging resources to maximize return on real estate leases and investments. The highly specialized services they provide make them a valuable resource for developers and investors as well as health systems, medical groups, surgery centers and imaging centers.

Notable clients, past and present, for Braun and Ross include Scripps Health, Sharp HealthCare, Rady Children’s Physician Management Services, Palomar Health, Kilroy Realty, Finest City Realty, Newport National Corporation, Surgical Care Affiliates, Imaging Healthcare Specialists and Graybill Medical Group.
Braun resides in Del Mar while Ross lives in Carmel Valley.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Healthcare Solutions group works with hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the nation, delivering comprehensive inpatient and ambulatory facility management, strategic consulting, real estate capital advisory, program management, property management, transaction services, lease administration and energy/sustainability advisory services. Through its work, the Healthcare Solutions group connects healthcare business strategies to real estate solutions, driving efficiencies and enhancing quality.  For the last five years JLL has been ranked among the top five development firms in the Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Design & Construction Survey.

JLL is a leader in the San Diego commercial real estate market. The firm employs approximately 165 of the area’s most recognized industry experts offering services in brokerage, capital markets, facility management and project development services. In 2012, the San Diego team completed 4.58 million square feet in lease transactions, directed $57 million in project management, currently leases 10.5 million square feet and has 5.5 million square feet under management.

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 2.6 billion square feet 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. For further information, visit

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