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Wes Edwards Joins Hampton Roads Office of Jones Lang LaSalle

NORFOLK, Va., September 17, 2013 — Wes Edwards has joined the Hampton Roads office of Jones Lang LaSalle as a Vice President, where he will work with Deborah Stearns and Maureen Rooks on Harbor Group International’s office portfolio in Norfolk, VA. Also joining the Harbor Group International assignment is new Associate Landon Hinton.

Previously with Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate, Edwards has 30 years of experience working with institutional owners on leasing, acquisition and development programs. Edwards specializes in office and industrial properties in the Hampton Roads region, where he provides tenants and landlords with planning and analysis, prospect generation and lease negotiation and administration.

“We are extremely pleased to have Wes and Landon join JLL’s growing Hampton Roads team and serve our corporate and institutional clients,” said Charlie Polk, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.

Over the course of his career, Edwards has been recognized with multiple Gold and Silver Achievement Awards from the Commercial Real Estate Council, as well as multiple Deal of the Year Awards from the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate. He is a Lifetime Member of the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors, Multi-Million Dollar Club.

“I look forward to being part of JLL’s Hampton Roads team and focusing the vast resources of the firm to serve our landlord and tenant clients,” said Edwards.
Edwards maintains the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and is a member of the Hampton Roads Commercial Real Estate Council and the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate.

In the second quarter of this year, Harbor Group International hired Jones Lang LaSalle as the exclusive leasing agent for its entire office portfolio in downtown Norfolk, VA., a four-building portfolio totaling approximately one million square feet. This is the first time the entire downtown portfolio has been represented by a single firm.

Lifelong Hampton Roads resident Landon Hinton, who recently graduated from Radford University, joined JLL as an Associate. Hinton is a member of the Downtown Norfolk Council, volunteers with the Special Olympics and is an active fundraiser for Operation Smile.

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 $46.3 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit