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ORLANDO, FL

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Florida Retail Leasing Platform Expands with the Addition of Cesar Rodriguez


ORLANDO, Feb. 20, 2014 — Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) today announced the firm has added retail expert, Cesar Rodriguez as a Vice President to its leasing platform. He will work under the direction of Florida Retail Market Lead, John Lambert to develop and execute leasing strategies for properties throughout Central and Southern Florida.  

“Retailers and investors continue to grow their footprint throughout Florida, and the addition of Cesar to our leasing team will allow us to better support our clients’ need for strategic leasing plans,” said Lambert. “Cesar’s broad retail background has built a strong relationship with local, national and regional retailers, and gives him a deep understanding of owners’ needs and goals.”  

Rodriguez has more than 20 years of retail experience, from management and operations, to specialty and permanent leasing and served as a General Manager for Jones Lang LaSalle before relocating to Florida in his new leasing role.  Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Rodriguez was a Specialty Leasing Manager at General Growth Properties, and he also owned and operated, CHR Realty, a real estate company and Morgan Chase mortgage company in Miami. Throughout his career, he was involved in several notable retail projects including the redevelopment and remerchandising of the 850,000 square-foot South Park Mall in San Antonio. He received an honorable mention from the United States Congress for bringing the first book store deal to the South Side of San Antonio. Rodriguez attended St Leo’s University while serving in the United States Army, and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) where he currently holds the CSM and CRX designation. He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Florida and Texas.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Retail Group serves as the industry’s leader in retail real estate services. The firm’s more than 850 dedicated retail experts in the Americas partner with investors and occupiers around the globe to support and shape investment and site selection strategies. Its retail specialists provide independent and expert advice to clients, backed by industry-leading research that delivers maximum value throughout the entire lifecycle of an asset or lease.  The firm has more than 80 retail brokerage experts spanning 20 major markets, representing more than 100 retail clients.  As the largest third party retail property manager in the United States, Jones Lang LaSalle’s retail portfolio has 305 retail centers, totaling 65.7 million square feet under management in regional malls, lifestyle centers, grocery-anchored centers, power centers, central business districts, transportation facilities and mixed-use projects.

For more news, videos and research from Jones Lang LaSalle’s Retail Group, please visit: www.jllretail.com

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 $4.0 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 3.0 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.