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JLL Cities Research Center Wins “Best in Class” Interactive Media Award

Pioneering Cities website recognized for innovation, presentation and execution

CHICAGO, September 11, 2014 – JLL today announced that its Cities Research Center was named “Best in Class” in the real estate category of the Interactive Media Awards (IMA). The IMA, an international awards program sponsored by the Interactive Media Council, Inc., recognizes excellence in web design and development across broad business industries. “Best in Class,” IMA’s most prestigious award, is presented to organizations and companies whose digital platforms represent the very best in planning, creativity, execution and overall professionalism.

“The Cities Research Center site is truly advanced in terms of its design, functionality, coverage and its cutting-edge data visualizations. It provides a unique perspective on cities and real estate around the world and this award is recognition of our innovative approach to the analysis and interpretation of city performance,” said Rosemary Feenan, Head of Global Research Programmes at JLL.

Launched in March 2014, JLL’s Cities Research Center is an interactive web-based platform that provides unique perspectives on city performance and real estate. The CRC analyses 300 cities’ performance using JLL’s proprietary research, presenting it through visual content, mapping, comparative data, blogs and videos.

The CRC helps companies and investors understand real estate opportunities in urban areas across the world. The online toolkit has a patent pending in the U.S. and has proven a valuable resource for many of JLL’s clients, supporting real estate strategies and offering unrivalled market insight.

Visit the JLL Cities Research Center to explore the “New World of Cities” and learn more about global opportunities in 300 cities around the world.

About JLL
JLL (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 fee revenue of $4.0 billion and gross revenue of $4.5 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet, or 280.0 million square meters, and completed $99.0 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $50.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit​