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JLL Expands Retail Leasing Expertise in Los Angeles

Danielle Cornwell joins firm as associate specializing in agency leasing and tenant representation in Downtown Los Angeles and the Greater Los Angeles area

​LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2014 — JLL today announced the expansion of its retail platform in Los Angeles with the addition of Danielle Cornwell. Cornwell will serve as a associate of retail brokerage working on the team lead by Senior Vice President David Thomas. In her new role, Cornwell is tasked with developing and executing leasing strategies to maximize the full potential for the firm’s retail investor and owner clients’ assets in Downtown Los Angeles and the greater Los Angeles area.

“Los Angeles is a target market for our retail investor clients and it’s critical to have a skilled expert, like Danielle, on the ground to support their investment goals and leasing needs,” said Peter Belisle, Market Director for JLL's Southwest Region. “Danielle's vast experience in working with new and expanding retailer concepts has enabled her to develop and maintain strong landlord relationships at the local, regional and national levels.”

Cornwell most recently worked at a local brokerage firm where she served as an expert in pairing retail concepts with the best fit in location and space to match the client’s vision and optimal success.  Her clients include Time Warner Cable Concept Stores, Shinola, Stance, Filson, Lord of Optic, BierBeisl, Poppy & Rose & YM Architects.  Prior to her career in real estate, Cornwell consulted for award-winning architecture & design firms, Kanner Architects in Los Angeles and Angus Caravelli in New York City. 

JLL’s Retail Group serves as the industry’s leader in retail real estate services. The firm’s more than 800 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 90 retail brokerage experts spanning more than 25 major markets, representing more than 440 retail clients. As the largest third party retail property manager in the United States, JLL’s retail portfolio has 350 centers, totaling 67 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 further information, visit

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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