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Atlanta

Kay Younglove Joins Jones Lang LaSalle Atlanta Office Leasing and Management Team


ATLANTA, January 25, 2010 — Kay Younglove, a veteran of the Atlanta commercial real estate market for more than 20 years, will join Jones Lang LaSalle’s office leasing and management team as senior vice president, starting February 1.  She will hold a leadership role for agency leasing, where she has significant experience in attracting and retaining tenants, and business development.
 
“We are extremely fortunate to be able to add someone of Kay’s experience and record of success in the Atlanta real estate market,” said Clark Gore, market director for Jones Lang LaSalle in Atlanta.  “It has always been our goal at Jones Lang LaSalle to hire the best, and we have certainly done that by bringing Kay onto our team.  Her expertise will help improve the bottom line for our clients.”
 
Younglove was most recently vice president with Colonial Properties Trust, where she oversaw Colonial’s Atlanta marketing and was responsible for leasing Atlantic Center Plaza and Three Ravinia Drive as well as oversight of leasing for The Peachtree.  She increased the 813,000 square-foot-Three Ravinia Drive’s occupancy from 49% to 95% while maintaining more than 90% occupancy at Atlantic Center Plaza.
 
She previously served as senior vice president of leasing and management for the Southeast for Prentiss Properties, where she managed 50 employees. During her 10-year-tenure, she completed more than 2 million square feet of leases in the 1 million-square-foot One Atlantic Center (IBM Tower).
 
Younglove has earned numerous commercial real estate awards, including NAIOP’s Top Producer Award for office leasing in 2007 for leasing 536,880 square feet of office space that year – valued at more than $123 million.
 
She is a board member for the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, a member of the executive board of the Perimeter Community Improvement District, and a past president and charter member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Atlanta, where she serves on the Past Presidents  Advisory Council.
 
About Jones Lang LaSalle
 
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2008 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.4 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $37 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site, www.joneslanglasalle.com.
 
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