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Columbus, OH

Jones Lang LaSalle Ramps up Brokerage Team in Columbus, OH

Firm hires two top tier brokers in Columbus to build industrial and office services

COLUMBUS, OH, Feb. 7, 2011 —  Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Steve Kuhr as Senior Vice President and Soniya Gokhale as Vice President in the firm’s Columbus brokerage team.  Kuhr will focus on building Jones Lang LaSalle’s industrial brokerage service offering in the region while Gokhale will build the firm’s office brokerage business in Central Ohio.  She will specialize in tenant representation services including strategic planning, lease negotiations, and land and building acquisition and disposition.

“Bringing Steve and Soniya on board boosts our expertise and services to our clients in the Central Ohio region,” said Paul Tingley, Executive Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle. “We have added two exceptional professionals who bring the depth of knowledge and the experience necessary to grow our business in this part of Ohio and, most importantly, to offer superior service to our clients.”
With more than 15 years of experience in real estate, Kuhr specializes in both landlord and tenant representation advising local and national clients with their industrial real estate needs.   Kuhr graduated with a bachelor of science degree in business administration specializing in marketing and real estate development from Ohio State University.
Gokhale has a wide range of experience working with numerous asset types and clients including medical and general office tenants as well as India-based companies with multi-national portfolios.  Gokhale graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in english and journalism from Ohio State University.

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 2010 global revenue of $2.9 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 1.7 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 approximately $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, visit our website,