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Current responsibilities
Louis Rosenthal serves as Executive Vice President of JLL’s Tenant Representation group. He specializes in devising and implementing real estate cost reduction strategies for major corporations and local professional firms. On behalf of clients, he leverages his 25 years of experience, representing both tenants and landlords, to more effectively identify market trends, analyze location alternatives and building systems, and negotiate favorable financial terms and lease documents.

Specialties
Louis has extensive experience in negotiating leases for general purpose office space, data center, trading floor, disaster recovery, and medical space users. He has in-depth knowledge of the Houston Office Markets, building operating expenses, building infrastructure, construction, financial analysis and lease documentation. Additionally, he has represented clients in the acquisition and disposition of office buildings and land.
 
Years of experience
25 Years
 
Experience
Louis has brought a unique perspective to negotiating more than 750 office lease transactions totaling more than seven million square feet. He has been a student of the Houston office market for more than 25 years and has written numerous articles and published more than 20 JLL Houston office market forecasts during his twelve years with the company.
 
Prior to joining JLL, Louis worked for Houston-based developers Martin Fein Interests, Inc. and Mark Lee & Associates, Inc., as well as the commercial brokerage firm, Grubb & Ellis.
 
Key transactions
• ANR Pipeline Co.
• BP North America
• BP Alternative Energy
• MetLife
• Microsoft
• TransCanada Corporation
• McGrath & Co.
• Delta Insurance
• Doyle & Raizner LLP
• Martin Fein Interests, Inc.
• Fielding CPA’s
• Sechrist + Duckers, LLP.
• Retina Consultants of Houston

Awards
• HBJ Heavy Hitters Award 2009-2012
• CoStar Power Broker Award 2011
 
Education
Louis received a Bachelor degree in Real Estate Finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.
 
Affiliations
• Licensed real estate broker in the State of Texas for more than 25 years
• Central Houston Inc. Transportation Committee
• Urban Land Institute
• The Rice Design Alliance
• CORENET
• Previously served on the boards of Trees for Houston and United Jewish Campaign