Jones Lang LaSalle to acquire HFF for $2bn in multifamily sector merger

Investment management firm Jones Lang LaSalle is targeting a bigger share of the multifamily real estate business after announcing plans to acquire commercial services provider HFF Inc. in a $2 billion deal. The proposed deal would see Jones Lang LaSalle snatch up all of HFF’s outstanding shares in a cash plus stock transaction. Jones Lang

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JLL Spark & Concrete VC Announce EMEA PropTech Hunt

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) announced this month launching a search for real estate technology in Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA).

London and Other Gateway Cities Tops for Real Estate Investment

According to a report from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), London remains the largest commercial real estate investment market in the world.

Jones Lang LaSalle Boosts Russia – CIS Presence with Millard Appointment

Jones Lang LaSalle has announced a new Head of Advisory Group Russia, Tim Millard (at left) joins the firm with a decade of experience in the region.

EMEA Real Estate Transactions Reach Highest Quarterly Level in 5 Years

Direct investment into commercial real estate was up 3% in 2012 in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, according to new research published by Jones Lang LaSalle. The increase of 2012 was strongly supported by the strongest quarter since 2007, as in Q4 of 2012 real estate transactions amounted to €46 billion, putting the yearly totals at €123 billion (USD 159 billion).

UAE Real Estate Market Trends for 2013

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has just released a new report detailing the top trends for UAE real estate in 2013, which appears to confirm what many investors in the region already believe – that Dubai and Abu Dhabi have already covered some ground on the long road to recovery.

Jones Lang LaSalle Tapped to Sell Battersea Beauty to World

On UK residential scene, Jones Lang LaSalle will reportedly be the International sales agents for the new Battersea Power Station development. Situated right on the Thames, the site is one of London’s most famous landmarks.

Brett Miller to Lead Jones Lang LaSalle in Canada

Jones Lang LaSalle has just announced the appointment of Brett Miller as the new president of its Canada operations. Miller, who is based in Toronto, will be responsible for overseeing and growing business throughout Canada from 14th May onwards.

IndiaProperty.com Launches Special Segment for Tier II Cities

IndiaProperty.com, the real estate portal of Consim Info, India’s leading Internet business group, has just announced its intention to consolidate its position as a leader in the online market for new properties in India. It is increasing its focus on Tier II cities and is launching a separate segment listing properties in these areas. IndiaProperty.com

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Rental Rates in Dubai’s International City Set to Be Squeezed Even More

The state backed developer Nakheel is set to release another 26 buildings to buyers in Dubai’s International City, totaling around 1,663 units, and this is likely to push rents in the beleaguered development even lower, according to a report in Arabianbusiness.com.   International City is a project aimed at low and middle income groups, and

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