Jones Lang LaSalle MENA wins top award at the 2009 CNBC Arabian Property Awards
Jones Lang LaSalle MENA has been named “Best Commercial Property Agency Arabia” at the 2009 CNBC Arabia Property Awards where the firm also won the “Best Commercial Property Agency – Dubai” award. Presented at a gala dinner at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai on 25th October 2009, Matthew Hammond, Head of Agency, Jones Lang LaSalle MENA accepted the awards on behalf of the firm.
“The success that we enjoy in the local and regional market is directly attributed to our outstanding clients and partners. Thank you for the confidence that you placed in Jones Lang LaSalle” said Matthew Hammond, Head of Agency at Jones Lang LaSalle MENA
Commenting on its success, Blair Hagkull, Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle MENA said:
“We are delighted to have been honoured by an international panel of highly regarded professionals and by our own peers. It’s a reflection of Jones Lang LaSalle’s continuous excellence in global real estate investment and advisory services in what remain very challenging economic times.
I congratulate the entire team and thank them for their contributions and hard work. The market continues to offer many opportunities and we remain highly motivated to meet the challenges ahead and to offer our clients the best solutions and services.”
The CNBC Arabian Property Awards are run in conjunction with the International Property Awards, the world’s most prestigious real estate competition dedicated to finding the best professionals from across the globe. Later this year, top scoring winners from the Arabian Property Awards will compete against other winning companies from Asia Pacific, Europe & Africa, the UK and Americas to find the ultimate World’s Best in each category. A full list of the awards is available at www.propertyawards.net.
Entries were judged by a panel of professionals whose collective knowledge of the property industry is second to none and unsurpassed by any other property awards. Some of this year’s judges include Peter Bolton-King, group chief executive of the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP); Imtiaz Farookhi, chief executive of the National House Building Council (NHBC); Ben Wood, industry head of property markets for Google UK; Christopher Hall, president elect of The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI); Wilhelm Harnish, Master Builders of Australia (MBA); Thijs Stoffer, International Consortium of Real Estate Agents Association (ICREA); and many more.
Jones Lang LaSalle is the pre-eminent investment advisor in the global real estate industry with 180 offices worldwide, operating in 60 countries globally and 25 countries in the MENA region working on projects worth US$ 200 billion and on transactions in excess of US$ 1.2 billion. In the MENA region, Jones Lang LaSalle employs 100 internationally qualified real estate and hotels professionals of 29 nationalities.
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