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JLL ranked top real estate investment broker in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Real Capital Analytics (RCA) analysis reveals JLL advised on greatest deal volume across the region in 2013 for third year running

EMEA, 28 March 2014 – JLL has been ranked the number one real estate investment advisory firm in EMEA in 2013, according to recently released independent data from Real Capital Analytics (RCA).

With over €20 billion reported sales in 2013, JLL was ranked top by investment volume across all major sectors: office, retail, industrial and hotels by RCA. JLL also came top in EMEA overall in 2012 and 2011.

As well as leading on the sellside, JLL’s Capital Markets teams were equally active in acquisitions, joint ventures and financing and overall advised on more than €38 bn of commercial real estate investment transactions in 2013.  Acting across 76 local offices in 29 different countries, 70% of JLL’s sales in EMEA involved a non-domestic investor demonstrating JLL’s unrivalled international platform. 

Richard Bloxam, Head of European Capital Markets at JLL said: “Our clients tell me they value the high-quality, specialist commercial real estate advice our experienced local, regional and global deal-making teams provide. We will continue to invest in our ability deliver optimal investment advice for our clients who benefit from the combination of best in class capital solutions allied to deep local real estate knowledge. I am confident our wider capital markets offering, including structured equity and debt advice, joint venturing, fund raising and bank advisory will be in even greater demand this year as investors continue to cross borders and target long-term real estate investment opportunities in EMEA.”

JLL was also ranked number one sales advisor by traded volumes in the Asia Pacific region.  In 2013, JLL Capital Markets globally traded an average of $380 million* every working day.”

Assumes 365 days per year less 104 weekends.


About JLL
JLL (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $4.0 billion, JLL operates in 75 countries worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 279 million square meters and completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management.
In Russia and CIS JLL has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. JLL, Russia & CIS was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow; Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg and The Best Real Estate Consultancy in Ukraine at the Ukrainian Property Awards in 2013. For further information, visit