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JLL’s innovative online Cities Research Centre scoops top award at MPF Awards 2016

​​​​LONDON, March 09 2014 – The Global Research team at JLL, a financial and professional services firm specialising in commercial real estate services, was recognised by the Managing Partners Forum (MPF) for its market-leading insight winning the Best Thought Leadership award at MPF’s 14th Annual Award ceremony, held at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square on 9 March.

MPF helps professional firms grow by providing insight to leaders and their management team to improve performance, increase profitability and prepare for an uncertain future. The MPF created its annual Awards in 2002 as a way for leaders and management teams at professional firms to demonstrate their contribution.

The Global Research team picked up the award for their ‘unique’ and ‘innovative’ approach and for going ‘beyond the traditional marketing and messaging of many thought leadership campaigns.’

The entry was focused on JLL’s Cities Research Programme which consolidates the firm-wide expertise on cities and brings to life JLL knowledge and data in a dynamic and accessible format. Custom-built visualisations deliver unique global city comparisons and analyse trends shaping real estate markets worldwide. The Cities Research Center aims to be an indispensable resource for investors, developers, corporate occupiers and city governments providing unique indices, analysis and perspectives on city performance.

To learn more please visit JLL’s Cities Research Center.

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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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $56.4 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit​