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Jones Lang LaSalle appoints Ben Burston as Head of UK Offices Research

London, 3rd June 2013 – Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Ben Burston as head of UK offices research, based in London. Ben joins from DTZ where he held the roles of Senior Economist, Associate Director and most recently Head of UK Research. Prior to this he worked for seven years as an economist and policy advisor to the Australian Treasury. Ben will play a crucial role in developing Jones Lang LaSalle’s market-leading offices research output and in extending the services available to clients.

Jon Neale, Head of UK Research at Jones Lang LaSalle commented: “ Ben has extensive experience in property research and economic forecasting, which will add real value to our team. I will be working with Ben to ensure that our office research remains the most thought-provoking and insightful in the market, while adapting to a more tech-savvy and mobile world.”

Ben Burston added, “I am looking forward to joining such a strong team and using my skills and experience to ensure that Jones Lang LaSalle remains an industry leader in offices research. With the nature of the workplace changing rapidly, there could not be a more interesting time to be helping to shape the research agenda – particularly given the wider economic context.”