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Jones Lang LaSalle partners second Unfold Leeds property exhibition

Event to showcase why Leeds is a ‘great place’ to do business and invest

Leeds, 20 September 2012 - Jones Lang LaSalle is proud to join a host of commercial property agents in sponsoring this year's Unfold property exhibition and conference. Organised by the Leeds, York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce the event, taking place at Leeds Town Hall on the 18th October 2012, will showcase Leeds as a business and investment location.

The event will see high profile developers, landlords and property organisations in the region exhibit both current and pipelined developments, investments and available space.
Building on the success of last year's conference occupiers and investors are invited to the event to discuss the city’s opportunities and see what Leeds has to offer to businesses.

Keynote speakers include Cllr Keith Wakefield and Tom Riordan, Leader and CEO respectively of Leeds City Council, speaking alongside Mike Ingall, CEO of Allied London, Rick deBlaby, CEO of MEPC and Steve Wood, Vice President – Strategy at IBM (UK & Ireland).
Jeff Pearey, head of Jones Lang LaSalle's Leeds office, said: “We are once again pleased to be able to partner this event which aims so showcase why Leeds is such a great city for property investors to put their money into and occupiers to relocate their businesses.
“In these turbulent economic times competition for inward investment has never been as fierce amongst regional cities. Its important for Leeds' property community to fly the flag for the city; it genuinely has so much to offer."