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24 hours in and stocking up on business cards

Posted by: Darren Krakowiak, Head of Markets, Korea I’ve just experienced my first 24 hours at the 2013 CoreNet Global Summit at the amazing Grand Hyatt in Shanghai. Last night the event kicked off with an opening ceremony and the well attended and thoroughly enjoyable Jones Lang LaSalle client event. This morning’s key note speaker [...]

Lighting up the night

Posted by: John Forrest, Global Director and CEO, Corporate Solutions Asia Pacific What better way to usher in the 2013 Asia Summit then with a cocktail in hand while enjoying panoramic views of The Bund. We had the pleasure of welcoming more than 70 regional and international clients to Jones Lang LaSalle’s annual CoreNet Summit [...]

Summit Conversations: The benefits of Zumba and the challenges of tightening consumer credit

Posted by: Richard Wesson, Regional Director, Project and Development Services, Asia Pacific With more than 520 delegates at the Summit, it is a great opportunity to network with peers from around the globe. I had an interesting discussion with Lee Utke, global head of CRE for Whirlpool at our client event last night. He sees [...]

The San Diego synopsis

Posted by: Ed Noha Strategic Consulting Another Summit has come and gone. As I suspected, the conversation has shifted from a single focus on cost cutting to broader solutioning that creates value for the business. Talent, location, workplace, capital and yes, cost are all important. As always, many great ideas were presented and debated at [...]

Welcome CoreNet goers to San Diego

Posted by: Peter Belisle Market Director Southwest Region It’s a pleasure to have the Summit pay a visit to the west coast. Here in San Diego we are seeing the office market being fueled by industry clusters that have sustained growth over the last few years like technology, life sciences and healthcare. As I review [...]