Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Greg Brown named to co-lead JLL Capital Markets in Orange County, CA

Greg Brown 

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – JLL announced Senior Managing Director Greg Brown has been appointed to co-head JLL Capital Markets in its Orange County office. 

 Mr. Brown will lead the Orange County debt and equity placement business alongside Senior Managing Director Sean Deasy, who will continue to oversee the investment advisory platform.

Sean Deasy

Executive Managing Director Kevin MacKenzie, previously co-head of the Orange County Capital Markets practice, has stepped out of the day-to-day office head responsibility to focus on his current role on the JLL Capital Markets Executive Committee, including his leadership responsibilities for the west coast offices, and active client engagements across the Country.

Kevin MacKenzie

Mr. Brown joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and has more than 14 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.  He has been involved in more than $4 billion in multifamily, retail, office, industrial, and hospitality transactions during his tenure with HFF.  

“We are excited to promote another leader within our firm, and Greg embodies the qualities we look for as a servant leader and top-of-class capital markets expert,” MacKenzie noted.  

“This is consistent with our firm’s philosophy of developing the best leaders, proven over time and repetition, then providing them opportunities to elevate their career while furthering the firm’s growth. We continue to focus on our player-coach model, putting the client’s interest first, and utilizing the best team on the field approach in all circumstances.”


 Kristen Murphy, 
JLL Senior Manager, 
Public Relations
Phone: +1 617 848 1572

JLL closes sale of suburban Chicago retail center

Amy Sands 
CHICAGO, IL – JLL Capital Markets announced it has closed the sale of Westlake Plaza, a 42,018-square-foot, internet-resistant neighborhood shopping center in Chicago’s affluent Northshore community of Wilmette, Illinois.

JLL represented the seller, Chicago-based Newport Capital Partners. A private real estate fund advised by Crow Holdings Capital purchased the asset.

Westlake Plaza is one of only three neighborhood centers within the market, and no new retail space east of Interstate 94 has been delivered to the market over the last 40 years. 

The center is 83% leased to a variety of internet-resistant tenants, including Supercuts, Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts, Westlake Chiropractic HealthCare Center, Finest Fit Cleaners, Ivy Cleaners, Mei Lin House and Professional Eye Care. 

Clinton Mitchell

Situated on 2.5 acres at 3207 Lake Avenue, Westlake Plaza is on Chicago’s North Shore and surrounded by some of the most prestigious and affluent suburbs in the country. More than 110,000 residents earning an average annual household income of $182,250 live within a three-mile radius of the center.

The JLL Capital Markets team that represented the seller was led by Managing Directors Amy Sands and Clinton Mitchell.

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Deal secured by Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP (“HFF”) prior to being acquired by JLL on July 1, 2019. Co-brokerage services provided by Jones Lang LaSalle Americas (IL) LP.


Kimberly Steele
JLL Senior Associate, Public Relations
Phone: +1 713 852 3420

Regency Centers Named to Newsweek's America's Most Responsible Companies 2020 List

Lisa Palmer
JACKSONVILLE, Fl (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Regency Centers Corporation (“Regency” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:REG), the preeminent national owner, operator, and developer of shopping centers, announced today that it has been included in Newsweek's inaugural America's Most Responsible Companies 2020 list.
“It’s an honor to be recognized as a leader in such an important area,” said Lisa Palmer, President and CEO of Regency Centers. “This is an incredible gathering of companies who care, and a powerful validation of being considerate corporate citizens. 

"It’s critically important that every day we remain committed to living our values and always striving to do the right thing. We’d like to thank Newsweek for keeping a spotlight on the efforts of so many.”
Over 2,000 public companies were analyzed by Newsweek and data research firm Statista, in order to focus down on the top 300 companies in the nation that operate as good neighbors and citizens. 
This analysis was carried out in a four-phase process, consisting of an independent survey of 6,500 U.S. citizens. Key performance indicators were researched based on publicly available information from Corporate Annual Reports, CSR Reports, Sustainability Reports, and Corporate Citizenship Reports.
Laura Clark
Senior Vice President, Capital Markets
Eric Davidson
Senior Manager, Communications
Source: Regency Centers Corporation