JLL Named Asia-Pacific's No.1 Real Estate Investment Advisory Firm for Fifth Year

JLL has been named the number one real estate investment advisory firm in Asia Pacific for the fifth year in a row, based on total value of sales completed.

According to Real Capital Analytics (RCA), an independent body that monitors real estate transaction volumes worldwide, JLL advised on investment deals worth US$16.6 billion in 2015, which amounts to a 27.8 percent market share in Asia-Pacific.

The firm has been ranked first place since RCA began releasing data in 2011.

JLL also took the top spot in the hotel sector for the fifth year in a row, with a total of US$2.9 billion in hotel sales in 2015, representing a 57 percent market share in the region.

“2015 was a stellar year for real estate investment in Asia-Pacific thanks to continuing demand from investors wanting to buy into the growth story in the region,” said Stuart Crow, Head of Asia-Pacific Capital Markets, JLL.

“We are delighted to have achieved top ranking with RCA for five consecutive years, which shows the strength of our platform to serve investors in Asia-Pacific. We look forward to continuing to deliver exceptional value to our clients in 2016.”

Scott Hetherington, CEO Asia, JLL Hotels & Hospitality, added: “Our hotels business in Asia-Pacific has been growing to meet demand for investment advisory services, as the region's hospitality sector continues to mature and develop.

"For us, 2015 was a year of high-profile transactions and a number of blockbuster sales. This number-one ranking with RCA is testament to the hard work of our teams in making these deals happen.”