JLL appoints Gregory Ku as Head of Logistics and Industrial
Strengthening logistics and industrial property services in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, 12 December 2022 – JLL today announced the appointment of Gregory Ku as Head of Logistics and Industrial (L&I) at JLL in Hong Kong, effective from 1 January 2023.
With over 26 years of experience in the real estate market, Ku will oversee JLL's collective efforts across capital markets on L&I transactions and L&I leasing. He and his team will leverage both the strength of the Hong Kong business and the growing regional Logistics and Industrial platform.
Ku joined JLL's Industrial department in Hong Kong in 1996 and became the Head of Industrial in 2002. He relocated to Macau in 2005 to lead JLL's new office in the city as Managing Director. Since March this year, he has taken on a role as Executive Consultant to drive business and relationships with major clients in Hong Kong, as well as to provide oversight for the Macau business.
Alex Barnes, Managing Director of JLL Hong Kong and Macau, said: "Logistics and industrial properties have become an important theme in the real estate sector and businesses are increasingly relying on these crucial infrastructures in the global supply chain. Its stable rental return and value-added potential are also attracting investor attention. We are confident that Gregory's ample experience and wealth of knowledge in real estate will enable us to expand in this market and bring more opportunities for our clients."
Gregory Ku, Head of Logistics and Industrial at JLL in Hong Kong, said: "I am thrilled to lead the Logistics and Industrial team in Hong Kong to provide valuable insights and advice to our clients. As an important part of the global logistics hub, the demand for warehouse and logistics centres continues to increase. We believe the market will grow prosperously as more comprehensive infrastructure networks are planned and completed in the near future. With JLL's outstanding services and deep knowledge of the market, I believe we can achieve solid results over time."
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