Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
HSBC Assigns Jones Lang LaSalle Largest Outsourcing Contract for Real Estate Facility Management Services
Largest global facility management outsourcing contract by a financial services firm for 58 million-square-foot portfolio expected to drive operational efficiency and consistency

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) today announced that global bank HSBC has selected the firm as its sole global outsourcing provider of integrated facility management services across its 58 million-square-foot real estate portfolio. This is the largest facility management contract awarded to a single provider on a global basis by a financial services firm.

The practice of outsourcing non-core real estate functions to dedicated third-party experts has increased in recent years as service providers have attempted to expand their abilities to deliver consistent services across broader geographies and corporations have better understood the productivity benefits of outsourcing. With its ability to deliver real estate services across such a large and diverse global portfolio, Jones Lang LaSalle is on the forefront of the global outsourcing trend. HSBC's pioneering decision to outsource facility management services worldwide is designed to increase operational efficiency and consistency across its 11,000-site portfolio throughout North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

"Jones Lang LaSalle and HSBC are committed to introducing innovative solutions that advance the performance of real estate as a driver of measurable business improvements. Our global team is focused on improving the productivity of HSBC's real estate through operational efficiency across its global workplaces," said Colin Dyer, President and CEO, Jones Lang LaSalle.

Jones Lang LaSalle has been a real estate advisor to HSBC in North America since 1998. The contract adds more than 42 million square feet of real estate worldwide to Jones Lang LaSalle's responsibilities, and renews existing facility management services in North America, China, Thailand, Mexico and Panama. Jones Lang LaSalle also acts as one of HSBC's regional transaction partners, serving its Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East-North Africa regions.

To service this expanded program, Jones Lang LaSalle will implement its leading technology platform that allows HSBC to manage, compare and benchmark performance consistently across its global portfolio.

"As companies demand more consistency and control over their real estate facilities, they increasingly look for a single provider that can deliver on a global basis," said Jordi Martin, Managing Director of Integrated Facilities Management at Jones Lang LaSalle. "Being entrusted by HSBC to manage its facilities worldwide shows that this can be achieved and it is a reflection of our continued investment in building a world-class global facility management platform."

"As real estate is typically the third largest operating cost for companies, our ability to deliver more efficient real estate operations will benefit HSBC's overall productivity and business performance," said Bill Thummel, Jones Lang LaSalle's Managing Director, Global Accounts. "Our model of mixing a strategic management approach with extensive self-delivery and a commitment to supporting HSBC's sustainability goals allows HSBC to better focus on its core business."

"In the Americas, we will leverage our supply chain economies of scale to improve the performance of some 500 HSBC facilities in North America and an additional 4,000 more throughout Latin America," said Tod Lickerman, CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle's Americas Corporate Solutions business. "This contract will deliver consistency throughout HSBC's locations in the Americas and around the globe."

Jones Lang LaSalle has formed an integrated global account team of experts led by Bill Thummel, along with Global Managing Director Chris Kiernan and Global Director of Operations Ian King, to serve the expanded global account responsibilities for HSBC.

A leader in the real estate outsourcing field, Jones Lang LaSalle's Corporate Solutions business helps corporations improve productivity in the cost, efficiency and performance of their national, regional or global real estate portfolios by creating outsourcing partnerships to manage and execute a range of corporate real estate services. This service delivery capability helps corporations improve business performance, particularly as companies turn to the outsourcing of their real estate activity as a way to manage expenses and enhance profitability.

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company's investment management business, is one of the world's largest and most diverse in real estate with $47 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit www.joneslanglasalle.com

For more news, videos and research resources on Jones Lang LaSalle, please visit the firm's global media center Web page http://www.joneslanglasalle.com/Pages/News.aspx.

Notes to editors: HSBC's 11,000-site portfolio includes 6,000 offices with the remainder of sites comprising buildings such as ATM locations and residential properties.

SOURCE Jones Lang LaSalle

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest AJAXWorld RIA Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today Isomorphic Software, the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Isomorphic Software is ...
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, described an IoT-specific...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and...
SYS-CON Events announced today that AgilePoint, the leading provider of Microsoft-centric Business Process Management software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 2nd International @ThingsExpo which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara...
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, will describe an IoT-spe...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021


SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE