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Hong Kong

Peter Sykes Appointed as Head of Project and Development Services (P&Ds) at Jones Lang LaSalle Hong Kong


Hong Kong, 27 April 2012 – International professional services real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle recently appointed Peter Sykes as Head of Project and Development Services, Hong Kong (P&Ds) responsible for all project, development and construction management services provided to clients.
 
As the Head of P&DS, Hong Kong, Peter is also responsible for the management of the strategic growth of the Hong Kong business into diverse sectors, such as industrial schemes and new build developments.  He has overall responsibility for all staff and day-to-day matters with the team, as well as responsibility for the financial performance of this business unit.
 
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Peter was a Director of a UK-based specialist Project Management firm. He was most recently based in Abu Dhabi as General Manager, with full autonomous responsibility for the activities of the business within the MENA region. He has extensive experience in the industry, of which includes handling large scale new build mixed use projects, high quality multi-unit residential projects as well as corporate fit out of existing base buildings.
 
Peter Skyes has a strong track record in managing projects across various development sectors, including office, retail, hotel, industrial and residential, as well as providing expert witness services in relation to contractual matters and disputes.  His clients included Hutchison 3, Orange PCS Ltd, Aldar PJSC and Waha Land PJSC, etc. He has also been involved both directly and indirectly in managing numerous telecoms switch sites and Data Centers worldwide, including the first fully certified Tier 4 Data Centre in the Middle East.
“I am pleased to be joining the P&Ds team at Jones Lang LaSalle Hong Kong.  I am looking forward to leading the team and working closely with my colleagues to contribute to the business growth in Hong Kong,” said Sykes.
“We are delighted to welcome Peter to the team. Peter's experience in the areas of projects and development services management will definitely broaden the offering of Jones Lang LaSalle. Our P&DS business is growing rapidly and Peter’s joining is another sign of our increasing strength,” remarked by John Mortensen, Head of Project & Development Services, North Asia.
 
Please contact Edith Yip at edith.yip@ap.jll.com for photo.