Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has announced that it has formed an association with Abacus Angola to provide commercial and residential real estate services across the high-growth Angolan market.
The two firms will collaborate and provide services to the growing number of multinational corporates, expanding into or already operating in the Angolan market.
JLL’s global experience combined with Abacus Angola’s local knowledge and presence presents a compelling client service proposition and will enable JLL to reinforce its growing brand across the African Continent.
Mark Bradford, Chairman Sub Saharan Africa said, “By linking with Abacus we will create a winning joint client-delivery platform based on shared client values. , We are very happy and confident with our new association and look forward to the future.”
Paulo Trindade, Managing Director and Partner of Abacus Angola, confirms: “Trust is the basis for corporate success in Angola. Through this partnership, we join our extensive knowledge of the local market with one of best recognised global real estate services firm, which will enable us to offer the many multinational companies in Angola a quality of service unlike any other in the market, and always within the highest international standards.”
The association between Jones Lang LaSalle and Abacus Angola includes a wide range of services for the commercial and residential segments in the fields of valuation, research & consultancy, tenant representation, property & asset management, capital markets and leasing, as well providing support to international resort and tourism developments.
A research publication has already been developed within this partnership, “Real Estate Market Report 2014 – Angola”, and its conclusions will be presented soon in the Portuguese and Angolan markets simultaneously at MIPIM 2014. Jones Lang LaSalle have highlighted Luanda as one of the twenty African cities driving commercial real estate growth between now and 2020.