Jones Lang LaSalle names COO, announces retail leadership
Atlanta — Jones Lang LaSalle announced Monday that it has promoted Kristin Mueller to COO.
The firm also announced the establishment of new leadership roles, including the promotion of John Bemis and Geno Coradini to Retail Market Lead in Atlanta/Southeast and Dallas/Southwest, respectively.
As the COO of Retail, Mueller will be responsible for executing the firm’s expanded services platform, ensuring consistency in standards across the firm’s shopping center portfolio as well as driving results and efficiencies across the business. She will continue to lead the business development team and will also oversee the Client Accounting, Property Management and Specialty Leasing departments.
John Bemis, formerly director of Leasing & Development, was promoted to Retail Market Lead for Atlanta/Southeast region and will oversee the JLL retail platform which includes tenant representation, landlord representation services including leasing, property management, accounting services and development across the region.
Geno Coradini was also promoted to the Retail Market Lead for Dallas/Southwest region and will have similar responsibilities as Bemis. He joined the firm in 2008, shortly after JLL acquired The Standard Group. With more than 15 years of retail real estate, he has extensive experience in field execution and corporate management at the regional and national level. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle he was a managing director at FedEx Kinko’s and a divisional VP with Family Dollar Stores.
In addition to these promotions, the firm announced that Lew Kornberg will lead the Retail Tenant Representation business, working with the local Retail Market Leads to enhance tenant representation services.
Japanese Haute Cuisine opening in Nolita
New York — Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group said Monday it has arranged a lease at 55 Spring Street, between Lafayette and Mulberry Streets, for Eight Turn Crepe, a Japanese-based restaurant chain.
The opening marks the quick-serve chain’s U.S. debut.
The space was previously occupied by Choco Bolo.
Sembler launches new website
St. Petersburg, Fla. — The Sembler Co. announced Monday that, in celebration of the firm’s 50th anniversary, it has launched a new website, Sembler.com.
This is the second major revision to the website since the initial launch in 2002. With technology and social media changes, the new site enables better interaction among The Sembler Co., its clients, vendors, and associates.
The new website showcases third-party property listings as well as Sembler-owned developments. It embraces social media interaction, using Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.