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Office Agency of Jones Lang LaSalle strengthens its team in Czech

​Prague, 21 May 2013 – Klára Bannatyne and Zuzana Kalvodová have recently joined Jones Lang LaSalle´s office leasing team in Czech and are dedicated to Landlord instructions and office mandates. With Klára and Zuzana on board, the Landlord representation team is 7 people strong, making it one of the strongest and most experienced office leasing teams in Prague.

Klára Bannatyne (33), Associate Director, has returned to the Office Agency of Jones Lang LaSalle after three years maternity leave and has taken up her previous position in advising Landlords, developers and potential occupiers.

Klára started within the Office Agency in Jones Lang LaSalle in April 2003. She has been an active member ever since and has gained valuable experience over the last 10 years. She acted on behalf of developers such as Erste Group Immorent, Karimpol, UBM, EPD, Avestus Real Estate, Lighthouse Group, Karlín Group, Finep CZ, J&T Real Estate, AIG/Lincoln, Orco and Invesco Real Estate. Klára also assisted companies such as Johnson and Johnson Vision Care, Segece, Hudson Global Services, Readers Digest Výběr, Seznam CZ, Atel, Syngenta, Deutsche Boerse, Newton International, the Mexican Embassy, ThyssenKrupp and Pannatoni Europe in their search for new premises.

Klára studied at the Prague College of Social Studies and gained a diploma of a qualified specialist in social pedagogy. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and listening to modern music, as well as doing outdoor activities such as skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and cycling, swimming and running in the summer.

Zuzana Kalvodová (32) joined as a Consultant of the Office Agency Department. Zuzana is responsible for the marketing and leasing activities of various office projects in Prague and advises Developers and Landlords how to best lease their projects. Zuzana also works with potential tenants and occupiers advising them on how to accommodate their needs. Her major clients include: AEW Europe, Erste Group Immorent, Invesco Real Estate, Karimpol and PPF Real Estate.

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Zuzana worked for Knight Frank as a Negotiator. She provided office leasing consultancy services and was responsible for the marketing and leasing of commercial properties of  Metrostav Development, Pinnacle REI, Skanska and Erste Group Immorent. Zuzana has also assisted companies such as Koukaam, Biocev, Inmite and Hamé in searching for and securing their new premises in Prague.

Zuzana studied law at Masaryk University in Brno where she gained her master degree in 2009. Her hobbies are travelling, skiing and thanks to frequent stays abroad, Zuzana also came to like the extraordinary experience of swimming with dolphins.