News release

Jakub Volner, new Head of Industrial Agency at JLL Slovakia.

February 14, 2020

BRATISLAVA, 27th November 2019 – We are pleased to update you on the appointment of Jakub Volner as the new Head of Industrial Agency at JLL Slovakia. Jakub has joined the company in 2016 and during his time he enjoyed professional experience at the Industrial Agency department while working on some of the largest lease transactions as well as significant sales of several production halls across Slovakia.

In his new role, Jakub will hold responsibility to maintain and develop key business relationships while advising existing and new clients in terms of leasing, acquisition, disposal and development of their commercial real estates. Jakub displays energy, passion for business, proactive client approach and clear understanding of transactional business combined with the knowledge of the industrial and logistics market.

Peter Nitschneider, Country Manager JLL Slovakia, says: „Industrial Agency has always played an integral part of our business in Slovakia and whitin this sector especially, we were able to secure several milestone deals throughout the years. Just in the last 24 months, we helped landlords and tenants to lease or dispose more than 184,000 sqm of warehouses and logistic space in Slovakia. Helping our employees to achieve their professional and career ambitions is deeply rooted in our priorities and I believe that Jakub’s appointment will further enhance our performance of this key business line.“

Jakub Volner (29) joined JLL in 2016. During his career he advised on new lease contracts to several key market players such as Constellium (15,000 sq m in CTPark Žilina), Humana (12,000 sq m in Martin), DSV (30,000 sq m in Senec), GymBeam (7,500 sq m in Košice) and others. He studied at the Technical university of Košice and holds Master Degree from Mechanical Engineering – Automotive Production.

About Industrial Agency team at JLL

JLL Industrial Agency is operating on the Slovak market since 2006. Team with proven experience was present on majority of significant leasing transactions in Slovakia and just in the last 24 months secured new leases and renegotiations in total area exceeding 184,000 sq m - from advising to retail giant LPP on their entrance to Slovakia (leasing app. 32,000 sq m) in PNK Park Sered, facilitating new leases for FACTCOOL (20,000 sq m) in Arete Park in Nové Mesto nad Váhom, for DSV (30,000 sq m) in Senec or for Constellium (15,000 sq m) in CTPark Žilina followed by new leases and renegotiations for clients such as CS Cargo, Pharmos, C&A, GymBeam, DSV, Plastic Omnium and others. The team also advised on the sale of production halls owned by Coca-Cola and ICU Medical.

Since  2013, JLL Investment team facilitated milestone industrial and logistic deals in Slovakia, providing advisory to SachsenFonds and JTRE during the sale of DNV park, to Macquaire Infrastructure & Real Assets (MIRA) during the acquistion of Vector parks, industrial portfolio from HB Reavis, to AU Optronics on disposal of their Trencin Industrial Park up to securing the largest single asset logistic deal ever closed in the CEE region (both by area and investment volume), sale of the Prologis Park Galanta Gan (240,000 sqm) to the Chinese soverign fund CNIC.


About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 93,000 as of December 31, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.