Jones Lang LaSalle

Robert Nowak

Jones Lang LaSalle Acquires Knaus Partners

In a strategic move to aggressively expand its industry-leading third-party property management expertise, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has acquired Means Knaus Partners (MKP), a Houston-based property management company. The transaction will boost JLL's portfolio of office space under management by approximately 16 million square feet with properties located primarily in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Orlando and Tampa. Founded as a private real estate investment and management company in 1998 by industry veterans Steve Means and Doug Knaus, MKP manages 80 prime metropolitan office assets throughout the United States. Doug Knaus, MKP CEO, will join Jones Lang LaSalle as an International Director, and Robert Nowak, MKP COO, will join JLL as a Managing Director, along with nearly 100 MKP employees.