Justin Kean, Jones Lang LaSalle


With the New Zealand economy predicted to attain “Rock Star” Status in 2014, how does the role of CRE play a significant lead in ensuring business reaps the benefits of the opportunities on the horizon? What key skills do CRE Execs possess that can influence change and show an overall understanding of business? Are the days of caution, cost cutting and bench marking changing across all sectors as the emphasis moves to value creation?

Justin Kean
Director of Research and Consulting at Jones Lang LaSalle.

Current responsibilities

Justin is Director of Research and Consulting at Jones Lang LaSalle New Zealand. He is responsible for running Jones Lang LaSalle’s national research program as well as providing input into the wider Jones Lang LaSalle Asia Pacific platform. Justin is also responsible for delivering strategic consulting solutions to tenants and landlords alike.

Previous Experience
Justin has been in the property industry for 17 years. Justin most recently worked as a global portfolio and fund manager for Aberdeen Asset Management in Amsterdam. Prior to this Justin worked with ING Real Estate managing the portfolio requirements of ING’s global client base which amounted to over EUR 1.6 billion in AUM. Justin began his career with CBRE and Jones Lang LaSalle in New Zealand. Justin also worked with Jones Lang LaSalle in a research and consulting capacity in Shanghai and Singapore.