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Real Estate Companies Raised PLN 100,000 for Good Cause

in the 3rd Charity Real Estate Beach Volleyball Tournament

Warsaw, 6th August 2012 - On 2nd August 2012 in La Playa Music Bar in Warsaw, real estate companies competed in the third Charity Real Estate Beach Volleyball Tournament organized by Jones Lang LaSalle. The event was attended by around 500 real estate professionals and members of their families. The organizers raised record donations – PLN 100,800.
At the tournament,133 players represented 19 real estate companies, including BNP Paribas Real Estate, CBRE, Colliers, Cushman & Wakefield, DTZ, EC Harris, ECI SA, Hochtief Development Poland, Jones Lang LaSalle, Knight Frank, MGPA, Millennium Logistic Parks, Panattoni Europe, Polish Properties, Prologis, Savills, SEGRO, Skanska and Link4. The tournament winner was Colliers International, the 2nd place team winner was Polish Properties while 3rd place went to Cushman&Wakefield.  After the round of games, 500 participants, media patrons, event sponsors and their guests enjoyed themselves at the evening's  after-sports-party.
The money raised will be donated to the “Friends of Litewska Children’s Hospital” - which collects money for medical magnifying glasses used when performing surgery on infants and premature babies - and Jasiek Mela’s “ Beyond Horizons” foundations, which collects money for new prostheses for the disabled. John Duckworth, Managing Director, Central and Eastern Europe at Jones Lang LaSalle, handed the cheque to the institutions.
The tournament sponsors included: Balmain Asset Management, La Playa Music Bar, Besuto Sushi Bar, Carrefour, Copy General, Crocs, Go Sport, Holmes Place, Lindt, Medicover, Netia, Metka Studio, Mielżyński Wine Bar, Play Volley, Prologis, Radisson BLU, Stewart Title Limited, The Westin Warsaw and Zumba Poland. Media patrons were: Eurobuild CEE, The City and Warsaw Business Journal.
Jones Lang LaSalle congratulates all the participants at the Charity Real Estate Beach Volleyball Tournament and expresses thanks to all who contributed to making the event, now firmly established in the Warsaw charity events calendar, such a success story.