Mr. Speni specializes in tenant and landlord representation. As a specialist, he engages in both high growth new store rollouts and existing store portfolio management. On the agency team he represents developers across all commercial products. With the assistance of a cutting edge research team he performs market analysis for new stores and relocations, conducts corporate site tours, negotiates leases and works to ensure that store openings are timely and within budget. As an extension of a client's internal real estate departments, Austin is responsible for efficiently managing their real estate portfolio needs and ensuring strategies are aligned with their business objectives.
Mr. Speni joined Jones Lang LaSalle in January 2016 bringing over 15 years of business experience including investment sales, cooperate restaurant and retail site selection , start up business success, commercial development, and lending.
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Austin worked as a loan originator with Nola Lending in New Orleans. His additional experience includes building a successful sport related marketing and event company.
Mr. Speni has a B.A. in Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.