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Dallas, TX.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Dallas Corporate Office Reaches 100 Percent Occupancy with Whitley Penn Sublease


DALLAS, April 27, 2011 – Jones Lang LaSalle is pleased to announce that with the recent 20,156-square-foot sublease signed by Whitley Penn, LLP, the company’s Dallas corporate office, located at 8343 Douglas Avenue, has reached 100 percent occupancy.

Jones Lang LaSalle represented the transaction on both sides. Executive Vice Presidents Jeff Staubach and Calvin Hull represented the subtenant, Whitley Penn; and DFW President Paul Whitman and Senior Vice President Doug Carignan represented the sublandlord, Jones Lang LaSalle.

“Jones Lang LaSalle has officed in the building for more than two years now and we are continually impressed with the convenient access and area amenities for clients and employees,” said Whitman.  “We are proud to welcome Whitley Penn to 8343 Douglas and are confident they will find the building as favorable for its business as we have.”

Whitley Penn will occupy the third floor and receive eyebrow signage along Berkshire Lane and Douglas Avenue. In addition, the company will have full access to the building conference facilities and cafeteria.  This Class A, 140,047-square-foot building is an Energy Star-rated building and was recently awarded LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

About Whitley Penn

Established in 1983, Whitley Penn LLP has become one of the most distinguished regional accounting firms in North Texas by providing exceptional client service. Today, with two DFW offices, 24 partners, over 150 employees, and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued grow both locally and internationally.  Whitley Penn is a full service accounting and consulting firm that has been recognized as the one of “The Best Places to Work in Texas,” nationally rated “Best Managed Accounting Firm” for 9 out of 10 years and, rated “Top 100 Largest Accounting Firm in the Nation.”  For more information on Whitley Penn, LLP, please visit www.wpcpa.com.

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 185 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.8 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $43 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.
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