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Denver, CO.

Unicom Signs 17,000 SF lease at Republic Plaza, Denver

Firm renews and expands at Colorado’s tallest building


DENVER, May 26, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that Unicom Capital LLC has signed a 17,000-square-foot lease deal at Republic Plaza, 370 17th Street in downtown Denver.  The investment management firm currently resides at the 56-story office tower and will expand its footprint by a further 7,000 square feet.

Peter Schippits, Senior Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle represented the landlord, Brookfield Office Properties in the lease transaction, while Scott Mueller, Vice President of Unicom and Phillip Larson of Larson Bushell represented Unicom.

“We are delighted that Unicom has chosen to expand its facilities at Republic Plaza,” said Schippits of Jones Lang LaSalle.  “They have been a valued and growing tenant at Republic Plaza for more than 15 years and we look forward to serving their current and future needs.”  

Owned and managed by Brookfield Office Properties, Republic Plaza is the state of Colorado’s tallest building.  Standing at 714 feet this Class-A office tower is located at the heart of the central business district and is 93 percent occupied.

There are more than 200 Jones Lang LaSalle real estate professionals based in the Rocky Mountain region. The firm currently leases more than 7 million square feet and manages 6.9 million square feet of assets across the Denver Metro Area.

About Unicom Capital

Unicom Capital is an investment management firm specializing in the global equities market. Founded in 1996, the firm seeks unique investment opportunities in multiple industries with high appreciation potential. Unicom has offices in Colorado and New York.

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