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Tampa, FL.

Jones Lang LaSalle Secures Lease Renewal at SunTrust Financial Centre in Tampa

Tampa Bay & Co. renews 20,000 SF of space at iconic tower


TAMPA, May 17, 2011 – Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that Tampa Bay & Company renewed its 19,579 square foot lease at Tampa’s iconic SunTrust Financial Centre Building at 401 East Jackson Street in downtown Tampa. Tampa Bay & Company, the convention & visitors bureau for Hillsborough County will continue to lease the entire 21st floor for an additional five-year lease term.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Sharon Bragg represented the building’s owner, Stiles and Charter Hall Office REIT, during negotiations.  Phil Dinkins of CLW represented Tampa Bay & Company.

Owned by a joint-venture partnership between Stiles and Charter Hall Office REIT, the 36-story, 527,000-square-foot, Class A office building is located in the southeast corner of Jackson Street and Florida Avenue.  Designed by U.S.-based firm Cooper Carry, the building is leased exclusively by Jones Lang LaSalle.  In 2010, the building was designated the “Outstanding Building of the Year” by the Building Owners and Managers Association’s (BOMA) Tampa Bay chapter.

About Tampa Bay & Company

Tampa Bay & Company is an independent, non-profit, membership-based organization that leads the effort of “Economic Development Through Tourism” in Hillsborough County.  Comprised of approximately 700 members, the mission of Tampa Bay & Company is to create vibrant growth for the Tampa Bay area by promoting, developing and expanding a united visitor industry.  As a result of Tampa Bay & Company’s work, Hillsborough County welcomed nearly 14 million visitors last year who spent over $3 billion in the community making it one of the largest industries in the entire region, and state.  For more information, log on to www.VisitTampaBay.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.