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Jones Lang LaSalle to Lead Development at Two Higher Education Institutions in Georgia 

Bainbridge College and Columbus State University to gain new facilities

ATLANTA, May 5, 2009 — The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has selected  Jones Lang LaSalle  to manage the development and construction for new facilities at Bainbridge College and Columbus State University in southwest Georgia through its Project and Development Services (PDS) group.  The combined value of the two projects is more than $50 million.
“We’re proud to once again partner with the University System of Georgia and play a vital role in its mission of providing a high-quality educational experience to students across the state,” said Brian Terrell, Managing Director of the PDS team in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Georgia office. “The construction alone will provide an economic and employment boon for each institution’s surrounding community, and these facilities will serve each campus for decades.”
At Columbus State University, Jones Lang LaSalle will manage the development of a $29 million, 96,000-square-foot student recreation center that will include a gymnasium, fitness center, climbing wall, swimming pool, locker rooms, game room, racquetball courts, lounge and banquet hall.
At Bainbridge College, Jones Lang LaSalle will manage the development of a $25 million, 80,000-square-foot student wellness center that will include fitness facilities, a 2,500 seat gymnasium, food court and dining area, book store, computer lab and classroom and administrative space.
Jones Lang LaSalle intends to complete the Bainbridge College and Columbus State projects by October 2010.
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 2008 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.4 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 $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,
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