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Energy company moves headquarters to Metropolitan Square


ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 17, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that Foresight Energy, one of the nation’s largest coal mining firms, will move its corporate headquarters to a 16,000-square-foot space in the Metropolitan Square office tower in downtown St. Louis.

Lynn Schenck, David Steinbach and David Biales of the St. Louis office of Jones Lang LaSalle completed the transaction on behalf of Foresight Energy.  Jones Lang LaSalle’s Henry Voges represented building ownership.

Metropolitan Square, located at 211 N. Broadway, is the tallest and largest office building in downtown St. Louis with more than 1 million square feet of space. It is also home to Jones Lang LaSalle’s corporate offices in St. Louis.

Privately held Foresight Energy is a leading producer of thermal coal with almost 3 billion tons of coal reserves in the Illinois Basin. It operates four mining complexes in Illinois and has invested over $1.1 billion in its mines, terminals and transportation infrastructure to date. Its coal is sold both domestically and internationally including sales to both the European and Indian markets.

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 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 1.8 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 $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.