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Jones Lang LaSalle Wins Leasing and Management Assignments at One Brickell Square in Miami and Cypress Park West in Fort Lauderdale

TIAA-CREF names Jones Lang LaSalle the exclusive leasing agent and property manager of two Class-A office properties totalling 645,000 square feet.

MIAMI, Sept. 29, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle has received the exclusive leasing and management contracts for two Class-A office properties in South Florida: One Brickell Square, a 28-story, 415,000-square-foot office tower in Miami, and Cypress Park West, a property in Fort Lauderdale consisting of two Class-A office buildings totaling 229,000 square feet.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Jonathan Kingsley, Senior Vice President, and Stephen Rutchik, Senior Vice President, are leading the leasing assignments and Karyn Weiss, General Manager, is leading the property management assignments.
Owned by TIAA-CREF and located at 801 Brickell Avenue, One Brickell Square is in the heart of Miami’s central business district, providing immediate access to world-class hotels, residences, dining and shopping, as well as proximity to Miami Beach and Coral Gables.

“This is an excellent opportunity for Jones Lang LaSalle to introduce financial firms and other businesses to one of the most distinctive office towers in Miami located in one of the most prestigious business districts in the United States,” said Stephen Rutchik. “In addition to its first-class business amenities, One Brickell Square is LEED Silver-certified and offers the highest energy efficiency standards.”

Recent energy-efficiency upgrades at One Brickell Square include enhancements to HVAC, lighting, water and energy management systems. The building features an on-site management team and is staffed by 24-hour security.

Cypress Park West in Fort Lauderdale is a Class-A, two-building office complex totalling 229,000 square feet with a five-story parking garage. Located in the Cypress Creek submarket, the property is only a half mile from Interstate 95 and within walking distance to shops and restaurants.

“There have been numerous recent capital improvements at Cypress Park West, including newly renovated lobbies, a new conference room facility and upgrades to the exterior and garage,” said Kingsley. “These upgrades, along with the building’s high-tech infrastructure and Energy Star rating, make Cypress Park West an excellent option for a variety of businesses.”

Cypress Park West features on-site property management, 24-hour security and a cafe. The high-visibility location also offers tenants the opportunity for prominent signage.

Jones Lang LaSalle has approximately 526 employees providing real estate expertise across all major markets in Florida including leasing, both tenant and landlord representation, property management, project and development services and investment sales. Jones Lang LaSalle’s Florida leasing and management portfolio has more than doubled in the past year to 23 million square feet which includes some of the state’s most iconic buildings.  The firm was recently named one of ‘Florida’s Best Companies to Work For’ by Florida Trend magazine.

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 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 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 $45.3 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,
TIAA-CREF ( is a national financial services organization with $469 billion in combined assets under management (as of 6/30/11) and is the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields.
TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, and Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc., members FINRA, distribute securities products.