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DALLAS, TX

Combs Produce Selects Jones Lang LaSalle as Exclusive Advisor for Relocation and Disposition Services


DALLAS, February 1, 2012 – Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that Combs Produce, a leading wholesale, retail and foodservice produce company, has hired the firm to complete a multi-disciplined assignment to provide acquisition and disposition services, site selection, location advisory, Project and Development services and to negotiate potential business and economic incentives. Paul Whitman, President of the DFW market for Jones Lang LaSalle, and Terry Darrow, Managing Director of the office’s Logistics and Industrial team, will lead relocation and disposition efforts.

In proximity to downtown Dallas and the Dallas Farmers Market, Combs Produce’s current production facility, located at 915 S. Harwood Street, also serves as the company’s corporate headquarters.

”Combs Produce is very proud of our rich history,” said Jeff Partridge, the company’s Chief Executive Officer.  “Our team is eager to build upon our legacy and expand in the DFW Metroplex as we look for a new facility to reflect our changing business.”
 
About Combs Produce
Founded in 1958 by J.C. Combs and now in its third generation of family leadership, Combs Produce has grown to be the largest tomato packer in Texas. Serving eight states providing our wholesale, retail and foodservice customers with a comprehensive line of fresh tomatoes, conventional, specialty, Hispanic, local and organic produce.

When Combs Produce was incorporated in 1964, the company's core business was tomato repacking. Over the last four decades, we have evolved into a full-line produce distributor delivering the highest quality products and support it with an integrated portfolio of value-added services. Rather than simply providing customers with a commodity, Combs Produce strives to meet and exceed each company's unique product needs by delivering fresh solutions daily.

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 2011 global revenue of $3.6 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 2.1 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 $47.7 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.