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Tampa, FL

Jones Lang LaSalle Wins 600,000 SF Leasing and Management Contract by EOP in East Tampa

Firm to lease and manage Highland Oaks office park on behalf of Equity Office Property Trust

TAMPA, Mar. 21, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle has been selected by Equity Office Properties Trust (EOP) to exclusively lease and manage 600,000 square feet at Highland Oaks in East Tampa. The Class A suburban office park comprises five multi-story office buildings that were recently acquired by EOP as part of its Duke Realty portfolio purchase.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Sharon Bragg, Vice President will lead leasing efforts at Highland Oaks I, II, III, IV and V while Sarah Nettles, General Manager will lead the management team.   

Highland Oaks is located on the northeast corner of MLK and Falkenburg Road in the heart of the I-4/I-75 corridor, one of Tampa’s most prestigious areas for business. The 88-acre beautifully landscaped park boasts a deli, fitness center and Hilton Garden Inn on site. 
EOP also awarded the firm another 3 million square feet of leasing and/or management responsibilities nationwide. 
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.  In 2011 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 2011 global revenue of more than $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,