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Jones Lang LaSalle Negotiates Corporate Headquarters Relocation on Behalf of Starkey Mortgage

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2013 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced it has successfully negotiated the significant corporate headquarters relocation on behalf of Starkey Mortgage, a residential mortgage lender with 35 branch office locations in seven states across the U.S.  The mortgage firm purchased a 32,262-square-foot office building located at 6101 W. Plano Parkway, near the Dallas North Tollway and President George Bush Turnpike.

JLL Managing Director Steve Thelen and Associate Stephen Holley represented the buyer, Starkey Mortgage.  John Bowles Company Vice President Michael Bowles represented the seller.

”We are pleased with the careful consideration that Jones Lang LaSalle provided in our search for new headquarters,” said Starkey Mortgage President and Chief Financial Officer Jim Clapp. “This new space provides a permanent foundation as Starkey Mortgage continues building on our long-standing commitment to our customers in Plano and in every community we serve.”

According to the Plano Economic Development, Starkey Mortgage was among the leading employers in the area in 2012.

“Far North Dallas has always been a desirable location for financial services firms like Starkey Mortgage,” said Thelen.  “The strong demographics and convenient location will allow them to continue to recruit and retain top talent, which was something we focused on when we began our search.”

About WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR# 2146), was founded in January of 2000, offering a wealth of experience and knowledge among its leaders and employees.  Since its inception, Starkey Mortgage has helped over 125,000 families finance or refinance their homes, funding more than 19.5 billion dollars in mortgage loans. The company is nationally known with offices located throughout Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas.

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.0 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit