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Allston Trading Renews 25,560 Square Foot Lease at One Financial Place


CHICAGO, September 9, 2009 –Allston Trading, LLC, a premier market maker in worldwide financial exchanges, recently renewed and extended its 25,560-square-foot lease at One Financial Place located at 440 S. LaSalle in the heart of the financial district.  They will remain on the 12th floor.
 
Jones Lang LaSalle’s Michael Curran represented Behringer Harvard, which owns One Financial Place via its investment program, Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc.  Matt Carolan and Bill Sheehy, also from Jones Lang LaSalle, represented Allston Trading.
 
One Financial Place is an award-winning high-rise designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill that features the 1000-member Buckingham Athletic Club and Hotel.  The health club is one of the most prominent full-service executive health clubs in the loop and the 21-room hotel is a destination getaway with spectacular views from every room.  The building is also home to Everest restaurant – rated number "1" by Chicago Magazine; a full-service concierge with electronic visitor scheduling; on-site messenger service; and a conference center. The property also features numerous retail offerings including a food service center, two sundry shops, a bank, a travel agency, and a hair salon.
 
As the primary leasing agent at One Financial Place since 1999, Jones Lang LaSalle has brought the property to its current 95 percent occupancy. 
 
About Behringer Harvard
 
Behringer Harvard is a commercial real estate company investing in assets domestically and internationally. The company creates and manages strategic real estate fund opportunities across a wide spectrum of investment styles for retail investors, as well as domestic and international institutions, through its real estate investment trusts, partnerships, joint ventures and proprietary program structures. For more information, call toll-free 866.655.3600 or visit behringerharvard.com.
 
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 2008 global revenue of $2.7 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 1.4 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 $36 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site, www.joneslanglasalle.com.