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Jones Lang LaSalle Appointed by Dassault Systemes to Provide Real Estate Services throughout North and South America

Assignment includes a major campus initiative in the Northeast


Jones Lang LaSalle has been retained to provide Dassault Systemes integrated real estate services including transaction management, portfolio management, strategic consulting, lease administration, and project development. A world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systemes’ current real estate portfolio consists of approximately 40 locations throughout North and South America.
 
“It is exciting to be partnering with Dassault Systemes, a truly cutting edge global technology company, to help them maximize the efficiency and value of their real estate at their pivotal time of growth,” said Brendan Callahan, Senior Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle.
 
The cornerstone project of this engagement is for Jones Lang LaSalle to manage the process to identify the state and location in which to consolidate DS’ existing 300,000 square feet currently spread across multiple sites in Lowell, Concord, and Maynard.
 
“Logical consolidation of our facilities and people is a critical element in the evolution and visibility of Dassault Systemes in North America.  This will allow us to optimize our operational effectiveness and efficiency as we address the incredible growth driven by the success of our Version 6 Platform and the DS applications portfolio, focused on helping our customers meet the new challenges of sustainable innovation.    We are confident in the Jones Lang LaSalle team to lead us through this process, as well as to assist us in the coordination of our real estate assets throughout the Americas,” said Tom Emmrich, President of Dassault Systemes, Americas.
 
About Dassault Systemes
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 115,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systemes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production -
SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systemes’ shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systemes’ ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC) market (DASTY). For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com.
CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3DVIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.
 
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 2009 global revenue of $2.5 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 $40 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site, www.joneslanglasalle.com.