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Sullivan & Worcester Renews for 115,265 SF at One Post Office Square, Boston

Jones Lang LaSalle Facilitates Transaction


BOSTON, Sept 1, 2009 — Sullivan & Worcester LLP, a leading full-service law firm headquartered in Boston, today announced that it has committed to a 115,265 square foot lease extension at One Post Office Square in Boston’s Financial District. The law firm, which has maintained offices at One Post Office Square since 1982, will remain on floors 21 through 25 of the building, a 41-story Class A office tower owned by Equity Office Properties. CB Richard Ellis represented Sullivan & Worcester in the transaction; Equity Office Properties was represented by Jones Lang LaSalle. Beginning in January 2010, the firm looks forward to updating its space and undertaking increased investments in technology to enhance and streamline its services to clients.
 
“We are very pleased to continue our tenancy here at One Post Office Square,” said Joel Carpenter, co-managing partner of Sullivan & Worcester. “The building provides us with an excellent location, top tenant amenities and a dynamic environment in the heart of the Financial District.”
 
Founded in 1941, Sullivan & Worcester provides counsel to domestic and international clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. The firm maintains strategic locations in Boston, New York, and Washington, DC and international alliances in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
 
The CBRE team of Andrew Hoar, President/Co-managing Partner, David Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President/Partner, Bill Crean, Senior Vice President/Partner, Tim Lyne, Executive Vice President/Partner, and Jessica Berkey, Associate, represented Sullivan & Worcester in the transaction. Jones Lang LaSalle’s Bill Barrack, Managing Director, and Katharine Small, Assistant Vice President, represented Equity Office Properties.
 
One Post Office Square is a signature 41-story 830,000 square foot tower overlooking Post Office Square Park. The building features an elegant new lobby, entrance, and enhanced façade. Floor plates served a bank of 17 elevators are 12,000-25,000 square feet, and present sweeping views of the Charles River, Boston Harbor, and the city skyline. The recently completed expansion has enhanced the building’s exterior glass walls, improved traffic flow, and added 2,000 square feet of modern retail space to its 3-story lobby. The building, connected to the Langham Hotel, is also home to Putnam Investment, Acadian Asset Management, Jones Lang LaSalle, and Lahive & Cockfield.
 
About Sullivan & Worcester
 
Sullivan & Worcester LLP is a leading full-service law firm providing counsel to domestic and international clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 185 lawyers in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, securities, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, regulatory law, and employment and benefits. Sullivan & Worcester is also recognized for its representation of REITs and its deep expertise in mutual fund law.
 
For more information please visit www.sandw.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.