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Jones Lang LaSalle Awarded 986K SF Leasing Assignment in Richmond CBD

NYC-based JEMB Realty Corp taps JLL for office space at James Center

RICHMOND, Feb. 3, 2014 - Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that it has been awarded the agency leasing assignment for the office space at James Center, a 2.5 million-square-foot development with three office buildings in Richmond's central business district.

Jones Lang LaSalle's Charlie Polk, Ned Roberts, Jimmy Appich and Stan Manoogian will manage the assignment on behalf of the firm. The buildings are owned and operated by James Center Property LLC, an affiliate of JEMB Realty.

"These three office towers together form the showpiece of the downtown Richmond skyline," said F. Davis Drumheller, Jr., James Center’s General Manager. "We are excited for the opportunity to work with Jones Lang LaSalle on these signature office buildings."
The three James Center office buildings offer 986,000 square feet of Class A office space. Amenities for tenants in the development include a state-of-the-art fitness facility, five restaurants, a 1,600-car parking garage and a 50,000-square-foot retail atrium that connects to the Omni Hotel.

JEMB Realty Corp is a real estate development, investment and management organization based in New York City. JEMB Realty Corp, founded in 1990 by Morris Bailey and Joseph Jerome, owns and operates a portfolio of office, retail and multi-family properties throughout North America totalling approximately 8 million square feet.

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 $4.0 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 3.0 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit