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BOSTON, MA

Robert Allen, Red Oak Sourcing, Toshiba, and Fieldstone Financial Lease Total of 50,000 SF at 2 Hampshire

Owner Morris & Morse and Leasing Agent JLL Execute Transactions


BOSTON, MA, March 3 2015 – Morris & Morse Company, Inc. and JLL announce that Robert Allen Group, Inc., Red Oak Sourcing, Toshiba Business Solutions, and Fieldstone Financial Management Group have signed long-term leases totalling 50,000 square feet at 2 Hampshire Street in Foxborough, MA. Robert Allen leased 21,000 square feet, Red Oak Sourcing leased 21,000 square feet, Toshiba has leased 4,000 square feet, and Fieldstone Financial secured 4,000 square feet.

JLL Executive Vice President Tom Kent, Senior Vice President Sean Lynch, and Associate Joe Fabiano served as brokers representing Morris & Morse. Colliers International Vice President Stephen Woelfel represented Robert Allen, Studley Senior Vice President and Branch Manager Mark Stewart negotiated on behalf of Red Oak Sourcing, NAI Hunneman Executive Vice President/Principal Catherine Minnerly represented Toshiba, and Fieldstone Financial was represented by JLL.

2 Hampshire is a premiere 115,000-square-foot first class office building at the intersection of I-95 and I-495 in Cabot Business Park. Constructed in 2001, the contemporary, high profile three-story property features a distinctive glass lobby, and efficient floor plates with an abundance of natural light. The maturely landscaped building is surrounded by woodlands that provide a natural buffer to I-95.

“These quality companies anchor the property’s strong position in the important fields of design and engineering, consumer products, business technology, and financial services,” said Garlan Morse, Jr. Managing Partner of Morris & Morse Co., Inc.  We are delighted to welcome them to 2 Hampshire Street.

According to Chuck Cioffi, CFO of Robert Allen Group, “We chose 2 Hampshire because it allows us to attract and retain top talent, with its direct access to I-95 and first class image.  It is a beautiful, well maintained building that is in keeping with our high standards of design and aesthetics.  Bob Hallissy, President of Toshiba New England, said, “This location provides us a beautiful up-to-date facility that not only allows us to serve our local clients, but also to highlight Toshiba technology." And Kristofor Behn, CEO of Fieldstone Financial, added, “We selected 2 Hampshire Street for our national headquarters because in addition to being conveniently located, it is by far the nicest office environment in the area.”

About Morris & Morse Company, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Morris & Morse provides real estate counseling, financial structuring, and investment advisory to institutional investors, developers, and lenders. Dedicated to creating value for their clients, the principals take pride in providing sound and creative advice. They work with a select number of highly-valued clients, and believe that strict adherence to the highest standards of the industry, integrity, innovation, and foresight results in superior outcomes and long- lasting relationships.

About JLL
JLL (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 fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.6 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.