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Washington, DC

Jones Lang LaSalle Brokers another Transaction at 20 F Street

National Business Group on Health signs new long-term lease for 14,445 S.F. in College of Surgeons’ Building

WASHINGTON, December, 11 2009 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that the National Business Group on Health has signed a 12 year lease for the entire 2nd floor at 20 F Street.  The Business Group is relocating from 50 F Street.
John Doub and Andy O’Brien of Jones Lang LaSalle represented the building’s owner, the American College of Surgeons.  Glenn Meltzer and Gene Martin of the Ezra Company represented the National Business Group on Health.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to be in this great new building with every amenity, a wonderful, employee friendly location and an owner that will also occupy space in the building,” said Helen Darling, President of the National Business Group of Health. “With other highly professional tenants and lots of “knowledge workers,” the atmosphere will be welcoming and stimulating. We can’t wait to move in!”
20 F Street, N.W. has the distinction of being constructed on one of the last developable lots on Capitol Hill, a submarket which has a low vacancy rate but high demand for office space.  The class A building is located in an amenity rich neighborhood just across North Capitol Street from Union Station and it is an easy walk to the Capitol.  The 10 story building with two-story atrium lobby features a world-class conference center, fitness center, expansive rooftop deck, glass on all four sides of the building and 2.5 floors of underground parking.
About the National Business Group on Health
The National Business Group on Health (Business Group) is a non-profit membership organization of more than 280 members, including 60 of the Fortune 100. The Business Group is devoted to providing practical solutions to its employer-members' most important health care problems and serving as the voice for large employers on national health care issues and public policy. Its members purchase health and disability benefits for over 55 million people. For more information, visit
About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements  have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 72,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit