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Uplift Education Purchases Location for New Charter School

DALLAS, March 31, 2016 – On behalf of Uplift Education, JLL announced the firm has closed the sale of 7203 Ferguson Road in Dallas, Texas. The 7.48-acre property in East Dallas near White Rock Lake will serves as the new site of a 50,000 square foot Pre-K through 5th Grade Open Enrollment Charter School managed by Uplift Education Elementary School.

JLL Executive Vice President Michael Swaldi and Associate Craig Phelps lead the team on the transaction on behalf of Uplift Education.

“This location provides new opportunities for future students and staff, expands their reach, and their overall impact,” says Swaldi. “We are fortunate to assist Uplift Education and help them continue their mission.”

The sellers, Horizon Hospitality LLC and Ms. Anne Marie Bristow, were represented by Eddie Liebman of the Weitzman Group and Christina Bristow, respectively.

The school is scheduled to open in August 2017.

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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $56.4 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