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Law Offices of Joel Schwartz Signs Lease at One Washington

BOSTON, February 24, 2010 – Owners Saracen Properties and AEW Capital Management have executed a lease for 5,913 square feet of first class office space with The Law Offices of Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. at One Washington, Boston. Jones Lang LaSalle Senior Vice Presidents Ben Heller and Tom O’Regan represented the owners. Principal James Topper and Assistant Vice President Brandon Leitner of CresaPartners negotiated on behalf of the tenant.

Joel Schwartz Partner Steven A. Schwartz said: “We are very excited to become a part of One Washington. It is a high class building with a custom buildout on the top floor that is magnificent. One Washington will provide a wonderful work environment for all of our attorneys and staff. In addition, the breathtaking views will provide a warm and inviting place for our clients and other guests.”

The firm will occupy the majority of the top floor, moving from 3 Center Plaza in Boston.

The $2 million capital improvements program at this 16-story mid-rise office building on Government Center has been completed. The luxury Ames Boston Hotel was recently opened at 1 Court Street complementing the block and adding activity to the area.

One Washington has direct access via the MBTA’s State Street and Government Center Stations (the Green, Blue and Orange lines), superior state-of-the-art building systems, street level retail, penthouse, underground parking, and views of the Boston Harbor, the city and North End.

According to Saracen Development Principal Travis Powell: “We are pleased to add the respected law firm of Joel H. Schwartz, P.C. to our list of prestigious tenants. With our repositioning program complete, One Washington has become home to many leading law firms in the city. Our smaller floor plates offer large floor presence to boutique-sized firms.”

The building is now 85% leased. There are now approximately 23,000 square feet of space available. Other tenants include: Massachusetts Bankers Association (MBA), The McLaughlin Brothers, P.C., Kimball Brousseau LLP Delphi Technology, Corwin & Corwin LLP, and the MBTA Retirement Board.

About The Law Offices of Joel H. Schwartz, P.C.
Joel H. Schwartz , P.C. is one of the most widely known and respected names in personal injury law today. The firm has been helping accident victims for over 45 years and has represented thousands of clients over that time. Today, Joel H. Schwartz is comprised of more than thirty focused professionals who are committed to providing clients and referring attorneys alike with a level of service that invites comparison. With over 175 years of combined litigation experience, along with its knowledge and unwavering commitment to its clients, the firm produces consistent and impressive results, many of which have been amongst the highest settlements and verdicts per Lawyers Weekly.
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 2009 global revenue of $2.5 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 $40 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,