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ABC Supply Expands at Caton Research Center to 81,000 SF

BALTIMORE, MD, July 27, 2016 – JLL (NYSE: JLL) announced today that ABC Supply Company has expanded its leased space at the Caton Research Center. Originally occupying 53,000 square feet of space at 3900 Vero Road, the company has increased its operations taking an additional 28,000 square feet in the building bringing its total to over 81,000 square feet.

The expansion is a result of ABC Supply Company relocating part of its operations from a company owned property at 1303 Hamburg Street to the Caton Research Center. Capitol Building Supply is moving into the 1303 Hamburg Street location.

ABC Supply Company is recognized as the largest wholesale distributor of roofing products in the United States and is among the largest companies in the country distributing siding, windows and other exterior building products and tools. The company operates more than 600 locations around the country.

"With customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic, ABC Supply requires a strategic location in close proximity to regional transportation networks that also offers ample parking and loading docks," said Ben Meisels, Senior Vice President, JLL who led the team representing the tenant. "Centralizing its operations at Caton Research Center makes it easier for ABC Supply to cater to its expanding customer base."

Caton Research Center, a sixteen-building business community containing approximately 800,000 square feet of R&D, flex/office and bulk warehouse space, is located near the intersection of the Baltimore Beltway (Interstate 695) and Interstate 95 in Baltimore County.  The 3900 Vero Road property is a single-story, 192,000 square foot bulk warehouse building. The business park is positioned approximately five miles from downtown Baltimore City; seven miles from Baltimore-Washington International Airport; 15 miles from Columbia and 35 miles from Washington, D.C.

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