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Ryan Development LLC Selects JLL as Exclusive Leasing Agent for Apex Center Office Space

117,000-square-foot facility within larger mixed-use development scheduled to deliver Spring 2017

BOSTON, MA – October 3, 2016 – Ryan Development LLC has appointed JLL as the exclusive leasing agent for the build-to-suit office building at The Apex Center of New England, a 43-acre, 475,000-square-foot entertainment, hospitality, retail and office development in Marlborough, MA. Apex will include a proposed 117,000-square-foot first-class facility scheduled to be delivered in the Spring of 2017. Located in the heart of New England's premiere commerce and population hub, Apex Center of New England offers outstanding exposure, access and convenience on Route 20 at I-495, set within a beautifully-designed landscape with ample parking.

"We are very excited to introduce Apex Center to Marlborough," says Developer Robert Walker. "It is a truly unique destination with state-of-the-art entertainment, dining and hospitality options. We look forward to working with JLL as our leasing agent for the build-to-suit office building." 

Apex Center of New England is the first state-of-the-art entertainment complex of its kind. The development will provide a custom-designed destination with multiple entertainment options for families, visitors, employer functions and guests including Indoor Kart Racing, Bowling & Arcade, Trampoline Park, Swim Center, Fitness, Rock Wall Climbing, and much more. Featuring two hotels and multiple world-class retail and restaurant options, Apex Center will provide an abundance of amenities for employees and visitors alike.  

According to JLL Managing Director Phil DeSimone: "Apex Center is a one-of-a-kind destination and a truly unique place for business growth. This type of entertainment complex is incredibly unique to the MetroWest market and will offer an unparalleled array of amenities, in addition to premier access, for companies who choose to make this their home."   

JLL's leasing team is led by DeSimone, Managing Director Bill Bailey, Assistant Vice President Rob Mahoney, and Associate Andrew Sherman. 

About Ryan Development LLC
Ryan Development is a commercial real estate developer of office buildings, research & development locations, retail stores, flex facilities, hotels and more.  Headquartered in Westford, MA, it has worked on properties throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. This includes Cornerstone Square, a 240,000-square-foot retail and professional center.  Ryan Development is part of RAVentures, a group of exciting and diverse companies that has been forming strategic alliances since 1987.  RAVenture's diversification is the key to its success, and it includes companies in industries from hospitality to carwashes and development to television.  For more information, visit and

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 280 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 $59.1 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