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JLL Announces New Office Lease and Expansion for Forterra

Company expands at Urban Center in Irving

DALLAS, October 25, 2016 – JLL today announced the firm successfully negotiated an office lease expansion on behalf of Forterra, a leading manufacturer of water and drainage pipe & products. Their US corporate headquarters in Urban Center, located at 511 East John Carpenter Freeway in Irving, Texas, will expand from 28,423 square feet to 33,646 square feet.

Managing Director Steve Thelen, Executive Vice President Russell Cosby, JLL President Jeff Staubach and Senior Vice President Torrey Littlejohn negotiated the lease on behalf of the tenant. John Fancher with Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord, The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Las Colinas is one of the most improved submarkets over the past few years. It continues to be a favored corporate submarket due to proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

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