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JLL Construction Holds Topping-Off Ceremony for EMD Serono Expansion Project

BOSTON, MA, 15 November 2016 - JLL Construction and EMD Serono held a topping off ceremony recently for EMD Serono's Sagamore Building expansion project on the company's Billerica, MA campus. JLL Construction has been providing general contracting services for the Sagamore expansion which will span more than 30,000 square feet.  JLL previously completed work for EMD Serono on the LEED Platinum certified Sagamore building.

The $12 million project began in June and is expected to be complete in the summer of 2017. Once complete, the facility will accommodate approximately 120 employees whose focus will be on innovation in oncology, immune-ology and immunology.

"JLL Construction is proud to continue our long-standing partnership with EMD Serono," said JLL Project Executive Josh Berman. "The topping off ceremony is an exciting part of the construction process. We look forward to celebrating more milestones with our EMD going forward."

Joining Josh on the JLL Construction team are Superintendents Dan Browne and Brian Leclerc, Assistant Construction Manager Ramon Cortorreal, and Safety Officer DonPaul Benzaquin.

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.  JLL is a Fortune 500 company with, as of December 31, 2015, revenue of $6.0 billion and fee revenue of $5.2 billion, more than 280 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 60,000.  On behalf of its clients, the company 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. As of September 30, 2016, its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.7 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