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Azusa Pacific University Leases 48,000 Square Feet in San Diego, California

JLL completes deal with college at Mission Center office park

SAN DIEGO, CALIF., April 26, 2017JLL announced today that it has negotiated a lease expansion and extension with Azusa Pacific University for 48,000 square feet of office space at Mission Center, a three building, 183,692-square-foot office park located at 5333 and  5353 Mission Center Road in San Diego, Calif.. The space will continue to serve as the university's San Diego regional campus. 

JLL's Richard Gonor, Tony Russell and Brandt Riedman represented the landlord Kearny Real Estate in the lease with Azusa Pacific University and several recent leases at Mission Center.  Azusa Pacific University was represented by Greg Nassir and Scott Kincaid with CBRE.  In the past 12 months, Gonor, Russell and Riedman have completed leases with 10 tenants totaling more than 80,000 square feet.  Remaining availabilities totalling 10,000 square feet can accommodate tenants looking for space from 1,200 square feet to 6,200 square feet.

"Our recent leasing success is a testament to the areas demand for well-located quality properties with highly desirable amenities," said Gonor. "Mission Center is ideal for companies looking for fresh, new workspace in the vibrant Mission Valley submarket."

Kearny Real Estate acquired Mission Center in 2015 and has completed a $3.5 million renovation which included:  creating new building entry points with updated lobbies; updating landscape with drought tolerant materials; adding a free "grab & go" bike sharing program; incorporating new atrium furniture including an outdoor ping pong table; updating the elevator cabs; adding a new gym with showers and lockers, adding exclusive outdoor patios attached to the ground floor suites; and incorporating a new signage program including monument and way-finding.

Mission Center is ideally located with immediate access to the SR-163 and Interstate 8 freeways.  The office park is a three-minute walk to the San Diego Mission Valley Center Light Rail Station, which connects to Amtrak and the Coaster commuter train, providing easy access to neighboring communities. 

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit