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Washigton, DC

JLL represents American Petroleum Institute in deal to occupy 75,000 square feet at Capitol Crossing

The national trade association will move their headquarters in late 2018

WASHINGTON, DC October 3, 2017 – JLL announces today the American Petroleum Institute (API) will move their headquarters to 200 Massachusetts Avenue, part of Property Group Partners' Capitol Crossing, in late 2018. The national trade association representing the oil and gas industry and has more than 625 members will take 75,000 square feet in the Trophy class building.

"API was adamant about having a headquarters building that is at the peak of modern sustainability," states Gregory Lubar, International Director, JLL. "First and foremost in their decision-making process was finding a building that takes advantage of the latest technology and advancements in energy conservation, water consumption and air quality improvement. Capitol Crossing delivers on all of their desired green amenities."

API is the first office tenant to sign a lease at 200 Massachusetts Avenue and will occupy floors 11 and 12. One of five buildings in the Capitol Crossing development, 200 Massachusetts Avenue is slated to deliver in 2018 and expects to achieve beyond LEED Platinum certification. When completed, the entire development will span seven acres and three city blocks in downtown Washington, DC. In addition to the green amenities, some unique features that appealed to API include a bike-friendly atmosphere and features, charging stations for electric cars and a large outdoor space with a variety of dining options.

"As our support for the industry evolves and expands, so does our team's real estate needs. We sought out a building that aligned with our goals as an organization to be on the front lines of innovative sustainability practices and energy conservation measures," explains Jack Gerard, President and CEO, API. "We looked to Greg and his team at JLL to find a space that would provide ample natural light and outdoor space as well. Property Group Partners is delivering on all of our needs at 200 Massachusetts."

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About JLL

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 $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $57.6 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


About Capitol Crossing:

Capitol Crossing is restoring the original L'Enfant Plan by re-connecting Capitol Hill and East End, divided by the I-395 Center Leg Freeway. Capitol Crossing creates three new city blocks supporting 2.2 million square feet of new mixed-use space in five buildings. The project is supporting 4,000 construction jobs, and – once completed – there will be an estimated 8,000 employees and residents in the five buildings. Investments and upgrades by Property Group Partners include more than $200 million of private funding that is paying for infrastructure and utility upgrades, new and improved roads, and revitalization of surrounding neighborhoods. Once completed, the project will grow the city's tax base by adding more than $40 million in annual new property tax revenue. For more information visit