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Jones Lang LaSalle Completes 17,519-SF Expansion, Extension for Aviva Investors at Seagram Building in New York

Financial services firm to occupy entire 21st floor at Seagram Building

NEW YORK, September 20, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle has completed a 17,519-square-foot restructuring, expansion and extension for Aviva Investors North America Inc. at 375 Park Avenue, also known as the Seagram Building. The investment management firm signed a 10-year lease for office space at the 791,993-square-foot, Class A office building.

The tenant was represented by Chris Kraus, managing director, Eric Reimer, executive vice president, and Mercedes Fernandez, associate, all with Jones Lang LaSalle’s New York office. The building owner, 375 Park Avenue LP, was represented by Steve Morrows, executive vice president, with RFR Realty LLC.

“Aviva Investors needed more space but preferred to remain at The Seagram Building, given its location as a signature address in Manhattan and its recognition in the international financial community,” said Kraus. “Jones Lang LaSalle was able to work with building ownership to free up the remaining space on the 21st floor for the company. Aviva Investors will house employees with its business development and investment management groups at the building following a comprehensive build-out of the space.”

Aviva Investors is the global asset management business operated by affiliates of Aviva plc, the world’s sixth-largest insurance group. The company will occupy the entire 21st floor at 375 Park Avenue, which is located between East 52nd and East 53rd streets. It previously leased 8,527 square feet on the 21st floor.

Neighboring tenants at 375 Park Avenue include Bay Harbour Management; Centerbridge Partners LP; Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLP; 3i plc; and Wachovia Securities.

About Aviva Investors

Aviva Investors ( is the global asset management business operated by affiliates of Aviva plc, the world’s sixth-largest insurance group (as of December 31, 2009). The affiliates operate under a single brand with more than 1,400 employees in 16 countries across Asia
Pacific, Europe, the UK and North America. Aviva Investors affiliates manage more than US$370 billion worldwide (as of June 30, 2010).

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.6 billion square feet worldwide. In the New York tri-state area, Jones Lang LaSalle provides leasing and management services for more than 94 million square feet of commercial real estate on behalf of owners and occupiers in the region. For further information, please visit our Web site,