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Jones Lang LaSalle Secures New U.S. General Services Administration Energy Services Contracting Vehicle

Services include energy management planning and strategies, program support, energy audits and resource efficiency management


WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 05, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that the firm was awarded a five-year U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract to provide energy services to the federal government under a pre-approved pricing schedule.  The contract will include energy services related to Energy Management Planning and Strategies, Energy Program Support Services, Energy Audit Services and Resource Efficiency Management. 

“The President’s mandate to reduce federal real estate and energy costs by 2012 could result in nearly $3 billion in savings for the federal government,” said Herman Bulls, CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Public Institutions practice.  “One of the best ways to effectively manage energy strategies is by coordinating energy reductions and the firm’s standardized procedures will put us on the right path towards achieving President Obama’s goals.”

Jones Lang LaSalle has a long track record of serving the needs of government entities and is the leader in energy advisory, sustainability and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification programs in the United States with more than 550 LEED® Accredited Professionals. In 2009, Jones Lang LaSalle documented $100 million in client energy savings, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 465,000 metric tons and saved 836 million kWh. To date, the firm has provided 20,000 facilities with specialized energy services.  In 2009, the firm was honored with the U.S. Green Building Council Leadership Award.

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Public Institutions practice is a premier provider of strategic real estate advisory and transaction services for local, state, national and international public institutions, covering the spectrum of the real estate cycle.  From strategy and project management, to transaction and execution, Jones Lang LaSalle helps ensure optimal and efficient utilization of real property assets. Bringing public sector organizations the insight and expertise to turn a real estate portfolio into a collection of working assets—working to meet the entity’s demands for space and working to support the entity’s overall mission. 

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. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $40 billion of assets under management.

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