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Jones Lang LaSalle Wins 43,000SF Project Management and Construction Assignment  for IHS at 55 Cambridge Parkway

Boston, October 12, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle has been awarded the contract to provide project and construction management services for the IHS Inc. 43,000 square foot office restack and renovation project at 55 Cambridge Parkway in Cambridge, MA. The customized interior on floors six and seven will provide offices for several IHS operations including IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates.
The space will be converted from a dense office environment to an open floor layout to enhance workflow efficiency.  Highlights of the build out, valued at $2 million, include: a central reception area, an all colleagues conference room with state-of-the-art audio visual capabilities, a television studio, employee café, open office areas, a consolidation of IHS information technology capability, some hard walled perimeter and interior offices, and several internal meeting rooms. Fast track phased construction has begun with completion scheduled for February 2011.
Jones Lang LaSalle’s Project and Development Services team is led by Vice President and Project Executive Tom O’Connor, with Melisa Marcotte serving as Project Manager. The Construction team is comprised of Project Executive Steven Wassersug, Senior Construction Manager Josh Hines, Senior Superintendent Nick Lupo, and Senior Estimator Cadman Corbett. Interior Architects of Denver, CO is the project architect and Syska Hennessey Group of Cambridge is the engineer.
According to Tom O’Connor: “It is a privilege to be chosen by IHS to provide both project and construction management. We look forward to delivering high quality space within a very aggressive timeline by leveraging the collaborative efforts of both of our service lines.”
About IHS (

IHS (NYSE: IHS) is a leading source of information and insight in pivotal areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. Businesses and governments around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS employs more than 4,200 people in more than 30 countries around the world.
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. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $38 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,