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Jones Lang LaSalle Secures More Than 58,000 Square Feet for Intertek Testing Services in Houston


HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2010 – Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that it has secured two leases in Houston for Intertek Testing Services totalling 58,672 square feet. Jones Lang LaSalle Vice Presidents Don Foster and Chad Beck represented the tenant in both transactions.
  • Intertek subleased 44,338 square feet of office space at Two Riverway. Cushman and Wakefield’s Scott Wegmann and Studley’s Justin Leighton represented the sub-landlord, CB&I.

  • Intertek Oil, Chemical and Agriculture Division leased 14,334 square feet of office space at 801 Travis Street. Virgil Hydes with Lincoln Property Company represented the landlord, Goddard Investments.

Intertek Testing Services is a London-based firm with U.S. domestic headquarters in Houston. The company has evolved its business to become the premier high-value quality and safety service provider in its industry sectors, continuously adding to its portfolio of clients in Houston and on a global level.

“Intertek has a solid reputation and brand not only in Houston, but also worldwide,” says Don Foster, Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle. “These leases represent a significant expansion for the firm,”

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 $40 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.

About Intertek

Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, including energy, consumer goods, electronics, minerals, food and more. Intertek has the experience, expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its extensive network of 1000 laboratories and offices and over 26,000 people in more than 100 countries around the world.