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Jones Lang LaSalle to Provide Project Management and LEED Certification Services for Southern California Gas Company’s 350,000-Square-Foot Headquarters in Los Angeles


LOS ANGELES., Oct. 25, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle has been awarded project management and LEED Certification services for Southern California Gas Company’s 350,000-square-foot headquarters at 555 W. Fifth Street in Los Angeles.  The space will be restacked and reconfigured, making it more efficient for the 1500 employees currently at the location.  Completion is planned for February 2012.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Project and Development Services Group will provide project and move management by overseeing planning, design, construction and close-out phases of the project; guiding the company with new furniture selection and repurposing; managing all contractors and the proposal processes.  Additionally, the group will provide LEED Certification Project Management services with a goal of achieving LEED Silver Certification, at minimum.  The project will be completed four floors at a time with a total of four phases.

The Jones Lang LaSalle team for this project is Executive Vice President Judy Caruthers, Vice President Maria Naughton and Project Manager Adam Lutz.

“This is a huge endeavor for Southern California Gas Company and we are confident that we will make this a smooth transition with little interruption in their work,” said Caruthers. 

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Project and Development Services (PDS) employs 900 project management professionals across the country with expertise in occupancy planning, relocation and build-out, multisite program management, ground-up construction and complex redevelopments. PDS professionals can advise on project initiation, planning, design, construction and closeout for single assignments or multiple projects across a portfolio, functioning as a manager or at-risk developer, overseeing some or all phases of the development process. One of the world’s leading project management organizations serving commercial buildings, PDS has strong experience in office, hotel, retail, museums, hospitals, universities, sports facilities, data centers and call centers.

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 website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.\