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Miami, FL

Jones Lang LaSalle Completes 35,000 SF Industrial Lease for Nippon Express (USA), Inc. in Miami, FL


MIAMI, Jan. 11, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle has completed a 35,000-square-foot warehouse lease at Airport Business Center in Miami, FL for Nippon Express (USA), Inc.  The supply chain solutions firm will be relocating to the site at, 3409-A NW 72nd Avenue from a nearby facility in Doral during the first quarter of 2011.

Jones Lang LaSalle Managing Director Steve Medwin, SIOR, CCIM, Executive Vice President Harry Wardell, SIOR and Vice President Nick Wigoda teamed up with Hitoshi Aratani, Senior Vice President in Jones Lang LaSalle’s New York City office, to represent the tenant, Nippon Express (USA), Inc.

“Leasing activity in Miami has rebounded strongly during the past 12 months. This is another example of firms requiring close proximity to Latin America,” noted Medwin.  “The influence of growth in international trade was a key factor in the 1.6 million square feet of industrial property deals that were completed in 2010 by Jones Lang LaSalle’s South Florida industrial brokerage team.”

Nippon Express (USA), Inc. is a worldwide leader in Logistics Design. It offers an array of supply chain management solutions and provides services for land, sea, air transportation and distribution.

Jones Lang LaSalle has approximately 380 employees providing real expertise across all major markets in Florida including agency leasing, property management, project and development services, capital markets and tenant representation.  The firm is responsible for the leasing and management of more than 12 million square feet of commercial space across the state.

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, visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.