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O1Properties and BMW Group Russia have signed a long-term lease agreement for office space

Jones Lang LaSalle is an adviser of Olympia Park’ tenant deal

Moscow, 22 September 2011– O1Properties Investment Company has signed a long-term leasing agreement for office space in its business complex Olympia Park with BMW Group Russia. The adviser of the deal was Jones Lang LaSalle.

According to the agreement BMW Group Russia will rent 4 700 sq m of Olympia Park for ten years.

The territory of A class business park is large enough to hold three five—storeyed office buildings, wide underground parking, an Olympic-standard sports center and picturesque park near the Khimkinskoe Reservoir. The buildings meet all the environmental requirements and are now undergoing BREEAM certification. Total area of the complex is 5.8 ha.

Commented on the deal, Chairman of the Management Board of O1Properties Dmitry Mints said: "We are pleased to close the deal with BMW Group - a leading global brand, which will place its main office in Russia in Olympia Park. This partnership undoubtedly hands it to the business center and emphasizes its exclusive status. We hope that BMW Group team will see the true value of Olympia Park quality, conveniences and comfort”.

Kate McMurtrie, National Director, Head of International Client Services Corporate Solutions Group Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia & CIS, noticed: "BMW has selected one of the best quality office buildings in Moscow and has achieved very positive conditions in consideration of the important position they will hold in the complex as a major international corporation. Olympia Park represents a new generation of efficient, well-designed office complexes and this provides a very good match for the high standards of our corporate clients."

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 2010 global revenue of $2.9 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 158 million square meters 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 $41 billion of assets under management.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow and Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg.For further information, please visit our web site

BMW Group Concern Profile
BMW Group - one of the most successful world manufacturers of premium class automobiles and motorcycles. Concern owns such brands as BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce. As an international company BMW Group produces cars at 25 factories in 14 countries worldwide and supporting a network of sales representatives in more than 140 countries.
In FY 2010, the BMW Group has sold about 1.46 million cars and over 110,000 motorcycles on the world market. Before-tax profit in 2010 amounted to EUR 4.8 billion, while total revenue - 60.5 billion euros. As of 31 December 2010, the number of employees in all corporate divisions amounted to about 95.5 thousand people.
Pledge the success of BMW Group is forward planning and responsible attitude to the company's business. Increasing environmental and social responsibility at all stages of production is a foundations ofBMW Group corporate strategy. These values allow the concern holds a leadership position in its sector according to theDow Jones  ratings of sustainable development for last five years.

About O1Properties
Russian O1 Properties investment company was established in 2010 and is wholly owned by Boris Mints. The Company specializes in the acquisition and management of high quality commercial office spaces in Moscow.
The company has a project portfolio of 400,000 sq m, including six class A and B+ business centers. The Company intends to expand its investment portfolio by acquisition of completed premium class assets. For further information, please visit the web site