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Jones Lang LaSalle Partners with FM:Systems to Provide Clients with Integrated Services and Software Offerings.

Partnership Offers Corporate Real Estate Departments a Greater Range of Options for Comprehensive Space and Occupancy Management Solutions

RALEIGH, N.C. & CHICAGO -- FM:Systems, a leading provider of integrated workplace management systems (IWMS IWMS Integrated Workplace Management System
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) and computer-aided facility management (CAFM CAFM Computer Aided Facilities Management
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) software, today announced its partnership with global real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a major real estate and money management services firm headquartered in the Aon Center in Chicago, Illinois and the only company in its industry making it into Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best Places to Work in the U.S.  to provide leading-edge occupancy planning solutions to corporate real estate departments.

The partnership allows integration of Jones Lang LaSalle's occupancy planning and space data management services with the products available in FM:Systems' FM:Interact Workplace Management Suite. The highly customizable solution provides unlimited access to space, occupancy and move management.

"Accurate space and move data allow our customers to make critical decisions that significantly impact the bottom line," said Curtis Knapp, global director of occupancy planning, Jones Lang LaSalle. "Our partnership with FM:Systems answers this demand and enables clients to outsource and centralize management of space data while providing them with a highly configurable solution to meet their individual needs."

"Having worked with Jones Lang LaSalle on a number of accounts, FM:Systems is very familiar with the high quality of service provided by its occupancy planning team," said Marty Chobot, vice president of product management, FM:Systems. "The combined solution of Jones Lang LaSalle's services and FM:Systems' flexible, industry-leading products allows both companies to address a broader market, and lets joint customers realize significant value by efficiently managing space and occupancy."

Jones Lang LaSalle's occupancy planning team provides corporate real estate executives with an ongoing perspective of supply / demand information as their occupancy requirements continually change. The service helps companies reduce occupancy costs by delivering occupancy strategies that align changing business needs with optimum portfolio utilization.

About FM:Interact Workplace Management Suite

FM:Interact is an integrated suite of powerful, web-based workplace management products that enable organizations to share facilities information and manage processes that impact entire organizations. FM:Interact runs on an organization's intranet and can be accessed by all employees using standard web browsers The following is a list of web browsers. Historical
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In order of release:
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  • Erwise, April 1992
  • ViolaWWW, May 1992, see Erwise
. With its intuitive interface, companies have quick and easy access to key facilities information such as floor plans, reports, employee information and critical documents. Modules available in the FM:Interact Workplace Management Suite include Space Management, Strategic Planning Strategic planning is an organization's process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy, including its capital and people. , Real Estate Portfolio Management, Asset Management, Move Management, Facilities Maintenance and Project Management.

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE NYSE

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) is a financial and professional services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products.  firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services In computer networking, IntServ or integrated services is an architecture that specifies the elements to guarantee quality of service (QoS) on networks. IntServ can for example be used to allow video and sound to reach the receiver without interruption.  delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2008 global revenue of $2.7 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 1.4 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 more than $36 billion of assets under management Assets Under Management (AUM) is a term used by financial services companies in the mutual fund and money management or investment management business to gauge how much money they are managing. . For further information, please visit our Web site,

About FM:Systems, Inc.

By connecting people, place and process, FM:Systems helps facilities and real-estate professionals improve customer service, reduce costs and increase productivity enterprise-wide. FM:Systems Web-based software improves management of space, occupancy, moves, maintenance, leases and property. Customer results include: real estate costs reduced by 15 percent, move spend reduced by 88 percent, enterprise productivity savings of $1.5 million and an internal customer satisfaction rate of 97 percent.

Many of the world's leading organizations rely on FM:Systems products, including CA, Devon Energy, DuPont, GMAC GMAC General Motors Acceptance Corporation
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, Herman Miller, Indiana University, Lockheed Martin, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology, Washington, DC, The standards-defining agency of the U.S. government, formerly the National Bureau of Standards. It is one of three agencies that fall under the Technology Administration ( ), Northwestern University, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Progress Energy, Target stores, the U.S. Census Bureau and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.

FM:Systems is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina For other uses of this name, see Raleigh.
Raleigh (IPA: /ˈrɑli/, ral-ee) is the capital of the State of North Carolina and the county seat of Wake County.
, and conducts business in the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about FM:Systems, please visit or call 1-800-648-8030.
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