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CHICAGO-In March, Jones Lang LaSalle, headquartered in Chicago, partnered with Startup America Partnership, an organization geared toward helping America’s start-up businesses, by offering information and advice about commercial real estate to business owners in the pre-launch and just-launching stage.  Since that time, JLL has followed Startup America to various parts of the country, and today, will kick off the initiative in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with a special presentation at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.

According to JLL’s senior vice president Andrew O’Brien, Startup America, the Obama administration’s initiative to help high-growth companies get a leg up, had a number of industries already on board, such as legal, technology and accounting. But what it didn’t have was a real estate component. “Real estate is a huge part about how these companies succeed and can grow,” he explains.  

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