pdfExpanded Leasing Team Adds Houston Expert

Summary: Younan Properties' in‐house leasing team added another member to serve Younan's Houston portfolio. Michael K. Adams was named Regional Leasing Manager and is responsible for leasing the Younan portfolio in the Houston market. Adams has more than a decade of experience in commercial real estate leasing.

HOUSTON, July 28, 2010 ‐‐ Younan Properties, Inc., a fully‐integrated, national real estate owner and operator of office buildings in five major U.S. office markets, including 8.5 million sq. ft. in Texas, announced that it named Michael K. Adams Regional Leasing Manager. In this new role, Adams will be responsible for driving Younan's leasing and marketing strategies for more than 2 million sq. ft. of office space owned and managed by Younan in Houston.

Robert C. Peddicord, Chief Operating Officer of Younan said that Adam's appointment underscores Younan's growth by adding another in‐house professional in Texas who is dedicated to the Houston market. "Mike Adams knows the Houston market well and we will leverage the experience he gained from representing property owners and tenants alike to enhance our leasing activities in the nation's fourth largest metro. " Added Adams, "Younan Properties is a respected building owner in Houston with a well‐positioned office portfolio. I am looking forward to working with our tenants and the broker community to continue to add value to our
portfolio in Houston. "

Adams has more than 12 years experience in all phases of commercial real estate including project and tenant representation and asset management. He is a skilled lease negotiator with expertise in financial analysis, space planning and construction management. His prior real estate experience is Houston‐based and includes serving as a Leasing Manager with PMRG in Houston; Asset Manager with Argus Realty Investors, and Vice President, Asset Management with Capital Commercial Investment, Inc. Most recently, Adams was a Vice President with Gibson & Granello Realty Partners, LLC.

Adams received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University. He is licensed in Texas.

About Younan Properties

Younan Properties is a fully integrated, self‐administered and self‐managed owner and operator of primarily Class "A" office properties located in five major U.S. office markets, including Dallas‐Fort Worth, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix and Los Angeles. The portfolio consists of 35 office properties with approximately 11.0 million square feet of rentable space. Younan is a full‐service real estate company with in‐house expertise and resources in leasing, asset and property management, marketing, acquisitions, redevelopment, facility engineering and financing.

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