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Baton Rouge, La. (May 7, 2009) - The Lightstone Group, one of the largest private real estate owners in the country, today announced 40,000-square-feet of long-term lease extensions at two of its properties in the Airline/Jefferson region of Baton Rouge, La.

BlueCross BlueShield, one of the top healthcare insurance companies in the nation, signed a 20,000-square-foot lease extension at 11965 Lakeland Park Blvd. This location will serve as a processing center. 11965 Lakeland Park Blvd offers convenient access to U.S. Route 61. Other tenants include Aladdin Carpet Mills and Louis & Co., a provider of wholesale cabinets.

At nearby 6565 Exchequer Drive, Sunbelt Supply Co., a world leader in the supply and distribution of manual and automated valve products, has extended its lease for its 20,000-square-feet. The location is primarily utilized as a warehouse and distribution center for their large inventory of equipment. Other tenants at 6565 Exchequer Drive include FedEx Ground Package Systems and Baton Rouge Electric Wire & Cable.

“The Airline/Jefferson industrial region of Baton Rouge offers tenants unparalleled space and location,” said Eric Marx, senior vice president of asset management for The Lightstone Group. “We are thrilled to accommodate such large-scale tenants of this caliber that serve greater Baton Rouge, as well as the entire state of Louisiana.”

To learn about leasing opportunities at 11965 Lakeland Park, 6565 Exchequer Drive or throughout The Lightstone Group portfolio of office, retail and industrial properties, contact Jeff Dash at (908) 668-8300 or

The Lightstone Group is one of the country's largest privately held real estate companies with interests in residential, office, retail, hospitality and industrial real estate assets. Principally through its operating entities including Prime Retail, Prime Group Realty Trust and Beacon Management, the company owns a diversified portfolio of more than 19,000 multifamily units and 24 million square feet of office, industrial, hotel and retail properties in 27 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Headquartered in New York, The Lightstone Group has approximately 1,150 employees and maintains regional offices in Maryland, Illinois and New Jersey. For more information, visit

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