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Liberty Property Trust Receives Toby Award For Butler Plaza In Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, FL – May 1, 2012 - Liberty Property Trust today announced it has received “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) Award at the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Southern Regional Conference 2012 for its Butler Plaza located in Jacksonville. The award recognizes excellence in property management in the suburban office park low/midrise category.

“We are very proud that Butler Plaza was recognized by BOMA as a premier suburban office park within the southeastern United States,” said Mike Heise, vice president and city manager of Liberty. “Our property management team is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to all of our tenants and this award is a testament to their hard work and determination.”

Rosalyna Paseiro, property manager at Liberty, accepted the award at the Southern Regional Conference held on April 14th at the Marriott Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach. Also to be commended for her efforts on this project is Suzi Ford, property manager at Liberty.

The local BOMA chapter sponsors the annual competition and criteria include all facets of a building's operations, including tenant relations, community involvement, emergency evacuation processes, continuing education for building personnel and overall exceptional service.

Liberty will now compete at the BOMA international Conference to be held in Seattle in June.

About Butler Plaza

Butler Plaza is a master planned park featuring 240,000 total square feet of innovative contemporary design and top quality construction, including the LEED Gold Butler Plaza III building. Conveniently located on the corner of J. Turner Butler Boulevard and Belfort Road, the park offers complete accessibility to numerous major crossroads, immediate access to I-95, and is within close proximity to numerous restaurants, hotels, banks and shopping venues.

About Liberty Property Trust

Liberty Property Trust owns and manages nearly 2.5 million square feet of office and industrial properties in Jacksonville. Headquartered in Malvern, PA, Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) is dedicated to enhancing people’s lives through extraordinary work environments. The real estate investment trust (REIT) serves customers in the United States and United Kingdom through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty's 77 million square foot portfolio offers exceptional locations and flexible design to more than 1,700 tenants at nearly 650 properties. The company is a leader in the development of high performance green buildings. For more information please visit

General Inquiries: Mike Heise, Liberty Property Trust, 813/881-1776
Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653