Rediscovering the Suburbs: An untapped opportunity

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What do Millennials want? While it might surprise you, according to Ivy Zelman, Chief Executive Officer at Zelman & Associates, they want suburban life. In fact, a recent survey from The Zillow Group on Consumer Housing Trends says, “it’s a common myth that all Millennials are short-term buyers seeking homes in trendy, urban neighborhoods.” The report reveals that, in reality, half of all Millennials live in suburban communities.

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Celebrating an exciting year that was

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2016 was yet another memorable year for us at JLL. Last week, our team gathered together at the Federal Reserve Building to celebrate some of our greatest achievements over the past twelve months. From our service lines to our support teams we shared several new innovations and success stories.

Our Property Management team had a unique opportunity in 2016 to partner with our client Hasbro to make an impact in the Rhode Island community where… Read More

Boston’s momentum on par with world’s leading cities

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Director

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Boston has been firmly planted on the world stage for some time now and it doesn’t appear that will be changing anytime soon. For the third straight year Boston ranks among the top 10 cities… Read More

Celebrating CaterCares launch and partnership at The Greater Boston Food Bank

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Mabardi_Lori_Casual_blogFrom Lori Mabardi
SVP, Research & CaterCares Creator

Just a few short months after launching CaterCares, a group of nearly 50 volunteers from JLL and ezCater joined forces to celebrate our partnership together and give back at The Greater Boston Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization in New England! Together, we sorted and packed more than 10,000 pounds of food which will create more than 8,500 meals… Read More

Looking for lab space in Cambridge? Alewife offers affordability, availability when compared to Kendall Square

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Bekarian_Peter_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Pete Bekarian
Managing Director, Cambridge

When it comes to life science clusters, there is none stronger or more in-demand than Cambridge. But for companies who have yet to plant their roots in the life science capital, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult—space is sparse and costs are high. And now, new data shows that companies who are lucky enough to have a presence in Cambridge already don’t… Read More

Data center download: An inside look at key trends impacting the Boston market

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Cole_Gabe_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Gabe Cole
Managing Director, Data Centers

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In 2016 the data center market saw big deals from major players, new economic and regulatory policy, and the wild card that is strategic cloud adoption. As JLL’s latest Data Center Outlook reveals, there are… Read More

Gallery: JLL Construction completes work on new Drybar salon

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JLL recently completed construction for Drybar, a new blow dry salon located at 8 Kingston Street in Downtown Crossing. Drybar is the nation’s premier blow dry bar specializing in just blowouts, no cuts, no color. The 1,955-square-foot Downtown Crossing location is the fourth in Massachusetts and joins approximately seventy other locations nationwide. The JLL team included project executive John Thomas, construction manager Steve Baraldi, and superintendent Steve Pizzuto. Check out some photos from the… Read More

$1 Billion and counting: JLL’s Multifamily sales team sets new record

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2016 was an historic year for the JLL Boston Multifamily sales team, who eclipsed the $1 billion sales mark for the first time ever. The record-breaking success was driven in large part by the $215 million sale of Hanover CambridgePark, the largest single apartment sale in Boston’s history, and the $187 million sale of The Victor. We recently sat down with the leaders of the team, Travis D’Amato and Mike Coyne, to dive deeper… Read More

WELL: A new building standard

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berman_josh_color_casual_hiresFrom Josh Berman
VP, JLL Construction

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Nowadays, a significant percentage of new construction is being built to meet the standards of LEED certification, which focuses on sustainability. But there’s a new certification gaining traction that complements LEED, called WELL.

WELL is the first… Read More