Monthly Archives: June 2011

The impact of attire

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Building Impact, part of Boston R.E. Action, managed to gather over 800 business attire items for Goodwill’s job training program. Jones Lang LaSalle was one of eleven area companies who participated in the drive to donate suits, ties, dresses and shirts. Upon completion of the training program at Goodwill, participants of the program have the opportunity to choose several interview and work… Read More

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Take the social media plunge

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from Matt Giffune
Associate
Jones Lang LaSalle

The premise of Banker & Tradesman’s Social E Conference in Newport was social media and its impact on small business. I mashed around some ideas for my presentation, and decided to make it as personal as possible.

I began by explaining how I use social medial tools to create awareness of my personal brand. As an advisor

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Know your market

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from Dan Kollar
Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

While out for a walk with the family on a beautiful day in Boston, we stopped at a small shoe store that was advertising a summer sale. My wife popped in for about 45 minutes only to emerge empty handed and frustrated. While I admit the lack of shopping bags was a relief, we had… Read More

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Digital Realty Trust knows data centers

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Completion by Digital Realty Trust of phase one of a $90 million capital improvements program at 200 Quannapowitt Parkway was celebrated today. The changes make it Greater Boston’s premier data center. The ribbon cutting event under stormy skies was attended by 150 people including state and local officials.

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Social media breaks barriers

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by Matt Giffune
Jones Lang LaSalle

By engaging in on-line conversation, companies can understand their clients’ challenges and tailor solutions. Commercial real estate firms with the best social media tools and analytics hold a clear advantage. Listen to Matt Giffune on maximizing this marketing tool in the new millennium.

Learn about leveraging the power of social media.

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IFMA goes above and beyond

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The International Facility Management Association joins the BBJ (see our May 13 post) in honoring our 99 High and EMD Serono Research Institute projects with innovation awards. They were recognized in the Sustainability Practices and Medium Size Project categories, and they will be used to educate facility managers on best practices during the year.

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Biting discourse with Vancouver

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from Brendan Cohn
Assistant Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

The Canucks aren’t the only team from Vancouver to make the trek to Boston. Last week a group of 20 real estate professionals arrived for their annual U.S. property bus tour. In years past they travelled to Chicago, Las Vegas, and Silicon Valley. Their timing for a Boston trip couldn’t have been better with… Read More

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A newbie’s perspective

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Lori Mabardifrom Lori Mabardi
Research Manager
Jones Lang LaSalle

I’m sitting on a flight home to Boston, grateful we weren’t delayed at O’Hare like many others, and thankful for having just attended Jones Lang LaSalle’s CMR (Communications, Marketing and Research) Summit.

Today is my one month anniversary with the firm. This conference was the perfect way to celebrate and connect. I met colleagues from… Read More

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An entrepreneur’s checklist – part 3

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If I were a startup entrepreneur, my third consideration when looking for office space: $$$$$$$.

Of course dollars could probably be numbers 1 through 3, but in my experience there is always a deal to be found, you just need to dig around a bit after figuring out where and what you need.  You might be able to find the ideal situation by… Read More

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Scratching the surface with iPads and iPhones

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From Tina Snyder
Assistant Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

When the iPad debuted last year, many people weren’t sure what to make of it. As time has gone on, however, it’s use for business is exploding. It makes one-on-one meetings interactive and engaging. It allows companies to showcase their thought leadership with a tap of the screen. It allows users to share information… Read More

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