Yearly Archives: 2013

YMCA Book Drive

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This holiday season, the JLL Boston office is giving back to our community with a book drive to benefit the Roxbury YMCA. This is the second annual JLL Boston book drive. This year we were able to collect and donate 265 new books.

The Roxbury YMCA aims to instill the love of learning through story-telling and… Read More

Categories: Events, News, People, Topics.

How many more years till this cycle peaks?

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From Ben Breslau
Managing Director
Americas Research

We have a tendency to track data day to day, week to week and month to month, but what about the longer term outlook?

At the Jones Lang LaSalle Investor Conference, we asked attendees how long they thought the current cycle would last. 58% of investor respondents think the cycle will last 3 more… Read More

Home for the holidays

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Our Jones Lang LaSalle family was right at home in the Boston headquarters at One Post Office Square for this year’s annual holiday celebration. Colleagues from across New England joined together on two upper floors of the signature tower for food, drink and holiday cheer. JLL was recently named Property Manager to go along with Leasing Agent for the premier asset.

On behalf of everyone at JLL, we want to wish you happy holidays!

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Multifamily team closes Reading Commons

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Our Multifamily Investment Sales and debt financing team has completed the sale of Reading Commons on behalf of Henderson Global Investors to JP Morgan. The premier residential community with visibility from Route 93 was listed in June. With some of the highest-end units in Greater Boston, the upscale complex sold for $63.1 million.

The result equates… Read More

Walsh may opt to change BRA from within

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Flynn_CharlieFrom Charlie Flynn
Research Analyst




For those who have been following Boston politics recently, it is no secret that the Boston Redevelopment Authority became a central issue of this fall’s mayoral election.

Marty Walsh

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Citing both an absence of transparency and a lack concern for… Read More

Economic growth and tenant demand

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Breslau.Ben_Color_HiResFrom Ben Breslau
Managing Director
Americas Research




In a recent survey by Jones Lang LaSalle Research, 94% of the investor audience questioned expect the underlying economic and tenants demand side to be the same or better next year. 50% said that they expect better conditions. We agree.

JLL sees the US economy as comparably strong from… Read More

Categories: Insights, News, Topics.

Spotlight on innovation: Nuance

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Jones Lang LaSalle works with a number of leading technology companies creating some of the most innovative workspace in Cambridge.

Recently, JLL represented Central Plaza at 675 Mass. Ave. Cambridge owner Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. on a 30,000 s.f. lease to Nuance, the company that develops Dragon speech-recognition software. Jones Lang LaSalle Construction just completed the fit-out… Read More

Categories: Projects, Topics.