Monthly Archives: May 2014

Downtown numbers can be deceiving

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From JLL’s Ben Hux

The Downtown submarket locked in an unchanged vacancy rate of 11.7 percent heading into Q2. That being said, leasing activity was very strong but it was the kind that evades statistics.

UMass signed a lease for 62,000 square feet at One Beacon Street before the space became vacant. A number of sublease deals were struck as… Read More

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JLL’s Greater Boston 2014 Life Sciences Outlook

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Across North America, activity and demand in the life sciences industry has shifted from one driven by Big Pharmas, to one where mid-tier companies and specialty players are experiencing exponential overnight growth. Opportunity exists to retrofit and parcel large campuses to meet the growing needs of mid-tier and specialty companies, particularly in the Boston market. JLL’s Greater Boston Life Sciences… Read More

2014 NEVY Winners announced

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NEVCA’s Executive Director, C.A. Webb, announcing all of this year’s winners.

Last night marked the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) 2014 NEVY Awards blowout cocktail party at Boston’s House of Blues. For the second year in a row, the Awards honored the best and the brightest in the region’s technology… Read More

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Rooftop and Bruins fun

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Thank you to all of our Investor clients that joined last Thursday on the top of One Post Office Square!  The weather couldn’t have been better to enjoy the views from one of the tallest buildings in Boston and we were happy to see our Bruins tie the series watching Game 4.  We look forward to the next occasion to entertain and appreciate our great clients. Go Bruins!

 

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Thank you subcontractors!

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JLLConstruction_SubcontractorAppreciation_blogLast Thursday, JLL Construction welcomed our subcontractor partners to Summer Shack in Dedham for an afternoon of food, drinks and fun. The appreciation event gave the JLL team a chance to socialize with our subcontractors — their partnership allows us to successfully complete a variety of fantastic projects each year.

Over 120 people joined us for… Read More

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Veolia gets Gold

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Veolia_LEEDGold_blogVeolia’s new office at 53 State Street in Boston was recently awarded LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors certification by the Green Building Certification Institute. The project, which was managed by JLL’s Project and Development Services group and constructed by JLL Construction, included a 27,440-square-foot fit out of the space.

The Veolia office, designed by Fusion Design… Read More