Monthly Archives: October 2014

Happy Halloween!

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BOO!!! Sorry, did we scare you?

In celebration of Halloween, we were joined by family and friends on Thursday for trick-or-treating and festivities in our office. Check out a few of our spooky and not so spooky guests below.

Thank you to everyone who joined us and we look forward to seeing more great costumes next year!

Happy Halloween!

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Industrial absorption soars

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From Rick Schuhwerk
New England Industrial Lead

The third quarter saw the highest absorption of the year in the New England industrial market, totaling over one million square feet. Large lease transactions included: Amazon leasing all 332,676 square feet at 1000 Technology Drive in Stoughton, EMC Corp. renewing their 192,000-square-foot space at 109 Constitution Boulevard in Franklin, and Restoration Hardware leasing 118,555 square feet at… Read More

JLL Law Firm Perspective reports Boston is rightsizing

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Space reduction continues to guide the office strategy for the U.S. legal sector, with firms giving up an average of 17 percent of their space upon relocating in 2014. Office leasing transactions for the sector have seen a consistent trim this year as 15 of the top 17 U.S. law firm leasing transactions were rightsizing moves, according to JLL’s newly released Law Firm… Read More

Blazing the trail at NAIOP’s Marketing Conference

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JLL’s Linda Swain

JLL was front and center at NAIOP‘s Trends + Technology Marketing Conference, as real estate marketing experts discussed their latest strategies, newest ideas and deliverables used to drive decision making. Our Senior Director Linda Swain moderated a panel on the convergence of technology and marketing. Panelists including Tina Snyder of The Bulfinch Companies.

“The future isn’t about mobile it’s about mobility,” Tina… Read More

Ryan Enright on the new Downtown dynamic

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JLL’s Ryan Enright is the newest senior member of the Downtown Boston team

The Downtown Boston office market playing field is changing dramatically. The ownership mix is shifting. Tech-based companies are migrating from the Seaport, Cambridge and the inner suburbs in record numbers. Ryan Enright, the latest addition to our fast growing Downtown Brokerage team, shares his insight into this volatility.

“There’s… Read More

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Safety is sustainable

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BestBobFrom Bob Best
Executive Vice President

What does “safety” really mean? Is it part of the effort to make buildings more “sustainable?”

The traditional view of green buildings is that they have less of a negative impact on the environment as measured by such things as greenhouse gas emissions, waste sent to landfills and water consumption. There is growing interest, however, in making buildings more supportive of… Read More

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JLL tackles Crohn’s & Colitis

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JLL participated in The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) annual flag football tournament at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. The spirited 7v7 touch football competition raised over $83,000 for the CCFA, which provides research, education and patient support for those living with Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis disease.

More than 20 teams of corporate executives, football fanatics and CCFA supporters were on hand to play, watch, and cheer. Patriots tight end Mike Hoomanawanui stopped by to meet… Read More

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Tenants continue to expand

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope Manager, New England Research  

Economic momentum is picking up, and tenants are continuing to expand. As a result, tenant leverage is dwindling heading into 2015 and landlords continue to push rents.

Demand persisted in the third quarter in Greater Boston as the market recorded a record absorption of 1.2 million square feet. In fact, Boston was in the top 10 markets nationwide for… Read More

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Roger Breslin brings Downtown expertise

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Boston is hot and so is our Downtown Boston Brokerage team. Our client services have been significantly bolstered with the hiring of seasoned leasing expert Roger Breslin.

As reported in the BBJ, this is part of our expanded coverage throughout Greater Boston. Roger will help lead the Downtown team. He’ll specialize in representing tenants and investors in the leasing of office space throughout the city and surrounding markets.

Workplace vs. workforce: A powerful dynamic

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This post was originally published in October 2014 and was refreshed in October 2018.

From Julia Georgules
New England Research Director

 

Only a few short years ago, news of the millennials entering the workforce and dramatically changing the landscape of work and workplace was all that anyone could talk about. And for good reason. Millennials remain on track to comprise half of the workforce by… Read More

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