Monthly Archives: December 2014

Green and productive space REALLY does pay out

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From Bob Best
Executive Vice President

What happens when we set out to make a building greener and more productive at the same time?

Something amazing.

The Federal Building in San Diego decided to make a number of changes … with pretty impressive results.

First, they changed their fluorescent lighting from T12s with flickering magnetic ballasts to more energy-efficiency T8s with electronic ballasts.

Second, the brought in more… Read More

Year Up’s new home inspires

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We sat down with Year Up CFO Andrea Hayward to discuss why they selected 45 Milk Street as the new headquarters for their impactful program.

Q: How does 45 Milk Street help Year Up, a one year intensive training program for low income young adults, fulfill your mission and reflect your culture?

45 Milk Street is special. We like occupying the entire building. It feels like home.… Read More

Is there more ‘green’ in green?

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From Bob Best
Executive Vice President

We have been so focused on cost savings from sustainable real estate ideas, such as energy conservation, that we have been missing an idea with much bigger dollar potential.

While more daylight, better air quality and temperature control can make the workplace “greener” there is another far more important financial impact on a company’s bottom-line. Many of these sustainable… Read More

JLL Boston Skyline: Strong leasing momentum with low-rise leading the charge

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From Thearin Than Senior Research Analyst  

 Our JLL Boston Skyline Review is an analysis of the premium tower market comprised of 44 Class A buildings taller than 15 stories. With this building analysis, we’ve factored in that Greater Boston continues to enjoy favorable economic conditions driven by strong employment growth. Following significant growth of 39,900 jobs in 2013, Metro Boston has added 19,800 jobs year-to-date and now… Read More

JLL New England 2014 Spotlight Award winners

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Top row, left to right: Darlene Davis, Keely Calkins, Jamie Ruiz, Glen Shenkin, Malia Callahan, Vin Brennan Bottom row, left to right: Jim Tierney, Michael Connelly, Victor Sandoval, Scott Tibbo, Chris Lawrence, Niles Carter

JLL is proud and excited to announce the winners of the 2014 Spotlight Awards for the New England region. These… Read More

JLL Cambridge Skyline Review: Market presence at a premium

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From Jordan Yarboro Senior Analyst, New England Research  

JLL’s Cambridge Skyline Review is a floor-by-floor analysis of the premier office and lab properties in the Cambridge market. The Cambridge skyline is shaped by 28 office buildings and 29 lab buildings across three distinctive Cambridge submarkets. For this Winter Skyline just released, Cambridge continues to shine as one the nation’s leading commercial real estate markets. With proximity… Read More

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Space Studies: LevelUp

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LevelUp, a mobile application allowing members to use their smartphones for payment at local businesses who accept this form of payment, launched its business in 2011. Initially this tech firm operated out of Cambridge, but after analysis of real estate costs, employee demographics and available locations, LevelUp decided to move their business to downtown Boston on Arch Street in December 2013.

This video showcases the space that they are now proud to… Read More

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