Monthly Archives: March 2015

The benefits of Fido in the workplace

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As the workplace evolves and perks such as free beer, snacks, flexible hours and treadmill desks are becoming the norm, one thing that has been slow to change is dogs in the workplace. In honor of National Puppy Day, we decided to take a look at the benefits of working alongside man’s best friend.

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JLL’s client, Life Is Good, allows dogs

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Is there more green in green?

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BestBobFrom Bob Best
Executive Vice President

We have been so focused on cost savings from sustainable real estate ideas, such as energy conservation, that we’re 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.… Read More

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The Innovation and Design Building gets a facelift

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JLL Construction has completed extensive renovations to the Innovation and Design Building, which is anchored by the Boston Design Center and is located at Drydock Avenue and Design Center Place in Boston.

At the Boston Design Center, JLL Construction performed the interior renovation of all common spaces, including upgrading and revitalizing all aspects of the building. This includes: the main lobby, all corridors and entryways, bathrooms, stairwells, elevators, and a complete HVAC… Read More

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Yesterday’s buildings for today’s tenants

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Last night’s NAIOP Massachusetts Developing Leaders session focused on transforming older commercial office buildings for the demands of today’s tenants. Moderated by JLL’s Bryan Sparkes, the panel featured David Greaney, Founder and President of Synergy Investments, who recently purchased Ten Post Office Square where the event was held. Ten Post Office Square is a prime example of an asset currently going through a transition to modernize a classic building in a great downtown Boston location.

TAMI tenants redefine Downtown

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From Thearin Than
Senior Research Analyst

Formerly known as the hub of financial and professional business services, the Financial District continues to attract large technology, advertising, media and information companies (TAMI) to prominent Class A buildings.

The Financial District not only provides access to all major transportation hubs, but also enjoys growing numbers of retail amenities and residential buildings. It has gradually transformed  itself… Read More

LCC team wins big at CBA Awards

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CBA President Elect David Fitzgerald, Roger Breslin of JLL, Tucker Hansen of Colliers, CBA 2015 President Adam Subber, JLL’s Tom O’Regan, Ted Wheatley and Bill Barrack

 

The team of Bill Barrack, Ted Wheatley, and Tom O’Regan took top honors at last night’s 2014 CBA Awards for their lease of 169,606 sf with Sonos at Lafayette… Read More

JLL Construction LEEDs the way for EMD Serono

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EMD Serono’s Sagamore Building, a transformational office space built by JLL Construction, has earned the highest level of certification awarded by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED Platinum. The 14,000 square foot building is located on EMD’s Billerica campus.

Led by the EMD Serono facilities group, the team involved in the LEED submission included: JLL Construction, architect Ellenzweig, MEP engineer BR+A, structural engineer LeMessurier Consultants, LEED consultant The Green Engineer,… Read More

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