Monthly Archives: August 2015

TIAA-CREF names JLL top property management firm

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Clifford_Bruce_Color_croppedFrom Bruce Clifford
Associate Director

We’re proud to have been given TIAA-CREF’s highly coveted Property Management Firm of the Year award for our performance across the US.

JLL has been creating value for their portfolio of investments implementing industry best practices and cutting edge technologies throughout the properties that we manage. The assets honored include 99 High here in Boston.

 

Our major capital improvements program here included… Read More

Manufacturing in Greater Boston bounces back

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Jarosz_Ed_Color_Casual_smallEdward Jarosz, Executive Vice President
Industrial and logistics specialist

Our JLL Research team has just released the U.S. Q2 Industrial Outlook, and we are pleased to report following a very positive first quarter for the warehouse/distribution market, it was the manufacturing sector which showed the most growth in the second quarter of 2015. Posting an overall positive absorption of 617,209 square feet, this was… Read More

The U.S. is getting wasted

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BestBobFrom Bob Best
Executive Vice President

Americans love to throw stuff away. But one man’s trash is another man’s gold. Or, in this case, another country’s gold.

Global transactions for waste, that is countries selling their waste to other countries to be recovered and turned into profit, is a $443 billion per year industry.

When those giant shipping containers arrive here from China, filled with such… Read More

Multifamily transaction volume to hit record levels

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travis2From Travis D’Amato
Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Everyone’s talking about the Boston apartment market.

Boston sales volume for multifamily product will easily reach record levels this year. The only question is by how much.

The biggest year ever was 2007 with approximately $1.7 billion in volume. Last year we saw $1.4 billion close for the second biggest year ever. Year-to-date 2015 has already hit… Read More