Monthly Archives: April 2016

Bigger, better, stronger: JLL’s Capital Markets team builds momentum

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2015 was a memorable year for the JLL Capital Markets team. The group grew its market share significantly as investors recognized the value in a team that was built to provide full service capital markets expertise across the areas of office, industrial, retail, multi-family, hotel, and land sales as well as debt financing and equity placement.

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In fact, JLL was recently ranked #1 by the Boston… Read More

Building Impact: Helping to build bonds in the local community

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McGill_Brad_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Brad McGill
Executive Vice President, Downtown Boston Brokerage
Board Member, Building Impact

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Every year, JLL team members volunteer several hours of their time to give back to the local community. Many of those company-sponsored events are coordinated in conjunction with Building… Read More

JLL New England named a 2016 BBJ Best Place to Work

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2016-bptwsq250_300We’re thrilled to announce that JLL New England has been named one of the Boston Business Journal’s 2016 Best Places to Work in the Large company category. Our culture is based upon our core values of teamwork, integrity and excellence, all of which help to set our organization apart and make this a rewarding, challenging, and fun place to work.

From our engagement with local organizations like Big… Read More

Choice and control drive Sonos’ new workspace

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Chad Lundeen of Sonos told a full house at Bisnow’s Boston Creative Office event that the wireless audio products company left Cambridge for Lafayette City Center for three key reasons: access, amenities and infrastructure.

“Now we’re in an urban core,” he said. “Downtown Crossing has quickly become jammed with hot tech startups. It’s important to our culture to be surrounded by fresh energy and new ideas.”

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An inside look at why revitalizing your workplace can help your business thrive

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Workplace strategy is a hot topic of late, as well it should be. Office culture has changed radically in recent years, the impact of which can not be understated. As one recent JLL report revealed, engaged employees can improve a company’s bottom line through increased customer satisfaction and enhanced productivity. In fact, one workplace study shows that more than 70% of workers would settle for slightly less pay but a better work environment.

Whatever your… Read More

Running for a Cause: Why this Marathon Monday will be extra special

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The Boston Marathon is one of this city’s most storied and anticipated events. Every year, more than 30,000 runners and 500,000 spectators take part in the world’s oldest annual marathon. This Marathon Monday, three of our own JLLers will be taking part in the race and doing so for three very special causes. Ryan Enright, Matt Sherry, and Bobby Jangro—who have collectively raised more than $30,000 and counting— each have a unique story to… Read More

Boston has yet another Champion

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We often say our people are our strongest asset, which is why recognizing those key individuals who help distinguish us in the industry is so critically important. JLL’s Champion of Excellence award is one way we do just that. Bestowed annually on a select number of JLL employees with at least ten years of service, the award recognizes those individuals whose contributions to the firm, industry and community go above and beyond. Of over… Read More

2016 off to a good start

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Manager

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Our impressive momentum to end 2015 already seems to be continuing early in 2016. Strong touring activity combined with the buzz from GE’s announcement in January that it will be bringing its headquarters and 800 new… Read More

Center for Workplace Innovation to help pioneer change and inspiration in Boston

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Aquillano_headshot_2_lrg_140906Guest post
From Sam Aquillano
Executive Director, Design Museum Foundation

Engaging, collaborative workplaces that inspire productivity are quickly becoming the new norm. At a time when only 30% of people feel engaged in their work, reinventing the workplace is imperative, and good design can make a real impact.

The days of cubicle office culture are outdated and businesses are searching for new alternatives to meet the rapidly-changing demands… Read More