Monthly Archives: May 2016

Top 10 reasons Boston is one of the top cities in the US and the world

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It’s not that often that a city and a region are firing on all cylinders the way we are right now in Boston and the surrounding communities. In fact, no matter where you look, the area is gaining recognition as a national and even a global leader in everything from innovation, to investment, to funding, to jobs, and much more.

Boston Harbor

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Infographic: The District Burlington by the numbers

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From Chris Decembrele
Senior Vice President, North Suburban Leasing

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Burlington is quickly becoming one of Greater Boston’s most popular suburban office destinations. In fact, demand in the area is at an all-time high, and that shouldn’t come as a… Read More

JLL Women’s Business Network, Dress for Success team up to help empower women

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Middleton-Pratt_Lauren_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Lauren Middleton-Pratt
JLL Women’s Business Network, Dress for Success Boston Event Chair

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Here at JLL New England we recently launched the local chapter of our Women’s Business Network. The organization, which has nearly 20 chapters throughout JLL, is one… Read More

Boston stands out when comparing start-up ecosystems and university performance in cities across the globe

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Manager

While the Bay Area might be most synonymous with innovation, Boston is quickly giving the West Coast powerhouse a run for its money. Just this week, the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation named Boston #1 in the country for entrepreneurial growth and innovation. That comes on the heels of a several other similar accolades for the city… Read More

Target Boston: City remains a top destination for international capital

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Petz_Frank_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Frank Petz
Managing Director, Capital Markets

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Boston unquestionably remains among the world’s top investment targets, driven largely by cross-border capital. In fact, foreign ownership in Class A properties in Boston’s CBD has risen dramatically in the last ten years,… Read More

LEED is creating not just a green industry, but a green economy

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Carpenter_Larry_Color_HiResFrom Larry Carpenter
SVP, JLL Construction

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More and more buildings across Greater Boston are receiving LEED certification, the most widely used green building rating system in the world. LEED buildings can provide a competitive differentiator, attract tenants, increase rental… Read More