Monthly Archives: September 2016

There’s a small island off the coast of Boston making a large impact

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Ryan Enright got involved with the Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center 15 years ago and has remained committed to the organization ever since. The program aims to provide children with adventurous and challenging experiential learning programs that inspire character development, compassion, community service, environmental responsibility, and academic achievement. Their mission is critical, given that by age 12, kids from higher-income households have spent 6,000 more hours learning outside the classroom than low-income students… Read More

Greater Boston remains top life sciences cluster as competition drives vertical integration of industry

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It should be no surprise that JLL’s fifth annual Life Sciences Outlook reveals Greater Boston is the top cluster in the US. In fact, the region, which has been #1 since JLL began producing its report in 2011, possesses the largest concentration of life science researchers in the country and has more than 3.75 million square feet of requirements. To top it off, the Boston area has accounted for more than 1/3 of the… Read More

Tech industry continues to boom in Boston

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The technology industry is one of the key drivers of growth for our economy here locally, but it’s also flourishing across the US. In fact, according to JLL’s recently released Technology Office Outlook, the tech sector remains the leading industry for real estate expansion in the US, driving 22% of large-block leasing activity across the country over the past 2 years. Furthermore, as the report reveals, 63% of tech companies leasing 20,000 square feet… Read More

There’s magic happening in Kendall Square as life science companies continue to cluster

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It  should come as no surprise that Greater Boston is the #1 life science cluster in the US according to JLL’s new Life Science Outlook, with cluster being the operative word. As we heard time and time again from the esteemed panelists at our recent Future Viability life science event, the ability for companies to operate in such close proximity to their peers, particularly in Kendall Square, is very unique to this region.

“There’s no… Read More

Top 3 reasons to hire a project manager for your next office move or renovation

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O'Connor_Tom_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Tom O’Connor
Senior Vice President, PDS

Moving into a new office space, building a whole new building, or renovating your existing space is exciting and rewarding, but it’s also often expensive and time consuming. Without help, you can find yourself spending most of your time sitting in conference rooms, scheduling meetings on top of more meetings, and struggling to keep up with your day-to-day responsibilities.

That’s where… Read More