Yearly Archives: 2017

Cambridge: Perched atop the world’s stage and likely to stay there

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From Molly Heath
Executive Vice President, Cambridge

I recently took part in the NAIOP/SIOR End of the Year Commercial Market Review. Following are some of the key takeaways shared at the event.

Cambridge remains one of the strongest markets we track globally. From tech to biotech and pharmaceuticals, tenants are still willing to pay a major rent premium to be part of one of the… Read More

Talent is key driver in Boston’s tech growth

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With the technology industry’s continued expansion beyond the west coast, Boston’s status as one of the nation’s prime technology hubs is on the rise. Although office location still proves to be a main factor for tech development, the potential talent available in these locations is having more bearing on where these companies are looking to grow.

According to our recently released Tech Office Trends, maintaining a highly skilled workforce remains one of… Read More

What’s ahead in 2018?

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According to JLL’s own Chief Economist Ryan Severino, who spoke last week at our 2018 forecasting event, the U.S. is currently experiencing a “goldilocks economy,” one that is “not too hot and not too cold.”

In Boston though, we might arguably be a little further on the “hot” end of the spectrum. As JLL New England Research Director Julia Georgules described, Boston’s resilient economy is stronger than ever. Since 1990, employment has… Read More

Burlington has proved to be the perfect place for Endurance’s continued growth

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From Sarah Curry
Assistant Vice President

The name Endurance International Group might not sound familiar to you but we bet its many high profile brands will. From Bluehost to HostGator, Constant Contact and more, Endurance provides small business owners with the tools they need to establish and build their web presence, get found in online search, and connect with customers through social media, email marketing,… Read More

An ambition to change the world one meal at a time

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Lori Mabardi, CaterCares creator

Nearly a year and half ago, JLL Senior Research Director Lori Mabardi reflected on her idea to create CaterCares. At the time, the program was in its infancy, having just officially been named and having not yet been made public or launched. Even… Read More

A crowded market and new competition creating challenges for law firms

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From Ben Heller
Managing Director, Downtown Boston Brokerage

With the market favoring landlords now and into the future, law firms across Greater Boston are being faced with new challenges relative to their office space that will take both creative and strategic solutions to solve.

Over the next several years, an unusually large number of firms will be entering the market looking for new space. With… Read More

Today’s changing dynamics are shaping tomorrow’s life sciences workplace

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Much of the conversation on changing workplace dynamics has focused on office space, but lab space has been equally as impacted. Like many other organizations, life sciences companies are facing stiff competition for top talent and are increasingly in search of ways to differentiate themselves. A premier, future-focused workplace is one way they can achieve that.

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Market momentum at a fever pitch

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From Julia Georgules
New England Research Director

It was an exciting third quarter in the Greater Boston office market with some big surprises and continued enthusiasm for the strength of the local economy. With big relocations like Alexion and PTC making a splash in the Seaport and news of organic expansions from companies like WeWork, Facebook and many others, momentum in most of the… Read More

REview Podcast: How the cloud is driving data center growth

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From Gabe Cole
Managing Director, Data Center Practice

The growth of cloud storage impacts all of us, every day. We can’t go an hour without using a cell phone, smart device or something reliant on the cloud. And, as technologies like self-driving cars become more prevalent, that will only increase. So it should come as no surprise that the cloud is having a significant… Read More