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Celebrating National Safety Month

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This month the National Safety Council (NSC) celebrates National Safety Month. Observed ​annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. As a proud member of NSC, JLL is participating in the month-long celebration.

Each week JLL and the NSC are focusing on different safety topics, with recommendations on how to improve safety at home… Read More

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Choosing the right strategy for your build out

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If you are building out a new office space in Boston, you will need to obtain a building permit from the City – but which kind will you need? The answer depends on the scope of your project.

A short form permit is needed for minor alterations to an existing building that will not change the use, egress, or increase living space or fire protection of the existing building. An example would be… Read More

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The Innovation and Design Building gets a facelift

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JLL Construction has completed extensive renovations to the Innovation and Design Building, which is anchored by the Boston Design Center and is located at Drydock Avenue and Design Center Place in Boston.

At the Boston Design Center, JLL Construction performed the interior renovation of all common spaces, including upgrading and revitalizing all aspects of the building. This includes: the main lobby, all corridors and entryways, bathrooms, stairwells, elevators, and a complete HVAC… Read More

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JLL Construction LEEDs the way for EMD Serono

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EMD Serono’s Sagamore Building, a transformational office space built by JLL Construction, has earned the highest level of certification awarded by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED Platinum. The 14,000 square foot building is located on EMD’s Billerica campus.

Led by the EMD Serono facilities group, the team involved in the LEED submission included: JLL Construction, architect Ellenzweig, MEP engineer BR+A, structural engineer LeMessurier Consultants, LEED consultant The Green Engineer,… Read More

Categories: Construction.

Growth in the construction industry is building

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We recently released our U.S. Construction Perspective, which includes:

  • Which industry had the highest overall construction spend in 2014
  • What is driving the cost growth
  • Which cities lead in high construction costs
  • 2015 key construction markets
  • What’s next in construction trends

Click here for the full report.

With regard to the Boston market specifically, the Perspective outlines the following:

EMD Serono’s Transformational New Workspace

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JLL Construction has completed construction of a new 14,000 square foot transformational office space for EMD Serono on their Billerica, MA campus. The project included the complete renovation of a former lab building on site adding a mezzanine level, multiple stairways, and significant system and building upgrades.

The Sagamore Building offers a biopharmaceutical working environment where Research and Development project teams can collaborate, communicate and share knowledge in the pursuit of new… Read More

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45 Milk gets a makeover

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As exclusive leasing agent, property manager and construction manager for 45 Milk Street, a year-long capital improvements program has just been completed. The dramatic nine-story Beaux Arts style mid-rise is located in the heart of downtown Boston and the project, by JLL Construction, included a renovation of the two-story lobby and select interior spaces.

Built in 1893 for the… Read More

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Safety first!

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This month the National Safety Council (NSC) celebrates National Safety Month. It’s a time to bring attention to key safety issues. As a proud member of NSC, JLL is participating in the month-long celebration.

Each week JLL and the NSC are focusing on different safety topics, with recommendations on how to improve safety at home and in the workplace. Topics include: preventing ladder injuries, slips, trips and falls; awareness of your surroundings; and… Read More

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Thank you subcontractors!

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JLLConstruction_SubcontractorAppreciation_blogLast Thursday, JLL Construction welcomed our subcontractor partners to Summer Shack in Dedham for an afternoon of food, drinks and fun. The appreciation event gave the JLL team a chance to socialize with our subcontractors — their partnership allows us to successfully complete a variety of fantastic projects each year.

Over 120 people joined us for… Read More

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