Category Archives: Boston

Boston among top 5 cities in the world for innovation and talent

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What makes a successful city? Our latest JLL Research Report “Decoding City Performance” identifies 10 imperative factors including among others: fostering innovative pathways, uncovering hidden talents, investing in infrastructure, thinking long term, and being smart.

So, what does that say about Boston? While we aren’t ranked among the “Big Seven” or “Contenders” named in the report, which include the likes of London, New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Madrid, we do… Read More

Top 10 stories of the summer

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As summer winds to a close, so too does the bevy of out of office email replies and constant vacations. While many of us were off relaxing, soaking in the sun, or hitting the links over the last several months, a number of exciting things happened around Greater Boston.

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A lack of supply paves the way for steadily rising rents in Boston

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While Boston has seen a surge in demand for Class B brick and beam product, there’s still nothing like the prestige of being in a premium office building – even if it comes with a sky-high cost. This year, the average price tag for space across North America’s Skyline buildings is $44.55 per square foot – an all-time high.

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The New England Investor: Retail re-imagined – Different but not dead

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Have you seen our newest publication, The New England Investor? This quarterly piece delivers real estate news and insights from across Greater Boston, with a broader look at hot topics impacting the investment community locally and around the world.

In our latest issue of The New England Investor, we reflect on what’s changing in the retail market and how the future of retail will look different than it does today for investors… Read More

REview Podcast: New initiative aims to drive diversity and future growth in Boston’s high tech industry

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From Bryan Sparkes
Executive Vice President, Technology Practice Lead

The growth of Greater Boston’s high tech industry over the last several years has been notable. Wherever you look, we rival Silicon Valley as one of the top tech markets in the country and we’re repeatedly ranked as one of the foremost leaders in innovation. But we, like many other high tech markets, have a… Read More

A growing list of companies now call Fort Point home

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The rise of Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood has been years in the making, but with the recent addition of GE, the area has become a go-to destination for companies of all types and sizes. Just a few blocks away from the future site of GE’s headquarters is 9 Channel Center, an historic brick and beam building that recently underwent a large scale renovation by owner Berkeley Investments.

Corderman & Company, a Boston-based… Read More

Walking and biking interests power new development

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Guest post
From Manikka Bowman
Manager of Policy, ULI Boston

Manikka Bowman leads the District Council in policy and content management and connects members to ULI’s national initiatives. Manikka also serves as an elected official on the Cambridge School Committee. In this role, she chairs the Buildings and Grounds Committee where she leads the school district in the management of 1.6 million square feet… Read More

Gallery: Enhanced amenities at Ten Post Office Square

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Earlier this week it was announced that LaSalle Investment Management, a subsidiary of JLL, had acquired 10 Post Office Square for $188.1 million, joining existing owner Synergy Investments as the building’s operating partner. 10 Post Office Square recently underwent a number of upgrades highlighted by a new lobby, conference center, wifi lounge, and fitness center. Check out some of the improvements below and learn more about the property at http://www.tenpostofficesquare.com/.

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Team reigns in top honors at CBA Achievement Awards

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The annual Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) Achievement Awards brings together several hundred of the most influential leaders and decision makers from the Massachusetts brokerage industry to honor the year’s most impressive deals and most distinguished professionals.

Boston’s momentum on par with world’s leading cities

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Director

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Boston has been firmly planted on the world stage for some time now and it doesn’t appear that will be changing anytime soon. For the third straight year Boston ranks among the… Read More