Category Archives: Projects

JLL Construction launches new online portfolio

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Stankiewicz_Peter_Color_Casual_HiRes2From Peter Stankiewicz
Managing Director, Construction

JLL’s construction group is thrilled to launch our new and improved portfolio website – where our buildings and projects speak for themselves through iconic photos and brief project summaries. The new site, which showcases over 30 recent projects, is not only cleaner, but is also easier to navigate and shows off more of each of our impressive work.

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Tracks to Growth: 2016 Capital Markets Perspective

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Petz_Frank_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Frank Petz
Managing Director, Capital Markets

Greater Boston is in growth mode. Employment is at an all-time high and the area is experiencing a boom in population double the pace of the entire state and faster than the nation. This growth has propelled Boston into a new transformative phase – with office, retail and residential development changing the area like never before.

The development is widespread in… Read More

Transit-oriented projects help multifamily sales reach record highs

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D'Amato_Travis_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Travis D’Amato
Managing Director, Capital Markets

2015 was a record year for multifamily sales volume, both locally and nationally. Across the US, investors poured nearly $139 billion into residential product, a 31% increase from 2014. In fact, the last quarter of 2015 was the strongest ever recorded, with year-over-year transaction volumes up more than 38% to $46 billion.

In the Metro Boston area alone, multifamily sales volume… Read More

HourlyNerd proud to have the perfect space to call home

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Jangro_Bobby_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Bobby Jangro
Associate, Downtown Leasing Team

One of the many challenges for an emerging technology company is figuring out how to harness rapid growth. There are a lot of elements that factor into that equation, not the least of which is physical space. Many locally-born startups begin their early days in co-working communities like WeWork, incubating with an investor, or sharing space with a partner company.… Read More

Boston’s most dynamic market may surprise you

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There’s undeniably a ton of activity happening in the Seaport right now, but one could argue that Downtown Crossing is actually where most of the action in Boston is occurring. “I would say it’s probably the most dynamic market in the city right now,” said JLL SVP Bryan Sparkes. “We’ve seen a lot of new tenants come in here. We’ve also seen retail and residential, so it’s really become the live-work-play epicenter of the… Read More

A look back at our top 10 stories of 2015

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As 2015 draws to a close, we thought it would be a great time to look back on the year that was and highlight 10 of our best stories from the past twelve months. We hope you have a happy and healthy New Year and look forward to continued success in 2016. Without further ado, here are our top 10 stories of 2015:… Read More

TIAA-CREF names JLL top property management firm

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Clifford_Bruce_Color_croppedFrom Bruce Clifford
Associate Director

We’re proud to have been given TIAA-CREF’s highly coveted Property Management Firm of the Year award for our performance across the US.

JLL has been creating value for their portfolio of investments implementing industry best practices and cutting edge technologies throughout the properties that we manage. The assets honored include 99 High here in Boston.

 

Our major capital improvements program here included a series of… Read More

Video: Developments propelling Boston towards 2030

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Real estate developer RelatedBeal is currently working on major projects in downtown Boston: Lovejoy Wharf, a mixed-use project near North Station, and Congress Square, four separate buildings formerly occupied by Fidelity which will provide office, retail and residential space. These significant downtown projects are part of the Boston 2030 plan, which involves major transportation and housing projects helping Boston improve infrastructure responsibly to accommodate for anticipated growth by 2030.

Congress Square, a featured project in this segment of Chronicle, is centrally located… Read More

The District launched at NAIOP event

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Nasca, JohnFrom John Nasca III
Research Analyst

National Development created a splash at NAIOP’s rain soaked 13th annual Bus Tour, announcing that it is rebranding New England Executive Park as The District Burlington. The multi-phased redevelopment will dramatically change the 13-building complex into a walkable, urban-style destination. JLL is leasing and marketing the new complex.

“The District will allow tenants to enjoy a multifaceted, vibrant workspace encouraging collaboration… Read More

BBJ awards Sonos lease at LCC

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The Boston Business Journal honored audio manufacturer Sonos Inc.’s expansion from Kendall Square into 170,000 sf at Lafayette City Center with a Best in Boston Real Estate award (slide show) at its annual program. The deal led the charge in establishing the BID as a destination for tech companies. JLL, building owner The Abbey Group, and Colliers International were recognized for the transaction.