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Partnering with MIT to drive innovations in CRE

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A little over a year ago, we expanded our longtime relationship with the MIT Center for Real Estate and became a founding industry partner of their new Real Estate Innovation Lab. With our shared mission and passion for innovation and real estate, this partnership proved a synergistic opportunity for both our organizations.

“Our partnership with MIT and the learnings that we get from just being in this innovation ecosystem gives us an… Read More

3 things you need to know about MIT CRE’s new Real Estate Innovation Lab

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Director of Americas Research

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As you may have heard, JLL recently announced it will be the founding industry partner of the MIT Center for Real Estate’s newly established Real Estate Innovation Lab. Both of our organizations… Read More

The GE effect

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“We’re only just starting to see what the GE effect could be.” So says Frank Petz, Managing Director of JLL’s Capital Markets team, when considering the potential short and long term impacts of GE’s recent relocation to the region. “The effect is going to be multidimensional and far-reaching, impacting not only the Boston economy, but the city’s culture, and future growth trajectory,” Petz added. “While it may not all happen immediately,… Read More

JLL leaders get educated on cutting-edge innovations at MIT

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Director of Americas Research

While in town in Boston, JLL’s Americas Executive Committee recently visited one of the world’s foremost institutions for innovation, MIT. The group of roughly 15 was led by JLL Americas CEO Greg O’Brien and included Global President Christian Ulbrich, as well as  several national businesses leaders.  Local Market Director Jim Tierney, and Cambridge real estate expert Joe… Read More

Boston has yet another Champion

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We often say our people are our strongest asset, which is why recognizing those key individuals who help distinguish us in the industry is so critically important. JLL’s Champion of Excellence award is one way we do just that. Bestowed annually on a select number of JLL employees with at least ten years of service, the award recognizes those individuals whose contributions to the firm, industry and community go above and… Read More

5 US office market trends and what they mean for 2016

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International Director, Americas Research

As you may have read in our local Q4 Office Insights report, 2015 ended on a high note for the Greater Boston region. And it was a similar story of success on the larger US scale. As our new Q4 2015 US Office Outlook reveals, here are the 5 biggest trends and their implications on the year… Read More

Life on the Edge: JLL and NEVCA team up for thought provoking mini-talks

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JLL and NEVCA, New England Venture Capital Association, teamed up for moscow mules and mini-talks with some of Boston’s most influential thought leaders at 9OFS last Thursday night. Each speaker was given three minutes to present thoughts and insights on what life “on the edge” in Boston means to them. The compilation of stories were reflections and insights to how their work bridges present and future, or how they may have gone “over the edge” to get… Read More

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How many more years till this cycle peaks?

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Managing Director
Americas Research

We have a tendency to track data day to day, week to week and month to month, but what about the longer term outlook?

At the Jones Lang LaSalle Investor Conference, we asked attendees how long they thought the current cycle would last. 58% of investor respondents think the cycle will last 3 more… Read More