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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 diversity problem that… 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 construction management firm,… Read More

Achieving ambitions in the community

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Giving back to the communities in which we live and work is a huge part of what we do at JLL. It is necessary, it is impactful, and it is rewarding. Last week, nearly 40 JLLers volunteered at two very different events to make a very big difference.

More than 20 of our employees from across a variety of different roles and departments came together in Lynn to support The Food Project. The group braved… Read More

REview Podcast: Cultivating a cluster beyond Cambridge in the Life Sciences industry

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From Matthew Powers
Executive Vice President, Life Science Practice

It’s an exciting time to work in the Life Sciences industry in Massachusetts. Our success stacks up on the world stage and we are the model many other states and countries look to mimic. At the heart of much of our growth is the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, an investment agency that supports life sciences innovation, education, research… Read More

An ambition for a more diverse CRE industry

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Yarboro_Jordan_Color_HiRes_smallJordan Yarboro has an ambition: increase the representation of African Americans at JLL and across Boston’s commercial real estate industry. An Assistant Vice President on our North Suburban Leasing team, Jordan says, “I think it would be exciting to give people a voice who feel they’re under-represented in the industry and who wouldn’t necessarily consider a career in brokerage… Read More

WHOOP’s custom space helps growing company reach new heights

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Jangro_Bobby_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Bobby Jangro
Assistant Vice President, Downtown Boston Leasing

Just a couple of weeks ago, Boston-based technology company WHOOP scored a deal with the NFL to become the first company officially licensed by the NFL Players Association to provide its wearable devices to track players’ health and recovery data. WHOOP, whose mission is to “unlock human performance,” already has a deal with MLB and is worn by… Read More

P3s can be “incredibly powerful creative opportunities” for higher education institutions

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Middleton-Pratt_Lauren_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Lauren Middleton-Pratt
Higher Education Market Lead

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Public-private partnerships (P3s) are springing up all over the country. Simply defined, P3s leverage the private sector to provide the capital and expertise to partner with the public sector to develop and/or operate and maintain… Read More

Getting to know Jennifer Christakes

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Christakes_Jennifer_HiResJennifer Christakes was recently named Regional Manager of our JLL New England Property Management group. Jennifer joins us from our JLL office in Chicago, where she spent nearly 18 years in a variety of roles. Here, she will be responsible for both running and growing the Property Management business. We recently sat… Read More

Rents rise, absorption drops, and other Q1 office trends

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Director

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Q1 office rents continued on an upward trend and demand for space advanced across the market, pointing to another solid year for Greater Boston. On the heels of three consecutive years of near record-breaking occupancy… Read More

How technology is disrupting CRE, in a good way

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Last week, JLL spent five hours live broadcasting from DisruptCRE in NYC. If you missed the broadcast, you can check it out here. The biggest takeaway? Technology is disrupting commercial real estate, in a good way, and it cannot be ignored.