Tag Archives: Boston construction

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… Read More

WELL: A new building standard

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berman_josh_color_casual_hiresFrom Josh Berman
VP, JLL Construction

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Nowadays, a significant percentage of new construction is being built to meet the standards of LEED certification, which focuses on sustainability. But there’s a new certification gaining traction that complements LEED, called WELL.

WELL… Read More

Construction progresses at EMD Serono expansion project

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berman_josh_color_casual_hiresFrom Josh Berman
Construction Project Executive

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We are pleased to report that progress continues to be made on the EMD Serono Sagamore Building expansion project. Our JLL Construction crew put the final structural beam in place during a topping… Read More

Lab construction costs and the unique variables at play

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This post was originally published in October 2016 and was refreshed in August 2018.

From Philip Marcotty
Project Manager, Project and Development Services


Generally speaking, costs for lab design and construction are typically subject to the same variables that come into play for commercial office space construction. Key variables can include:

  • Square footage: The larger the space, the more economy of scale you’ll see for hard
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Getting the best GC for your project

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Tom_Oconnor_colorFrom Tom O’Connor
Senior Vice President, Project and Development Services



After the Boston construction industry hit rock bottom in 2010, it slowly recovered over the next two years. Since August 2012, however, construction activity has jumped. Today Boston is experiencing almost the fastest construction employment growth in the country.


While all of… Read More