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3 reasons why Boston remains the nation’s top life sciences cluster

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For the seventh year in a row, Greater Boston is once again the top life sciences cluster in the U.S. per our latest Life Sciences Outlook. With Kendall Square touted by some as “the most innovative square mile on the planet,” and a growing lab development pipeline in Boston, this distinction should come as no surprise. Even with San Francisco closely on its heels, Greater Boston continues to draw many global… Read More

How Boston ranks among world’s leading cities

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Boston has cemented its place as one of the nation’s prime technology hubs, and its status as a global leader in research and technology continues to rise. For the fourth straight year Boston ranks among the top 10 cities globally in JLL’s City Momentum Index, moving up the list and coming in at 5th in the world.

The Index tracks a broad range of factors to identify those cities which possess the… Read More

Somerville exceeds every metric companies are looking for, but is the city ready to be the region’s next innovation cluster?

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Greater Boston is a mecca of innovation. From Kendall Square to the Seaport, our innovation clusters rival the likes of Silicon Valley. But space is sparse and costs are high, so the question often comes up of who, or perhaps more aptly, where is next?

The city of Somerville seems to have all the ingredients to be the answer: an educated Millennial workforce, public transportation, and some of the best restaurants in… Read More

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

Top 10 reasons Boston is one of the top cities in the US and the world

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It’s not that often that a city and a region are firing on all cylinders the way we are right now in Boston and the surrounding communities. In fact, no matter where you look, the area is gaining recognition as a national and even a global leader in everything from innovation, to investment, to funding, to jobs, and much more.

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Boston stands out when comparing start-up ecosystems and university performance in cities across the globe

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Manager

While the Bay Area might be most synonymous with innovation, Boston is quickly giving the West Coast powerhouse a run for its money. Just this week, the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation named Boston #1 in the country for entrepreneurial growth and innovation. That comes on the heels of a several other similar accolades for the city… Read More

Massachusetts is America’s most innovative state

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A lot of the success we’ve seen locally, with respect to commercial real estate and beyond, has been driven largely by one overarching thing, innovation. That’s part of what led GE to relocate its headquarters here, and it’s what led Boston to climb the ranks to 2nd nationally and 5th globally in JLL’s latest Cities Momentum Index.

Now, the area can add yet another accolade to the list. Massachusetts was recently crowned… Read More

Boston gains ground in latest City Momentum Index

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that Boston is on fire. You don’t have to look much further than our latest Q4 statistics to see that. And now, the city has received global recognition, coming in 2nd nationally and 5th globally in JLL’s latest City Momentum Index (CMI). London, Silicon Valley, Dublin, and Bangalore join Boston in the top five.

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