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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… 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… Read More

Must see: Joe Flaherty as the Cannoli King!

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You may know Joe Flaherty as this year’s CBA Broker of the Year, but did you also know he moonlights as the Cannoli King? Well, for one day at least. Joe and Ben Coffin, aka the “Not So Mini Cannoli” recently stopped by the newly opened Mike’s Pastry at Assembly Row to make some of their world-famous cannolis.

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Is rent driving your real estate decisions? It shouldn’t be

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What if we told you that a cheaper office rent on paper could actually be costing you more due to the impact that space could have on employee engagement and wellbeing? If that sounds a bit confusing, we understand, but hear us out.

At last check, rents across Greater Boston were on average $34.90 per square foot, which puts the region at 12th in the country. So that means that it would… 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… Read More

The District Burlington: A whole new experience

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The District Burlington’s new Experience Center, recently unveiled at an open house event for the local brokerage community, is a different kind of marketing center unlike anything in the area. Expressing the innovative qualities and new additions to this vibrant mixed-use development, the Experience Center also represents the latest in the myriad of workplace amenities and emphasizes the fact that space and context really matter to today’s creative tech companies. Themes… Read More

Greater Boston fundamentals hold strong in Q2

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Manager

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As the world recovers from the recent news of Britain’s departure from the E.U., now is a good time to focus on long-term fundamentals like tenant demand and growth prospects. To that end,… Read More

Introducing JLL TechSpec: A destination for tech companies and investors

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Growing tech companies face all sorts of unique challenges to keep up with growth, not the least of which revolves around physical space. You don’t have to look much further than Carbonite, HourlyNerd, and Placester to see how important it is for companies like this to have a space of their own to accommodate for future expansion and foster collaboration and culture.

If you’re like any of the companies we just mentioned,… Read More

Choice and control drive Sonos’ new workspace

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Chad Lundeen of Sonos told a full house at Bisnow’s Boston Creative Office event that the wireless audio products company left Cambridge for Lafayette City Center for three key reasons: access, amenities and infrastructure.

“Now we’re in an urban core,” he said. “Downtown Crossing has quickly become jammed with hot tech startups. It’s important to our culture to be surrounded by fresh energy and new ideas.”

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