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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

Tech industry continues to boom in Boston

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The technology industry is one of the key drivers of growth for our economy here locally, but it’s also flourishing across the US. In fact, according to JLL’s recently released Technology Office Outlook, the tech sector remains the leading industry for real estate expansion in the US, driving 22% of large-block leasing activity across the country over the past 2 years. Furthermore, as the report reveals, 63% of tech companies leasing… Read More

Boston a leader in tech jobs and wages

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Sparkes_Bryan_Color_Causal_HiResFrom Bryan Sparkes
Executive Vice President, Brokerage

It should come as no surprise that Boston is among the nation’s leaders in high tech employment. According to a recently released JLL report, Boston joins the likes of the Bay Area and NYC as one of the country’s top tech hubs that dominate job activity. In fact, over 30% of US tech employment and 52% of… Read More

Lumenpulse lights up Ten PO with new Global Technology Center

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Decembrele_Chris_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Chris Decembrele
Senior Vice President, Brokerage

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Like so many growing tech companies, when it came time for Lumenpulse to look for more office space, finding something with an open concept to showcase their products was a top priority.… Read More

Placester’s new office space a home away from home

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Sparkes_Bryan_Color_Causal_HiResFrom Bryan Sparkes
Senior Vice President, Downtown Boston Leasing

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Placester knows all about the importance of finding a good home. The real estate marketing company’s primary mission is to dramatically improve the home buying process for real estate professionals… Read More

Boston & Cambridge remain hotbeds for high-tech tenants despite rising costs

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strope_blogFrom Lisa Strope
New England Research Manager

The best way to sum up the current Greater Boston high-tech market is high cost, high opportunity, and that’s just where the region lands in JLL’s latest 2015 Technology Office Outlook.

Along with markets like San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and New York City, the Greater Boston area presents clear startup opportunity thanks to existing tech clusters, greater… Read More

Yesterday’s buildings for today’s tenants

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Last night’s NAIOP Massachusetts Developing Leaders session focused on transforming older commercial office buildings for the demands of today’s tenants. Moderated by JLL’s Bryan Sparkes, the panel featured David Greaney, Founder and President of Synergy Investments, who recently purchased Ten Post Office Square where the event was held. Ten Post Office Square is a prime example of an asset currently going through a transition to modernize a classic building in a great downtown Boston location.