Tag Archives: capital markets

A renewed sentiment for the suburbs

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The below article originally appeared in The New England Investor. Click to read the full magazine.

“Looking back just 18 months ago, you would have had to be quite convincing to get investors to even consider the suburbs. That’s really changed in past six to nine months.” So says Matt Sherry, Senior Vice President on the JLL… Read More

Thank you to our valued clients

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We would like to thank everyone who came to the rooftop party at One Post Office Square last week to celebrate the start of summer! To kick off Memorial Day weekend, we hosted our annual Spring client event, complete with a live steel drum musician. The turn out was unbelievable and it was a perfect night for views of the Boston skyline. Thank you to all our wonderful clients and we… Read More

Residential deliveries are peaking

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Travis D'Amato

Travis D’Amato
Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Boston’s apartment pipeline has been a hot topic in the media lately.

Newly delivered Class A properties are offering one to two months of concessions to maintain their lease-up velocity. Deliveries will peak in 2015 and then inevitably reduce due to rising construction costs and improving condominium economics.

Despite the pipeline, investment sales have set records across all… Read More

Boston Rising: 2015 Capital Markets Perspectives

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Last Thursday marked the release of our Boston Rising: Capital Markets 2015 Boston Perspective. In this year’s Perspective we featured a map of planned or in-process developments in this current cycle that will have a major impact on all sectors of Boston’s real estate economy. With this release we invited investor clients to a breakfast program to showcase some of our findings and excitement surrounding this great city of ours.

The presentation included insights from our JLL professionals… Read More

Global dollars landing in Boston

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Petz_Frank_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Frank Petz Managing Director, Boston Capital Markets Lead  

JLL Boston hosted a lunch for Investor clients last week featuring a presentation given by Lucy Fletcher, Director of JLL International Capital Group for Asia and Canada and Stephan von Barczy, Head of French JLL Capital Markets Group for Europe and Middle East, with a global investor perspective also given by Colin Dyer, our JLL CEO.… Read More

A new destination: Worcester’s Front+Center

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JLL’s Capital Markets team is currently representing the sale of Front+Center, a Class A office destination in the heart of downtown Worcester. Adjacent to CitySquare, the Commonwealth’s largest mixed-use, public-private development projects outside of Boston, the diverse Front+Center portfolio includes two best-in-class office towers with a strong tenant base, as well as tremendous upside potential through the re positioning of commercial and retail assets, and structured parking garage.

Multibillion dollar private and… Read More

Shift in demographics drives multifamily demand

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Travis D'Amatofrom Travis D’Amato
Senior Vice President, Capital Markets



Boston is at the tip of an unprecedented demographic shift in the multifamily sector. We are seeing the strongest fundamentals in more than a decade.

With over 4,000 units scheduled for delivery annually through 2015, and more than 7,000 renter households created annually over the same period, we simply aren’t building enough product to meet this… Read More

Frank Petz moderates REFA’s Annual Forecast Luncheon

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A snapshot from the REFA Annual Forecast at Wilmer Hale’s offices at 60 State Street in downtown Boston.


Frank Petz, Managing Director for our Capital Markets team in Boston, recently served as moderator for the Real Estate Finance Professionals Association (REFA)’s Annual Forecasting Luncheon. The panel was composed of several… Read More

Boston — one of the world’s top markets

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Greater Boston has emerged as one the world’s top markets for real estate investment. Buildings in all classes and sizes sold across the landscape last year. This cross-section is evident in three transactions executed by our Capital Markets group in just the last 30 days.

We represented AEW Capital Management and Saracen Properties in the $56.7… Read More