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Where Boston falls in the new typology of World Cities

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In today’s highly connected and globalized world, it no longer makes sense to see all cities as in competition with each other. Cities now share roles and aspirations with other similar cities, and a new grouping of cities has emerged as a result. Our latest JLL Research Report “World Cities: Mapping the Pathways to Success” benchmarks these new types of city groups against their shared strengths and challenges.

Based on the original three… Read More

How we achieve our ambitions

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2017 was yet another memorable year for us at JLL. Last week, our team gathered together at the New England Aquarium’s IMAX Theater to celebrate some of our greatest achievements over the past twelve months. From our service lines to our support teams we shared several new innovations and success stories.

One of the biggest takeaways from our meeting was the reveal of our Achieve Ambitions video. A year ago, JLL made… Read More

The workplace experience offsets location cost

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In our recent Tech Office Trends report, we explored six of the top trends impacting the real estate decisions of tech companies. One of the more notable trends was the thought of cost being irrelevant in terms of office location.

Even though Boston’s tech fit out cost is eight percent over the U.S. average, the market is still ranked number six for greatest absolute gain in tech employees in 2016. Major companies… Read More

Cambridge: Perched atop the world’s stage and likely to stay there

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From Molly Heath
Executive Vice President, Cambridge

I recently took part in the NAIOP/SIOR End of the Year Commercial Market Review. Following are some of the key takeaways shared at the event.

Cambridge remains one of the strongest markets we track globally. From tech to biotech and pharmaceuticals, tenants are still willing to pay a major rent premium to be part of one of the… Read More

Talent is key driver in Boston’s tech growth

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With the technology industry’s continued expansion beyond the west coast, Boston’s status as one of the nation’s prime technology hubs is on the rise. Although office location still proves to be a main factor for tech development, the potential talent available in these locations is having more bearing on where these companies are looking to grow.

According to our recently released Tech Office Trends, maintaining a highly skilled workforce remains one of… Read More

Burlington has proved to be the perfect place for Endurance’s continued growth

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From Sarah Curry
Assistant Vice President

The name Endurance International Group might not sound familiar to you but we bet its many high profile brands will. From Bluehost to HostGator, Constant Contact and more, Endurance provides small business owners with the tools they need to establish and build their web presence, get found in online search, and connect with customers through social media, email marketing,… Read More

Boston among top 5 cities in the world for innovation and talent

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What makes a successful city? Our latest JLL Research Report “Decoding City Performance” identifies 10 imperative factors including among others: fostering innovative pathways, uncovering hidden talents, investing in infrastructure, thinking long term, and being smart.

So, what does that say about Boston? While we aren’t ranked among the “Big Seven” or “Contenders” named in the report, which include the likes of London, New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Madrid, we do… Read More

Meet JLL Boston’s newest Research Director Julia Georgules

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Julia Georgules

The weather notwithstanding, Boston and San Francisco have a lot in common. Just ask JLL New England’s new Research Director Julia Georgules, who relocated to the Hub from the nation’s top tech hub a year ago.

“Seeing the rise of San Francisco was similar to where… Read More

Gallery: Check out UTRC’s recently completed $60M Hartford project

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Our Project & Development Services team recently completed a $60 million redevelopment and expansion for United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Headquarters in East Hartford, Connecticut. JLL’s David Brunelle, Michael Connelly and Dee Brooks led the development efforts on the project over the last three years.

The new “innovation hub” at UTRC’s East Hartford Campus includes 185,000 square feet of new and renovated space, including a new 50,000 square foot laboratory addition, 75,000… Read More