The dictionary definition of blockchain is “a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly.” Clear enough, right? Well, not exactly. In front of a packed room on the second day of MIT’s World Real Estate Forum the question was posed: how many people have heard of blockchain? Nearly every hand in the room was raised, a difference from what was observed just… Read More
It should come as no surprise the truly brilliant things that are happening at MIT, and in particular, the school’s Real Estate Innovation Lab. So what better format to display those innovations in than a good old-fashioned science fair? On the second day of MIT’s World Real Estate Forum, a packed room of industry professionals learned from some of the lab’s best and brightest researchers about just what they are working… Read More
From Julia Georgules
New England Research Director
Boston’s metro economy maintained its leading position going into 2018 as a hotbed for top employers and a skilled workforce. From 2016 to 2017, total nonfarm payroll grew by 2 percent, or more than 51,000 jobs. As a result, the perpetually strengthening labor force remained a major attraction for employers, and announcements of major expansions and relocations… Read More
From Cornelia Szustka
Project Manager, Project & Development Services
The prospect of looking for a new office space can be daunting. Questions can quickly begin to pile up as you ask yourself: How much space do I need? Where should it be located? What should it look like? How do I know if everyone is going to fit? To stand out among competitors, you… Read More
From Tom O’Connor
Senior Vice President, Project & Development Services
Backed by a stable economy and strong access to talent, Boston’s presence on the global stage doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. As office demand remains strong in the market, workplace trends are reflecting the changing perception of what an office should look like. With 2.32 m.s.f. of new office space under… Read More
From Mason Mularoni
We believe real estate provides organizations the potential to achieve their ambitions, with a successfully delivered office fit out a key vehicle for this real estate success. As the final step in the new office journey, an office fit out includes the design, construction and furnishing of a physical workplace. These fit outs can range in scope based on… Read More
The annual Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) Achievement Awards brings together 450 of the most influential leaders and decision makers from the Massachusetts brokerage industry. The awards recognize the Greater Boston area’s most significant real estate deals of 2017 and honor local industry professionals who have distinguished themselves among their peers.
We are proud to announce our own Bobby Jangro was awarded the CBA Rising Star of the Year. Bobby has worked with… Read More
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
We’ve all heard the excitement surrounding Boston’s Seaport District as the growing destination for companies of all types and sizes. With multiple development and expansion projects occurring there, it’s easy to forget there are other Boston neighborhoods undergoing significant changes.
The financial district’s Post Office Square neighborhood, for instance, is undergoing a serious facelift. With growing competition from the Seaport, this neighborhood is just one of many looking for new and exciting… Read More
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