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Debt, equity, and innovation: How global capital influences future development

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MIT’s World Real Estate Forum was, as its name would suggest, an opportunity for a diverse set of investors from across the globe to come together to discuss debt, equity and innovation. While perspectives varied widely across the panel, which kicked off the two-day session, the following sentiments were echoed by the group:

  1. It is much harder to deploy capital than it is to source it
  2. Now, more than ever, obsolescence is a
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Blockchain: From buzzword to viable business, breaking down one of real estate’s hottest topics

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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

Partnering with MIT to drive innovations in CRE

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A little over a year ago, we expanded our longtime relationship with the MIT Center for Real Estate and became a founding industry partner of their new Real Estate Innovation Lab. With our shared mission and passion for innovation and real estate, this partnership proved a synergistic opportunity for both our organizations.

“Our partnership with MIT and the learnings that we get from just being in this innovation ecosystem gives us an… Read More

3 things you need to know about MIT CRE’s new Real Estate Innovation Lab

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Breslau_Ben_1_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Ben Breslau
Director of Americas Research

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As you may have heard, JLL recently announced it will be the founding industry partner of the MIT Center for Real Estate’s newly established Real Estate Innovation Lab. Both of our organizations… Read More

JLL leaders get educated on cutting-edge innovations at MIT

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Breslau_Ben_1_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Ben Breslau
Director of Americas Research

While in town in Boston, JLL’s Americas Executive Committee recently visited one of the world’s foremost institutions for innovation, MIT. The group of roughly 15 was led by JLL Americas CEO Greg O’Brien and included Global President Christian Ulbrich, as well as  several national businesses leaders.  Local Market Director Jim Tierney, and Cambridge real estate expert Joe… Read More