Monthly Archives: April 2018

Fintech emerges as Financial Services companies continue to invest

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Manhattan saw more financial technology (fintech) leasing in 2017 than it had in the previous three years combined, indicating the industry’s significant growth potential. Fintech tenants signed 877,171 square feet of leases last year, led by JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) and Mastercard, which both signed leases for their technology-oriented operations groups. JPMC took 428,365 square feet at 5 Manhattan West while Mastercard took 212,500 square feet at 150 Fifth Avenue.

Quick bites: 10 global food trends to watch

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JLL unveiled its Global Food Trends report at ICSC’s Food for Thought conference in New Orleans this week, presenting the results of its search for the world’s biggest innovations in food service. With Americans now spending more on dining than groceries, these mega trends are set to shape the retail, food and beverage industries of tomorrow.

Experience Economy: The aspiration of experience over ownership

  1. Dinertainment: Consumers are looking for ways to incorporate more
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The 15 minute fad coming to your office

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When talking about trends in the workplace, there is one word that is repeated constantly. Collaboration. Employers are tasked with striking a balance between encouraging open communication and teamwork and still maintaining some element of privacy to accommodate the changing demographics taking over today’s’ offices.

Given that a large potion of the modern workforce is young, flexibility is becoming even more important to embrace agile meetings and daily check-ins. These collaboration opportunities… Read More