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Will bank branches on every street corner become a thing of the past?

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A 20% decrease in bank branch locations is expected over the next 10 years

We’ve all heard the catch phrase “bricks versus clicks.”  But have you considered the cost savings tied to bank branch evolution from bricks to clicks?

Simple math tells an astonishing story: the cost per transaction through a bank teller is $8.00; the cost per transaction via a mobile app is $0.08.  Mobile deposit, transferring and banking has changed the fundamental practice of… Read More

Employment Update: July 2016 from New York Research

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The JLL New York Research Team has released their latest report, the New York Employment Update, which is a monthly review and analysis of the local economy and the overall employment situation and dynamics.

Some highlights of the report include an employment pickup that occurred in June, piloted by an 8,000 job-expansion month-over-month. Total employment remains elevated by 1.9 percent year-over-year.

So what does this mean for commercial real estate in the Big Apple? Our Research… Read More

5 key trends shape mid-year Skyline update

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Last week, JLL launched a mid-year update to the 2016 Skyline Report, which provides online access to current market intelligence for the most iconic offices across our skyline. JLL’s Skyline provides insights on office supply, demand, rents and leverage for the top-tier office market within CBDs and urban cores. Five key trends shape this update, and below see how they impact our City.

  1. Gone today, here tomorrow

Many markets are expected to enter a period of… Read More

Trend Spotting: Presidential Election Years

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Presidential Election Years and New Activity in Manhattan JLL research

By JLL New York, Research

We often hear that Wall Street dislikes uncertainty, but Manhattan office tenants don’t appear to like it either. The last two presidential election years have coincided with a drop in new leasing activity, especially among large users—those 100,000 square feet or… Read More

Connecting #NYCTech to Work Spaces in New York City

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JLL’s the square:TECH a new microsite designed to connect tech companies with workspaces in New York City

New York City has the fastest growing tech community in the United States. New York’s “Silicon Alley,” the aptly named, ever-expanding tech community, is often compared to the West… Read More

Class B the New A in New York? Only if the “B” stands for Brooklyn…

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The 2015 U.S. JLL Skyline review highlights multiple major markets across the US and Canada that are seeing a rise in the number of clients looking for Class B space. While these clients… Read More

The 2015 JLL Skyline Report is now Online!

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JLL’s Skyline Report is now available digitally!  The interactive website provides clients and prospects with market intelligence and insights on leading office buildings across the United States and Canada.

Visitors to the Skyline website can:

  • Discover the five themes shaping the Skyline today and in the future
  • Visualize key market metrics in 47 cities across the U.S. and Canada
  • Analyze more than a dozen data points on 1,000+ Trophy and Class A office buildings
  • Obtain a floor-by-floor leasing perspective
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Repositioned Brookfield Place Drives Downtown Absorption

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  • Formerly marketed as the World Financial Center, the downsize by Bank of America I Merrill Lynch at the 8.9 million-square-foot office complex resulted in a 2.6 percentage point increase in Downtown vacancy in 2012.
  • New leases by Time Inc., Hudson’s Bay, BNY Mellon, Jones Day, and others drove the
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Cities Quiz: Test Your Global Knowledge!

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Put Global CIties IMageyour global knowledge to the test with the JLL Cities Quiz!

There are 10 cities to guess and each city has three clues. The fewer clues you use, the higher your mark!

Take the quiz and share your score with friends!  Join the conversation at @JLLCities #JLLCitiesQuiz

 

Find out more about JLL’s Cities Programme at the award-winning Cities Research CenterRead More