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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

New York is most liquid hotel market in the world

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According to a new special research report from the JLL New York Research and Hotels teams, New York is the most liquid hotel market in the world.  2015 marked the city’s highest volume of transactions and highest-priced transaction on a per-room basis. Hotel performance will be under pressure in 2016 and 2017, given the city’s elevated supply pipeline, economic volatility in major source markets and the impact of home-sharing sites, but New York is… Read More

JLL a Top Attractor according to LinkedIn

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JLL is proud to be included on LinkedIn’s Top Attractor’s list of 40 companies that, according to LinkedIn data and analysis, are the best at attracting and keeping top talent.

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It is the first ranking of its kind based entirely on user activity such as job applications, career website engagement and employee retention. JLL is the only real estate company on the list.

“We are committed to a culture of excellence, ethics… 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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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

Q1: Returned blocks combined with slower leasing activity to drive vacancy higher

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New York Office Outlook | Q1 2015

JLL’s New York Research team has just released its New York Office Outlook for the first quarter – a wrap-up of leasing activity in Manhattan, including Class A vacancy and asking rates, along with a snapshot of conditions in capital markets.

Report highlights are as follows:

  • A number of available blocks of space—most of which had been anticipated by the market—were added during the first quarter that offset positive absorption
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Technology is redefining financial services real estate

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Fintech, omni-channel strategies are re-shaping real estate demands, re-defining financial centers

As banks continue to recover from the last financial crisis they also face heightened regulation, potential for security breaches and a squeeze on expenses. According to JLL’s North American Banking Outlook, this is having a major impact on their real estate decisions. While banks still represent the largest occupiers of trophy Class A office space in most major cities, the financial services industry is… Read More

Positive Y-o-Y employment gains posted by most sectors in February

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NYC Office Employment Update: March 2015

Employment_blogRead JLL New York’s employment update: a monthly snapshot covering key employment statistics and trends and the subsequent commercial real estate implications.

Highlights from the March update include:

  • New York City’s economy added 13,300 new jobs from January to February, pushing total employment to 4,166,400 payrolls.
  • At 6.6 percent, February’s unemployment rate was 1.6 percentage points lower than one year prior.
  • With the exception
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Tech leasing gained momentum in February

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JLL NYC Research: March Tech Monthly

High-tech_blogJLL’s Tech Monthly reports on activity in New York’s tech sector, including employment growth, leasing activity, venture capital funding and companies hiring.

Key takeaways from our March update include:

  • Tech leasing gained momentum in February after soft activity in January (326,062 square feet compared with just 26,440 feet).
  • NYC tech start-ups raised $777.5 million in February, an increase in capital of 7.9 percent month-over-month and
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Buy vs. Leasing in CRE: What’s the best decision for your business?

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Corporate real estate directors are constantly challenged to balance the opportunities of a dynamic capital markets environment with the operational and financial goals of their companies.

Many organizations follow a traditional course and have ownership or leasing strategies driven by longstanding financial policies. Some have implemented proactive strategies for selected properties—such as sale-leasebacks of owned assets or acquisitions of short-term leased assets—to take advantage of the current capital markets environment.

Historically these decisions have been driven by chief… Read More