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The Future of Work | Operational Excellence

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In less than two weeks, New York City is hosting the largest marathon race not only in the US, but in the world. How fitting since NYC also hosts one of the largest corporate races you participate in daily – the race to be the front-runner in your industry. And as New Yorker’s, we know you not only want to compete, you want win, every single day. And to do this,… Read More

The Future of Work | Continuous Innovation

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Accommodating the Liquid Workforce

How do you mesh today’s workforce of employees and freelance staff to create an environment that empowers the entire team and infuses your brand and culture? How can you make a flexible workspace while still creating a sense of belonging? And what mix of work areas will best empower freelancers without sacrificing a sense of ownership for full-timers?

While there is no one-size-fits-all answer, a workplace designed for a… Read More

The Future of Work | Digital Drive

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As we continue exploring how commercial real estate is transforming business through our Future of Work model, we find digitization and technology to be a powerful force behind improving work space performance and enabling employees to focus on more strategic and creative ambitions.

So it’s no surprise that the second dimension of our Future of Work series is Digital Drive. All companies are becoming technology companies. Technology drives change and changes inspired… Read More

JLL only CRE firm to make Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies”

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JLL has been named to Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies” in the US for strong leadership in creating progressive programs for the advancement of women, work/life flexibility, childcare and paid parental leave.

The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com. “Our people are our most valuable asset,” said Mary Bilbrey, Americas Chief Human Resources Officer, JLL. “We’re proud to offer flexible work arrangements, a… Read More

The Future of Work | Human Experience

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Work is changing- from the enhancement of our physical spaces to expectations from both employer and employees. JLL recognizes that. In a visionary look into the changing world of work, JLL presents the Future of Work, our proprietary model explaining our outlook on the evolving landscape and its impact on the next generation of corporate real estate.

The first dimension of our model is the human experience. Now more than ever, people… Read More

One Vanderbilt unveils additional building details

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Across the street from JLL’s Midtown Manhattan office, one of New York City’s soon-to-be-tallest buildings is slowly emerging from the ground. One Vanderbilt, the 1,401-foot tower developed by SL Green, has now reached street level, and its official Instagram has been actively sharing both its progress and plans.

In addition to… Read More

How WELL LEEDs to building engaging relationships

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How to make your competitors ‘green’ with envy

As commercial real estate ‘matchmakers’ tasked with the demand for engaging experiential building amenities for tenants, we can’t help but want to dive deeper into the psychology of how our workspace affects us on a personal level. More critically, how it affects building-wide relationships- whether it be between broker and owner, tenant and landlord or employee and tenant. And most essentially, how cultivating this… Read More

Midtown East rezoning to spur development of new office towers

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The Midtown East rezoning deal struck between the New York City Council (Land Use Committee) and the de Blasio administration not only allows for new construction of approximately 6.5 million square feet of office space within the 78-block area around Grand Central, but is also intended to generate a minimum of $61.49 per square foot, or 20 percent of the… Read More

Enforcement for New NYC Business Recycling Rules Began August 1st

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The NYC Department of Sanitation is leading New Yorkers to contribute zero waste to landfills by 2030. New business recycling rules were published in the City Record on February 5, 2016 and enforcement of these rules began last week on Tuesday, August 1st.

All businesses in New York City are now required to recycle certain materials and to ensure that those recyclable materials are properly handled by their private carters (to their… Read More

Life sciences poised for rapid growth in NYC

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New York City is emerging as a leading destination for biotech startups and the larger life sciences industry. As illustrated in our New York research Snapshot chart this week, New York City now ranks second in life sciences funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), receiving $1.63 billion in 2016 (see chart below).

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that more than 1,000 life sciences companies are located in the New York… Read More