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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

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… Read More

JLL oversees renovations at 19 West 44th Street

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JLL team spearheaded a comprehensive capital improvement program for Deka Immobilien GmbH, including extensive lobby, elevator and infrastructure upgrades

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Newly renovated lobby, The Berkeley Building, 19 West 44th Street

Over the past 18 months, JLL spearheaded a comprehensive capital improvement program at The Berkeley Building, 19 West 44th Street, on behalf of Deka Immobilien GmbH. The building owner renovated the lobby and common corridors, modernized the elevators and upgraded the infrastructure of the 292,968-square-foot commercial office building.

The JLL team handling the property management assignment is led Matt Duthie, managing director, with Matthew Kirby-Smith serving as general manager of the building. Project management services were overseen by Michael Chionchio, managing director, along with Joseph Buxbaum and Shannon Ford. The group worked closely with Real Estate Capital Partners, which serves as the asset manager of the building for Deka Immobilien.

“This was a complex and multi-faceted capital improvement campaign designed to transform the overall efficiency and aesthetics of The Berkeley Building,” said Kirby-Smith. “We’re particularly excited about the completion of the lobby renovation and the upcoming elevator modernization. These two efforts will truly enhance the everyday experience of tenants and visitors to the building.”

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