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.
The pace and scale of change in today’s globalized, digitized economy is leading to an unprecedented transformation of our cities. As technology-enabled platforms lower barriers to entry and ensure that demand for talent and innovation becomes increasingly global, cities are needing to adapt and build environments that foster innovation ecosystems, talent and connectivity in order to maintain their competitiveness and gain the benefits of this rapid shift.… Read MoreWhat is the City Momentum
Class A office product dominated Manhattan in the last quarter of 2017, as detailed in the Q4 2017 Office Insight report recently released by JLL Research. This “flight-to-quality”… Read More
Where do office tenants pay top dollar, you may ask? According to the 2017 Most Expensive Streets Report, the Midtown Manhattan stretch of Fifth Avenue ranks number two on the list of the country’s most expensive streets.
Fifth Avenue, from 50th Street to 61st Street, came in second behind California’s Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, recording an average asking rent of $116.04 per square foot with top asking rents as high… Read More
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
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… Read More
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… Read More
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.
- Gone today, here tomorrow
Many markets are expected to enter… Read More
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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 … Read More