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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… Read More

Midtown Class A Vacancy Falls Sharply

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Manhattan Office Outlook | September 2014

MOU_Sep14JLL’s New York Research team has just released its September Manhattan Office Outlook – a monthly 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:

Midtown Manhattan
Midtown Class A vacancy fell sharply in August to 10.7 percent from 11.2 percent in… Read More

Q2 2014 U.S. Office Outlook: enhanced absorption creates tightest office sector in years

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JLL Research is pleased to release its Q2 2014 outlook on the U.S. office sector.

Our take:

  • Increased private sector hiring has yielded higher leasing volumes and occupancy growth rates, leaving tenants the tightest market in seven years.
  • New supply has remained minimal, but will offer tenants additional options over the next 18 months in markets like Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New York, Phoenix, Raleigh and the Bay Area.
  • Limited near-term supply relief and a
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