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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
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Tech employers remain keen on hiring

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JLL NYC Research: November Tech Monthly

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

Key takeaways from our November update include:

  • Employers remain keen on hiring as the number of open positions in the tech ecosystem increased in October to 2,800 jobs from 2,546 the previous month
  • Mozido, the mobile payments startup, closed the largest venture
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NYC ranks second in 2014 VC funding

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Chart of the week: November 17, 2014

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  • Through 3Q14, venture capital funding in the NY metro area reached a 10-year high, totaling approximately $3.9 billion in raised capital (compared with $2.0 billion through the same period in 2013)
  • Due to recent surges in funding, the NY metro region now ranks second in venture capital raised; just
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New video available: Top tech influencers

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The fight for talent. The race toward growth. The need for funding. The speed of innovation.

These trends are top influencers in the tech industry and also have major impacts for your real estate strategy.

Check out JLL’s video for the latest insights on:

• The tech labor shortage and talent gap
• Venture capital investment trends
• IPO and M&A activity
• Innovation and patent generation

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NYC high-tech employment expansion largest among all major industries

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Tech industry consistently proves to be a growth engine for NYC and key player in the strength of the office market.

JLL’s latest NYC Tech Monthly reported that New York City high-tech employment expanded year-over-year by 4,200 jobs or 7.0 percent in April—the largest expansion among all the major industries.

Other highlights of the report include:

Money doesn’t grow on trees – it comes from Venture Capital firms

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High-tech companies captured $19 billion in venture capital funding in 2013—more than 65 percent of total VC funding across the United States.

Take a look at JLL’s infographic to see who’s getting funded, where the money is coming from, and where top VC firms are located to help you plan your location strategy.

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