The benefits of Fido in the workplace

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As the workplace evolves and perks such as free beer, snacks, flexible hours and treadmill desks are becoming the norm, one thing that has been slow to change is dogs in the workplace. In honor of National Puppy Day, we decided to take a look at the benefits of working alongside man’s best friend.

Is there more green in green?

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Executive Vice President

We have been so focused on cost savings from sustainable real estate ideas, such as energy conservation, that we’re missing an idea with much bigger dollar potential.

While more daylight, better air quality and temperature control can make the workplace “greener,” there is another far… Read More

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The Innovation and Design Building gets a facelift

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JLL Construction has completed extensive renovations to the Innovation and Design Building, which is anchored by the Boston Design Center and is located at Drydock Avenue and Design Center Place in Boston.

At the Boston Design Center, JLL Construction performed the interior renovation of all common spaces, including upgrading and revitalizing all aspects of the building. This includes: the main lobby,… Read More

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Yesterday’s buildings for today’s tenants

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Last night’s NAIOP Massachusetts Developing Leaders session focused on transforming older commercial office buildings for the demands of today’s tenants. Moderated by JLL’s Bryan Sparkes, the panel featured David Greaney, Founder and President of Synergy Investments, who recently purchased Ten Post Office Square where the event was held. Ten Post Office Square is a prime example of an asset currently going through a transition to modernize a classic… Read More

TAMI tenants redefine Downtown

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From Thearin Than
Senior Research Analyst

Formerly known as the hub of financial and professional business services, the Financial District continues to attract large technology, advertising, media and information companies (TAMI) to prominent Class A buildings.

The Financial District not only provides access to all major transportation hubs, but also enjoys growing numbers of retail amenities and… Read More

LCC team wins big at CBA Awards

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CBA President Elect David Fitzgerald, Roger Breslin of JLL, Tucker Hansen of Colliers, CBA 2015 President Adam Subber, JLL’s Tom O’Regan, Ted Wheatley and Bill Barrack

 

The team of Bill Barrack, Ted Wheatley, and Tom O’Regan took top honors at last night’s 2014 CBA Awards… Read More

JLL Construction LEEDs the way for EMD Serono

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EMD Serono’s Sagamore Building, a transformational office space built by JLL Construction, has earned the highest level of certification awarded by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED Platinum. The 14,000 square foot building is located on EMD’s Billerica campus.

Led by the EMD Serono facilities group, the team involved in the LEED submission included: JLL Construction, architect Ellenzweig, MEP… Read More

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Growth in the construction industry is building

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We recently released our U.S. Construction Perspective, which includes:

  • Which industry had the highest overall construction spend in 2014
  • What is driving the cost growth
  • Which cities lead in high construction costs
  • 2015 key construction markets
  • What’s next in construction trends

Click here for the full report.

With regard to the Boston market specifically, the Perspective outlines the following:

Coping with #Snowmageddon2015

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According to Boston Snow Stats, we have received 99.9 inches of total snow fall this season, making it one of the snowiest winters on record.

The accumulation has led to: 294,584 Boston neighborhood miles plowed, 76,393 tons of salt used, 185,064 hours of work for snow removal personnel, and many hours of commuter delays.

How are JLLers handling #Snowmageddon2015?

With schools and roads closed, our people had several days to play and… Read More

Another strong year for global real estate

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From Colin Dyer
President and CEO

 

 

Strong momentum in the world’s major commercial real estate markets points to another good year ahead for the industry. The title of JLL’s current edition of the Global Market Perspective says it all: “Global real estate forges ahead.”

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