The City of Boston is known for a lot of firsts: the first telephone, the first public park, the first city police station – the list goes on and on. But did you know that in 1929 Arthur Fiedler organized the first series of free concerts on the DCR Esplanade? These were the first free outdoor… Read More
With #Snowmageddon2015 out of memory, JLL New England let loose at Tia’s on the waterfront in downtown Boston for a celebration to kickoff summer and the 4th of July. The sun was shining and colleagues from across New England joined us for seafood and cheer at our annual summer gathering. Join us in celebrating the classic New England summer that we Bostonians deserve!
This month the National Safety Council (NSC) celebrates National Safety Month. Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. As a proud member of NSC, JLL is participating in the month-long celebration.
Each week JLL and the NSC are focusing on different safety topics, with recommendations… Read More
By: Ben Heller, Managing Director – Boston Brokerage
Boston has enjoyed a solid and steady recovery in this economic cycle and has been in expansionary mode for over two years. This cycle has been different in terms of its effects on office space in the CBD than the previous ones, however. And the JLL… Read More
From John Osten
Managing Director, Cambridge Brokerage
It’s no news that the demand for space in Cambridge has been tight for some time now, but the demand just keeps getting stronger. Considering Cambridge is home to one of the youngest, most educated workforces in the country – 41.3 percent of the population of Cambridge is… Read More
Real estate developer RelatedBeal is currently working on major projects in downtown Boston: Lovejoy Wharf, a mixed-use project near North Station, and Congress Square, four separate buildings formerly occupied by Fidelity which will provide office, retail and residential space. These significant downtown projects are part of the Boston 2030 plan, which involves major transportation and housing projects helping Boston improve infrastructure responsibly to accommodate for anticipated growth by… Read More
We would like to thank everyone who came to the rooftop party at One Post Office Square last week to celebrate the start of summer! To kick off Memorial Day weekend, we hosted our annual Spring client event, complete with a live steel drum musician. The turn out was unbelievable and it was a perfect night for views of the Boston skyline.… Read More
National Development created a splash at NAIOP’s rain soaked 13th annual Bus Tour, announcing that it is rebranding New England Executive Park as The District Burlington. The multi-phased redevelopment will dramatically change the 13-building complex into a walkable, urban-style destination. JLL is leasing and marketing the new complex.
The Boston Business Journal honored audio manufacturer Sonos Inc.’s expansion from Kendall Square into 170,000 sf at Lafayette City Center with a Best in Boston Real Estate award (slide show) at its annual program. The deal led the charge in establishing the BID as a destination for tech companies. JLL, building owner The Abbey Group, and Colliers International were recognized for the… Read More