Category Archives: National

Fewer bricks, more clicks, & virtual tellers: Five Changes on the Horizon for Branch Banks 

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The banking model of yesterday was all about the brand with the most locations—the “bricks”. Today, banks are measured by how effectively they deliver remote, anytime, anywhere access to their customers—the “clicks.”

The days of the bank branch being the most immediate and visible way customers interact with banks are long… Read More

Maturing commercial real estate debt will reach new peak in 2017

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Approximately $298 billion worth of commercial real estate loans are scheduled to mature in 2017, up from $263 billion in 2016.

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CMBS totals are expected to reach $126 billion in 2017, up significantly as 10-year loans issued in 2006 and 2007 are coming due. CMBS delinquency rates have increased to 5.03 percent.

The… Read More

JLL named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

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CR-100-Best-logo-2016Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named JLL to its list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2016. This is the fourth time JLL has been included in the magazine’s ranking of top corporate responsibility performance of major companies in the United States. CR Magazine recognized JLL for its commitment… Read More

The rise of the million-square-foot user

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Million-square-foot warehouse facilities are growing more common across the nation. Between 2010 – 2015, there were 102.3 million square feet of new leases in this size range.

The top five markets account for 58.5 percent of total lease transactions with e-commerce and traditional retail driving demand.

Inland Empire leads the country in million-square-foot transactions signing nine deals in the last 18 months. Demand remains strong in the market with several deals pending and additional requirements this… Read More

Favorable conditions remain but a shift is in sight: JLL’s 2015 Data Center Outlook Report

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As businesses continue to outsource their IT platforms, collocate and adopt cloud services, more are turning to third-party data center providers for their data center solutions. Because of this widespread shift, available space is tightening and pricing is firming up in many geographic markets.

How can your business successfully navigate the data center market? JLL’s 2015 Data Center Outlook examines current trends across North America and in 17 local metros, offering insights into how they… Read More

Goodbye open office, hello office neighborhoods

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Open_officeAnyone who has worked in the hustle and bustle of an open office environment knows that it often has distracting downsides.

And yet the trend has endured, thanks in part to by influential business executives like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey.

But now some companies are… Read More

JLL’s John Gates to serve as keynote speaker for USC’s Lusk Executive Forum on June 18

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2015-John-GatesJLL’s John Gates will serve as the keynote speaker for the upcoming USC Lusk Executive Forum in Newport Beach on June 18.

USC’s event series brings together leaders in the real estate investment, development, management, and policy communities for an evening of networking and a comprehensive program covering the current state of the industry and… Read More

JLL Named to Fortune 500 List

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Prestigious list recognizes firm’s revenue growth

JLL has been named to the prestigious 2015 Fortune 500 list, which ranks the largest U.S.-based companies by revenue. JLL’s annual gross revenue reached a record high of $5.4 billion in 2014.

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“Becoming a Fortune 500 company is one more example of our consistent recognition as the

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Aim Higher: JLL Presents The 2015 Digital Skyline

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Are you an investor curious about market outlooks, or a tenant approaching lease expiration? Well, I have good news. The annual Skyline Review is back.

2015 National Skyline

Each year, JLL’s research team analyzes the top North American skylines and gives investors and tenants alike a personal, up-close, look at some of the highest-profile… Read More