Category Archives: North America

Why office relocations are trumping renewals

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2015-Banking-and-Finance-Outlook-coverNearly 46% of office transactions were relocations

After years of stagnation following the financial crisis, the banking and financial services industry is seeing positive momentum, though there are still challenges ahead.

Industry employment grew at its strongest rate since 2006, up 1.9 percent year-over-year, though it remains 3.7 percent below… Read More

JLL named to Ethisphere Institute’s “Most Ethical Companies” list for eighth consecutive year

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For the eighth consecutive year, JLL (NYSE: JLL) has been named a 2015 “World’s Most Ethical Company® by The Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.“???????????????????????????????????

Eight straight years as one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ confirms the

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Why hire a project manager?

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2015-Why-Hire-a-Project-ManagerIt all comes down to expertise, focus and time

There’s no question about it, construction projects are risky, costly and time-consuming. And the more complex a project is, the more potential there is for issues to arise, including scope creep, budget overruns and schedule delays.

Unless, of course, you have a good… Read More

Explore key global real estate transactions in 2014 by region and sector

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Los Angeles delivers $400 million in Q3 2014

JLL presents a sample of real estate investment deals that have been reported during the quarter. They have been selected to provide an illustration of the prevailing characteristics of investment transactions across the globe in terms of location, sector, lot size, price, vendor and seller. These deals account for less than 20% of overall investment volumes.

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JLL Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2015 Most Admired Companies List

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?????????JLL has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 2015 Most Admired Companies list. FORTUNE and global management consulting firm Hay Group survey top executives, directors and financial analysts each year to compile the list of companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within and across industries.

“Being named a FORTUNE Most Admired Company honors the talent and commitment of our colleagues around the world,” said

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An increase in cloud computing, IT outsourcing shaping data center market

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Data-Ctr_coverOver the last five years, two dynamics have propelled growth in the data center industry: businesses outsourcing their IT infrastructure needs and the popularization of cloud computing. In response to these trends, the North American data center market is expected to see its revenue grow by 32 percent from 2014 to… Read More

Every building tells a story

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And every project inspires a solution. Explore 60 projects to see the collaboration and customized solutions between JLL Project and Development Services and our clients.

Behind every building is a story, and behind every project is an inspired solution. In some cases, this may encompass how the building will be used and who will use it. In other cases, the story may be one of meeting challenges, finding customized solutions to complex… Read More

Global ambitions: Los Angeles becomes a new focal point for Chinese capital and development

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As Chinese offshore investment spikes around the globe, Los Angeles is a prime destination for the new wave of capital.

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In the midst of urban renaissance, Los Angeles is a focal point for Chinese developers seeking high-impact projects; investors are attracted by the city’s stable returns, linkages with Asia and opportunities for urban core developments.  The inflow of foreign capital into high-profile projects will… Read More

Chinese capital targets Hollywood’s commercial real estate

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Los Angeles poised to receive share of global US$15 billion in Chinese investment by the end of 2014

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America’s Tinseltown is the latest target for Chinese commercial real estate investment according to a recent report from JLL. While global Chinese outbound transaction volumes catapulted from US$5.6 billion in 2012 to US$11.3 billion in 2013, JLL is forecasting this figure to reach US$15 billion by… Read More

The loyal millenial: attracting and retaining the next generation of employees

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Foster millennial loyalty in your facilities

While millennials are often characterized as lacking loyalty to their employers, our recent survey reveals that millennials have greater employer loyalty when their career and personal needs are met. The main takeaway of the study is that millennials will be more likely to find career satisfaction with facilities management service providers who offer mentoring, job rotations, a blend of knowledge and relationships, and exposure to multiple client accounts.

“According to our research,

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