Yearly Archives: 2015

Storytelling at its best

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JLL’s Project and Development Services’ group is thrilled to launch its new and improved Every Building Tells a Story website – a site where our buildings and projects speak for themselves through iconic photos and brief project summaries.

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The new site, which showcases 135+ projects PDS has worked on within nine industries across the globe, is not only cleaner, but it’s also… Read More

JLL’s Six Points to Consider When it’s Time to Relocate or Renegotiate Your Next Lease

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Just thinking about relocating or renegotiating your lease can seem overwhelming. Partnering with the right experts, however, can ensure you develop the most suitable occupancy strategy for your business and long-term success. The following tips are shared in JLL’s tenant representation brochure.

  1. Share Renewal Profits

TR_Negotiate-to-Win-BrochurePutting a dollar amount to what your building owner… Read More

Chart of the Week: Northern and Central NJ’s Industrial Asking Rents

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  • COW_New Jersey_Oct_12_2015-1Average asking industrial rental rates took a leap forward in third quarter of 2015 thanks to a strong lift in Central New Jersey’s asking rental rates.
  • The gap between rates in Northern New Jersey and Central New Jersey continued to compress during the third quarter. Asking rental rates in Northern New Jersey are now only $0.88 per square foot higher than rents in
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Part II-Behind the Scenes: JLL’s Property Management [INTERVIEW]

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Part two of our two part interview blog series featuring Linda Aronson, JLL’s Managing Directior, Tri-State Property Management. 

Missed part one or need a refresher? Read it here. 

  1. How do you ensure you have the right people on your team to bridge the gap between ownership and tenants?

Our team members are continuously meeting individuals in the market who are interested in joining JLL. From these meetings we create a bench of prospective talent who… Read More

New Jersey Remains a Primary Market on JLL’s List of Top U.S. Life Sciences Clusters [REPORT]

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Key trends drive life sciences firms to premier markets, despite higher rents and labor costs

The U.S. life sciences industry continues to thrive, with markets including Boston, Raleigh-Durham and the San Francisco Bay Area topping the list of the most densely concentrated regions for well-known biotechnology firms. Although rents are growing in these markets, firms are choosing to remain situated, due to their need for  R&D infrastructure and qualified labor pools. As a result… Read More

Part I-Behind the Scenes: JLL’s Property Management [INTERVIEW]

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Part one of a two part interview series with Linda Aronson, JLL’s Managing Directior, Tri-State Property Management. Stay tuned for the second part to learn more about this service line’s capabilities and impact.

PART ONE:  HOW PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BRIDGES THE GAP BETWEEN OWNERS AND TENANTS

To a tenant and their employees, an office space can feel like a second

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JLL New Jersey “Winning through Culture and Collaboration” [VIDEO]

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We are proud to attract and retain the best talent in the industry, who help us grow and add value to our clients’ businesses. Watch our video highlighting our teams and culture.

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JLL is recognized by NJBiz magazine as one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in New Jersey. This annual ranking honors the state’s top… Read More

Universities spend on construction to attract and retain students

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As students prepare to head back to school, universities compete for their attention by spending on new campus construction.

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  • Universities face cost pressures and public funding is declining for R&D space. Universities are focused on increasing efficiencies while providing the needed space upgrades.
  • Universities are building out classrooms with hoteling stations and
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2015 trends driving design strategy for U.S. banks

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A JLL Research study of recent office and retail leasing activity among banks and financial services firms across the U.S. and Canada identified several trends for 2015.

The top three trends:

branching-out-fintech-rising-cre-costs-driving-design-strategy-for-us-banks-1-1024Industry trend #1: FinTech (financial services firms whose product or service is based on technology) driving industry growth.

Industry trend #2: Focus on cost… Read More