Monthly Archives: May 2017

Transforming North America’s transit hubs

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Article by William Polk

JLL Real Views

Today’s fast growing, fast-paced cities need comprehensive public transport networks to meet the needs of both local people and businesses.

As such, transportation centers throughout North America are undergoing major facelifts. Cities including New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, San Francisco and Toronto will spend or have spent billions on renovations and… Read More

U.S. Industrial Market Starts 2017 on a Positive Note

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JLL released the U.S. Industrial Outlook for Q1 2017, and the market started the year on a positive note.

Highlights for New Jersey Industrial:

  • The “new normal” for industrial rental rates has left many tenants with a feeling of sticker shock.
  • Vacancy rates in primary sub-markets reached new historic lows, and in some cases stand below 2.0 percent.
  • Despite the recent surge in rental rates for Northern and Central New Jersey, leasing velocity for new space remained strong.

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Five Ways Retailers Are Enhancing In-Store Shopping

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Article by Natasha Stokes

JLL Real Views

Women With Shopping Bags

From high-end boutiques to mass market chains, retailers around the world are re-imagining their bricks-and-mortar stores to build deeper connections with consumers.

With many facing stiff competition from online retailers, the challenge is to

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JLL’s Q1 2017 United States Office Outlook and New Jersey Office Insight Report

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Higher rents and continued growth in Q1 2017 resulted in optimistic forecasts for the United States office market. As a new phase of the economic cycle begins, there is a shift in supply and demand.

Shot of two colleagues walking and talking during a coffee break at work

The following are three things to keep an eye… Read More