Monthly Archives: August 2017

Back-to-School Shopping is Underway

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For many families, back-to-school shopping is underway, and it’s a time to strategically purchase supplies at the lowest prices in the most convenient locations. According to JLL’s back-to-school consumer shopping survey, most parents plan to get their shopping done well in advance of the school season. More than half start at least two weeks before the first day of school. Approximately 30% will complete their shopping within the two weeks prior… Read More

Why the smart money is flowing into lab space

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Article by JLL staff reporter

JLL Real Views

Once a little-known corner of the real estate world, life sciences real estate is rapidly gaining the attention of property investors.

With a lively base of well-funded potential occupants, a shortage of suitable properties and rising rents, the life sciences sector has all the factors for a strong return… Read More

2017 PAGI Seaport-Top 5 Trends

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JLL’s 2017 PAGI Seaport report includes the top five trends. As the global shipping industry continues to shift through bankruptcies, mergers and alliances, competition between ports is heating up. The completion of the Panama Canal expansion opened up new opportunities for East Coast ports.

New Jersey’s market conditions:

  • Over the past year, rents increased at a dramatic rate, as vacancy fell to new cycle lows. Demand for industrial space remained iron-clad as users
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