Category Archives: Agency Leasing

New Jersey Office Market Leasing Rebounds in Mid-2017

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  • Approximately 2.0 million square feet of leases were signed in the Northern and Central New Jersey office market during the second quarter, which represented a slight improvement from the 1.4 million square feet of leasing transactions in early 2017.
  • Despite this uptick, leasing volume remained below the 3.2 million square feet averaged quarterly in 2016.
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Route 78 Submarket Leads New Jersey With Available Sublease Space

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  • Nearly 17.0 percent of this sublease space was concentrated in the Route 78 submarket.
  • More than 4.2 million square feet was marketed for sublease in the Northern and Central New Jersey Class A office market during the first quarter of 2017.
  • Among the largest blocks overshadowing the Route 78 submarket was 310,000 square feet marketed for
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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.

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2017 New Jersey Commercial Real Estate Trends

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There are a few New Jersey market CRE trends that we saw at the end of 2016, that we expect to see continue in 2017.

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  • Among the submarkets posting the largest quarterly rent increases was the Hudson Waterfront, where the asking Class A rental rate eclipsed $42.50 per
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Going industrial: Why U.S. office space is being converted

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Article by Natasha Stokes

JLL Real Views

An unprecedented demand for industrial space and climbing office vacancy rates are leading landlords to convert low-grade office buildings into flexible warehousing.

Q3 2016 Industrial Investment Outlook

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The U.S. Industrial market is going strong, as absorption rates continued to hit new highs in the third quarter of 2016. JLL’s report identified five key themes that have emerged across the country.

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Below are highlights from the top three themes in JLL’s Q3 U.S. Industrial Investment Outlook report:

  1. The U.S. industrial market is seeing
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Select Northern New Jersey Submarkets Drive Q3 Absorption of Class A Office Space

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  • After registering negative absorption earlier this year, a rebound in leasing velocity changed the course of the Northern New Jersey Class A market during the past six months. Demand for Class A space led to 335,970 square feet being absorbed in the second quarter, followed by an additional 501,450 square feet absorbed three months
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A Limited Group of Developers Control the Majority of New Industrial Development in New Jersey

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  • cow_new-jersey_oct_24_2016Northern and Central New Jersey’s new industrial development has become concentrated among a small group of institutional developers. 67.4 percent of all new development this cycle was controlled by the 10 largest developers in the market. Furthermore, an additional 13.6 percent of new construction was controlled by the next 10 largest developers.
  • Prologis, Bridge Development
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Technology Sector Drives Q3 Office Demand

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  • cow_new-jersey_oct_10_2016While banking/financial services and pharmaceutical/life sciences have historically accounted for a large portion of Northern and Central New Jersey office demand, information/technology companies recently stepped into the batter’s box. This sector accounted for nearly one-third of leasing activity during the third quarter compared to less than 10.0 percent of transactions one year ago.
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New Jersey’s Newest Office Buildings Boast Lowest Vacancy Rates

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  • cow_new-jersey_sept_12_2016While the Northern and Central New Jersey overall office vacancy rate was 24.4 percent in the second quarter, vacancy rates varied depending on a building’s year of construction.
  • Approximately 40.0 percent of the 158.7 million-square-foot office market were constructed during the 1980s. These buildings posted an average vacancy rate of more than 26.0 percent.
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