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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
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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

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JLL’s 2017 United States Banking Outlook

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The banking industry continues to evolve. Customers want to make transactions remote, anytime and anywhere.
Outlined in JLL’s new report are five changes on the horizon for branch banks:

  1. The number of branch locations will continue to shrink-and we won’t miss them-as banks optimize market needs.
  2. Mobile apps and the broader applications of FinTech will streamline personal and business banking, seamlessly changing how customers use branches.
  3. Banks will shrink branch sizes, saving billions in real
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JLL’s Future of Work Guides Companies Through Workplace Transformation

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JLL’s Future of Work is a unique outlook on the changing world of work and its impact on the next generation of corporate real estate. Areas that companies should consider for improvements include: human experience, digital drive, continuous innovation, operational excellence and financial management.

Future of Work

“Organizations must examine how work and the

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JLL’s Top 10 Global Commercial Real Estate Trends For 2017

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JLL has identified 10 global trends impacting CRE this year. As owners and investors determine how to adjust their business strategies to enhance innovation and growth for greater returns and stability, the following macro issues should be considered.

  1. Volatility: volatile operating environments will challenge corporations.
  2. Agility: this capability will drive performance.
  3. Optimization: location and portfolio strategies will be under intense scrutiny.
  4. Smart growth: selective M&A and collaborative growth will define CRE priorities.
  5. Open innovation: CRE will need to support
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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.

Did JLL Predict the Patriots Win?

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In Sunday’s big game, the New England Patriots faced off with the Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. At one point during the game, the Patriots trailed 28-3 but managed to make a historic comeback to win Super Bowl 51. The Patriots claimed their fifth Super Bowl victory after going into overtime and finishing with a score of 34-28.

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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
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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
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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
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