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Is your capital planning process constraining company growth?
Whatever its form—planning for the latest technology, a new manufacturing facility or new offices—capital investment enables growth. However, the average company misses capital plan targets for real estate by 12 percent each year. Make sure that doesn't happen at yours.
Rents jump with increase in expansionary leasing
Though U.S. office vacancy remained unchanged at 15.6 percent in Q1, as the year continues, we expect levels to drop below 15 percent for the first time in a decade. Corporate growth is driving enhanced touring velocity and expansionary leasing activity, and landlords are responding by growing rents at the most aggressive rate of the cycle to date.
As big companies become big spenders again, many question where to use cash
After weathering years of recessionary cost cuts and spending freezes, many businesses have regained enough confidence in their balance sheets to make long overdue investments in facilities, equipment and other gritty but essential assets.
What’s the long-term impact of the LA/LB Port slowdown?
Reliability is paramount to supply chains, affecting both cost and speed-to-market, and it has come under attack as a result of the slowdown at the nation’s West Coast seaports.
Water, water everywhere—but not a drop…to use
For commercial building owners and companies who own or operate real estate in California, the recent water-reduction mandates have significant implications.
Wolves of Wall Street howl for office space
Manhattan’s office leasing activity got off to a sleepy start in 2015, but the island giant is showing signs of awakening. The latest numbers show both leasing activity and asking rents on the rise—thanks largely to a Wall Street growth spurt.
After years of stagnation, banking and financial services is seeing positive momentum, though challenges remain.
As firms focus on further improvement, core strategies across the board are to continue to rein in expenses, and increase revenue through organic growth. How? We've got our eyes on three key trends.
New office property for lease in Washington, DC
The last developable land on Capitol Hill will soon be Republic Square II, a 200,000-square-foot speculative trophy office project by renowned developer Republic Properties. Delivering Q1 2016, the freestanding building with a glass curtain wall façade, private rooftop deck and Capitol views will offer suites ranging from 2,000–200,000 square feet.
Seeking equality in a sea of suits
In a male-dominated business world, change is happening. And in some cases, it’s starting at the top.
JLL releases 2014 Annual Report
Learn about our performance in 2014, and growth strategy moving forward.
After months of accelerated job growth, labor market slows down
Following 12 consecutive months of employment growth surpassing 200,000 jobs per month, the U.S. labor market slowed down in March, adding just 126,000 net new jobs. In turn, unemployment stayed stable at 5.5 percent, while total unemployment dropped by an additional 10 basis points to 10.9 percent.
Industrial property for lease near Kansas City
Inland Port XII is a state-of-the-art distribution center currently under construction at Logistics Park of Kansas City (LPKC). Up to 657,354 square feet of shell is available, located near the entrance to BNSF intermodal facility.
California ranked #1 in United States for manufacturing output
Recent legislation and technological evolution have sparked a renaissance within the manufacturing sector in California. It’s now ranked first in the United States for manufacturing jobs, numbers of firms and gross output—accounting for 11.4 percent of the total U.S. output in 2013.
Crowdfunding campaigns have changed lives. Can they change business?
Crowdfunding has created a whole new avenue for causes, charities, startups and even bigger companies to raise capital. But can it work to lure investors for skyscraper-sized projects?
Current interest rates
We track industry rates daily to give you the latest trends and changes in LIBOR, Treasuries, Prime and Swaps rates.
Learn how we're meeting the needs of corporations, institutions and investors in key U.S. markets.