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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.
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.
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.
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.
Buy vs. lease: What's the best decision for your business?
Our latest paper will help you understand the decision-making criteria for buying or leasing your entire portfolio, or individual properties. It also touches on alternative leasing structures and their potential benefits for your business.
What are the next hot U.S. markets? We've got our eyes on the NERDS.
Nashville, East Bay, Raleigh-Durham, Denver and Salt Lake City have long been appealing regionally, but as the economy expands and larger metros either overheat or tap out on talent, they're taking center stage nationally.
Industrial property for lease near Los Angeles
19500 S. Vermont is a 203,534-square-foot, newly repositioned logistics facility in the Pacific Gateway Center—a premier industrial complex in Southern California. It is one of the most functional and well-positioned free-standing buildings in the South Bay submarket, conveniently located between the world Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, with easy access to LAX and the 405, 110, 710 and 91 freeways.
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?
Why hire a project manager (PM)?
Learn how a good PM will lead and help integrate all elements of a building project for maximum overall results.
World's Most Ethical 2015
For the eighth consecutive year, the Ethisphere Institute named JLL one of the World’s Most Ethical companies, an accomplishment no other real estate firm has achieved.
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.
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.