The fourth quarter of 2018 ended the year on an optimistic note, characterized by an active leasing market and sustained absorption and rent growth.
JLL identifies the world’s most dynamic cities, based on a range of socio-economic and commercial real estate indicators.
In Q3 2018, the U.S. industrial market maintained momentum seen in the first half. Annual rental growth accelerated to 6.3%, the highest so far in 2018.
The third quarter of 2018 was marked by strong liquidity and increased interest in primary markets.
The IRS documents on Opportunity Zones provide developers some much-need clarity on how to invest.
Real estate conditions in both primary and increasingly secondary markets continue to move into law firms’ favor.
A major player in commercial real estate markets, Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds are facing a challenging late-cycle investment environment that is impacting their deployment strategies.
The Trump administration aims to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States through tariffs and renegotiated international trade agreements. In this Q&A, we discuss manufacturing dynamics and the possibility of reshoring or onshoring.
The hotel real estate market is expected to remain healthy in 2019, thanks to strong fundamentals driven by a positive outlook on tourism travels, sustained growth forecasts for hotel operating performance and a record level of dry power for acquisitions. Return on hotel investment is attractive, compared to other asset classes and we expect global hotel investment volumes to hold steady in 2019.
The level of governmental action needed to meet the Paris emissions targets remains far short, but private actors, including many in the global real estate sector, are taking up the challenge.
Low vacancy and a limited pipeline coupled with one of the most diversified workforces in America makes Boston’s central business district office market unique amongst its peers, and well placed to see out the end of the current cycle.
Big data is bringing big changes to the way that supply chains and warehouses operate.
A growing numbers of America’s online retailers are launching their own bricks-and-mortar stores.
Universities are increasingly exploring new business models to join forces with the private sector and provide high-class amenities to students.
In US cities, sports stadiums are increasingly the centerpieces of mini-neighborhoods along with hotels, shops and restaurants.
Workplace strategy is changing fast, but there are six trends we expect to last- and add value - even for the most traditional companies.
Sears Holdings, once the world's largest retailer, has filed for bankruptcy, signaling that the fast-changing retail business isn’t waiting for anyone.
How to determine your office needs, find your ideal location, favorably negotiate your commercial lease and build out the space so it’s perfect for your company.
A productivity-boosting employee experience is essential in today’s workplace. Recognizing that smart space utilization is the leading way to create the most effective workplace strategies is the first step in achieving your company's ambitions.
Insights on traditional influencers of distribution site selection and the changes going on relative to more human centric industrial building design. The fast growing e-commerce industry and low unemployment rates make it even harder now for companies to attract and retain quality labor. This in turn is impacting the way companies look at their distribution networks as well as the industrial building design. Most anyone would prefer to work in an attractive, productive, comfortable, and safe space. Why have those attributes and other amenities typically found in an office environment, not been incorporated in industrial distribution center designs?
Leaps in technology have brought our everyday lives closer to the storylines of science fiction films.
For environmentally minded companies, good interior design is an intrinsic part of a greener office.
Banks have been scurrying to get with the digital age – creating apps that allow friends and family to send each other money in milliseconds and deposit checks remotely.
The U.S. office market maintained steady growth in Q2 2018, with sustained occupancy and rent growth and a healthy supply pipeline that will provide options.
Can coworking fill empty retail space profitably? To find out, we conducted the first-ever inventory of coworking locations in retail properties across the US.
Even in the world of online grocery platforms like Instacart and the focus on healthy eating, consumer demand for fast food remains strong.
Pittsburgh is experiencing historically low unemployment, a technology industry that is strengthening and a rising interest from national investors.
With MIT’s Real Estate Innovation Lab, we help our clients stay on the pulse of new real estate trends and technology – helping them future-proof their real estate.
In an industry that’s stayed much the same for hundreds of years, it’s exciting to see what's on the horizon for commercial real estate - and be a part of the movement.
Forecasting can be difficult. Just ask any meteorologist. Or if you’re interested in commercial real estate, Dr. Andrea Chegut of the MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab.
With a hike in interest rates now on the back burner, the markets are wary of a trio of boogeymen. Any of which could put a serious damper on the economy.
Strong construction momentum will easily carry through the first half of 2019.
The job market started 2019 exceedingly strong given talent shortages.
A shift in gears by the Fed has put a much more dovish outlook on the economy than previously anticipated. What does that mean for rate hikes?
The longest U.S. federal government shutdown in history is history now, given a three week reprieve. But can the economy recover from its residual effects?
Coworking has fundamentally changed the office industry, some markets more than most. Find out where flex space is poised to grow even more.
The longest federal government shutdown on record will impact residential property types and hotels first as government employees go without paychecks and government contractors go without work. Office, industrial and retail should fare better in the short-run, but all property types will pay the price if the shutdown continues for much longer.
Markets have largely recovered from their recent slump. A spate of good news, driven by optimism in trade negotiations and the Fed’s more dovish tone have propelled markets, even in the face of the longest government shutdown on record.