Yearly Archives: 2013

Commercial Real Estate News Brief: November 2013

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Commercial real estate is a dynamic industry. Keep up with Spaces’ monthly recaps of the most valuable industry articles we’ve recently come across, focused on news in Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. 

U.S. Industrial Speculative Construction Sees Upturn

According to JLL researchers, 95 million square feet of industrial space is currently under construction across the country, and… Read More

Beaumont Health System Sets Standard for Sustainability in Detroit

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By: Ted Spicer, Account Director, Jones Lang LaSalle 

Today’s leading businesses are working towards more environmentally friendly operations. Here at JLL, we are advocates of a “green” workplace. In fact, JLL was recognized among the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute in 2013. By educating and advocating for sustainable practices, companies can positively impact the environment, while they simultaneously attract and retain quality employees.

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5 Tips To Optimize Your Retail Space this Holiday Season [Infographic]

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By: JC Pelusi, Great Lakes Market Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

5 strategies for DRIVING RETAIL SALES this HOLIDAY season from Jones Lang LaSalle

According to JLL research, about 20% of retailers’ yearly sales revenue is generated during the holidays. During the 2012 season, shoppers spent about $9.5 billion daily, adding up to a grand total of $579.5 billion.

The holidays are a critical time for the retail industry, and retailers across… Read More

The 4-Step Formula to Measure Your Business’s Workplace Productivity

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By Dan Adamski, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

Today’s leading businesses are rethinking their workplace strategies. Companies are looking to design and occupy spaces that better reflect and serve end goals. This post is the fourth in a series based on research from JLL’s Workplace Strategy team, featuring JLL’s newly released infographic—Measuring Your Workplace Productivity.

According to Jones Lang LaSalle’s Global Corporate Real Estate Trends 2013 report, workplace productivity is top of mind… Read More

Commercial Real Estate News Brief: October 2013

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Commercial real estate is a dynamic industry. Keep up with Spaces’ monthly recaps of the most valuable industry articles we’ve recently come across, focused on news in Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

The Energy Market Drives Growth in the Multifamily Sector 

Energy growth is taking off across the country. JLL recently examined the hottest energy markets in a newly released infographic, “Where Is U.S. Energy Growth Happening?” JLL found that four cities “hold 12.6%Read More

Record-Low Vacancy Rate in Columbus Limits Options for Large Space Users

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By:  Dan Wendorf, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle

JLL-PendulumBelow are highlights from an article that was originally published by Heartland Real Estate Business (www.REBusinessOnline.com), reposted to this blog with permission from the Editor. Download the full article for a more detailed look at the state of the Columbus industrial real estate market.

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Proworking: 4 Ways Office Space Can Increase Employee Productivity and Retention

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By: Rob Roe, Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle, Great Lakes Region

ProworkingToday’s leading businesses are rethinking their workplace strategies. Companies are looking to design and occupy spaces that better reflect and serve end goals. This post is the third in a series based on Workplace Strategy. This post features JLL’s newly released white paper —The Proworking Roadmap: The Enterprise Guide… Read More

Commercial Real Estate Trends in the Midwest: Q3

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By: Andrew Batson, Senior Research Analyst, Great Lakes Region, Jones Lang LaSalle

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From a national perspective, “for the first time in almost seven years, the majority of markets Jones Lang LaSalle tracks sit in landlord-favorable territory,” as reported by JLL’s Q3 U.S. Office Outlook. Demand continues to grow, and new construction projects across the country are… Read More

A Step-by-Step Guide to Your Next Office Renegotiation or Relocation: Part III

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By: Scott Pick, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle

Office RelocationAs a lease expiration date approaches, many mark their calendars in dread of the administrative tasks ahead. And although moving is complicated, it’s also a unique opportunity to reinvent your culture, address your space utilization and ensure your strategy is alignedRead More

Commercial Real Estate News Brief: September 2013

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Commercial real estate is a dynamic industry. Keep up with Spaces’ monthly recaps of the most valuable industry articles we’ve recently come across, focused on news in Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. 

Empire State Building Shares For Sale

Controller of the Empire State Building, the Malkin family, officially began marketing the building in September – making the effort one of the “largest real-estate initial public offerings,” according to The Wall Street Journal.

As a prominent… Read More