Philadelphia’s Highly Educated Talent Lives and Plays in One Place and Works in Another

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Now more than ever, it’s critical that real estate investors, developers, and decision-makers understand which cities and suburbs are experiencing job growth and attracting highly-educated talent. Discover the impacts of employees in Philadelphia participating in the “reverse commute” trend, pulled from the first installment of our Ambitious Thinking Research on Smart Cities report, called “Live, Work, Play?”

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Potentially the Biggest Deal of 2018 for Greater Philadelphia [Q2 Research]

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JLL Philadelphia Office Research - Q2 2018

At the end of each quarter, top analysts from JLL pull office insights for leading markets to form office highlight reports. Discover office trends impacting Philadelphia along with notable transactions in this short summary, pulled from the complete JLL Q2 2018 Office Report. Highlights include… Read More

Meet the JLL Employees: Part Five

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Each month, JLL looks forward to penning this post — a glimpse beyond the titles and headshots to truly get to know our colleagues. And yours!

Today, we’re diving into part five of our JLL Employees series, so we encourage you to follow along. Here are links to parts one, two, three and four. 

 

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Meet the JLL Employees: Part Four

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Hello again – as you may know, JLL has been on a mission introduce you to our colleagues across Greater Philadelphia.

If you’re joining us for the first time, we’re glad that you’re here! Catch up on parts one, two, and three of our employee series, then read on to learn more about JLL’s team and why we are so proud of our people!  

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The Campus at Valley Creek Leads the Suburban Revival

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If you’ve been hearing a lot of talk about the suburban revival, it’s probably because of offices like The Campus at Valley Creek. 

Modern office spaces require a bit of a balancing act. Today’s employees are more attentive to how much time they spend at work, and as… Read More

Philadelphia’s population growth is driven, in part, by top talent

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The city is attracting highly skilled labor faster than Boston, Seattle or San Jose

It’s easy to feel like the Philadelphia CBD is swelling; new construction, competitive parking, and traffic congestion might be frustrating, but they also tell a story of a booming city. While census data tell us that Philadelphia’s modest growth is due more to rising birth rates than relocation, we know that Center City’s population is increasing, especially east… Read More

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Up, Up, and Away for Philadelphia CBD

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Philadelphia CBD

It’s up, up, and away in the Philadelphia CBD with office rents on the rise and absorption turning positive.

The new year started quietly in Center City with leasing activity down but absorption trending upward into positive territory. (At the time of this post, clocking in at 46,594 SF.)

Notably, Q1 was… Read More

Meet the JLL Employees: Part Two

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Forget the ping pong tables- people like to do business with people that they like. Many of us today spend more waking hours in the office than at home, so JLL makes it a priority to hire individuals who are not just talented but original, authentic, and just plain impressive.  

This week, we’re continuing a blog series that helps you, our clients and colleagues, get to know the JLL employees that… Read More

Philadelphia New Construction is the Northeast’s Biggest Bargain, but Availability May Be Destined to Dwindle

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Across the country, tenants expect – and are often willing – to pay a premium for new construction. The rent gap between existing buildings and new deliveries, however, can vary widely from place to place with certain markets standing out as more affordable than their neighbors. In the Northeast, JLL has… Read More