Category Archives: Technology

For law firms, cutting-edge design is all about flexibility

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One of the most commonplace phrases of the past decade is “cutting edge.” The question “What is cutting-edge design?” is posed by many in the legal community struggling with how to improve their real estate strategies in this post-recession economy. Space is at a premium and clients are demanding more for less. Just as corporate America struggles to improve its bottom line, so are legal firms grappling with how to adapt their business and real estate strategies… Read More

Tony Russell, Chad Urie and Misty Moore Promoted at JLL San Diego

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(left to right) Tony Russell, Chad Urie and Misty Moore

JLL has promoted three brokers in its San Diego office, Tony Russell, Chad Urie and Misty Moore. Previously Executive Vice Presidents, both Tony Russell  and Chad Urie were promoted to Managing Director, while Misty Moore was promoted from Vice President to Senior… Read More

Qualcomm move frees up large blocks of space in San Diego’s Technology Hub

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On the heels of its recently-completed overhaul of Enclave Sorrento, California-based McCarthy Cook, in partnership with New Jersey-based Prudential Real Estate Investors, is underway with major renovations at The Towers, a four-building office campus located just off the 805 Freeway at Mira Mesa Boulevard in San Diego’s Sorrento Mesa technology hub.

Designed by Gensler,… Read More

San Diego Medical Office Snapshot | Q1 2015 [REPORT]

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By Paul Braun, Chris Ross, and Kelly Moriarty
JLL San Diego | Healthcare Practice Group

  • 1Q15-MOBLeasing activity is steady. Vacancy is gradually dropping. Rents and prices everywhere are up and will keep climbing. Investment property and owner-user demand is sky-high but good opportunities are limited. On-campus MOB and hospital construction is significant while off-campus development is mostly limited to pre-leased buildings.
  • Owner-user sale activity is at
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San Diego employment update │ March 2015

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Please note that all charts and graphs reflect the most up-to-date data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data.

Click here for more market insight on our San Diego research group web page:San Diego – Research

Post this: JLL Research reports San Diego’s April economic overview reveals Leisure and Hospitality posted 2nd largest increase. Share on… Read More

San Diego Medical Office Report | Q4 2014

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By Paul Braun, Chris Ross, and Kelly Moriarty
JLL San Diego | Healthcare Practice Group

It’s official: countywide medical office vacancy has fallen below the 10% benchmark. Rental rates are now steadily rising. The market is showing consistent signs of improvement, with some properties achieving record sale prices and rental rates. Investment properties have recently traded for as much as $729/SF. Unique owner-user properties have reached upwards of $500-600/SF. And the new high… Read More

JLL Wins Multiple Honors from the San Diego Daily Transcript

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The San Diego Daily Transcript has recognized JLL multiple times in the 2014 Commercial Real Estate Deals of the Year.

Editor’s Choice: Deal of the Year
Top Industrial Sale: Second Place

San Diego Tech Center
Jay Alexander, Lynn LaChapelle, Tim Olson, Bob Prendergast, Chad Urie



San Diego Tech Center is an award-winning, trophy project located in the heart… Read More

Millennial Career Myths: What Gen Y Wants in a Career Will Surprise You

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Bess-Wakeman1-WIRE JLL’s Executive Vice President Bess Wakeman recently moderated and spoke at the 4th Annual Women in Real Estate Conference (WIRE) at the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate held on the University of San Diego campus. The conversation focused on the generation that’s newest to the professional world. For the first time in history, four generations are working side by-side in… Read More

Los Angeles and San Francisco lead California retail boom

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Killman-CraigJLL’s Craig Killman, West Coast retail lead, sat down with to discuss how several of our west coast markets compare to other core US markets. Killman says San Diego, West Orange County, West Los Angeles (mid-Wilshire to downtown) and the Bay Area are as strong as any other core market in the country, but as with… Read More

How Different is the Millennial Mindset?

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JLL sat down with millennials to discuss their career goals and found these young professionals are perfect to become the next generation of facility managers. The business world is abuzz with talk about the so-called millennial generation. In fact, there’s rarely a day that goes by without a news story about the challenges of hiring and managing these 20- and 30-something workers. If you’re reading those stories there’s a good… Read More