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Evolving healthcare sector rewards CRE investors

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by Chris Ross, Vice President | Healthcare Practice Group

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Healthcare is one of the most steadily growing and predictable sectors of the economy, and healthcare real estate is attracting high levels of interest from investors of all types – from local private capital to massive healthcare REITs and everything in between. Here’s a look at… Read More

Leasing activity within the San Diego life sciences cluster hit record levels in 2014 [REPORT]

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Major lab supply: Clusters of established lab stock with long-time industry presence

San Diego saw $43.8 billion in M&A transactions from 2011 through 2014. Large pharmaceutical companies are purchasing biotech firms to fill their R&D pipelines, rather than conduct R&D internally. San Diego has a strong R&D market due in large part to… Read More

Coastal Cities Dominate JLL’s 2015 List of Top U.S. Life Sciences Clusters [REPORT]

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JLL’s annual Life Sciences Outlook Report reveals growth in pharmaceutical and biotech industries despite rising labor and real estate costs

U.S. biopharmaceutical innovation is thriving, with areas like Boston, Raleigh-Durham and San Diego dominating U.S. life sciences activity. However, a scarcity of laboratory space is pushing biopharmaceutical companies to seek locations in suburban markets where space is available or can be constructed, while still providing proximity to talent and resources.

These trends, along with a ranking of… Read More

The impact of foreign investment on the U.S. Skyline

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The skylines of the U.S.’ great gateway cities have always been a welcome sight to those looking to make their mark in the land of opportunity.

And although they’ve evolved over the years, these skylines still have a special draw for investors looking for a good home for their money.

Foreign investors now represent two of every five dollars invested in U.S. Skyline property, according to JLL’s recently released 2015 Digital Skyline. Those cross-border dollars… Read More

JLL’s Lynn LaChapelle Named One of San Diego Metro’s Women Who Impact 2015

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Lynn LaChapelleIn the May issue of SD Metro, JLL’s Lynn LaChapelle is featured as one of 20 Women Who Impact in San Diego, which is a group of outstanding professional who have made a name for themselves in their careers and are making significant contributions to our community.

Many of San Diego’s major real estate deals include Lynn LaChapelle. As a Managing Director for JLL, Lynn executes,… 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 an all-time high.
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Ballpark Village Hits a Home Run into San Diego’s Skyline

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A constrained pipeline paired with strong job growth has investors confident in San Diego’s multifamily prospects. On behalf of JMI and Lennar, JLL’s Capital Markets experts today announced Greystar has purchased Ballpark Village Parcel C2, a development site that is part of a larger master-planned development located in downtown San Diego. The… Read More

​Is your capital planning process constraining growth for your company?

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JLL found that some of the world’s best companies:

  • Miss capital plan targets for office real estate by $12.2 billion every year, a monstrous-sized figure.
  • 72% of that money is underspent, which, if not managed carefully, constricts money from being directed into new growth areas for your company.

JLL helps clients manage office capital spend to +/- 2% from implementing a strategic capital planning process, effective management of the plan and delivering great project execution. JLL’s latest research… Read More

Crowdfunding campaigns have changed lives. Can they change business?

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When the story of James Robertson, the Detroit man who walked 21 miles to his factory job every day, made national headlines, America’s heartstrings unraveled. The result was a record-breaking fundraising campaign on GoFundMe.com, pulling down nearly $350,000 in donations that bought Robertson a new car and set him up with an apartment in a safer part of town.

As seen in the Motor City,… Read More

United States Employment Update – March 2015

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March-2015-employment-update-6The national labor market continues to add jobs and maintain the momentum gained over the past few quarters, with 295,000 jobs added in February alone. Year-to-date, the economy has already seen 534,000 new jobs and is poised to sustain this level of growth over the next 12 to 18 months as other macroeconomic indicators, from consumer… Read More