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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

Earth Day may be over, but green projects are year round.

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Which states are the “greenest?”

   

They are all over the map.

  • Illinois leads the pack, with 3.31 s.f. of LEED space per capita certified in 2014.
  • California lands in 7th place with approximately 2 s.f. of LEED space in 2014.
  • New York had the most projects certified of the top ten: 250, with 1.74 .
Source: JLL Research, U.S. Green Building Council

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Repetition Is Good When It Comes To Ethics

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By: Anne Browning, Marketing Director, JLL

For the eigth-straight year, JLL has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. This award is particularly meaningful to me for two reasons:

1. What Future Employees Think

When I was interviewing with JLL over three years ago, I combed the corporate website for facts, figures and information to determine if there was a fit with my career aspirations and desired corporate culture.… Read More

From Davos: Record real estate investment fueling economic growth

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Global direct real estate investment returned to pre-recession levels in 2014, according to research by JLL, and should reach about $1 trillion annually within five years.

Driven by a robust economic environment, last year’s total investment is estimated at $700 billion—a level not seen since 2006. JLL predicts a further increase of 10-15 percent in 2015 and $1 trillion in annual direct real estate investing by 2020.

“We expect investments to continue to

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We are JLL. We take responsibility.

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sustainabilityOur ability to thrive for more than 250 years suggests we know what it takes to sustain a company. At JLL, we recognize the responsibility we have within the global community to act as a good corporate citizen that addresses our environmental, social and governance impacts. This is evidenced by our Global Sustainability Commitment. Our five focus areas – as seen in the infographic to… Read More