Yearly Archives: 2014

Holiday Season 2014 Sentiments

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By: Jamie Kendall, Vice President Retail Brokerage

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Holiday Season 2014 in the United States is looking like it will be a productive one. While some data initially showed that Black Friday sales were weak, as it turns out, the sales were not weak at all.

Instead, consumers spread their spending more evenly throughout the month of November… Read More

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How will the East Bay’s core submarkets continue to blossom in 2015?

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By: Hailey Harrington, Research Analyst 

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Located within one of the hottest economic regions in the U.S. , the suburban East Bay is at a pivotal point in the office market. Previously overshadowed by the booming high-tech hubs of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, the suburban East Bay is beginning to shine on its own. All of the jobs lost in the recession were recovered… Read More

High-Tech Venture Capital Funding- East Bay Q3 2014

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EB_Blocks_VCConfidence amongst the venture capital community continues to rise in the East Bay with another large round of funding recorded in this cycle at $93 million dollars. Despite a decrease in funding since last quarter, the East Bay continues to be in the top ten VC funding markets in the United States.

This has… Read More

High-Tech Venture Capital Funding- San Francisco Q3 2014

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quick_stats Venture capitalists continue to place their bets in the rapidly growing local tech economy. During Q3 2014, San Francisco accounted for 15.0 percent of the top 10 high-tech VC backed deals nationally. VC funding dropped since last quarter, which was expected due to the $1.2B Uber “mega” investment. Silicon Valley VC firms have begun… Read More

Urban vs. Suburban: Which Location Will Allow Your Company to Grow?

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By: Julia Georgules, Vice President / Director of Research

U_v_sThere is no other location in the world like Silicon Valley.  A suburban-style community with urban values,  the hub of the tech industry caters  to Millennials (those born after the early 1980s) and baby-boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) alike. It is a true melting pot of… Read More

Another strong year of net absorption predicted for San Francisco in 2015

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By: Amber Schiada, Vice President / Director of Research

san-francisco_1120San Francisco recorded four years of positive net absorption in excess of one million square feet from 2011 through 2014 totaling more than six million square feet—the longest streak on record since the period from 1987 to 1990. Additionally, since Q3 2010, the market’s recorded 17 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption totaling more than 6.7 million… Read More

JLL Releases 2014 Law Firm Perspective [Free Download]

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Law firms face more supply constraints than companies in nearly any other industry. Why? Law firms typically target premium, Class A space in central locations—the tightest segment of U.S. office markets. With fewer space options, your firm may find itself battling with competitors not only for clients—but for desired space as well. Notwithstanding these… Read More

Every building tells a story

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And every project inspires a solution.

Pdsbook_blogJLL’s new interactive book, Every building tells a story, showcases the work of our Project and Development Services team, featuring highlights of JLL collaborations around the world.

We invite you to explore the book, which includes 56 of our top projects across seven industries, to see what’s trending design-wise and to gain insight into how the “perfect space” is… Read More