Monthly Archives: August 2016

Investors Cope with Uncertainty across US Office Markets

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August 31, 2016

investorsMonths of agitation in the financial markets, driven largely by the slowdown in China, oil pricing and, most recently, Brexit, continued through mid-year, but is showing signs of calming. While turmoil has impacted deal flow in 2016 and uncertainty remains around the upcoming U.S. election, real estate capital markets are starting to normalize after atypically high volumes in 2015. Here are six themes from the… Read More

The Top 10 US Distribution Markets

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August 26, 2016

Distribution Markets

Rising transportation costs and demanding service requirements are pushing companies closer to their customers. As a result, real estate decisions about distribution warehouses are increasingly crucial.

When it comes to supply chain optimization, companies must ultimately make site selection decisions that pin their strategy to the ground. JLL Industrial Research identified 32 specific metrics to evaluate and rank industrial market performance from a supply chain… Read More

3 Frequently Asked Questions When Considering an Office Move

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August 8, 2016

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Whatever your reasons for considering an office move, the process can be daunting and filled with uncertainty.

How far in advance should we be thinking about an office move?

Who should be involved in the process?

How do we determine what we need?

Amid all these unknowns, one thing is certain: you need to plan for the future even if you can’t predict it. Here are… Read More

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Cost Conscious and Efficient: A Profile of the Back-to-School Shopper

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August 4, 2016

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Back-to-school shopping is an economic event with a sizeable impact on the economy. To get a sense of how shoppers go about their spending, JLL surveyed nearly 2,000 consumers nationwide. According to JLL’s survey, back-to-school shoppers, like many other consumers, are looking for quality and convenience at prices they can afford.

The cost of goods is of supreme importance to this cost-conscious group of consumers. 71.2Read More

Categories: Research, Retail.