Monthly Archives: March 2012

HBR: Five ways to make your office space more creative

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No less an authority than the Harvard Business Review weighs in today on the topic of creating creative and collaborative workplaces — a growing area of focus for the JLL team.

The article, by Stanford University Institute of Design professors Scott Witthoft and Scott Doorley, offers five simple tips for businesses looking to improve their… Read More

More momentum in local industrial market

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More signs of positive momentum in the Chicago-area industrial leasing market … this time in the I-355/DuPage Corridor where only five (5) blocks of warehouse space larger  than 250,000 SF are still on the market..

From Crain’s Chicago Business:

Kerry Ingredients & Flavours, a food, ingredients and flavor supplier, has signed a lease to occupy all of a 298,123-square-foot warehouse

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Jones Lang LaSalle CEO Colin Dyer on CNBC

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Jones Lang LaSalle CEO Colin Dyer appeared earlier this week on CNBC‘s popular “Fast Money” program to discuss what he called “a broad-based increase in demand for commercial real estate in the U.S.”

Dyer said the U.S. CRE market is recovering faster than the Asian and European markets and that the tech and energy industries… Read More

Industrial spec development returns in Chicago area

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The recent news that developer Ryan Cos. is planning to break ground on a 600,000-square-foot spec warehouse in Romeoville is among the first tangible evidence that speculative industrial development is back in Chicago.

Keith Stauber, Midwest regional managing director of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Industrial Services division, says he expects to hear more such announcements in the coming months.

“Only five new buildings larger than of 500,000 SF

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Survey: Office spaces will continue to shrink

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A new survey from industry group CoreNet Global reaffirms what most people who work in an office already know: individual office spaces are getting smaller and smaller.

And that trend shows no signs of abating anytime soon. The survey of 465 corporate users found that 40 percent of companies plan to reduce the allocation of office space per person to 100 square feet or less within the… Read More

JLL named as one of “World’s Most Admired Companies”

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For the fourth time, Jones Lang LaSalle has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” the definitive report card on corporate reputations.

The magazine recognizes JLL as one of the world’s leaders in real estate based on a variety of factors including global competitiveness, financial soundness, social responsibility and use of corporate assets.

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