Monthly Archives: January 2014

Chicago digital startups raised more than $1 billion in 2013

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According to a report from Built in Chicago, an advocacy group for the Chicago digital startup community, local startups raised more than $1 billion in 2013, a 169% increase from the previous year.

Additionally, the 18 digital companies that were acquired and the one that went public generated more than $3 billion, a huge spike… Read More

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North-suburban office building offers rare opportunity for single user

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2111WaukeganRoad

Despite a Class-A vacancy rate slightly above 20 percent, Chicago’s north-suburban office market offers surprisingly few options for mid-sized users looking to lease or own a full building.

A new listing being brought to market by Jones Lang LaSalle, though, offers just that.

2111 Waukegan Road is a two-story, 36,400-square-foot, headquarters-quality building just south of Half Day Road… Read More

Industrial vacancy inching toward a cyclical low

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JLL Research just released its quarterly highlights of the U.S. industrial sector – here are some key observations:

  • Industrial markets nationwide have been quietly recovering for quite some time, demonstrated by 15 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption.
  • Now, nearly all U.S. markets are appreciating, and the national vacancy rate is moving closer to its cyclical low of
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JLL and Roger Staubach betting on the Broncos

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For the fourth straight year, JLL and our Executive Chairman, Roger Staubach, are taking sides when it comes to the Big Game, betting on the Denver Broncos to outman the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday night.

While the talking heads and Vegas odds makers look to point differentials, QB ratings and other on-the-field stats, Staubach and our JLL team are once again sticking with what… Read More

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