Monthly Archives: December 2017

Pardon the Interruption: ESPN meets Industrial

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Pardon the Interruption

Welcome to Episode 11 of Real Time, JLL Chicago’s industrial podcast. For all you ESPN fans out there, this special end-of-year episode is going to be just like Pardon the Interruption. Hot topics, high stakes time limits and one loud buzzer when our pros have to drop the mic. Check out our rapid-fire topics:

  • The cost of infill development
  • The Foxconn effect
  • National investors are here and they’re hungry
  • Transit and logistics New Year’s Resolutions

Hosted by: Special guest and captain of the JLL Chicago Industrial team, John Picchiotti

Featuring: Industrial market research experts George Cutro,Chad Buch and Paul Marsh


Listen to this podcast with the player above or click here.

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Thinking outside of the ‘green’ box

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sustainabilityAuthor: Keara Fanning

When it comes to sustainability, companies and landlords need to start thinking outside of the ‘green’ box in order to attract new occupiers in a tightening market. After all, sustainability isn’t just about the environment anymore. It’s also about health and wellness, which is why more and more building owners are looking to add amenities such as fitness centers, bike racks and showers within their facilities, as well as to integrate health and wellness measures into the design of their buildings. However, landlords need to be thoughtful about how they tackle the demand for building amenities, as the added electricity alone can greatly increase the budget, with electrical making up nearly a third of total renovation cost.

There are many pros to adding wellness focused amenities within your building, whether included in ground up construction or through renovation:… Read More